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Minor in Sociology

A minor in Sociology is a useful accompaniment to many majors on campus because we all live in a socially organized society and engage in daily social interaction. The minor consists of 18 units of Sociology coursework.

  • Sociology 101: Introduction to Sociology (3 units)
  • Sociology 102: Introduction to Social Problems, or Sociology 201: Elementary Social Statistics, or Sociology 301: Social Research Methods (3 units)

Note: Statistics 119 or 250 or Biology 215 will be accepted in lieu of Sociology 201.

Select one course from the following:

  • Sociology 401: Classical Social Theory
  • Sociology 403: Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Sociology 406: Intermediate Social Statistics
  • Sociology 407: Survey and Experimental Research Methods
  • Sociology 408: Qualitative Research Methods
  • Sociology 433: Wealth, Status, and Power
  • Sociology 455: Sociology of Intersectionality
  • Sociology 457: Protests, Reforms, and Revolutions
  • Sociology 458: Nonviolence, Peace, and Social Change
  • Sociology 459: The American Labor Movement

Select one course from the following:

  • Sociology 401: Classical Social Theory
  • Sociology 403: Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Sociology 406: Intermediate Social Statistics
  • Sociology 407: Survey and Experimental Research Methods
  • Sociology 408: Qualitative Research Methods
  • Sociology 410: Social Psychology: Mind, Self, and Society
  • Sociology 412: Social Construction of Reality
  • Sociology 430: Social Organization
  • Sociology 433: Wealth, Status, and Power
 Select three upper division courses in the department. Please see our Courses page for more information. 

Undergraduate Advising

Dr. Audrey Beck
Office: NH-214 
Phone: (619) 594-1321 
Email: [email protected]

Fall 2020 Advising Hours:
M 1-2, T 11-1, and by appointment. Please use https://SDSU.zoom.us/my/audreybeck to enter the waiting room for open office hours. Students will be called in based on the order of arrival.