Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Minor Requirements

At least half the units making up the minor must be taken in residence and at least half must be upper division.  Students must be assigned letter grades for all courses taken towards the minor.  Courses are 3 units unless otherwise indicated. On-line course descriptions are available.                                                                                                                                                                       

Required Courses

Course Number Course Description Units
SOC 105 Introduction to Sociology or 3
SOC 245 Social Problems  
SOC 272 Social Inequality 4
SOC 483 Global Sociology 4
One additional upper division Sociology elective   3-4
Total Required Courses   14-15

Sociology Upper Division Electives

Course Number Course Description Units
SOC 330 Comparative Race and Ethnicity in the US: Class Gender, and Nation 3
SOC 362 The Social Construction of Deviance and Conformity 4
SOC 400 Variations in Human Sexuality 3
SOC 410 Grassroots Organizing for Change in Communities of Color 3
SOC 420 Media and Dissent 4
SOC 424 Social Movements 4
SOC 451 Criminological Theory 4
SOC 452 Juvenile Justice 4
SOC 455 Punishment and Social Control 3
SOC 461 Ethnic Relations: International Comparisons 4
SOC 464 Families & Society 4
SOC 467 Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Cultures and Society 4
SOC 468 Social Aspects of Human Sexuality 4
SOC 469 Gender and Society 4
SOC 471 Societal Change and Development 4
SOC 477 Environmental Sociology 3
SOC 480 City in a Global Society 4
SOC 481 Sociology of Brazil 3
SOC 482 Global Immigration and Immigrants 3
SOC 490 Sociology of Popular Culture 4
SOC 552 Comparative Employment Relations 3
SOC 553 Labor Standards and Corporate Social Responsibility 3
SOC 554 Themes in Comparative Employment Relations 3
SOC 555 Labor Rights in the Global Economy 3
SOC 580 Educational Equity 3
SOC 640 Sociology of the Latino Experience 3
SOC 645 Identities, Inequalities & Struggles in Latin America 3