Social Science Minor (M)

The Social Science minor introduces students to a plethora of ideas and disciplines within the field of the Social Sciences, to provide students a broad yet incisive understanding of societal issues today, locally, nationally, and internationally.  The minor would complement a number of majors well, such as Political Science, Psychology, History, Communication, and English.  

The minor is comprised of 21 credits, including four required Sociology courses, and two classes from a list of electives across Communication, Religion, Political Science, and Sociology. 


Required Courses
PSY 101General Psychology (which is not required by major)3
or SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 203Contemporary Social Problems3
SOC 255Urban Society3
SW 365Drugs, Society, and Human Behavior3
SW 375Understanding Death and Dying3
Minor Electives
Select two of the following:6
Cross-Cultural Communication
American Politics and Health Care Policy
Christian Care Giving
Total Hours21