Minor Requirements for Emory Sociology

The minor requires 7 courses (minimum 21 hours) in Sociology. Please complete the online Declaration of Major/Minor form by clicking here for the Office of Undergraduate Education webpage containing OUE Forms and then choosing (and submitting online) the "Declaration of Major/Minor Form." After submitting your online request, please make an appointment to meet with Brandon Mitchell, Undergraduate Program Coordinator.

Minors must take 1 course from the following group (students may select any one):
SOC 201: Organizations & Society
SOC 214: Class, Status, and Power
SOC 221: Culture and Society
SOC 245: Individual and Society
SOC 266: Global Change
SOC 247: Racial and Ethnic Relations
SOC 355W: Research Methods in Sociology
SOC 457W: Development of Sociological Theory
The remaining 6 courses are electives. All Sociology courses count as electives, with the following conditions:
Elective courses must be a minimum of 3 credit hours
No more than 1 course from the SOC 497R-499R series may count as an elective toward the minor.
All 7 courses for the minor must be taken for a letter grade.
Minors who study abroad may take up to 2 electives abroad. See the undergraduate director, Dr. Jeff Mullis (jeff.mullis@emory.edu) for pre-approval of study-abroad courses.
Any 1 of the following 5 courses may count as an elective toward the minor: (1) AAS 100 Introduction to African American Studies; (2) FILM 204 Introduction to Media Studies; (3) HLTH 250 Foundations of Global Health; (4) LACS 101 Introduction to Latin American Studies; and (5) QTM 100 Introduction to Statistical Inference. Although these courses do not have a SOC prefix, they can still be used as sociology electives.

Updated 3/6/18