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  • Sociology

    The minor in sociology offers diverse and multifaceted coursework in the broad categories of health, illness and aging; marriage, families and gender; criminology and deviance; inequality, poverty and stratification; social psychology; and race and ethnic studies. Students learn about the most pressing social problems in these areas, as well as how these issues are experienced and perceived by different social groups. The communication and analytical skills developed by students, complemented by sensitivity to and appreciation for diversity in many aspects of social relationships, provide a competitive edge in today’s global marketplace and information society.

    About this Minor


    • A minimum of nine credits must be taken at UF
    • A minimum of six credits of coursework exclusive to the minor that cannot count toward the major or other minors

    Required Courses

    Courses Credits
    SYG 2000 Principles of Sociology 3
    Sociology courses
    2000 level or above
    Sociology courses
    3000 level or above, excluding SYA 4905 and SYA 4911
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minors: sociology