Sociology Minor

The sociology minor enhances majors that benefit from the skills and critical focus of sociology on core issues like inequality, organizational dynamics and social movements.

What Will I Learn?

A student minoring in sociology:

  • Learns and understands core sociological concepts and theories
  • Develops and can apply analytic and research skills to gain new knowledge
  • Evaluates data and information on social indicators

Vanessa Grzyboski

Meet Vanessa Grzyboski '20

“The one-on-one connections that you have the opportunity to make with faculty are so special and genuine.”

How Vanessa Found Success at Ship

What are the requirements for this degree?

This minor requires 18 total credits. In addition to six credits from required courses, you can tailor the program to your interests through 12 credits of electives.

The Undergraduate Catalog provides details about program requirements.

What Types of Careers Could I Get With This Degree?

Skills obtained in this program can be applied in a variety of career fields that include but are not limited to:

  • Criminal justice
  • Social work
  • Education
  • Business
  • Communication

What Kinds of Experiences Could I Have on Campus?

You may get involved with the Sociology/Anthropology Club, which offers programs, travel to interesting sites and community outreach opportunities.