Sociology Minor - Calendar Program Description

Below is a list of courses that might be of interest to a student wishing to pursue a sociology minor. Note that this is only a recommendation and that there are many other possible courses that could be used.

Lower Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
SA 150 4 Introduction to Sociology   Pre-Req for SA 255 B-SOC
SA 250 4 Introduction to Sociological Theory SA 150 Recommended  
SA 255 4 Introduction to Social Research SA 150 Pre-Req for many Upper Division courses Q

Upper Division Courses

Code Credits Name Requires Reason WQB
SA 355 4 Quantitative Methods SA 255, STAT 203 Recommended Pre-Req for SA 357W Q
SA 356W 4 Ethnography and Qualitative Methods SA 255 Recommended W
SA 357W 4 Survey Methods SA 255. Recommended: SA 355 Recommended W, Q
Total: 12        
Required: 16        


Statistics can help sociologists make sense of the wealth of data that they have available to them. This provides more sophisticated tools for the description and analyses of societies.

Possible Careers (Please consult other resources e.g. Career Services)

  • Cultural Resource Specialist
  • Social Survey Researcher
  • Social Housing Coordinator