Sociology Minor - SOCL

This minor is only available to students who matriculated prior to Fall 2019.

The purpose of this minor is to provide students in a variety of majors with exposure to the central themes of sociological study. This minor is not available to students completing the traditional Sociology major or the Sociology Pre-Professional major (SOCH). Arrangements for completing the requirements for this minor should be made with the Sociology Department, 10 Schumacher, 607.436.3512.

*revised Sociology Department course codes effective Fall 2016. Previous course codes in parentheses.

Core Course 3 s.h.

  • SOC 101 (SOCL 100) Intro to Sociology*
    *This course must be passed with a grade of C or better

Sociology Selections 15 s.h.

Select at least five courses (minimum 15 s.h.) from the remaining list of SOC courses. At least 9 s.h. must be at the 200-level or above.

TOTAL 18 s.h.


1. College rules pertaining to curriculum majors also apply to curriculum minors

  • Minor GPA of at least 2.0
  • All courses must be taken for a letter grade unless offered Pass/Fail only
  • One-half (1/2) of the minor coursework must be completed in residence
  • No more than two courses may overlap between/among all majors/minors; any excess requires additional coursework

2. Check proper course selection, sequence and prerequisite requirements with the department of the minor

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