Why study sociology?

Sociology investigates the social institutions and processes that shape human behavior, histories, and opportunities.

Requirements for the Minor

Sociology Minor

Elements of Sociology (3)
Satisfied by:
SOC 104Elements of Sociology3
Sociology Minor Electives (15)15
Satisfied by 15 hours required, 12 hours at the 300-level or above.

Minor Hours & Minor GPA

While completing all required courses, minors must also meet each of the following hour and grade-point average minimum standards:

Minor Hours
Satisfied by 18 hours of minor courses.

Minor Hours in Residence
Satisfied by a minimum of 9 junior/senior (300+) hours of KU resident credit in the minor. 

Minor Junior/Senior Hours
Satisfied by a minimum of 12 hours from junior/senior courses (300+) in the minor.

Minor Graduation GPA
Satisfied by a minimum of a 2.0 KU GPA in all departmental courses in the minor. GPA calculations include all departmental courses in the field of study including F’s and repeated courses. See the Semester/Cumulative GPA Calculator.