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Sociology (Minor)

Students with the Sociology minor will be better-prepared to perform in their chosen major and career because of the unique and deeper understanding of human and group behavior that they will bring.

Degrees & Offerings
  • Minor
  • Bloomsburg
  • Lock Haven
  • Mansfield
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The Sociology minor parallels the major but does not require courses in research methods or statistics, and it does not require a capstone course. Students will understand and be able to apply the "sociological imagination." They will know that features of social life are social constructions built over time with concrete social action. 

Courses and Curriculum

Successful sociology minors will be able to:

  1. Use the sociological imagination to understand how social conditions shape and guide individuals, communities, and the course of history.
  2. Understand and analyze social life as a social construction guided by shared and negotiated meanings that impact action and social interaction.
  3. Use theories and concepts to understand social science data, social and political issues, and substantive areas of sociological inquiry.

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