Sociology

Faculty and Staff Top of Page

Deborah Augsburger, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Eric Edwards, Associate Professor of Sociology
Meghan Krausch, Assistant Professor of Sociology

Sociology Minor Requirements Top of Page

21 total credits

12 credits must be in courses numbered 300 and above.

Sociology required courses (9 credits required):

Introduction to Sociology -- 3.00 credits
Social Theory -- 3.00 credits

Sociological Research Methods -- 3.00 credits

or

Social Science Research Methods -- 3.00 credits

Sociology Elective courses (12 credits required): Choose any SOCI courses (excluding the required courses ) and/or a maximum of up to 6 anthropology credits from among ANTH 301, 310, 315, 320, 325, 335, 340, 490 or 499.

Sociology Teaching (EA-A) Minor Requirements Top of Page

Sociology Teaching Minor at the Early Adolescence to Adolescence Level (EA-A)

21 total credits

Required courses (15 credits required):

The Human Experience -- 3.00 credits
Introduction to Sociology -- 3.00 credits
Secondary Methods in Social Studies Education -- 3.00 credits
Social Theory -- 3.00 credits
Sociological Research Methods -- 3.00 credits

or

Social Science Research Methods -- 3.00 credits

Sociology Elective courses (6 credits required): Choose any SOCI courses (excluding the required courses).

Student Learning Outcomes Top of Page

The program graduate will

  • Be more likely to analyze and interpret global social phenomena as socially constructed agency enmeshed in social meanings and institutions.
  • Be more able to analyze the institutions of capitalist societies.
  • Be more able to analyze the production and reproduction of social meanings.
  • Be more able to explain the grounding of social phenomena in historical and spatial context.
  • Be more disposed and able to research social phenomena--aware of theory and existing research, using appropriate methods, and able to communicate findings of multiple forms to promote informed action.
  • Effectively communicate sociological understanding in written and oral presentations.