Jun 03, 2023  
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology Minor

Sociology is the study of human social relationships and institutions. Sociology’s subject matter is diverse, ranging from crime to religion, from the family to the state, from the divisions of race and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture, and from social stability to radical change in whole societies.

Total Minor Credit Hours: 18

Minor Core Credit Hours: 6

Minor Elective Credit Hours: 12

Any 12 additional credit hours from prefixes SYA, SYD, SYG, SYO, SYP.  Can include but not limited to:

GPA Requirement

A minimum 2.0 grade point average is required for the Minor.

Grading Requirement

Only courses in which a grade of “C-” or better is attained will count toward the minor hours.

Residency Requirements

Nine (9) hours in residency at USF.

Other Requirements

No more than three hours of SYA 4910  - Individual Research and no more than three hours of SYA 4949  - Sociological Internship may count toward the 18 hour minimum.

Advising Information

USF students schedule advising appointments online through USF Archivum Platform.   Students are encouraged to meet with their advisor each semester to discuss courses planning, degree progression, and career preparation.

Tampa Campus Website: https://www.usf.edu/arts-sciences/students/academic-advising/index.aspx
For questions, email SOCadvise@usf.edu.

Sarasota/Manatee Campus Website: http://usfsm.edu/academics/academic-resources/academic-advising/index.aspx
For questions, email sar-advising@usf.edu.