Dec 08, 2023  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate 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

Please note that all Sociology students can take ISS listed electives for Sociology credit in the Major and Minor only.  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 - College of Arts and Sciences

Undergraduate Advising Information

The College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) Advising Team provides students with support to create timely graduation plans that will integrate both their academic and professional goals.  Each of our undergraduate programs has dedicated professional advisors with specialized knowledge and understanding of the major requirements, course offerings, undergraduate research, and career opportunities in their field.  Additionally, we have dedicated pre-health and prelaw advisors to help students prepare for admission to professional graduate programs.


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