2016-17 Catalog

Publication date June 2016

Sociology Education Minor

(Teacher certification programs)

21 credits

SOC 110Introduction to Sociology3
SOC 395Contemporary Sociological Theory3
Select one of the following:3
Marriage and Family
Society and Schools
Social Stratification
Rural and Urban Communities
Religion and Society
Sociological Aspects of Work and Life
Sociology of Sexualities
Select one of the following:3
Social Problems
Racial and Ethnic Minorities
Demography
Delinquency
Criminology
Sociopharmacology
Select one of the following:3
Social Psychology
Sociology of Small Groups
Communication in Teams
Group Dynamics
Electives (may apply one course from anthropology if taken at the 200 level or above)6
Total Credits21

Twelve of the 21 credits must be at the 300 level or above. SOC 408 Teaching and Learning History & Social Studies in the Secondary School (4 cr.) is not applicable for elective credit in the minor.

Anthropology credits applied to the sociology minor cannot be applied to the anthropology minor or archaeological studies major or minor.

Teacher certification candidates must also complete GEO 200 Conservation of Global Environments (3 cr.) and EFN 200 Cooperatives (1 cr.) to fulfill statutory licensing requirements (credits do not count toward the sociology education minor); in addition, early adolescence-adolescence candidates must also complete SOC 408 Teaching and Learning History & Social Studies in the Secondary School (4 cr.) unless a major in social studies education (broad field), geography education, history education, or political science education is completed.

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