Minor Requirements

The minor in Sociology gives students the ability to understand the complexities of today’s society by examining human behavior and social actions. In examining how social structures (such as work, the family, religion, etc.) help shape social rules, processes, and agencies, students gain a better understanding of the entirety of today’s world — from poverty, to gender, to race, to organizational behavior, to politics. In studying these issues, students learn to use analytical reasoning and apply sociological theories to explain a wide range of social phenomena.

Minimum Requirements
SOC 1 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 15 Sociological Research Methods
A minimum of four upper-division Sociology courses
Sociology Department Chair
Paul Almeida, Professor
 
Sociology Graduate Chair
Zulema Valdez, Associate Professor
 
Sociology Undergraduate Chair
Laura Hamilton, Associate Professor
 
Sociology (General)
 
Sociology (Graduate)
 
Sociology Mailing Address
University of California, Merced
5200 North Lake Road
Merced, CA 95343
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