Our minor will give you a broader perspective on society and the social forces that affect human behavior. It provides insights into how our lives are influenced by the social relationships around us. 

18 Credit Hours for Minor 

Introduction to Sociology Course (3 Hours)

Lower Level Sociology Electives (6 Hours)

Upper Level Sociology Electives (9 Hours)

 

What You'll Study

The sociology minor will give you the opportunity to explore social phenomena in greater depth through a highly customizable plan of study. Our subject matter ranges from families to global communities, from the values and beliefs that societies share, to the ways that we are affected by age, class, race, and gender. With 15 hours of electives required and over 60 courses to choose from, you will be able to focus on the issues that mean the most to you.

For more information or to add this minor to your Virginia Tech course of study, contact Brenda Husser, bhusser@vt.edu.

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If you have questions about pursuing a Sociology Minor, please contact:

Brenda Husser, bhusser@vt.edu.