Sociology

(18 semester hours)

For information, contact the Department of Sociology and Gerontology, 375 Upham Hall (513-529-2628). Applied Sociological Research and Criminology minors are described earlier.

Program Requirements: Pre-professional Minor

This pre-professional minor is for non-sociology majors planning careers in law, medicine, dentistry, business, and social science. Depending on your option, the minor consists of three or four required courses and additional hours chosen from a set of electives. Not all courses are offered each semester or year.

You must declare this minor before or during your junior year. You may pursue only one Pre-professional sociology minor. A minimum overall GPA of 2.50 is required. All courses for this minor (excluding fieldwork) must be taken for a grade.

OPTION IN LAW

All of these:

SOC 151 Social Relations (4) or

SOC 153 Sociology in a Global Context (3)

SOC 201 Social Problems (4) or

SOC 202 Social Deviance (4)

SOC 412 Sociology of Law (3)

Choose the remaining hours from the following:

SOC 202, 348, 352, 372, 411, 454

OPTION IN MEDICINE OR DENTISTRY

All of these:

SOC 151 Social Relations (4) or

SOC 153 Sociology in a Global Context (3) MPF

SOC 357 Medical Sociology (3)

SOC 372 Social Stratification (3)

Choose at least TWO of the following:

GTY 335 Disability and Aging (3)

GTY 356 Biopsychosocial Aspects of Health and Aging (3)

GTY 478 Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Chronic Illness (4)

GTY 485 Long-Term Care in an Aging Society (3)

SOC 201 Social Problems (4)

SOC 221 Human Sexuality (3)

SOC 257 Population (3)

SOC 260A Internship: An Introduction to Applied Sociology and Human Services (1-4)

SOC 318 Sociology of Aging and the Life Course (3)

SOC 358 The Sociology of Mental Disorders (3)

Choose at least ONE of the following:

KNH 206 AIDS: Etiology, Prevalence, and Prevention (3)

KNH 232 Health Issues of Children and Youth (2)

KNH 243 Women's Health Care: Problems and Practices (3)

KNH 386 African Americans & Health Issues (3)

KNH 462 Health Promotion Program Planning and Evaluation (3)

PHL 375 Moral Issues in Health Care (4)

OPTION IN BUSINESS

All of these:

SOC 151 Social Relations (4) or

SOC 153 Sociology in a Global Context (3)

SOC 201 Social Problems (4)

Choose at least TWO of the following:

SOC 225 Work and Occupational Justice (3)

SOC 417 Economy and Society (3)

SOC 454 Formal Organization (3)

Choose at least ONE of the following:

GTY 365 Social Policy and Programs in Gerontology (3)

SOC 203 Sociology of Gender (3)

SOC 305 Introduction to the Sociology of Globalization (3)

SOC 348 Race and Ethnic Relations (3)

SOC 372 Social Stratification (3)

SOC 411 Social Conflict (3)

Note: The use of independent study hours or SOC 490 must be preapproved by the CDA in Sociology.

OPTION IN SOCIAL SCIENCE

All of these:

SOC 151 Social Relations (4) or

SOC 153 Sociology in a Global Context (3)

SOC 201 Social Problems (4)

SOC 262 Research Methods (4)

SOC 482 Sociological Theory (4)

Any other course in sociology (2-4)

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