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Sociology is the theory and study of the development, structure, and functioning of human societies. Sociologists study the organization of our collective life, ranging from intimate couples to entire societies and their interconnections (e.g., the global economy). The sociology minor provides students with an overview of the fundamental concepts of the discipline.

Admission to the Program

Any undergraduate student can declare the minor in sociology.

Program Requirements

The minor consists of 18 total credit hours in sociology:

Total Number of Credits: 18

At least 9 of the required 18 credits must be completed at Brockport in order to satisfy the residency requirement. Electives should be chosen based on student interest and career goals, in consultation with your sociology advisor.