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Sociology explores how our lives, behaviors, and identities are shaped by our ties to others, from intimate spheres to global ones. Students completing the Sociology minor gain insight into the complex structures of the social world and how they interact, including topics as diverse as sport, health, race & ethnicity, food, gender, education, and human rights. Students completing the minor in Sociology learn about society, social change, and their own social identities.

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 interests and goals, in consultation with your sociology advisor.