Undergraduate Minor

The minor in sociology requires 18 credits. Students must complete at least 9 upper-division (numbered 300 and above) credits in the minor in residence at UWM. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.5 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.5 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.

Requirements

Total Sociology Credits

18 credits

Required Courses (9 credits)
  • Sociol 261 - Introduction to Statistical Thinking in Sociology
  • Sociol 361 - Research Methods in Sociology
  • Sociol 375 - History of Sociological Theory
Elective (3 credits)

One Sociol course at any level

Electives (6 credits)

Two additional Sociol courses at the 300 level or above



Additional Information

With the approval of the undergraduate advisor, minors may substitute an elementary statistics course from another discipline for the Sociol 261 requirement. Those who have completed a methods course in a related discipline may be exempted from the Sociol 361 requirement, with the approval of the undergraduate advisor. Students who receive exemption from Sociol 361 must take an additional upper-division Social course for the minor.

GPA Requirements

Students must complete at least 9 upper-division (numbered 300 and above) credits in the minor in residence at UWM. The College requires that students attain at least a 2.5 GPA on all credits in the minor attempted at UWM. In addition, students must attain a 2.5 GPA on all minor credits attempted, including any transfer work.