Through teaching, research and service, faculty and students in Saint Louis University’s sociology program reveal a critical understanding of the different ways people relate to one another through the organization of society and how its structures and cultures influence our lives.
SLU's sociology minor requires 21 credits — nine credits of required coursework and 12 credits of electives.
Subject matter in sociology courses at SLU ranges from family life to large-scale organizations, from crime to religion, from the divisions of race and social class to the shared beliefs of a common culture, from poverty to prosperity, from the sociology of work to the sociology of sport.
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Introduction to Sociology|
|Introduction to Sociology: Diversity Emphasis|
|Introduction to Sociology: Diversity and Health Emphasis|
|SOC 2000||Research Methods||3|
|SOC 3150||Theory of the Social Sciences||3|
|Select four of the following:||12|
|Climate Change & Environmental Futures|
|The Urban Community: Race, Class, and Spatial Justice|
|Sociology of Sport|
|Sociology of Medicine|
|Religion and Social Sciences: Theoretical and Empirical Reflections on Religion|
|Gender and Society|
|Racial and Ethnic Relations|
|Marriage and the Family|
|Sociology of Mental Health|
|The Structure of Poverty: Globally and Locally|
|Deviant Behavior: Drugs, Alcohol and Addiction|
|Law and Society|
|African-American Religious Traditions|
|Demography: Measuring and Modeling Population Process|
|Research Activity: Supervised|
|Advanced Independent Study|
Students must have a GPA of 2.00 in sociology minor coursework to be retained in the sociology minor.