Two students are sitting and studying at table with laptop computer in Heritage Hall, 2015.A minor in Sociology helps you understand the nature and development of social structures and social issues — knowledge that can be applied to a variety of occupations and careers. Sociology minors learn how to conduct research, analyze data, communicate, and practice critical thinking. You will also learn about different cultures, groups, and societies, and how to analyze their interactions of groups and societies through a global and historical perspective — skills valuable to many employers.

Course Catalog & Minor Requirements

A complete list of minor requirements and courses are available in the UAB Undergraduate Catalog. Rely on it for the most up-to-date information about minor requirements.

You will take 18 hours of courses in the Sociology minor, including courses covering the basics of sociology. You will also take 15 hours of sociology electives.

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