The study of sociology can help you better understand the diverse world around them. Topics that are discussed in sociology classes include mass shootings, wealth and poverty, the impact of culture in our daily lives, domestic violence, educational success, and bureaucracy. You will want this minor if you wish to add an interesting and relevant program to your current major.
Eighteen hours of sociology courses are required, including nine required semester hours and nine elective hours in sociology.
The unique combination of societal understanding, communication, and analytical skills make the sociology graduate marketable across many industries and types of work. Some common industries are: Human Services, Marketing/Public Relations, Management/Human Resources, Fundraising/Project Research, and Health Care. For further employment opportunities, see https://www.bls.gov/ooh/life-physical-and-social-science/sociologists.htm