A minor in sociology helps enhance your understanding of social human behavior and develops critical thinking abilities that will prove valuable, no matter what your major is at John Carroll or your career goals.

The Sociology Minor consists of these 21 credit hours :


Curriculum Requirements:

  • SC 101 Foundations in Sociology                              (3 cr.)
  • SC 400 Sociological Theory                                       (3 cr.)
  • An upper division Sociology& Criminology Course    (3 cr.)


Additional Requirements:

  • Four other Sociology& Criminology courses must be taken. Students may take courses in the specialized concentrations within the Department of Sociology & Criminology or choose from a variety of Sociology courses.