Minor in Sociology

SOCI 101D (or SOCI 103) P3 Introduction to Sociology (3)
Three SOCI electives at any level (9)
Two SOCI electives at or beyond the 300 level (6)
Total (18)

Note: Only one course taken to meet a major requirement may also be applied to the sociology minor. If a student is a criminal justice major and wishes to minor in sociology, only SOCI 101D (or SOCI 103)  may count for both the major and the minor. A grade point average of 2.00 is required of courses taken at Fisher that may be applied to the minor.

Students pursuing a minor in sociology should consult with the sociology department chair and their major advisors to determine the most appropriate courses in sociology for their academic program. Below are two suggested sequences of minor courses for specific majors.

Suggested Minor in Sociology for Education Majors

  • SOCI 101D – P3 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 150 – Introduction to Human Services
  • SOCI 223 – Sociology of the Family
  • SOCI 232 – P3 Sociology of Juvenile Delinquency
  • SOCI 238 – Deviant Behavior
  • SOCI 314 – U.S. Race Relations
  • SOCI 381 – Thinking Sociologically

Suggested Minor in Sociology for Majors in the Health Professions

  • SOCI 103 – P3 Introduction to Sociology for the Health Professions
  • SOCI 160 – Helping Relationships
  • SOCI 201 – SQ Principles of Epidemiology
  • SOCI 217D – Latino Health Care Issues
  • SOCI 226 – Sociology of Health and Healing
  • SOCI 322 – Sociology of Aging and the Life Course
  • SOCI 381 – Thinking Sociologically


For More Information

David Baronov
Department Chair
(585) 385-8220

(585) 385-8064