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Department of Sociology

Minor in Sociology of Work and Business

Students on Summer 2018, Fall 2018, or Spring 2019 requirements SOCWKBSMIN


The minor requires at least 15 credit hours, including the requirements listed below.
  1. Introductory course. One (1) course:
    • SOC-S 100 Introduction to Sociology
    • SOC-S 101 Social Problems and Policies (approved topics only; see academic advisor)
    • SOC-S 110 Charts, Graphs, and Tables
  2. Advanced. Four (4) courses:
    • SOC-S 210 Economic Sociology
    • SOC-S 215 Social Change
    • SOC-S 217 Social Inequality
    • SOC-S 302 Organizations in Society
    • SOC-S 305 Population
    • SOC-S 308 Global Society
    • SOC-S 315 Work in the New Economy
    • SOC-S 316 Sociology of Families
    • SOC-S 335 Race and Ethnic Relations
    • SOC-S 338 Sociology of Gender
    • SOC-S 346 Topics in Cross-Cultural Sociology
    • SOC-S 410 Topics in Social Organization
    • SOC-S 450 Topics in Methods and Measurement
  3. Minor GPA, Hours, and Minimum Grade Requirements.
    1. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed in courses taken through the Indiana University Bloomington campus or an IU-administered or IU co-sponsored Overseas Study program.
    2. At least 9 credit hours in the minor must be completed at the 300–499 level.
    3. Except for the GPA requirement, a grade of C- or higher is required for a course to count toward a requirement in the minor.
    4. A GPA of at least 2.000 for all courses taken in the minor—including those where a grade lower than C- is earned—is required.
    5. Exceptions to minor requirements may be made with the approval of the department's Director of Undergraduate Studies, subject to final approval by the College of Arts and Sciences.