Sociology

Sociology

Curious about Social Relationships? Give your degree a competitive edge with a Minor in Sociology!

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Complement your studies with a minor in Sociology. Learn to apply the sociological perspective in everyday life and further your understanding of current social issues in today’s diverse, globalized and rapidly changing social world.

A Minor in Sociology provides excellent preparation for graduate studies in many fields whether in social sciences, humanities, or business. Your “sociological imagination”, your critical, analytical and research skills will be valuable in almost any career path.

What You Will Study

Sociology courses provide the conceptual tools and methods for understanding human life and human interactions from a distinctively social perspective.

Learn about a wide range of topics and issues: From the relationships between individuals, groups and social structures, to social inequalities and social problems; from institutions and organizations to complex social phenomena and processes underpinning social change at the local and global level. Understand how and why societies of all types are organized, change over time and have a catalytic impact on our lives.

The Sociology Minor can be combined with any field of study, especially with psychology, media and communications, business, marketing, human resources, international relations, law, philosophy, history, environmental studies.

What You Will Study

Curriculum

Introduction to Sociology

Sociology of Modern Life

+ two of the following

Courses

Social Inequality

Family and Gender Roles

Social Problems

+ two

additional

SO3000-level or 4000-level courses from the broad range of courses offered in the Sociology program and which cover areas such as:

Globalization and Migration • Deviance and Crime • Collective Behavior and Social Movements • Media and Film  • Consumer Culture and Tourism •  Urban Sociology and the Environment • Work and Health • Modern Greek Society and Culture •  Religion, Science and Technology • Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory • Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

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