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Sociology Minor

Better Defend Against Social Injustice with a Sociology Minor

young Hispanic woman working with older Hispanic womanThis minor is offered on Campus and Online. 

If you want to enhance your understanding of people and how they behave as individuals and members of groups, the field of sociology may interest you. The Sociology Minor from Post University sets the foundation for career preparation in areas such as diversity and inclusion initiatives, social research, public policy, polling, non-profit organizational work, social justice, advocacy work, and community organizing. This Sociology Minor is especially useful for students majoring in psychology, human services, criminal justice, legal studies and other related degree programs. 

Program Highlights 

In our Sociology Minor program, you will learn about the differences among people, inequalities that exist within our world, and how each of us can create positive change. In addition to fundamental coursework that dives into sociology principles and theory as well as issues of social welfare and inequality, you’ll customize your 15-credit-hour Sociology Minor with your choice of an elective in race and ethnicity or sex and gender.  

Each sociology class is taught by faculty members with extensive experience in the field. They will help you learn research techniques and how to apply your knowledge to the real world upon graduation. 

Perfect for human services, psychology and criminal justice majors, this Sociology Minor is also a great option for students of other majors here at Post University. From English to business, an appreciation of sociological principles can help professionals in just about any discipline better understand and work with people from diverse groups.   

 

What Can You Do with a Sociology Minor? 

Upon completion of this Sociology Minor, depending on your major, you’ll be well positioned to pursue any number of professional jobs, especially those career fields where knowledge of how people groups react and interact are essential. Community organizer, crisis intervention worker, social researcher, public relations —the list of potential career paths goes on and on. For those majoring in human services, criminal justice or a similar area, your minor in sociology will equip you with the tools you need to serve your community and your career.  

 

Visit the University Catalog >> for Curriculum, Course Descriptions, and Program Outcomes.

 

At Post University, we go above and beyond to equip you with the knowledge and skills you need to be successful in any industry throughout your career. We understand our students may face obstacles as they work toward their degrees and careers, and we are committed to doing everything we can to address and alleviate any challenges. Your personal academic advisor is ready, willing, and able to guide you through your educational journey every step of the way.  

Want to develop a better understanding of human behavior? Interested in pursuing a career where helping others benefits from a better understanding of how people groups interact?  

For the personal support you need to succeed, contact us today to talk with an admissions representative about adding this Sociology Minor to your B.S. in Legal Studies, Human Services, Child Studies, or Management program. 

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