Unlock the World of Society: A Sociology Minor with Impact

Delve into the complexities of human behavior, social structures, and the forces shaping our world with our Sociology minor. Explore the fascinating realm of sociology and gain insights into the dynamics of societies and cultures.

What to Expect

Our Sociology minor offers a captivating intellectual journey. With a minimum of 15 credit hours, you'll dive into two core courses and at least two elective courses. These courses provide a deeper understanding of human societies, their interactions, and their impact on individuals and communities. Plus, they may count toward ECCE requirements, enriching your academic experience.

Why Choose Sociology

Sociology equips you with valuable skills in critical thinking, data analysis, and understanding diverse perspectives. Whether you're intrigued by social issues, human behavior, or the workings of societies, this minor offers a lens to interpret and address real-world challenges.

Career Opportunities

A minor in Sociology opens doors to various career paths where social awareness, research, and empathy are highly valued. Potential careers include:

  1. Social Researcher: Study and analyze societal trends and behaviors.
  2. Human Resources Specialist: Manage personnel and workplace dynamics.
  3. Community Outreach Coordinator: Engage with diverse communities.
  4. Public Policy Analyst: Influence policies for social change.
  5. Market Research Analyst: Investigate consumer behaviors and preferences.
  6. Criminal Justice Officer: Work in corrections or law enforcement.
  7. Healthcare Administrator: Oversee healthcare facilities and programs.
  8. Social Services Coordinator: Assist individuals and families in need.
  9. Nonprofit Manager: Lead organizations focused on social causes.
  10. Educator: Teach sociology at the secondary or college level.

Join the Sociological Exploration

Enroll in our Sociology minor at UIS and embark on a thought-provoking journey through the intricacies of human societies. Gain valuable skills, a deeper understanding of societal dynamics, and the ability to address pressing social issues.

With your minor in Sociology, you'll become a critical thinker and a positive force for change, ready to tackle the social challenges of our world.