The sociology field studies how people in small groups and large societies function and interact with each other. Sociology covers everything from family dynamics to race and gender issues. If you’re interested in human nature and find relationships between people fascinating, explore the options our Sociology minor offers.

The CUAA Advantage

A minor in Sociology offers you:

  • A broad liberal arts experience that complements course work in other majors
  • Preparation for service to people from diverse populations and cultures
  • A challenging Christian academic community dedicated to your intellectual, social, and spiritual growth
  • On-campus organizations and activities to develop leadership skills and enhance your social and cultural experience
  • Opportunities to study abroad, gain a global perspective, and learn to interact with people of other cultures within a quality academic program

Credit Hour Details

Credit Hours: 21

Learning Outcomes

  • Our Sociology minor will teach you how to:
  • Evaluate social issues and problems confronting today’s world
  • Recognize the importance of differences across social, cultural, and economic lines
  • Understand and analyze social systems and policies
  • Transfer academic pursuits into real world skills

Career Paths

  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Consumer research
  • Human resources
  • Teaching
  • Non-profit
  • Community development
  • Urban planning


CUAA’s Sociology minor includes classes such as Contemporary Social Problems, Families in Society, Adulthood and Aging, and African American Reality & Culture. Please see our course catalog for details.

Complementary Majors/Minors

  • Political Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Family Studies
  • Social Work

Recommended High School Prep

  • English
  • Math
  • Lab science
  • Social studies
  • Foreign language