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Eckerd College
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St. Petersburg, FL 33711

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Sociology

Sociology

Minor

SOCIOLOGY

The minor in Sociology consists of SO 101S Introduction to Sociology and any four courses with the prefix SO.

Why Sociology?

Sociology may be the most inclusive of the social sciences. Indeed, it would be fair to say that there is no form of human behavior or experience which is outside the interests of sociologists. Some sociologists study systems of inequality based on class, race, and gender. Other sociologists examine social institutions, such as work and occupations, the family, politics and government, education, health, and religion. Still other sociologists investigate the dynamics of social organizations, small groups, and face-to-face interaction.