Requirements

Sociology Major: 33 credits

Required courses are SOC 1001 (Introduction to Sociology); SOC 3003 (Social Research Methods); SOC 3002 (Social Theory); SOC 3090 (Senior Seminar). Of the remaining 21 credits, 15 credits must be in SOC courses, 3 credits may be in any social science or history, and 3 may be STA 1021 (Introduction to Statistics) -- preferably in a section offered by a member of the sociology faculty. Additionally, all sociology majors must meet speak with the sociology adviser once a semester, no course taken pass/fail may count toward the major, and no directed or independent studies may count for the major.

Sociology Minor: 18 credits

Required courses are SOC 1001 (Introduction to Sociology), SOC 3003 (Social Research Methods), SOC 3002 (Social Theory); and an additional 9 credits of SOC electives.  Three elective credits may be fulfilled with STA 1021 (Introduction to Statistics), preferably in a section offered by a member of the sociology faculty. Additionally, no course taken pass/fail may count toward the minor and no directed or independent studies may count for toward the minor.

Public Health Minor: 14 credits

REQUIRED COURSES (5 CREDITS):
SOC 2403: Intro to Public Health Fall course, 2 Credits
BIO 4810/EQXM 1007/SOC 2407: Epidemiology Spring course, 3 Credits

ELECTIVES (9 Credits)  See Public Health Minor Requirements Sheet for choice of electives or consult with the public health minor advisor.

Criminology Minor: 18 credits

REQUIRED COURSES (6 CREDITS):
SOC 1001: Introduction to Sociology, 3 Credits
SOC 2301: Criminology, 3 Credits

Minors must also take either SOC 3003 (Social Research Methods) or STA 1021 (Introduction to Statistics),
and either SOC 2305 (Social Inequality) or SOC 2306 (Sociology of Race & Racism).

The remaining 6 credits may be filled by:
Two SOC elective relevant to criminology
OR
One SOC elective relevant to criminology AND one social science course that has been approved in writing by the criminology advisor.

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For questions about the sociology major or minor, contact Dr. Silke Aisenbrey, silke.aisenbrey@yu.edu. For questions about the minors in public health or criminology, contact Dr. Daniel Kimmel, daniel.kimmel@yu.edu.