Career advancement in an increasingly diverse global society requires the ability to work cooperatively and effectively with people from different cultures, ethnicities, nationalities, and social backgrounds. The field of sociology studies social life, social change, diverse communities and their interactions. It also values scientific methods to find empirical answers to complex social questions. Studying sociology can help foster your creativity, innovation, critical thinking, analytic problem solving, and communication skills.
A sociology minor serves as an excellent complement to your chosen major for a variety of diverse careers. As an AUM Sociology minor, you will examine such topics as the causes of social inequality, the social factors that influence human behavior and the diversity of cultural practices. The curriculum will encourage you to think critically and understand different points of view — all skills valued by today’s employers in a variety of fields.
Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work
Auburn University at Montgomery
The course listings below are a representation of what this minor requires. Students may have to take additional courses to fulfill the pre-requisites of the required courses.
Taylor Center 101
7400 East Drive Montgomery, AL 36117
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
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