The Minor


To complete the Sociology Minor, a student must have taken at least 5 courses in sociology.

Only one 100-level course can be applied to the Sociology minor.

All courses applied toward the minor must be taken on a graded basis and meet an average minimum GPA of 2.000 across courses.

Students must take at least three (3) of the five (5) courses required for the Sociology minor within the UMass Amherst Sociology Department.

Practicum and Independent Study courses, courses taken pass/fail, and the Career Seminar are not eligible for completion of minor requirements.