Admission into the Minor

Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.

More InformationHours
Minor Courses
SOC 101Intro To Sociology3
SOC 302Sociological Theory3
Credit Hours Subtotal: 6
SOC electives 300 or 400 level6
SOC electives6
Credit Hours Subtotal: 12
Total Hours18

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation on grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

Students are responsible for ensuring that they have met all University, College, major and minor requirements. However, each student must meet with an adviser in the major department for academic planning and to be approved for registration each semester. College advisers are also available for additional assistance with all College and University degree requirements.


Unless otherwise stated, the prerequisite for all 300- and 400-level SOC courses is SOC 101 Intro To Sociology.