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Minor in Sociology, Applied Social Research Track

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Add an Analytical Aspect to Your Degree

The applied social research minor track emphasizes the development of research and assessment skills in students. Such skills are important in carrying out program assessments, needs assessments, program development, and other activities that focus on gathering, analyzing, and interpreting data important for policymakers.

Minor — Sociology/Applied Social Research: 18 credits

Required Courses: 15 credits

  • SOC 151 — Principles of Sociology - 3 credits
  • SOC 320 — Sociological Theory - 3 credits
  • SOC 457 — Computer Use in Sociology - 3 credits

Controlled Electives:

  • Any SOC course approved by the department chair - 3 credits
  • Sociology Department
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    441 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
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