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Do you want to make a real difference in the world? If you are socially conscious and considering a career in public service, policy development, advocacy, or education, a background in sociology will ignite your passion for helping others.

The minor in sociology at St. Thomas Aquinas College focuses on how families, communities, religious groups, and other institutions connect and influence one another. Explore human behavior and cultures and societies around the globe and examine diversity, social conflict, discrimination, and inequity. 

Complementing your major area of study with a minor in sociology will empower you to advocate for the underserved, promote social justice and equality, and make a significant and positive impact in others’ lives.

At a glance

  • Undergraduate minor
  • 18 Credits

Common Majors

  • Communications Arts
  • Educational Studies
  • History
  • Criminal Justice
  • Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
  • Social Sciences
  • Management

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Career Options

A minor in sociology prepares students for advanced study and careers in numerous fields, including:

  • Counseling & Social Work
  • Psychology
  • Education
  • Government
  • Human Resources
  • Criminal Justice & Law
  • Healthcare
  • Market Research
  • Urban Planning