The sociology minor from CBU will introduce students to the study of human behavior in social settings as well as social issues.

The sociology minor requires the completion of the following 21 units.

Prerequisite 

 

A general introduction to the scientific study of human behavior in social settings. It includes major theories of human behavior in terms of culture, socialization, primary groups, stratification and social class, population, family, religion, and social change. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SOC213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
01/08/2024 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Yeager Center B219
SOC213-B
Mshigeni, Deogratius
01/08/2024 MW 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM James Complex ONLN
SOC213-A
Thai, Yvonne
01/08/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Yeager Center ONLN
SOC213-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
07/01/2024 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM James Complex 190
SOC213-A
Mshigeni, Deogratius
09/03/2024 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus T293
SOC213-B
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/03/2024 MW 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Yeager Center ONLN
SOC213-C
Wallace, Douglas S
09/03/2024 TTh 12:15 PM - 1:45 PM Yeager Center B218
SOC213-C
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 TTh 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM TBA
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM TBA
SOC213-B
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM TBA
SOC213-A
STAFF, STAFF
06/30/2025 W 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM TBA

Upper Division Requirements

 

This course addresses the social institutions of marriage and family using a theoretical and research-based approach to examine the social, behavioral, and psychological aspects as they are practiced in American culture. The course discusses dating, mate selection, the experience of marriage, marital challenges, and diversity in family forms. The course defines and evaluates marriage and the family from sociological, psychological, and biblical perspectives. (3 units; Fall, Spring, & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SOC323-A
Thai, Yvonne
01/08/2024 MW 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM Yeager Center ONLN
SOC323-A
Thai, Yvonne
09/03/2024 MWF 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM TBA
SOC323-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 8:15 AM - 9:15 AM TBA

A study of the nature and meaning of social problems and deviant behavior in American Society. The incidence and characteristics of selected social problems of major public interest will be explored. (3 units; Spring & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SOC335-A
Mshigeni, Deogratius
01/08/2024 MW 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM James Complex ONLN
SOC335-A
STAFF, STAFF
01/13/2025 MWF 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM TBA

This course introduces classical and contemporary sociological theories to examine the fundamental forces that influence human interactions in daily living. Specific emphasis is given to the relationships between social institutions, social and economic power, socially constructed reality, and cultural effects on individual identity, expression, and opportunities in society. Recognition of the differences between the secular patterns of norms and behaviors are paralleled with faith integration on constructs of beliefs and behaviors. Prerequisite: SOC 213. (3 units; Fall & Online)

InstructorStart DateDaysTimeLocation
SOC381-A
Minton-Ryan, Carol A.
09/03/2024 MW 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM Health Science Campus ONLN

*Plus 12 additional units of upper division sociology

**Minor students may use elective units toward a departmental concentration.