The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Minoring in Sociology

To obtain the minor in sociology a student must have taken at least five (5) courses in sociology with at least three (3) of those courses coming from UMass Amherst Sociology.

Only one (1) 100-level course can be applied to the sociology minor.

Sociology 212 Elementary Statistics does not count towards 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.

Practica, Independent Study courses, courses taken Pass/Fail, and the Career Seminar are not eligible for completion of minor requirements.

You can make an appointment with any Sociology advisor to declare the minor.