The study of sociology develops analytical abilities, verbal and written communication skills, and invaluable critical tools for understanding the contemporary world. Sociology is good preparation for a broad array of careers, including business, education, public administration, and social work.
- Fifteen hours of HTS sociology courses, approved by the School.
- Nine of the fifteen hours must be at the 3000 level or above.
- Three hours taken outside of sociology courses may be counted toward the minor, with approval of the School.
- Courses required by name and number and/or used to satisfy Core Areas A through E in a student's major degree program may not be used in satisfying the course requirements for a minor.
- All courses must be taken on a letter-grade basis; each course must be completed with a grade of C or better.
- A maximum of 6 semester hours of Special Topics courses may be included in a minor program or the student may complete 3 semester hours of Special Topics and 3 semester hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research. Students may not use 6 semester hours of either Special Problems or Undergraduate Research for a minor.
- Students majoring in HTS may not minor in sociology.
- To learn more about the rules and regulations governing minors, visit the Georgia Tech Catalog.
- For more information on the Sociology minor, email the Associate Director of Undergraduate Studies. You can also schedule an advising appointment using the online appointment scheduler.