Minor in Sociology

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 Ms. Sonya Boadu.
  • To add a minor in Sociology, please complete the Change of Minor Form (Docusign)