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Social Identities Minor

Program Overview

This minor in sociology is relevant to you if you come to sociology to follow your passion for social justice and interest in combating persistent social inequities and inequalities experienced around race, gender, class, nationality, sexuality, etc. This minor concentration will complement any applied career paths such as business, law, criminal justice, community organizing, social work, etc., or other disciplines (political science, psychology, history, etc.) if you are seeking to apply a social justice perspective to you fields of study.

Program Concentrations

This program is made up of the following concentrations. Learn more about concentrations.

Concentration Overview

This concentration focuses on how intersections of race, gender, class, and other significant social locations shape social identity and inequality. Students in this concentration area learn to interrogate the complicated ways that human behavior is shaped by both structure and agency through a variety of theoretical vantage points with an emphasis on race, ethnicity, socioeconomic class, and gender.

Concentrations on this page are required for this program. Additional courses or concentrations may need to be added to meet program or credit requirements.

Program Coursework

The specific degree requirements on the website are for illustrative purposes and may change at any time. Please contact the Registrar's Office, Academic Advising or refer to the course catalog for detailed program requirements.

Contact admissions or the program faculty with questions about this program.


Amber S. Tucker

Faculty - Sociology