Students majoring in other disciplines may choose to minor in Sociology, although a minor is not required for the B.A. or B.S. from the College of Arts and Science at Vanderbilt.
From the Undergraduate Catalog: The minor in sociology is intended for those students who want to gain an overview of the discipline and to sample some of the special lines of study in it. Students are required to complete 18 hours of course work inside the department, distributed as follows:
- Sociology 1010, 1010W, or 1020, 1020W
- Sociology 3001
- Four courses, including at least one from three of the four core areas listed above in the major
18 total credit hours