Minor Requirements

Sociology is an excellent choice for a minor that can enhance studies in a variety of areas, including medicine, business, political science, criminology/criminal justice, and journalism to name a few. Declaring a minor is easy through MyUI ( Programs of Study).


  • 15 semester hours in Sociology (SOC:xxxx courses) — at least 12 semester hours of which must be at the University of Iowa
  • SOC:2130 Sociological Theory is required
  • 9 sh must in classes numbered SOC:3000 or higher
  • Minimum 2.00 GPA in the minor

Please contact the departmental advisor with any questions about the minor.