Applied Sociological Research

(19 semester hours)


Emphasizing the research aspect of sociology, this minor is for students planning research-oriented careers in organizational settings. Through coursework and field experience, students become familiar with various aspects of research methodology and organizations.


This minor requires completion of approved courses and fieldwork placement. A g.p.a. of 2.5 and permission of instructor is required before a field placement may be taken. A maximum of four semester hours of field placement can be counted toward this minor; if you take SOC 260A for the fieldwork course, you must take it for four semester hours.

With the exceptions of SOC 151 and SOC 152, sociology courses taken for this minor may not be used to fulfill requirements for the Sociology major. The research methods course (SOC 262) may be used to meet requirements for the major or the minor, but not both.


Department of Sociology and Gerontology
375 Upham Hall
Oxford, OH 45056