Academic Level
Graduate, Undergraduate
Semester, Summer

Sociology coursework focuses on the criminal justice system and criminal behavior, mental health, families and close relationships, education, urban and rural communities, politics and policy formation, social movements and social change, diverse racial and ethnic groups, and social psychology. Faculty interests in the comparative study of social relations and institutions in various countries add an international emphasis to these areas of study. All sociology courses emphasize the skills of social inquiry necessary for analyzing patterns of social relationships.

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  • University of Minnesota Sociological Association (UMSA)

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  • Undergraduate-level classes are 1000-4000. Graduate-level classes are 5000-7000.

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