Minor in Sociology
A Minor in Sociology seeks to enrich the students’ knowledge of modern societies, with particular emphasis on Lebanon and other Arab countries.
Students from many disciplines, such as education, communication arts, social work, political science, international affairs, economics, English literature, graphic design, and architecture, can benefit from this minor. The courses are designed to address some of the issues raised by these disciplines, from a sociological perspective.
The courses for the Minor in Sociology are counted as part of the Social Sciences requirements and free electives. Students will have a chance to graduate with a degree in their major, and a Minor in Sociology.
Core Courses (9 credits)
|SOC201||Introduction to Sociology||3|
|SOC321||Sociology of the Arab World||3|
Electives (9 credits can be selected from the following courses)
|SOC 203/SWO 203||Citizenship, Leadership and Civic Engagement||3|
|SOC204/PSY 204||Social Psychology||3|
|SOC210/POL210||Intro to Political Thought||3|
|SOC212/JSC 312||Media and Society||3|
|SOC215||Introduction to Gender Studies||3|
|SOC222/POL222||Comparative Political Systems||3|
|SOC303/ARC581||Urban Sociology/Urban Planning||3|
|SOC304||Sociology of Religion||3|
|SOC313/WOS313||Women in the Arab World||3|
|SOC335/POL335||Politics of Multiculturalism||3|
|SOC488||Topics in Sociology||3|
The minor consists of 18 credits. The duration will vary depending on how many of those courses can be counted as part of your major courses. Make sure to consult with your advisor.
This program is offered in Beirut and Byblos.