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Deviance (Minor)

About the Program

The minor in Deviance Program introduces students to the sociological analysis of deviance. The program emphasizes courses directly related to deviant behavior and social institutions.

About the Sociology Department

B307 Classroom Building
1300 Elmwood Ave
Buffalo, NY 14222
Phone: (716) 878-5411
Fax: (716) 878-4009

Program Requirements

Total Required Credit Hours 18 cr

A. Required Courses (6 cr)
SOC100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC370 Sociology of Deviant Behavior

B. Deviance Electives (9 cr)
SOC380 Sociology of Crime
SOC381 Sociology of Violence
SOC382 Sociology of Law
SOC383 Sociology of Punishment/Corrections
SOC390 Juvenile Delinquency
SOC392 Sociology of Sexual Behavior
SOC393 Sociology of Mental Illness

C. Sociology Elective (3 cr)
SOC240 Analyzing Social Problems
SOC330 Social Psychology
SOC340 Sociology of the City
SOC350 Power, Class, and Inequality
SOC351 Sociology of Race and Ethnicity

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