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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
http://sociology.buffalostate.edu/

Program Requirements

Required Courses (6 credit hours)
SOC 100 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
SOC 370 SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOR 3

Deviance Electives (9 credit hours)
Select 9 credit hours from the following: 9
SOC 380 SOCIOLOGY OF CRIME
SOC 381 SOCIOLOGY OF VIOLENCE
SOC 382 SOCIOLOGY OF LAW
SOC 383 SOCIOLOGY OF PUNISHMENT AND CORRECTIONS
SOC 390 SOCIOLOGY OF JUVENILE DELINQUENCY
SOC 392 SOCIOLOGY OF SEXUAL BEHAVIOR
SOC 393 SOCIOLOGY OF MENTAL ILLNESS

Sociology Electives (3 credit hours)
Select 3 credit hours from the following: 3
SOC 240 ANALYZING SOCIAL PROBLEMS
SOC 330 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
SOC 340 SOCIOLOGY OF THE CITY
SOC 350 POWER, CLASS, AND INEQUALITY
SOC 351 SOCIOLOGY OF RACE AND ETHNICITY

Total Credit Hours 18

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