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Department of Sociology Minor Options

Workplace Diversity

The minor in workplace diversity is designed specifically for students and/or professionals with the aim of preparing them for increasingly diverse and global workplaces. It will increase their intercultural understanding and cross cultural skills, as well as provide evidence of those skills to prospective or current employers.

Earning your minor

The minor requires 18 hours, 9 of which must be in 300-400-level courses taken in residence at WSU or through WSU-approved education abroad or educational exchange courses. Requirements effective Fall 2023

Required Courses (9 credits):

  • SOC 341: Inclusive Workplace Leadership
  • One of the following:
    • ANTH 203: Global Cultural Diversity [DIVR]
    • CES 101: Intro to Comparative Ethnic Studies [DIVR]
    • WGSS 101: Gender and Power: Intro to Women’s Studies [DIVR]
  • One of the following:
    • SOC 340: Social Inequality [DIVR]
    • CES 301: Race and Global Inequality [DIVR]

Electives (choose 9 credits)

To be selected in collaboration with program director:
ANTH 316; ANTH/POL S/SOC 418; CES 244, 301, 440, 446; CES/HIST 426; COMSOC 321, 421; MGMT 315; PHIL 360; POL S 305, 340, 432; PSYCH 309; SOC 334, 340, 390; WGSS/SOC 385, WGSS 406.

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Learn more about earning your minor in sociology.

Lauri Sue Torkelson