A Minor in Sociology gives students a deeper understanding of many aspects of social life. Academic and applied sociological research guides the exploration of a variety of social institutions involving health care, social services, corrections, the family, economy, politics and many more. Classes examining relevant social issues including race, ethnicity, class, gender, age, disability, family dynamics, and social justice can empower students to transform their own lives as well as the lives of those around them. Through this highly customizable minor, students can obtain qualitative and quantitative research-based knowledge and applied skills which support their chosen field of study and enhance personal and professional opportunities. This makes the Sociology Minor the perfect complement to any EU degree.