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Minor in Sociology

Students taking up sociology as a minor are encouraged to read subjects which complement their interests and open up new intellectual horizons.

A minor in sociology must complete 5 Sociology courses of which 1 is compulsory (i.e. HS1001 Person and Society) and the remaining are electives.  All 5 courses must be registered as electives.
 
Students are required to achieve a "C" grade or better in HS1001 Person and Society to continue in the Sociology Minor. Students are also required to maintain a GPA of "C for their Sociology subjects to graduate with a Minor in Sociology.

 

Required subject

HS1001 Person and Society (3 AUs)

 
Electives
 

HS1002 Singapore Society in Transition (3 AUs)
HS1003 Social Problems in a Global Context (3 AUs)

 
HS1001 is a pre-requisite for the following 2000-level electives:

(Students from intake 2010 and before will take the courses at 200-level at 4 AUs each)

(Students from intake 2011 and after will take the courses at 2000-level at 3 AUs each)
 

HS2001 Classical Social Theory
HS2003 Economy and Society
HS2004 Culture, Self and Identity
HS2005 Organisations and Organisational Change
HS2007 Understanding Globalisation
HS2008 Social Class and Inequality
HS2009 Sociology of the Life Course
HS2011 Ethnicity and Ethnic Relations
HS2012 Sociology of Language
HS2014 The Changing Family
HS2015 Education and Society
HS2018 Media and Society
HS2019 Science, Technology and Society
HS2022 Population & Society
HS2023 Environmental Sociology
HS2026 Deviance and Society
HS2028 Graying Society: Issues and Challenges

 
For the following 3000-level electives, the pre-requisites are any two 2000-level Sociology core courses (HS2001, HS2003, HS2004 and HS2005) unless a waiver is permitted by the Division.

(Students from intake 2010 and before will take the courses at 300-level at 4 AUs each)

(Students from intake 2011 and after will take the courses at 3000-level at 3 AUs each)
 
For HS3001 and HS3002, however, note the more specific pre-requisites
 
HS3001 Contemporary Social Theory
(Pre-requisite: HS2001 and any one of the other 200/2000-level core courses)
 
HS3002 Understanding Social Statistics
(Pre-requisite: HS1004 and any one of the other 200/2000-level core courses)
 

HS3004 Cities and Urban Life
HS3007 Religion and Society
HS3011 Power, Politics and the State
HS3014 Health, Medicine and Society
HS3015 Development and Social Change
HS3016 Societies in Comparative Perspective
HS3017 Sociology of Tourism
HS3018 Sociology of Gender
HS3019 Sexuality and Society
HS3050 Society and Culture in Southeast Asia
HS3051 Contemporary Chinese Societies
HS3052 Comparative Asian Societies
HS3054 Social Psychology​