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The Department of Development Sociology offers two minors to all non-DSoc majors:

Development Sociology Minor

The Development Sociology Minor is designed to provide students an understanding of basic sociological concepts as well as to supplement the curriculum of their major subject.

View the Development Sociology Minor requirements

Globalization, Ethnicity and Development Minor

The Globalization, Ethnicity and Development Minor consists of a core of required DSOC courses complemented and supplemented by elective courses from various ethnic and area studies programs at Cornell.

The objectives of the minor are:

  • To expose students to key content, methodologies, and theories in the study of globalization, ethnicity and development.
  • To expose students to a variety of scholarly approaches and traditions within the social sciences.
  • To provide students with the necessary background to address ethnic group relations in their personal and professional lives, and prepare them for continued training in graduate and professional school.
  • To provide students with the sociological tools necessary to research processes of cultural and social change.

View the Globalization, Ethnicity and Development Minor requirements

Please note that Development Sociology majors are not eligible for these minors.