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Our Sociology programs (honours, major, minor, concentration) provide students with a foundation in social scientific research methods, sociological theory, and the core substantive subfields in the discipline. Students learn how to:
The Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a well-established, foundational degree and requires the requirements listed below alongside general graduation requirements.
For admission to the program, students must have completed Introductory Sociology (SOCI 1210) with a minimum grade of C.
The major in Sociology requires the completion of the following thirty-six (36) credit hours:
Students in a ninety (90) credit hour B.A. program with a concentration in Sociology are required to complete twenty-four (24) Sociology credit hours with a minimum grade point average of 2.00. Required courses include:
This is a selective program. Applicants for admission must:
The deadline for application is the first working day of April of the year before students wish to begin the honours program.
For honours in Sociology, students must complete sixty (60) credit hours as follows:
The honours thesis may be either a research-based or a service learning-based project.
To graduate with honours, students must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30 in SOCI courses as well as earn a grade of B+ (3.30) in Honours Thesis Writing (SOCI 4601).
The minor in Sociology requires twenty-four (24) credit hours in Sociology completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.00. Required courses include:
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