Examine processes of social and cultural life in human societies past and present in the undergraduate programs at UBC Sociology.
Study topics such as inequality, gender and sexuality, race and ethnicity, law and criminal activity, immigration, families, and more.
Gain hands-on experience through various opportunities and assistantships, and by participating in our student association.
Make informed and thoughtful decisions about your academic path with the help of Arts Advising.
Introducing UBC Sociology’s incoming Department Head Catherine Corrigall-Brown
UBC Sociology is thrilled to welcome Dr. Catherine Corrigall-Brown as our new Department Head. She will begin her three-year term on July 1, becoming the first female head of our department.
Prof. Lindsey Richardson’s new course explores the sociological impacts of health and illness
Lindsay Richardson's SOCI 495F 201 Sociology and Health will provide a broad overview of the sociological understanding of health and illness, observing its interdisciplinary contributions and providing background on key issues and debates relevant in Canadian and international contexts.
UBC Sociology thanks Guy Stecklov for his service as Department Head
UBC Sociology thanks Guy Stecklov for his service as Department Head for the past five years. His leadership saw the department welcome many new faculty members, grow more diverse and inclusive, and rise on the international stage.