Major

Students can declare a Major in Sociology upon obtaining third year standing or completion of 60 credits. You can declare your specialization through the Student Service Centre.

Important Update as of September 2016

SOCI 100, 101, and 102 have replaced SOCI 100C, 100A, and 100B, respectively.

SOCI 370, 371, and 372 have replaced SOCI 350C, 350A and 350B, respectively.

Recommended Sequence of Courses

  • SOCI 100 or SOCI 101 & SOCI 102 Introduction to Sociology (6 credits)

  • SOCI 217 Research Methods(3 credits)
  • 200-level Sociology Elective (3 credits)
  • SOCI 310 Canadian Society (3 credits)
  • 300-level Upper-Level Sociology Elective (3 credits)

  • SOCI 370 or SOCI 371 Classical Sociological Theory (3 credits)
  • SOCI 370 or SOCI 372, SOCI 414, SOCI 415, SOCI 416, SOCI 469 Contemporary Sociological Theory (3 credits)
  • SOCI 328 Social Statistics I (3 credits)
  • SOCI 380, SOCI 381, SOCI 382 or SOCI 383 Advanced Research Methods (3 credits)
  • 300- or 400-level Upper-Level Sociology Electives (6 - 9 credits)

  • 300- or 400-level Upper-Level Sociology Electives (6 - 9 credits)

During their final year, many students focus on improving their statistical skills by taking our advanced Social Statistics course, or participating in other advanced training in research methods. Ideally students will take advantage of at least one of our advanced opportunities in Sociology.

Note: Please see the undergraduate advisor to clarify your program requirements, especially if one of the following pertains to you:

  1. You have sociology transfer credits, or
  2. You have completed an introductory statistics course other than SOCI 328.