Honours Specialization

Honours Specialization in Sociology

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 70% average in the 60 credits presented for the Honours Specialization in Sociology.

Students must complete 120 credits including 60 credits in the Honours Specialization as follows:
SOCI 1016 Introduction to Sociology 3 cr.
SOCI 2016 Classical Sociological Theory 3 cr.
SOCI 2017 Contemporary Sociological Theory 3 cr.
SOCI 2126 Introduction to Sociological Research Methods  3 cr.
SOCI 2127 Quantitative Research Methods  3 cr.
SOCI 3226 Survey Research 3 cr.
SOCI 4016 Social Processes and Social Structure 3 cr.
SOCI 4127 Advanced Social Data Analysis  3 cr.
In addition, students must complete:  
SOCI Upper level   33 cr.
SOCI 4000 level   3 cr.

Breadth Requirements and Electives:

ACAD 1601   3 cr.
Humanities   3 cr.
Science   6 cr.
Electives   48 cr.

Anthropology Stream

Students pursuing a Sociology program have the option of completing an Anthropology stream. In addition to the required courses for an Honours Specialization, Specialization, or Major in Sociology, students must complete 18 credits for the Anthropology Stream as outlined below:

ANTH 1006 Introduction to Anthropology 3 cr.
ANTH 2006 Ethnographic Imagination 3 cr.
ANTH 3407 Contested Concepts: Power & Perspective 3 cr.
Nine credits in Anthropology or cross-listed courses with Anthropology


A maximum of 6 credits of cross-listed courses may count toward an Honours Specialization in Sociology.

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