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  • Study societies, their institutions, social change, social relations and forces shaping human life
  • Analyze crucial social, cultural and demographic issues in Canada and around the world
  • Investigate the social bases of power, groups, inequality, status, sexuality, culture, values, diversity, work, and community
  • Learn about institutions such as family, law, social movements, culture, business and governments
  • Develop critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Innovative curriculum in research, organizational, and communication skills development, including data analysis
  • Gain employment-relevant experience
  • Study with approachable, world-class professors in a student-centred, welcoming and cosmopolitan environment

Course Descriptions - Sociology


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Arts (Honours or General) in Sociology
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U required.
  • Students may choose to double major in any BA Honours program.


Career Tracks: 
  • Government (research, policy development); military
  • Business (research and analysis, human resources, project management)
  • Law (with additional studies)
  • Immigration and community integration
  • Social research agencies (public, private and community sectors)
  • Social service and community agencies
  • Advanced social research (with additional studies)