The Department of Sociology offers a major in Sociology for the 40-course Bachelor of Arts (BA) or the Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc) degree programs. You can also opt for a General Major in the Social Sciences and select Sociology as one of your three streams. Alternatively, as a Sociology major, you can pursue a combined BA/BEd or BA/BMgt degree.

The Department also participates in the delivery of the Urban and Regional Studies and the Agricultural Studies Programs, focusing on the analysis of the physical, social, economic and political factors that shape our urban and rural communities.

For more information, see your Program Planning Guide or speak to an Academic Advisor.

Sociology classes cover a vast array of topics and issues, including subjects like:

  • Research Methodology
  • Social Statistics
  • Classical & Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Social Problems
  • Deviance, Conformity & Social Control
  • Religion, Youth, Aging, Gender, Families or Work
  • Digital Media
  • Mass Communications
  • Crime & Delinquency
  • Minority Group Relations
  • Political Sociology
  • Body & Society
  • Canadian Society
  • The Individual & Society
  • Medical Sociology
  • Rural Society
  • Women & Work
  • Historical Sociology

If you have any questions, contact our department's undergraduate advisor:

The Department of Sociology also participates in the delivery Urban and Regional Studies.