Curriculum & Courses

Bachelor of Arts - Sociology Major

 

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Required Courses

  • SLGY 1101 - Introduction to Sociology
  • SLGY 2131 - Classical Sociological Theory
  • SLGY 2232 - Introduction to Sociological Research Methods
  • SLGY 3321 - Quantitative Methods
  • SLGY 3323 - Qualitative Research Methods
  • SLGY 3333 - Contemporary Social Theory


One of the following

  • SLGY 2233 - Sociology of Gender
  • SLGY 2265 - Social Stratification and Inequality
  • SLGY 2275 - Theories of "Race" and Ethnicity


Additional Courses

  • Two SLGY classes at the 2000 level 
  • Three SLGY classes at the 3000 level or higher
  • Two SLGY classes at the 4000 level
  • One additional SLGY class at the 2000 level or higher
  • One additional SLGY class at any level


Electives

  • 14 Elective courses

Students are eligible to choose any 3-credit university-level course to complete an elective requirement, including SLGY courses that are not already fulfilling a major requirement. Students should be aware that no more than 24 courses within one discipline will be counted towards their degree (e.g. no more than 24 courses with the course prefix SLGY).


General Education Requirements

Ten courses must be completed to meet the General Education requirements to graduate with a Bachelor of Arts - Sociology.

  1. Four courses will be taken at the foundational level: one from each of the thematic clusters. 
  2. Three courses will be taken at the second tier: no more than one from each of the thematic clusters. One of these courses must be from the Numeracy and Scientific Literacy cluster.
  3. Three courses must be taken at the third tier, selected from at least two of the thematic clusters.