Department of Sociology
|General Office:||Tilley Hall, Room 20|
|Mailing Address:||Department of Sociology,
University of New Brunswick,
P.O. Box 4400, Fredericton, N.B.,
Canada, E3B 5A3
|Chair:||Dr. Lucia Tramonte|
- Ballucci, Dale, BA (Guelph), MA (Wind), PhD (Alta), Adjunct - 2011
- Bowden, Gary, BA (W. Wash), MA, PhD (Calg), Assoc Prof - 1990
- Crouse, Dan, BES (Waterloo), MES (Waterloo), PhD (McGill), RA - 2015
- Dafnos, Tia, BA (U of T), MA, PhD (York), Asst Prof - 2015
- Gill, Carmen, BA, MA, PhD (Qc), Prof - 2004
- Haan, Michael, BA (Dordt), MA (Wind), PhD (Tor), Adjunct -2010
- Hardy, Nick, BA, MA (Essex), PhD (Qu), Asst Prof - 2013
- Harrison, Deborah, BA (Qu), MA, PhD (York), Adjunct Prof - 1995
- Hofmann, David, BA (Western), MSc (U de Montreal), PhD (Waterloo), Asst Prof - 2016
- Holtmann, Cathy, BA (Winnipeg), MDiv (St Michael's), MA (UNB), PhD (UNB), Assoc Prof & Dir MMF Ctr for Family Violence Research - 2015
- Low, Jacqueline, BA, MA (Conc.), PhD (McM), Prof - 2001
- Miedema, Baukje, BA, MA, PhD (UNB), Adjunct - 2011
- Nason-Clark, Nancy, BSc (Houghton Col. NY), MA (Wat), PhD (Lond), Prof - 1984
- Neilson, Linda, BA, LL.B (UNB), PhD (Lond), Prof - 1993
- O’Donnell, Susan, BA (Ott), MA (Cardiff), Adjunct - 2004
- Peters, Paul, BA, MA (Waterloo), PhD (Texas), Asst Prof & CRC - 2014
- Reddick, Andy, BA (Qu, Car), MA, PhD (Carl), Adjunct - 2012
- Rehorick, David A., BA, MA, PhD (Alta), Prof Emeritus - 1974
- Thériault, Luc, BA (Qc), M.Sc (Montr), PhD (Tor), Prof - 2005
- Tramonte, Lucia, BA, MA, PhD(UNIMI), Assoc Prof - 2009
- van den Hoonaard, Will C., BA (UNB), MA (Mem), PhD (Manc), Prof Emeritus - 1979
First-year students in the Faculty of Arts interested in Sociology will normally take any 6 ch of Level 1 Sociology courses. First- and Second-year students enrolled in other Faculties and/or planning to transfer to another university will normally take SOCI 1503 -but may, with approval of their Faculty, substitute for SOCI 1503 another Level 1 Sociology course and/or take an additional 3 ch of Level 1 courses.
After completion of 60 ch of their program, students may not enrol in Level 1 Sociology courses but may enroll in Level 3 or 4 Sociology courses without having taken Level 1 Sociology courses. After completion of 30 credit hours of their program, students may enrol in Level 2 courses without having taken Level 1 Sociology courses. Students must satisfy the prerequisites (if any) of advanced-level Sociology courses.
Minimum Academic Standards
A grade of C or better must be attained in each of the courses taken to meet the minimum requirements of any of the programs listed below.
Upper Level Courses
Teaching methods and approaches are not tied to level but will vary from year to year depending on class size and the preference of the instructor for lecture, seminar, or other formats.
The Minor in Sociology consists of 24 ch in Sociology, approved by the Director of Undergraduate Studies. 12 ch must be advanced-level courses.
Majors and Honours
Students intending to Major or Honour in Sociology should complete at least 12 ch of Sociology courses prior to entering their third year.
- Single Majors must complete a minimum of 39 ch of Sociology, of which 24 ch must be advanced-level courses. Double Majors must complete a minimum of 30 ch of Sociology of which 15 ch must be advanced-level courses. Permission may be obtained to count an advanced-level course in a related subject as one of the Sociology options. Both Single and Double Majors must have their program approved by Sociology’s Director of Undergraduate Studies.
- The following courses are compulsory for Single and Double Majors: 6 ch of Level 1 Sociology courses, SOCI 3004, SOCI 3014, and SOCI 3103 .
- A minimum of 48 ch in Sociology is required for Single Honours. At least 36 ch must be advanced-level Sociology courses of which at least 6 ch must consist of Level 4 Sociology courses. A minimum of 42 ch of Sociology is required for Joint Honours. At least 30 ch must be advanced-level courses of which 3 ch must consist of Level 4 Sociology courses. Students seeking admission to a Single or a Joint Honours program are directed to the General Regulations of the Arts Degree, BA (Honours), and must make written application to the Director of Undergraduate Studies. Both Single Honours and Joint Honours must have their program approved by Sociology's Director of Undergraduate Studies.
- Compulsory courses for both Single and Joint Honours are 6 ch of Level 1 Sociology courses, SOCI 3004, SOCI 3014, SOCI 3100, SOCI 3123, SOCI 5000, and SOCI 5200 . For Single Honours 6 ch of Level 4 Sociology courses and for Joint Honours 3 ch of Level 4 Sociology courses are required. SOCI 3004, SOCI 3014, and SOCI 3100, are prerequisites for Level 5 courses.
- An Honours essay is required in the final year. The essay will be completed as SOCI 5200.