Sociology

Your first year you will study basic sociology concepts and theories in our introductory course, a requirement for going into further sociology studies.

A minimum of three sociology courses is required before the end of your second year to apply to complete an honours degree, major or double major in sociology. Upper level studies in sociology can involve topics like criminology, cultural studies, third world development, communications and gender relations.

Sociology at work

A sociology degree gives you the skills to analyze relationships, like those between people and governments, corporations and communities. Your sociology degree could lead to work as a:

  • case worker
  • human resources professional
  • childcare worker
  • parole officer
  • consumer relations worker
  • social worker
  • corrections officer
  • youth outreach worker