Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree(s): Bachelor of Arts
Campus: Fredericton

Sociology is the study of society. Do you find yourself wondering about how social movements and norms develop? Are you interested in topics like crime, aging, sexuality, human rights, health, or the environment? Sociology will answer your questions and give you a new lens for seeing the world around you.

Why Sociology at UNB?

At UNB, we prepare our graduates for national and international careers in Sociology. Our faculty and related courses comprise a range of perspectives on historical and developing thoughts pertaining to social, political, human, and environmental issues.

Hands-on learning:

  • Nels Anderson Undergraduate Society –a student-led organization that gathers donations for a number of different community agencies.
  • Our Faculty members are also researchers who are actively involved in the community
  • Our Department supports and promotes international exchanges.

Skills you will acquire:

  • Critical thinking
  • Effective Communication
  • Research Efficiency
  • A comprehensive knowledge of team dynamics

For more information, see the Department of Sociology.

Admission Requirements

For admission requirements, select "Arts" in our admission requirements tool.

Sample Courses

  • SOCI 4263: Sociology of Body
  • SOCI 2534: Technology and Social Change
  • SOCI 2603: Sociology of Deviance
  • SOCI 1593: Hooked on Religion
  • SOCI 3553: Sociology and the Environment


  • Advertising and market research
  • Social work and advocacy
  • Employee relations
  • Civil service positions
  • Data and system analysis
  • Policy analysts