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Honours Program

Students may register for the Honours Program in Sociology at the beginning of their SECOND year (U2). To apply, fill out the Undergraduate Honours Form [.docx] and take it to the departmental honours advisor for review.

To remain in the Honours Program and receive an Honours degree, students must maintain a minimum cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 3.00, as well as a program GPA of 3.40. For more information, please click here and see Section 10.51.7 "Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Honours Sociology." More information is also available in our Guide to Sociology Honours Programs.

A Minor Concentration outside Sociology must be taken.

Required courses (21 credits)

  • SOCI 210 (3) Sociological Perspectives
  • SOCI 211 (3) Sociological Inquiry
  • SOCI 330 (3) Classical Sociological Theory
  • SOCI 350 (3) Statistics in Social Research
  • SOCI 461 (3) Quantitative Data Analysis
  • SOCI 477 (3) Qualitative Methods in sociology
  • SOCI 480 (3) Honours Project

Complementary Courses (30 credits*)

*At least 9 of these credits must be at the 400 level or higher, and no more than 9 of these credits may be at the 200 level.

Independent Reading and Research Course/ Internship Course/Honours Project/ or Current Problems in Sociology

Students interested in completing an Undergraduate Independent Reading and Research Course/ Internship Course/Honours Project/ or Current Problems in Sociology fill out the Undergraduate independent Reading and Research Courses/ Internship Courses/ Honours Project/ Current Problems in Sociology Form [.pdf] and take it to the professor who will supervise your project.