University of Saskatchewan

Sociology

Program Information

School:University of Saskatchewan
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Sociology
Description:Understand human behavior and why people interact the way they do. Participate in group discussions and debates on human nature and society. Listen to what researchers and professionals have to say about current issues such as crime and justice, illness and health care, immigration, education, culture and media. Give your opinion on a variety of topics such as youth culture, addictions, violence, inequality, racism, homelessness, power, resistance, and more.

Sociology is the study of human social life, focusing on developing an understanding of changes in social structure and human interaction on an individual, societal and global level. Students in Sociology learn to analyze social issues and think critically about the world around them.
URL:Sociology at University of Saskatchewan
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost per year amount is approximate.

Please visit: http://students.usask.ca/money/tuition.php#Tuitionandfees.
Careers:3

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management  or  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Students interested in entering an Honours program should consult advisors in the department concerned before registering for their second year. Not more than 60 credit units of the courses comprising the B.A program may be in any one subject, and of the 120 credit units required for the B.A. degree, at least 66 credit units must be at the senior level. Application for admission to Honours is not considered until successful completion of at least 60 credit units with a Cumulative Weighted Average of at least 70% overall and at least 70% in the subject of Honours. In some programs, higher averages may be imposed.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Residency Requirements in the Major: To receive a degree in Sociology, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan: SOC 111.3 and SOC 112.3; Minimum requirements in Major Requirement B6. To receive a degree in Sociology (Aboriginal Justice and Criminology (ABJAC)), students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan: SOC 111.3 and SOC 112.3 in Requirement B1; 6 credit units 100-level ENG in Requirement B2; Minimum requirements in Major Requirement B6. See more at http://www.usask.ca/programs/colleges-schools/arts-science/index.php#AcademicInformationampPolicies.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 17, 2016