University of Guelph

Sociology

Program Information

School:University of Guelph
Faculty:Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Sociology
Description:Gain an understanding of basic social processes such as socialization, social exchange, deviance and conformity. You will also investigate issues such as social change, social justice and basic social institutions such as the economy, the family, religion and education. Sociology is one of the most popular majors in the Bachelor of Arts program and gives you the option to participate in and benefit from a range of interdisciplinary programs. Course offerings include Social Deviance and Homicide, Social Change in Latin America, and Identities and Cultural Diversity. With this solid background, you will be prepared for a wide variety of careers in areas of the public sector, government, research or graduate work.

URL:Sociology at University of Guelph
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for Year 1( 2 semesters) of the program and does not include compulsory fees.
Careers:3

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), with ENG4U, and 5 additional 4U or 4M courses. To view admission requirements for students residing in provinces outside of Ontario, please visit: https://admission.uoguelph.ca/admissionreqs.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 89] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

You will be required to present evidence of English Proficiency if: your primary or first language is not English, and you have had less than four years of full-time secondary school or post-secondary study, demonstrating satisfactory academic progress, in an English-language school system. If you are required to provide evidence of English proficiency, you must meet one of the following four proficiency requirements: IELTS with a minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6; TOEFL - Internet-based with a minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21; MELAB with a minimum overall score of 85 and a minimum composition score of 83 (in addition, you must present a minimum score on the oral test of three (3)); CAEL with a minimum overall band score of 70; successful completion of the University of Guelph, Open Learning Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program (Levels 9 and 10); or PTE with a minimum score of 60 and no score less than 60 for any individual component. Francophone Canadian citizens educated in Canada will not be required to meet the English Language Proficiency Requirement. You will also be considered as having met the English Proficiency requirement if you completed the International Baccalaureate diploma where English was the language of instruction.

* 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 September 07, 2016

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