University of Alberta

Sociology

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School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Sociology
Description:Sociology is the study of the social forces that shape various identities, relations, and practices, such as race, inequality, health, education, family, class, and culture. Our program offers courses on interrelated facets of social life, including gender and sexuality, race and racism, deviance and conformity, justice, religion, and natural and built environments. You will have the opportunity to learn from leading scholars who use real world examples, hands-on projects, and their own ongoing research to enliven and extend the classroom.

Are you interested in working closely with faculty mentors in labs and community settings on real-life challenges? Do you want to gain research experience for graduate studies, refine your writing for a professional career, or interact with peers who have similar academic interests and passions? Then the Sociology Honors program is right for you!

URL:Sociology at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Careers:SociologistsSocial Service PlannersSocial Policy Researchers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
    This program does not allow admission directly from high school. Preprofessional Study Time: 1 year. Minimum of 24 units of transferable course weight required. Consult the U of A Calendar for fields of study and appropriate first-year course selection. For consideration, you need a minimum Admission Grade Point Average (GPA) of 3.0 with an average of 3.3 or better in your Honors subject courses; Competitive AGPA varies by field of study from 3.0-3.3.

    * 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, 2018

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