Sociology

Undergraduate Programs

Considering a major or minor in sociology or criminology? Just looking to take a sociology or criminology course for interest? Find out more here about the courses and programs we offer, and the sorts of things you can discover with a sociology degree.

Sociology...

in the broadest sense, is the study of society. Its primary goal is to stimulate thinking about society, applying imagination and critical analysis to the many facets of social life.

Criminology...

focuses on causes of criminal behaviour, labeling of behaviours as criminal, changing definitions of deviance, crime, and 'normality", the ways we count and measure crime, and social responses to it, including the operation of the institutions that make up the criminal justice system.