Bachelor of Arts - Sociology Major

A major in Sociology requires:

  • SOC 100 - Introductory Sociology
  • SOC 210 - Introduction to Social Statistics
  • SOC 212 - Classical Social Theory
  • SOC 315 - Introduction to Social Methodology
  • SOC 335 - Themes in Contemporary Social Theory
  • ★6 in SOC at the 300- or 400-level
  • ★6 in SOC at the 400-level

Two of:

  • SOC 241 - Social Psychology
  • SOC 251 - Population and Society
  • SOC 260 - Inequality and Social Stratification
  • SOC 269 - Introductory Sociology of Globalization

Note: Theory and statistics/methodology coursework should be completed as soon as possible.

Declaring or Changing your major for current BA students: If you are currently in the Bachelor of Arts (BA) program, and would like to officially declare or change your major to Sociology, submit an on-line Google Form titled Declaration or Change of Major/Minor.  The Arts Undergraduate Student Services office will process your request.  Please allow 10 business days for your record to be updated. 

It is recommended that Sociology majors:

  • Register in SOC 100 in the first year
  • Check ahead to see what 200-, 300-, and 400-level courses most interest you to build in appropriate prerequisite courses into your program.
  • Refer to your Academic Requirements report on Bear Tracks to track the progress of degree completion.