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Sociology and Women's Studies, Honours Bachelor of Arts
Sociology and Women's Studies, Honours Bachelor of Arts

Sociology and Women's Studies, Honours Bachelor of Arts

  • ID:LU010280
  • Level:4-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) or CAEL CE (Computer Edition) or CAEL Online, Minimum Score: 60

  • Cambridge Academic English (C1 Advanced or C2 Proficiency)

  • DuoLingo English Test, Minimum Score: 110

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Applicants must complete the Academic test, not the General test. , Minimum Score: 6.5 (no individual score less than 6.0)

  • Michigan English Test (MET):  Minimum Score: 85

  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic), Minimum Score: 58 (no component score less than 50)

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL):  Minimum Score for Internet Based Test (iBT): 80 (no component score less than 19)

  • Minimum Score for Computer Based Test (cBT): 213 (no component score less than 17)

  • Minimum Score for Paper Based Test (pBT) when Speaking is present: 550 (no component score less than 50)

Course Information

The study of Sociology emphasizes the social relationships between people, communities and cultures. By exploring fundamental sociological theories, contemporary thinkers, and a variety of research methods, you will have the opportunity to examine topics including:

  • Health and Aging

  • Marriage and the Family

  • Crime and Deviance

  • Media and Popular Culture

  • Science and Technology

  • Gender and Sexuality

  • Education

  • Northern Communities

  • Discrimination

  • Social Change 

Research and hands-on application is at the core of our programs. You will graduate with the necessary skills to facilitate quantitative and qualitative research and to think creatively and inquisitively in order to better understand social patterns, behaviours and issues. 

Our faculty is actively engaged in diverse areas of research such as Gerontology, Education, Health, Demography, Media, Work and Occupations, Social Psychology, and Northern Studies, providing you with well-rounded course options taught by some of the foremost leaders in the field.

It is our goal to enhance your knowledge of the society in which you live and to increase your ability to think independently and critically.  You will graduate with a strong understanding of social interaction, preparing you for success in virtually any profession.

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First Year:

  • (a) Sociology 1100

  • (b) Women's Studies 1100

  • (c) One FCE from Type A courses

  • (d) One FCE from Type B courses (or from Type A courses if Women's Studies 1100 is counted as Type B)

  • (e) One FCE elective

Second Year:

  • (a) Sociology 2111 and 2911

  • (b) One FCE  in Women’s Studies Core Courses at the second year level

  • (c) One FCE in Sociology

  • (d) One FCE in Women's Studies Group 1 courses

  • (e) One FCE elective

Third Year:

  • (a) Sociology 3312, 3311, 3410, 3411

  • (b) Women’s Studies 3030

  • (c) One and one-half FCEs in Women's Studies Core courses

  • (d) One FCE elective

Fourth Year:

  • (a) Sociology 4313

  • (b) Either Sociology 4411 or Sociology 4033

  • (c) Women's Studies 4010

  • (d) Sociology 4305: Honours Thesis Seminar

  • (e) One half-course in Sociology at the fourth year level

  • (f) One half-course in Women's Studies Core Courses at the fourth year level

  • (g) One FCE in Women's Studies from Group 1 courses at the third or fourth year level

  • (h) One half FCE in either Sociology at the third or fourth year level or in Women's Studies selected from either Group 1 or Group 2 courses at the third or fourth year level.

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Career Opportunity

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Future Careers

Community Affairs and Social Organizations

  • Child and Youth Work

  • Human Resources

  • Program Evaluation

  • Management

  • Counselling & Social Work


  • Child Development Worker

  • Education Policy Analyst

  • School Resource Officer

  • School Counsellor


  • Family Court Support Worker

  • Probation Officer

  • Social Programs Officer

  • Youth Court Worker

  • Police Officer

  • Aboriginal Liaison

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance: 580 per year

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