Students pursuing a bachelor of arts with a major in sociology will normally take the following courses in their first year:

English 1090
(critical reading and writing (CRW) course)
CRW course
first required language study (LS) course1 second required LS course1
Sociology 1000  Sociology 2000-level course
Sociology 2040 (starting in winter 2024)
minor program course  minor program course 
(breadth of knowledge course encouraged) 
(breadth of knowledge course encouraged) 
  1. Both LS courses must be in the same language. If your first language is not English and you do not meet the standards for entry into regular first-year English courses you may use English 1020 and 1021 to fulfill this requirement. Such students are permitted to complete up to an additional six credit hours in English CRW courses at the 1000 level in order to fulfill the CRW requirement.

Contact information

For assistance with course selection, contact the Academic Advising Centre.

For additional program information, visit the Department of Sociology or contact the undergraduate program director.