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Combined Honours in Sociology (Specialist Option) and Another Subject (B.A.)

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Completion of any Level I program with a Grade Point Average of at least 5.0, including a grade of at least C in SOCIOL 1Z03 . Satisfaction of admission requirements for the Honours program in the other B.A. subject. For continuation in the program, see the section on Minimum Requirements for Entering and Continuing in a Program Beyond Level I  in the Faculty of Social Sciences Academic Regulations.


  1. Subject to meeting admission requirements, students may combine two subjects and be graduated with a combined Honours B.A. degree. These combinations are available within the Faculty, with programs in the Faculty of Humanities, and with the Arts and Science Program.
  2. Students must normally complete SOCIOL 2KK3 , 2LL3  and 2Z03  before entering Level III courses.
  3. Students must normally complete 3 units of advanced theory, SOCIOL 3A03  or 3P03 , before entering Level IV courses.
  4. Students must normally complete SOCIOL 3FF3  and 3 units of advanced methods, SOCIOL 3O03  or 3W03 , before entering Level IV courses.
  5. Students must take a maximum of 9 units of Level IV Sociology.
  6. Students will be given priority enrolment in SOCIOL 3A03 , 3P03 , 3O03 , and 3W03  as well as Level IV seminar courses.
  7. Students taking 6 units of independent research or thesis in their other program may not take SOCIOL 4M03 , 4MM6 A/B S  or 4N03 .
  8. Students may take a maximum of 9 combined units of SOCIOL 3GG3  and 4GG3 , depending on the topic.
  9. Students should check both this Calendar and the Departmental website for prerequisites and course descriptions.


120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I

30 units


  • the Level I program completed prior to admission to the program
    (See Admission above)

6 units


  • Level IV Sociology seminar course list
    (See Notes 4 and 5 above.)

15 units

  • Levels II or III Sociology

36 units

  • Courses specified for the other subject

6 units

12 units

  • Electives, at least 6 units (above Level I) must be taken outside of Sociology

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