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Undergraduate Calendar 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Calendar 2023-2024 [-ARCHIVED CALENDAR-]

Honours Sociology (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 . 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. Students interested in graduate studies in sociology are advised to consider Honours Sociology (Specialist Option) (B.A.) .
  2. Students must normally complete SOCIOL 2KK3 , 2LL3  and 2Z03  before entering Level III courses.
  3. Students must normally complete SOCIOL 3FF3  before entering Level IV courses.
  4. Students may take an additional 6 units of Level IV Sociology as electives.
  5. Students may take a maximum of 3 units of Level IV independent research (SOCIOL 4M03  or 4N03 ).
  6. 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)

3 units


  • Level IV Sociology lecture course list
    (See Notes 3, 4, and 5 above.)

6 units


  • Level IV Sociology seminar or directed research course lists
    (See Notes 3, 4, and 6 above.)

3 units

  • Level IV Sociology seminar
    (See Notes 3 and 4 above.)

18 units

  • Levels II or III Sociology of which a maximum of 12 units may be Level II.

48 units

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

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