Specialization in Sociology

The Specialization in Sociology is a non-honours module for students who are interested in taking a lot of Sociology courses across the department’s 4 core areas (Power and Justice, Work and the Economy, Health and the Life Course, and Social Demography and Migration). Students in the Specialization module get hands-on experience applying their skills in methods, theory, writing, presenting, and policy in upper-year courses.

Admissions Requirements: Students must complete 1.0 courses at the 1000-level to enter the module (Sociology 1020, Sociology 1021E, Sociology 1025A/B, Sociology 1026F/G, Sociology 1027A/B,) with no mark below 60%. Students must request entery into the module during Intent to Register in March.

Module Requirements: The Specialization in Sociology consists of 9.0 credits in Sociology and is part of a 4-year Bachelor’s degree.

  • Sociology 2205A/B Statistics for Sociology (0.5 course)
  • Sociology 2206A/B Research Methods in Sociology (0.5 course)
  • One of the following theory courses (Sociology 2263A/B, Sociology 2240E, Sociology 2270A/B, or Sociology 2271A/B (0.5 course)
  • 4.5 courses in Sociology numbered 2000-3999
  • 2.0 courses in Sociology numbered 3000-4999
  • 1.0 courses in Sociology numbered 4000-4999

Specialization in Sociology 2022 (Checklist)

Note: Students who entered the module in 2021 or earlier may follow either the previous module requirements or the new 2022 module requirements. The 2022 module allows for more course enrollment flexibility.