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Honours in Sociology

The Honours Programme is designed to provide students with an opportunity to engage in independent sociological research under supervision. Completion of the Honours Programme is the normal preparation for graduate school. Normally, students must have
a grade point average of B in sociology courses to enter the Honours Programme. Application for admission to the Honours Programme in sociology should be directed to the Chair of Sociology. Students honouring in Sociology require a total of 48 credit hours
in sociology, including the following required courses:

SOCI 1006 Introduction to Sociology
SOCI 2013 Research Methods
SOCI 2023 Statistics
SOCI 3013 Classical Sociological Theory
SOCI 3023 Modern Sociological Theory
SOCI 4006 Honours Thesis
SOCI 4023 Honours Workshop
SOCI 4033 Advanced Sociological Theory

To earn an Honours degree, a student must obtain a minimum 3.0 grade point average on 48 credit hours of sociology courses including the required courses, and a minimum B grade on the Honours Thesis
(SOCI 4006).
Students planning to attend graduate school should enrol in the Honours Programme.