Program Information

School: MacEwan University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Science
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Sociology
Description: The Bachelor of Arts in Honours Sociology offers the challenge and satisfaction of advanced Sociological study. While open to all eligible students, those considering graduate study (MA or PhD) in particular, will benefit. The centerpiece of the program is a student designed and faculty advised research project (the honours thesis). Through this work, students gain skills in social science research methodology, expertise in the theoretical conceptualization of sociological problems, and a detailed knowledge of a particular sociological issue. In addition, students will have the opportunity to formally present their research findings at a sociologically based forum.

URL: Bachelor of Arts – Sociology at MacEwan University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

This cost estimate is for Year 1 (30 credits) of the program.

This estimate does not included mandatory program fees which may vary by term and year of study.

Careers: Sociologists,Social Service Planners,Social Policy Researchers

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:

    Many students apply to the honours program at the end of their second year (with applications being accepted in early to mid-April for Fall admission), however students can also apply for Winter admission in mid- to late December. Applicants are required to have: completed a minimum of 45 credits; completed at least six credits in sociology courses above the 100 level; completed at least 24 credits within the last 12 months; a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0; a GPA in senior sociology courses (above the 100 level) of at least 3.3; and declared sociology as their major in the Bachelor of Arts program. To remain in the honours program, you must maintain a course load of 30 credits over 12 months and maintain the GPA required at initial admission.