Program Information

School: MacEwan University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Science
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Sociology
Description: By investigating social inequality, patterns of behaviour, forces for social change and resistance, and how social systems work, sociologists shed light on a broad scope of social phenomena – family life, street and corporate crime, media influence, employment and unemployment, youth subcultures, peace and war, criminal justice system reforms, multiculturalism, and globalization, just to name a few.

As a liberal arts discipline, sociology provides students with a breadth of knowledge, abilities, and skills—a ‘tool kit’ that can be used in a considerable range of careers, as well as in other roles in life. Graduates develop an understanding of how people’s experiences vary by race, class, gender, age, and other ascribed statuses; an understanding of the impact social institutions have on individuals; the ability to develop evidence-based arguments and write reports understandable to non-sociologists; the ability to use statistics software; and the ability to evaluate different research methods.

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


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants must have a minimum overall average of 65 percent, with no course grade lower than 50 percent, in the following high school courses: ELA 30-1, and four subjects from Group A, B, C or D courses. Applicants are strongly encouraged to present a broad range of subjects in order to benefit from the breadth of learning and to increase flexibility of future program and course choices. Please visit the website for more information.