|School:||Saint Mary’s University|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts|
|Field of Study:||Sociology
|Description:||Sociology is the systematic study of social relations around class and economics, race, gender, sexuality; of human groups and social interaction and of social institutions such as the family, law, politics, multiculturalism, education, media, and religion. This dynamic and diverse major offers a wide range of relevant courses, while providing an excellent foundation for a large number of interesting career options. Sociology graduates are uniquely prepared to think critically and communicate effectively; characteristics that make them highly desirable.
Students in the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology program have the option of pursuing co-op opportunities, which requires one additional academic year of study – A total of 5 years in the Honours program and 4 years in the Major program.
|URL:||Sociology at Saint Mary’s University|
|Cost per year:*||
There is an additional fee for Co-operative Education ($489.70 per work term for Nova Scotia residents and $618.00 per work term for out-of-province Canadians).
|Careers:||Sociologists,Social Service Planners,Social Policy Researchers|
|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*||70 to 100|
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Students entering directly from high school are required to have completed five academic Grade 12 subjects, including English, with an average grade of 70% and no grade below 60%.
If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate that you have the English language skills necessary to be successful in Saint Mary’s University degree programs.