Sociology - Undergraduate Program - University of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario, Canada
 

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Society today is complicated. You’ll learn how to unravel its most urgent issues in this program that is focused on research, analysis and communication — skills relevant to a wide range of fields. You can tailor your degree by picking courses that match your interests. The department is small, ensuring you’ll get lots of personal attention.


Sample Courses: Foundations of Social Life; Social Dilemmas; Sociology of Families; Perspectives on Culture; Crimes of the State: Genocide, War Crimes and Ethnic Cleansing; Social Movements


Career Tracks: Immigration officer, human resources manager, community relations worker, mediator, case worker

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
Minimum Average: 70%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 80%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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Explore crime and criminal actions within the context of broader sociological trends. Customize your degree by selecting courses that match your interests. You’ll love our small class sizes and the personal attention you’ll get from our faculty.


Sample Courses: Sociology of Families, Foundations of Social Life, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Victimology, Youth in Conflict with the Law, Policing and Security


Career Tracks: Community relations worker, mediator, immigration officer, probation officer, case worker

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
Minimum Average: 70%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 80%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies
  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General 3-year program
  • H Honours 4-year program
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available
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Alaina Jraige

"Engaging in various campus club activities relating to my major was the greatest asset towards improving my resumé. From being able to network with United Nations leaders from all over the world, as well as becoming a well-rounded candidate for job applications, I can confidently say that getting involved with University of Windsor campus clubs could be every students’ peak of their educational career."

Alaina Jraige
BA (Honours) in Sociology

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What Will I Learn?

  • Understanding human behaviour, communication, and interaction from a social perspective
  • Appreciating contemporary social, community and ethical issues and related public policy
  • Understanding and applying behavioural components of sociological theory

  • Understanding the ways in which various social, cultural, and community groups interrelate
  • Conducting, explaining, and interpreting sociological research and applying the findings
  • Appreciating the respective roles of various governmental, community, and social institutions


56

Number of Graduates (2020)


94%

EMPLOYMENT RATE OF GRADUATES*

*2 years following degree completion (OUGS Social Sciences, 2019)

Explore your opportunities

  • Border services
  • Business advisor
  • Case worker
  • Child and youth worker
  • Community relations worker
  • Consultant
  • Court monitor
  • Demographer
  • Development analyst
  • Educational assistant
  • Human resources manager
  • Immigration officer
  • Journalist
  • Law enforcement officer
  • Lawyer
  • Legal consultant
  • Mediator
  • Paralegal
  • Policy analyst
  • Probation officer
  • Professor
  • Project manager
  • Public relations
  • Research co-ordinator
  • Social worker
  • Support worker
  • Teacher
  • Youth worker
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