The Bachelor of Arts Minor in Sociology program is a versatile and valuable accompaniment to a major or minor degree in the arts, sciences, business, technology, or health-related fields. Because sociology covers a wide range of subject areas, it complements and broadens students’ perspectives and understandings of subjects covered in many other disciplines. The BA Minor in Sociology program aims to familiarize students with sociological theories and research methods, expose them to some of the main sub-fields in sociology, and enable them to explore a variety of social issues and strategies for social change in local and global contexts. Students are offered opportunities for engaging in hands-on learning activities, primary research projects, experiential and community-based learning, and community service work.
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Department's website: kpu.ca/arts/sociology
Students pursuing a Minor in Sociology must be admitted to KPU for undergraduate studies.
Students pursuing this minor must declare their intention prior to graduation. A minor may only be declared as part of a bachelor’s degree.
Students must achieve a minimum grade of C in all required courses.
|1000 and 2000 Level
|Introduction to Society: Processes and Structures
|Canadian Society: Conflict and Consensus
|The Development of Sociological Thought
|Research Methods in Sociology
|Select 3 futher credits from a course in SOCI at the 2000 level
|3000 and 4000 Level
|Select 9 credits from courses in SOCI at the 3000 level or higher
|Select 6 additional credits from the following:
|Advanced Topics in Canadian Issues
|Advanced Topics in Global Studies
|Sociological Aspects of Community Service
|Global Community Service
Upon successful completion of the minor as part of a bachelor’s degree program, transcripts will indicate a Minor in Sociology.
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