Co-operative Education Option is available. See the Co-operative Education section of this Calendar for details.

Graduation Requirements

In addition to the requirements listed below, students must satisfy:

  1. the University regulations (see the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar),
  2. the common regulations applying to all B.A. students including those relating to First Year Seminars and Breadth requirements (see the Academic Regulations for the Bachelor of Arts Degree).

First Year Courses

Students may receive credit for  SOCI 1001 and SOCI 1002, or SOCI 1003.  Only one of these credits will be included in the Major CGPA, the other will count against the total number of credits in sociology and/or anthropology.

Program Requirements

Bachelor of Arts

Sociology
B.A. Honours (20.0 credits)

A. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (9.0 credits)
1.  1.0 credit from: 1.0
SOCI 1001 [0.5]
& SOCI 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology I
Introduction to Sociology II
SOCI 1003 [1.0]
Introduction to Sociological Perspectives
2.  0.5 credit in: 0.5
SOCI 2000 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociological Inquiry
3.  0.5 credit from: 0.5
SOCI 2001 [0.5]
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
SOCI 3000 [0.5]
Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods
4.  0.5 credit from: 0.5
SOCI 3002 [0.5]
Quantitative Methods: Research Design and Data Analysis
SOCI 3004 [0.5]
Qualitative Research: Approaches and Strategies
5.  2.0 credits in: 2.0
SOCI 2005 [1.0]
Classical Sociological Theory
SOCI 3005 [1.0]
Contemporary Sociological Theory
6.  2.0 credits in SOCI and/or ANTH at the 4000 level 2.0
7.  2.5 credits in SOCI and/or ANTH at the 2000 level or above 2.5
B. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (11.0 credits)
8.  0.5 credit in: 0.5
ANTH 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Anthropology
9.  8.0 credits not in SOCI or ANTH 8.0
10.  2.5 credits in free electives 2.5
Total Credits 20.0

Note:  for Item 4 above, registration in SOCI 4900 [1.0] Honours Thesis requires fourth year standing and a CGPA of 10.0 or higher.

Sociology
B.A. Combined Honours (20.0 credits)

A. Credits Included in the Sociology Major CGPA (7.0 credits)
1.  1.0 credit from: 1.0
SOCI 1001 [0.5]
& SOCI 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology I
Introduction to Sociology II
SOCI 1003 [1.0]
Introduction to Sociological Perspectives
2.  0.5 credit in: 0.5
SOCI 2000 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociological Inquiry
3.  0.5 credit from: 0.5
SOCI 2001 [0.5]
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
SOCI 3000 [0.5]
Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods
4.  0.5 credit from: 0.5
SOCI 3002 [0.5]
Quantitative Methods: Research Design and Data Analysis
SOCI 3004 [0.5]
Qualitative Research: Approaches and Strategies
5.  1.0 credit in: 1.0
SOCI 2005 [1.0]
Classical Sociological Theory
6.  2.0 credits in SOCI and/or ANTH at the 4000 level 2.0
7 1.5 credit in SOCI and/or ANTH at the 2000-level or above 1.5
B. Additional Requirements (13.0 credits): 13.0
8. The requirements for the other discipline must be satisfied
9. Sufficient credits in free electives to make 20.0 credits for the degree
Total Credits 20.0

Sociology
B.A. General (15.0 credits)

A. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (6.0 credits)
1.  1.0 credit from: 1.0
SOCI 1001 [0.5]
& SOCI 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology I
Introduction to Sociology II
SOCI 1003 [1.0]
Introduction to Sociological Perspectives
2.  0.5 credit in: 0.5
SOCI 2000 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociological Inquiry
3.  0.5 credit from: 0.5
SOCI 2001 [0.5]
Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods
SOCI 3000 [0.5]
Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods
4.  1.0 credit in: 1.0
SOCI 2005 [1.0]
Classical Sociological Theory
5.  1.5 credits in SOCI at the 3000-level or above 1.5
6.  1.5 credits in SOCI at the 2000-level or above 1.5
B. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (9.0 credits)
7.  0.5 credit in: 0.5
ANTH 1001 [0.5]
Introduction to Anthropology
8.  6.0 credits not in SOCI or ANTH 6.0
9.  2.5 credits in free electives 2.5
Total Credits 15.0

Minor

Minor in Sociology (4.0 credits)

Open to all undergraduate degree students in programs other than Sociology. Students in any Anthropology major should select courses carefully if they wish to use courses from the major in their minor Sociology. Such students should always consult the department.

Requirements
1.  1.0 credit from: 1.0
SOCI 1001 [0.5]
& SOCI 1002 [0.5]
Introduction to Sociology I
and Introduction to Sociology II
SOCI 1003 [1.0]
Introduction to Sociological Perspectives
2.  1.0 credit in: 1.0
Methods: SOCI 2000 plus one of SOCI 2001 or SOCI 3000
or
Theory: SOCI 2005
3.  2.0 credits in SOCI at the 2000-level or above 2.0
4. The remaining requirements of the major discipline(s) and degree must be satisfied.
Total Credits 4.0

Mention : Français (4.0 credits)

Students who wish to quality for the Mention : Français notation in Sociology-Anthropology may do so by including the following pattern of courses in their degree program:

1.  1.0 credit in the advanced study of the French language: 1.0
FREN 1100 [1.0]
Intermediate French
2.  1.0 credit in French-Canadian culture and heritage 1.0
3.  1.0 credit at the 2000- or 3000-level in Sociology and/or Anthropology taught in French at Carleton or at another university, and approved by the B.A. General or B.A. Honours program coordinators. 1.0
4. In addition, for B.A. Honours Sociology or Anthropology, 1.0 credit at the 4000-level in Sociology or Anthropology taught in French at Carleton or at another university, as approved by the respective B.A. Honours program coordinator.

Courses

Not all courses listed in the Undergraduate Calendar are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

*Please note that some Instructors post only a summary of their course outline.  If you would like to see the entire outline please contact the Instructor directly.

Sociology Undergraduate Courses

Undergraduate Course Calendar