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Sociology (BA)


Sociology at Laurier is characterized by strengths in the areas of equity and social justice.

The aim of this program is to help you gain a better understanding of contemporary social issues by providing you with the theoretical, methodological and writing skills to analyze and engage with these issues. This prepares you for careers, further graduate studies and post-degree programs in fields such as social work, education, criminal justice and law.

Program Highlights

  • A variety of courses give you a better understanding of contemporary social issues.
  • First-year courses provide you with training in critical thinking, writing and research skills.
  • You’ll be trained in a variety of research methods.
  • You’ll become an engaged citizen, both locally and globally.
  • Check out options to enhance your degree.

Sample Courses

  • Social Inequality
  • Sociology of Mental Illness
  • Sociology of Embodiment and Disability
  • Equity in Education


  • Admission range of mid-70s.
  • English at 60%.
  • More admission requirements are available in our admissions toolkit.

International Baccalaureate Requirements

  • HL or SL English.
  • IB Minimum Score: 28.


  • Human resource manager
  • Justice of the peace
  • Skills training officer
  • Financial development director
  • Fundraising coordinator
  • Social worker
  • Corporate development coordinator

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