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Sociology (BA)


Laurier’s Sociology program emphasizes the concepts of equity and social justice. Our program is designed to help you gain a better understanding of the causes and consequences of social inequality and the struggles to overcome them. 

We offer a variety of courses and seminars in 2 areas of study:

  • Globalization, social change and human rights.
  • Gender, sexualities and embodiment.

The goal of Laurier’s Sociology program is to produce concerned and engaged students who have an increased awareness of contemporary social issues in both Canadian and global societies.

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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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