Sep 21, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022

Honors in Sociology [Arts]


ADDENDA [Mar. 25, 2021] - Requirements for Honors in Sociology were revised. Information and requirements for Combined Honors in Sociology were added.  See Addenda and Errata  for more information.
ERRATA [Apr. 21, 2021] - In the Combined Honors in Sociology, a link to INT D 250 was corrected to INT D 520.

Honors in Sociology


General Information


Students planning to apply for admission to the Honors program should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements.

Program Requirements


General program requirements are listed in Bachelor of Arts (Honors) .

Honors in Sociology requires a minimum of ★48 to a maximum of ★60 in Sociology including ★9 at the 300- or 400-level and ★6 at the 400-level.

Promotion Requirements


Promotion from year to year requires a GPA of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all Sociology courses in the Fall/Winter.

Graduation Requirements


Graduation with Honors in Sociology requires a graduation average of at least 3.0 with an average of at least 3.3 in all Sociology courses. Graduation with First Class Honors requires an average of at least 3.7 in all senior Sociology courses and 3.5 or better on all courses in the final year (last ★30 completed).

Combined Honors in Sociology


General Information


Students may pursue a Combined Honors program in Sociology and another discipline.

Students planning to apply for admission should consult BA Honors  for admission requirements for both disciplines.

Program Requirements


A Combined Honors program in Sociology and another discipline requires a minimum of ★42 in Sociology with ★9 at the 300- or 400-level and ★6 at the 400-level and a minimum of ★36 in the other field.

Notes


  • R SOC 355  and R SOC 450  have been approved for cross-listing as applicable to a major or minor in Sociology (see Major in Sociology [Arts]  and Minor in Sociology [Arts] ).
  • Where an Honors Essay is required in both disciplines and with the permission of the Honors Advisors in both areas, students may write a combined honors essay (INT D 520 ) that is supervised jointly by faculty from  both departments and whose subject integrates both disciplines. In this case, an additional ★3 in a 400-level SOC course will be required.

Promotion and Graduation Requirements


In a combined Honors program, students must meet the promotion and graduation standards of each discipline. The requirements for Sociology are outlined above in BA Honors Major Requirements.