Sociology - Major (Arts)

Limited Enrolment: Space in the Major program in Sociology is limited. To be considered for enrolment, students must meet the following minimum criteria. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.

For students applying in 2022-2023 for program entry in the 2023-2024 Academic Year:

  1. Credits: A minimum of 4.0 credits.
  2. Prerequisite Course(s):Students must have a final mark of at least 67% in SOC100H5 OR a final mark of at least 70% in each of two 0.5 credit SOC courses at the 200 level or above.
  3. Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA): The Department of Sociology determines the minimum CGPA annually in relation to the number of applicants. It is never below 2.00.

For students applying in 2023-2024 (and beyond) for program entry in the 2024-2025 Academic Year (and beyond):

  1. Credits: A minimum of 4.0 credits.
  2. Prerequisite Course(s):Students must have a final mark of at least 67% in SOC100H5 OR a final mark of at least 70% in each of two 0.5 credit SOC courses at the 200 level or above.
  3. ISP100H5
  4. Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA): The Department of Sociology determines the minimum CGPA annually in relation to the number of applicants. It is never below 2.00.

7.0-7.5 credits are required.

First Year:

Higher Years:

  • SOC221H5 and SOC222H5 and SOC231H5
  • 1.0 credit of SOC at the 300 level
  • 1.0 credit of SOC at the 400 level
  • 1.0 credit of SOC at the 300/400 level
  • 2.0 credits of SOC

Students are not permitted to take any of the following courses elsewhere:

    1. SOC100H5
    2. SOC109H5
    3. SOC205H5
    4. SOC221H5
    5. SOC222H5
    6. SOC231H5
    7. SOC350H5
    8. SOC387H5
    9. SOC440Y5

If any of the above credits are completed outside of UTM, students will be required to complete the UTM version of the course and it will be designated as an EXT course. Special consideration may be given to new students assessed for transfer credit at UTM.

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