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Bachelor of Arts - Sociology

bachelor of arts sociology
Bachelor's Degree

- 2 years at RDC
- 2 years at most universities

Main Campus
The Program

For a general discussion of the B.A. program, click here.

Sociology is the study of the organization and process of human society. Courses are offered in social theory, social research methods, and areas of special interest which include the following: criminology, medical sociology, First Nations sociology, ethnic relations, social stratification, gender, family, aging, and mass media and popular culture.

Program Content

The below schedule is a general pattern that transfers to the University of Alberta, the University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge. Check the Alberta Transfer Guide for transfer credit information.

Suggested Year 1 Pattern

  • ENGL 219/ENGL 220 (6 credits)
  • SOCI 260/SOCI 261 (6 credits)
  • Science requirement (3 credits)
  • Options (15 credits)

Note:  students seeking admission to the UofA’s Bachelor of Arts Criminology program should include PSYC 260/PSYC 261 and a Language other than English (RDC offers French courses) in the first year of their program. See the UofA BA Planning Guide for details.

Suggested Year 2 Pattern

Refer to Academic Advising Planning Guides.

Visit RDC’s Course Catalogue/Timetable to read detailed course descriptions.

University Transfer Program

RDC offers the first two years of the Bachelor of Arts program. Visit the Bachelor of Arts page for transfer features.

Transfer Features

Visit the Bachelor of Arts page for transfer features.