Our curriculum provides a critical introduction to the theoretical approaches, research methods and substantive areas developed by sociologists to explain the social processes that structure our everyday worlds.
This specialization offers students several courses throughout their degree program that focus on conceptualizations of health, illness and disease, social determinants of health, income security, Indigenous health, and the intersections of gender and health
Specialization in Social Justice & Equity Studies
The Social Justice and Equity specialization provides a pathway through Sociology that focuses on understanding the various intersecting dimensions of social inequalities and social oppressions and their impact in societies and workplaces.
Specialization in Socio-Legal Studies
A sociological approach to the study of crime and punishment explores the influence of social inequality as a cause of crime, and how criminals and victims are treated by the criminal justice system.