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Society today is complicated. You’ll learn how to unravel its most urgent issues in this program that is focused on research, analysis and communication — skills relevant to a wide range of fields. You can tailor your degree by picking courses that match your interests. The department is small, ensuring you’ll get lots of personal attention.
Sample Courses: Foundations of Social Life, Sociology of Families, Researching Social Life, Social Movements, Religion and Society
Career Tracks: Immigration officer, human resources manager, community relations worker, mediator, case worker
Course Requirements: ENG4U required.
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.
Course Requirements: Grade 12 English required.
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Applicants educated outside of Canada must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary
School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.
Get inside the criminal mind and see it through the lens of broader sociological trends. Customize your degree by selecting courses that match your interests. You’ll love our small class sizes and the personal attention you’ll get from our faculty.
Sample Courses: Sociology of Families, Foundations of Social Life, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Victimology, Youth in Conflict with the Law, Policing and Security
Career Tracks: Community relations worker, mediator, immigration officer, probation officer, case worker
Number of Graduates (2018)
Employment Rate of Graduates
Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Social Sciences, 2017)
"Engaging in various campus club activities relating to my major was the greatest asset towards improving my resumé. From being able to network with United Nations leaders from all over the world, as well as becoming a well-rounded candidate for job applications, I can confidently say that getting involved with University of Windsor campus clubs could be every students’ peak of their educational career."
Alaina Jraige BA (Honours) in Sociology 
* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.
With the programs you want and smaller student-to-faculty ratios, you can get the hands-on learning that’s sure to set you on a journey to a future you’ll be proud of.
Explore a selection of opportunities recommended for students in your program. This chart shows some of your many options – you don’t have to do everything on it or limit yourself to it. Engage in opportunities
from each of the three categories to set yourself up for success.
A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration, such as:
Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation and beyond. It is a fluid, dynamic, and lifelong process. You can move on or return to an earlier stage in the cycle at any time.
Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.
Courses of study specific to each program
Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)
Activities falling outside the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics)
Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won’t want to leave.
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