Bachelor of Arts (Honours) - Sociology - Second Degree Honours Candidates (QAY) at Queen’s University : Tuition Fee: $50,926.00 CAD / Year (Scholarship Available)
This degree is for those students who are currently completing/ have completed a first undergraduate degree and are interested in beginning a second undergraduate degree at Queen’s.
Sociologists investigate how societies work. They study social life at every level, from personal relationships to the functioning of institutions and nations, right up to global interconnections. The Sociology department is widely known for its strengths in criminology and the law, media (informational and surveillance), and social justice. Studying Sociology at Queen’s will help students understand the structures and dynamics of societies and the complex effects they have on human behaviour, public issues, everyday life, politics, and culture. It examines how various social forces produce social order and social change and in so doing influence what we do and how we think.
With courses as diverse as Surveillance and Visibility to the Sociology of Crime and Delinquency to Consumer Culture, the Sociology department is reputed for its emphases in Criminology and the Law, Media, Information and Surveillance, and Inequalities and Social Justice.
Note: Students in this program are eligible for the Queen’s Undergraduate Internship Program (QUIP) which provides 2nd or 3rd year students with a 12-16 month work experience. The internship normally occurs following the student’s third year of study, after which the student completes the final year of the honours degree. The internships are paid, professionally supervised, career-related positions offering students the opportunity to learn about current advances, practices, and technologies in business and industry.