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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Sociology (Thesis-Based)

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Arts - Sociology (Thesis-Based)

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $18,973 CAD

  • Application fee

    $40 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Options
Co-op

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 31-August-2022 2022-08-31

Overview

Bachelor of Arts - Sociology

Sociology is the fascinating study of human societies including social structures and rules, common beliefs and behaviours, social changes over time, the differences that exist between social groups, and society as a whole.

Sociology is one of the most popular programs in the Faculty of Arts at Acadia. 

offer a variety of courses that cover a wide range of social issues including anthropology, criminology and deviance, cultural studies, education, issues in families, gender and feminism, health and health care, political economy, race and ethnic relations, research and methodology, social movements, social theory, societal development, and work. 

The sociology program involves careful inquiry into how societies work. It focuses on social problems and their solutions, and makes sense of the changing world using a variety of cross-cultural, historical and critical approaches.

Be Inspired

Acadia’s sociology department prides itself on having excellent student-teacher contact. With smaller classes, particularly at the senior levels, you are able to develop and express your own ideas. 

You will participate actively in the department - attending meetings and serving on key committees. have a strong honours program, and a small-but-solid graduate program. Graduate and honours students often act as assistants in lower level courses and act, less formally.

 as mentors to undergraduates who are adjusting to university life. Your opinions and ideas are what make our classrooms and café discussions great. Get ready to commit sociology.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$24,543

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $4,020
Accommodation 1 bed room $5,570
Tuition 1 person $18,973

Hourly wage

Min wage

13.35 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Official transcripts from all educational institutions attended
  • Official language test results (Acadia institution code 0901)
  • Letter of reference (US applicants only)
  • Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

61
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

EAP Program Information

Acadia University's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program is a 10-week, intensive English language program for students who:

  • Have not been accepted by a university program, but want to improve their academic reading, writing, listening and speaking skills.
  • Have a conditional acceptance to a university degree program but do not have a high enough TOEFL, IELTS, CAEL, or other language proficiency test score.

Are graduate and undergraduate students who want additional language training to help them be successful in their degree programs.
 

What does the EAP program include?

Each EAP term is 10 weeks long, with 25 hours of study per week. This includes:

  • Intensive instruction in Listening and Speaking including presentation, discussion, lecture and note-taking skills.
  • Intensive instruction in Reading and Writing including essay and report writing, reading strategies, critical thinking, and research skills.

Concentrated study in specific areas including grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, communication skills, and technical English.
 

What EAP level will I be placed in?

You will write the Acadia placement test on the first day of term to determine your EAP level.  If you have recently taken a CAEL, TOEFL iBT or PBT, or IELTS, you do not have to take our placement test.  You can go directly into your appropriate level based on your score. 

FoundationsEAP 500EAP 1000EAP 2000BridgingUniversity
CAEL 10-20CAEL 30CAEL 40CAEL 50CAEL 60CAEL 70
iBT below 49iBT 49-58iBT 59-68iBT 69-78iBT 79-89iBT 90
IELTS below 4.5IELTS 4.5IELTS 5.0IELTS 5.5IELTS 6.0IELTS 6.5

Academic background and requirement

a minimum program GPA of 3.00 is required to graduate.

Career opportunities

  • Criminal justice
  • Government work
  • Media
  • Policy analysis
  • Research
  • Social services
  • Social work
  • Teaching

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