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Sociology and Anthropology

Department of Sociology and Anthropology
(Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences)
B742 Loeb Bldg.
613-520-2582
carleton.ca/socanth

This section presents the requirements for:

Co-operative Education Option is available (see the Co-operative Education section of this Calendar for details).

Graduation Requirements

In addition to the requirements listed below, students must satisfy:

i) the University regulations (see the Academic Regulations of the University section of this Calendar),

ii) the common regulations applying to all B.A. students including those relating to First-Year Seminars and Breadth requirements (see Academic Regulations for the Bachelor of Arts Degree).

First Year Courses

Students may receive credit for both SOCI 1000 [1.0] (no longer offered) or SOCI 1001 and SOCI 1002 or SOCI 1003 [1.0] and ANTH 1000 [1.0] (no longer offered) or ANTH 1001 and ANTH 1002 or ANTH 1003 [1.0]. Only one of these credits will be included in the Major CGPA, the other will count against the total number of credits in sociology and/or anthropology.

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Program Requirements - B.A. Honours

Sociology
B.A. Honours (20.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (9.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from SOCI 1001 and SOCI 1002, or SOCI 1003 [1.0];
  2. 2.0 credits in SOCI 2003 [1.0] and SOCI 3003 [1.0];
  3. 2.0 credits in SOCI 2005 [1.0] and SOCI 3005 [1.0];
  4. 2.0 credits in SOCI and/or ANTH at the 4000- or 5000-level;
  5. 2.0 credits in SOCI and/or ANTH at the 2000-level or above;
  1. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (11.0 credits):
  1. 3.0 credits in one discipline excluding Anthropology and Sociology chosen in consultation with the Co-ordinator of the B.A. Honours program in Sociology;
  2. 0.5 credit ANTH 1001;
  3. 5.0 credits not in SOCI or ANTH;
  4. 2.5 credits in free electives.
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Sociology
B.A. Combined Honours (20.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the Sociology Major CGPA (7.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from SOCI 1001 and SOCI 1002, or SOCI 1003 [1.0];
  2. 2.0 credits in SOCI 2003 [1.0] and SOCI 3003 [1.0];
  3. 1.0 credit in SOCI 2005 [1.0];
  4. 2.0 credits in SOCI and/or ANTH at the 4000-or 5000-level;
  5. 1.0 credit in SOCI and/or ANTH at the 2000-level or above;
  1. Additional Requirements (13.0 credits):
  1. The requirements for the other discipline must be satisfied;
  2. 5.0 credits not in SOCI or ANTH or the other discipline;
  3. Sufficient credits in free electives to make 20.0 credits for the degree.
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Anthropology
B.A. Honours (20.0 credits)

A. Credits Included in the Major CGPA
(9.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from ANTH 1001 and ANTH 1002, or ANTH 1003 [1.0];
  2. 2.0 credits in ANTH 2001 [1.0] and ANTH 4900 [1.0];
  3. 1.0 credit from ANTH 2610, ANTH 2620, ANTH 2630, ANTH 2640, ANTH 2650 or ANTH 2690;
  4. 1.0 credit from ANTH 3005, ANTH 3006 or ANTH 3007;
  5. 2.5 credits in ANTH and/or SOCI at the 2000-level or above;
  6. 1.5 credits in ANTH and/or SOCI at the 4000- or 5000-level;
  1. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (11.0 credits):
  1. 0.5 credit in SOCI 1001;
  2. 8.0 credits not in SOCI or ANTH;
  3. 2.5 credits in free electives.
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Anthropology
B.A. Combined Honours (20.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the Anthropology Major CGPA (7.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from ANTH 1001 and ANTH 1002, or ANTH 1003 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit in ANTH 2001 [1.0];
  3. 1.0 credit from ANTH 2610, ANTH 2620, ANTH 2630, ANTH 2640, ANTH 2650 or ANTH 2690;
  4. 1.0 credit from ANTH 3005, ANTH 3006 or ANTH 3007;
  5. 1.0 credit in ANTH and/or SOCI at the 2000-level or above;
  6. 1.0 credit in ANTH and/or SOCI at the 4000- or 5000-level;
  7. Either:
  1. 1.0 credit in ANTH 4900 [1.0]; or
    1. 1.0 credit in ANTH at the 2000-level or higher if an Honours Essay is completed in the other discipline;
  1. Additional Requirements (13.0 credits):
  1. The requirements for the other discipline must be satisfied;
  2. 5.0 credits not in SOCI or ANTH or the other discipline;
  3. Sufficient credits in free electives to make 20.0 credits for the degree;
  4. Students are required to complete an Honours Essay. In those cases where the second discipline does not require an Honours Essay, alternative arrangements may be considered by the Co-ordinator of Honours (Anthropology).
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Program Requirements - B.A. General

Sociology
B.A. General (15.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (6.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from SOCI 1001 and SOCI 1002 or SOCI 1003 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit in SOCI 2003 [1.0];
  3. 1.0 credit in SOCI 2005 [1.0];
  4. 1.5 credits in SOCI at the 3000-level or above;
  5. 1.5 credits in SOCI at the 2000-level or above;
  1. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (9.0 credits):
  1. 0.5 credit ANTH 1001;
  2. 7.0 credits not in SOCI or ANTH;
  3. 1.5 credits in free electives.
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Anthropology
B.A. General (15.0 credits)

  1. Credits Included in the Major CGPA (6.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from ANTH 1001 and ANTH 1002, or ANTH 1003 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit in ANTH 2001 [1.0];
  3. 1.0 credit from ANTH 2610, ANTH 2620, ANTH 2630, ANTH 2640, ANTH 2650 or ANTH 2690;
  4. 1.0 credit from ANTH 3005, ANTH 3006 or ANTH 3007;
  5. 1.0 credit in ANTH at the 2000-level or above;
  6. 1.0 credit in ANTH at the 3000-level or above;
  1. Credits Not Included in the Major CGPA (9.0 credits):
  1. 0.5 credit SOCI 1001;
  2. 7.0 credits not in ANTH or SOCI;
  3. 1.5 credits in free electives.
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Minors

Minor in Sociology

Open to all undergraduate degree students in programs other than Sociology. Students in any Anthropology major should select courses carefully if they wish to use courses from the major in their minor Sociology. Such students should always consult the department.

Requirements (4.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from SOCI 1001 and SOCI 1002, or SOCI 1003 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit from SOCI 2003 [1.0] or SOCI 2005 [1.0];
  3. 2.0 credits in SOCI at the 2000-level or above;
  4. The remaining requirements of the major discipline(s) and degree must be satisfied.

Minor in Anthropology

Open to all undergraduate degree students in programs other than Anthropology. Students in any Sociology major should select courses carefully if they wish to use courses from the major in their minor Anthropology. Such students should always consult the department.

Requirements (4.0 credits):
  1. 1.0 credit from ANTH 1001 and ANTH 1002, or ANTH 1003 [1.0];
  2. 1.0 credit in ANTH 2001 [1.0];
  3. 2.0 credits in ANTH at the 2000-level or above.
  4. The remaining requirements of the major discipline(s) and degree must be satisfied.

Mention : Français

Students who wish to qualify for the Mention: Français notation in Sociology-Anthropology may do so by including the following pattern of courses in their degree program:

  1. 1.0 credit in the advanced study of the French language (FREN 1100 [1.0]).
  2. 1.0 credit in French-Canadian culture and heritage (FREN 2200 and FREN 2300).
  3. 1.0 credit at the 2000- or 3000-level in Sociology and/or Anthropology taught in French at Carleton or at another University, and approved by the B.A. General or B.A. Honours Program Co-ordinators.
  4. In addition, for B.A. Honours Sociology or Anthropology, 1.0 credit at the 4000-level in Sociology or Anthropology taught in French at Carleton or at another University, as approved by the respective B.A. Honours Program Co-ordinator.
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Articulation Agreement B.A. General (Carleton)/ Police Foundations (Algonquin)

An articulation agreement between Carleton University and Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology permits graduates with a Diploma in Police Foundations from Algonquin College to apply for admission into the B.A. General program at Carleton University. Successful applicants will be granted 5.0 credits on admission towards the completion of a B.A. General in either Criminology, or Law, or Psychology, or Sociology/Anthropology.

To be eligible for admission according to this Articulation Agreement, students must have completed the Diploma in Police Foundations at Algonquin College with an overall B average (Grade Point Average of 3.0). They will then be considered for admission to a B.A. General program at Carleton in one of Criminology, Law, Psychology, or Sociology/Anthropology.

Course transfers: 2.0 credits in Law, 2.0 credits in Sociology, and 0.5 in Political Science and 0.5 in Psychology.

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