Why study SoSA at Dalhousie?

Human behaviour—it can be puzzling, complex, fascinating and bizarre. Sociology and Social Anthropology teaches you how to research, collect and analyze data to understand the problems people face in society. Anyone who wants to challenge, observe or comment on how we live today will find this degree useful.

The program immerses you in a rigorous and cosmopolitan academic training. You'll study the social world and the behavior of people in a variety of situations. You'll examine individual and group identity, human nature and communities.

Through the program, you'll develop research skills and gain knowledge in preparation for graduate work in the disciplines, or for a broad range of professions such as law, medicine, social work or journalism.

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Program details

Bachelor of Arts (BA)