1st Year Students

This page is designed to help first year Acadia students majoring in Sociology choose their courses. We recommend that students in their first year complete what is known as the Arts CORE, which is a requirement for all Bachelor of Arts students. 

As a Sociology major, you will need to take:

6 HRS   Sociology. You should take eiether:

  • 1006 (full year) OR
  • A combination of any 2 of the following 3-hour (half-year) courses: 1013, 1033, 1113 or WGST 1413.

6 HRS   English (ENGL 1406, 1413/1423, 1213/1223) *

6 HRS   Language other than English (FRAN, SPAN, GERM, LATI, GREE). NOTE: you must take 6 hours of the same language.

6 HRS   Humanities [ART (NOT ART 2013,2023,2113,2123,3013, 3023), CLAS, CREL, HIST, PHIL OR MUSI]

6 HRS   Pure & Applied Science (BIOL, CHEM, COMP, APSC, ENVS, MATH, NUTR, PHYS, or PSYC)

NOTE: You need to complete 6 hours of sociology intro courses in order to register into sociology electives during your 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years.

* If there is any chance that you will want to take upper level ENGL courses, you should register for either ENGL 1406 or ENGL 1413 & ENGL 1423 as this is the prerequisite for further study in ENGL at Acadia University.

We are available to help with registration. Please contact Karen Turner .