Course Offerings for 2016/17
First-Year Student Course Selection
Students must complete SY101 in their first year, and usually take SY102 (a course open to sociology majors only) as well. You may defer the SY102 course until the fall term of your second year, however. Your other first-year courses will be drawn from other departments and courses across the university, and we recommend that you take a wide range of courses from different disciplines.
Courses from Other Disciplines
A course you take as part of a second major can count towards your Sociology degree. This is called "double counting" and you may do this with any course that is approved for Sociology. You are advised to check with your other department/program to make sure you have their approval as well.
Note: You only receive credit for the course once, even when it “counts” towards two program’s requirements.
Courses at Other Universities
You can take a course at another university with what is called a “Letter of Permission,” and you must seek permission in advance from the Sociology undergraduate advisor and the Office of Enrolment Services. Courses you take at other universities must not overlap with something you have taken here at Laurier, and there is a minimum acceptable grade to transfer credits to Laurier. The applicable forms and instructions are available from the Office of Enrolment Services.
Undergraduate Course Offerings
Schedule an appointment with the undergraduate academic advisor, Jeffrey Aguinaldo, by emailing email@example.com.
To assist with expediting the meeting, bring a completed progression requirements worksheet for your program to the meeting.