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Department of Sociology and Anthropology | Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Simon Fraser University Calendar | Fall 2021

Sociology Extended Minor

Program Requirements

Lower Division Requirements

Students should complete all lower division requirements before completing upper division courses.

Students complete all of the following, with a minimum of 22 units:

SA 101 - Introduction to Anthropology (A) (4)

Anthropology asks fundamental questions about how people live and interact in different contexts. Engages with contemporary social life around the world, including the relations among people, ideas, and things. Provides analytical tools to help understand the role of culture and society in our lives. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D200 Natasha Ferenczi
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3003, Burnaby
D201 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
D202 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D203 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D204 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D205 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D206 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D900 Bascom Guffin
Fr 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SRYC 5240, Surrey
D901 Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 5060, Surrey
D902 Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D903 Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3150, Surrey
D904 Fr 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 3150, Surrey
OL01 Cristina Moretti
TBD
SA 150 - Introduction to Sociology (S) (4)

Explores how sociologists study, describe, and explain social life. Introduces the sociological perspective and applies it to fundamental social process and everyday issues. As we consider phenomena ranging from interactions among individuals to societal and global inequalities, students critically examine social issues to build their understanding of the world. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kyle Willmott
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D101 Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D102 Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D103 Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D104 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D105 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D106 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D107 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D108 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D109 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D110 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D111 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D112 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D113 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
D114 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D115 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D900 Maureen Kihika
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
D901 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D902 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2995, Surrey
D903 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D904 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 2995, Surrey
D905 Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D906 Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 2995, Surrey
OL01 Suzanna Crage
TBD
SA 250 - Introduction to Sociological Theory (S) (4)

An account of sociological theory, outlining the main ideas and concepts of the principal schools of thought. Prerequisite: SA 150.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Cynthia Patton
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10051, Burnaby
SA 255 - Introduction to Social Research (SA) (4)

Explores how sociologists and anthropologists investigate social relations and contexts. Students learn to develop research questions and turn them into research projects. Introduces data collection techniques and related ethical issues, the relationship between theory and research, and other fundamental concepts and issues involved in conducting qualitative and quantitative research. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Gagun Chhina
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D101 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D103 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
SA 257 - Understanding Quantitative Research in Sociology and Anthropology (SA) (4)

Takes the mystery, but not the magic, out of quantitative research in anthropology and sociology by introducing analytical skills necessary for reading, understanding, and critiquing quantitative research. Students evaluate popular coverage of social research; learn concepts related to statistical significance; conduct basic statistical analysis, including designing graphs and tables. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Suzanna Crage
Mo 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D101 Mo 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D102 Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D103 Mo 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5040, Burnaby

and one additional 200 division SA course designated (A), (S), or (SA).

Upper Division Requirements

Students complete a minimum of four upper division SA courses, with a minimum of 15 units. One of these must be a 400 division course. Two of these must be designated sociology (S), and the remainder can be designated (S), (A), or (SA).

No more than four units of Directed Readings or two upper division transfer courses may be used toward completion of this minor.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Degree Requirements

For all bachelor of arts (BA) programs, students complete 120 units, which includes

  • at least 60 units that must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 45 upper division units, of which at least 30 upper division units must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 60 units (including 21 upper division units) in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences courses
  • satisfaction of the writing, quantitative, and breadth requirements
  • an overall cumulative grade point average (CGPA) and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0, and minimum CGPA and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0 across all units attempted in each subject that is a major, a joint major, a minor, or an extended minor. FASS Departments may define specific requirements for their respective programs.

For students in other Faculties, please check your Faculty's overall degree requirements: https://www.sfu.ca/students/calendar/faculties-research.html

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to Simon Fraser University beginning in the fall 2006 term must meet writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of any degree program they may undertake. See Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements for university-wide information.

WQB Graduation Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required to earn W, Q or B credit

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

Must include at least one upper division course, taken at Simon Fraser University within the student’s major subject
Q - Quantitative

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

Designated Breadth Must be outside the student’s major subject, and may be lower or upper division
6 units Social Sciences: B-Soc
6 units Humanities: B-Hum
6 units Sciences: B-Sci

6

Additional Breadth 6 units outside the student’s major subject (may or may not be B-designated courses, and will likely help fulfil individual degree program requirements)

Students choosing to complete a joint major, joint honours, double major, two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors may satisfy the breadth requirements (designated or not designated) with courses completed in either one or both program areas.