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Program Highlights

Our Sociology and Anthropology program strives to challenge the way students understand and engage with some of the most complex and pressing social issues of our time. The program's offerings are diverse and well-balanced, with a cross-cultural, comparative focus and strengths in the areas of gender, globalization and the life course. Through stimulating discussions, exciting course offerings and growing student involvement in research, our program goes beyond describing the world and gives students the tools to make a difference in it. Read more about the program »

Skill Development

The Mount's undergraduate degree in Sociology and Anthropology is designed to provide you with transferable skills that will serve you well in your future career path or studies.  

  • Analytical and critical thinking
  • Improved writing and presentation skills
  • Understanding the role of research, gaining skills in interviewing and data collection

Faculty Mentorship

Our faculty will work closely with you to develop a unique, critical educational experience, and are always willing to explore ideas, provide academic advice, discuss future plans and more!

Advancing your Career

For many students enrolled in the program, a degree in Sociology and Anthropology may open the door to a variety of exciting careers or further study in grad school. Graduates of the program have gone on to a wide range of vocations in the social service, social policy and social research professions. Specific roles held by Mount graduates include:

  • Lawyer
  • Survey Researcher
  • Director of Social Work              
  • Policy Analyst                
  • Teacher
  • Employment Counsellor   
  • Journalist
  • Gender Equity Officer
  • Business Owner




Kayla McCarney, BA (Honours) in SOAN, was recognized at the Fall 2015 convocation as the recipient of membership to Kappa Gamma Pi. Membership in this National College Graduate Honours Society is based on outstanding scholarship, leadership and service.  Way to go, Kayla!

See what Kayla had to say about her Honours experience here.





Meet our faculty

Read about our faculty members' teaching and research here 


Get involved

Take your experience outside of the classroom! Discover how here


Your questions

Read answers to some FAQs about our program here