SOAN logo

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. 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

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


From MSVU to Queen’s

How a SOAN major became a researcher and faculty member at Queen’s University (read more)

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