2006-2007 University of Guelph Undergraduate Calendar

X. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Rural and Development Sociology (RDS)

Department of Sociology and Anthropology, College of Social and Applied Human Sciences

The program of Rural and Development Sociology focuses on the study of rural institutions and processes in industrialized societies with an emphasis on changes in rural communities, agriculture and natural resources, including historical and comparative analyses of the development of rural life. It provides students with major research and conceptual tools needed for the understanding of rural transformation, their interdependence with the natural environment and with urban society.

Major (Honours Program)

A minimum of 8.00 credits in Sociology and Anthropology is required, including:

  1. ANTH*1150, SOAN*2111/2, SOAN*2120, SOAN*3070, SOAN*3120, SOAN*4500, SOC*1100, SOC*2080, (ANTH*3690 or SOC*3310), SOC*3380, SOC*4210,

  2. 4 of SOAN*4220, SOAN*4240, SOC*2010, SOC*2090, SOC*2280, SOC*2390, SOC*4880, SOC*4890, SOC*4900, SOC*4910

  3. at least 1.00 credits at the 4000 level