The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Undergraduate Programmes

SOCIOLOGY with History - Major / Minor

Please note that this programme structure acts as a guideline, refer to your Undergraduate Handbook for official programme information.


Some courses are accompanied by a webpage which includes course information.

LEVEL I

1. SOCI 1004 The Logic of Social Inquiry
2. MGMT 1000 Introduction to Computers

3. One (1) of:
FOUN 1001 English for Academic Purposes OR
FOUN 1008 Rhetoric II: Writing for Special Purposes

4. ECON 1005 Introductory Statistics

5. One (1) of:
FOUN 1101 Caribbean Civilization OR
FOUN 1210 Science, Medicine and Technology in Society

6. SOCI 1002 Introduction to Sociology 1
7. SOCI 1000 Introduction to Sociology II
8. HIST 1601 The Atlantic World 1400 - 1600
9. HIST 1703 Introduction to History
10. HIST 1602 The Atlantic World 1600 - 1800


LEVEL II

1. SOCI 2000 Classical Social Theory
2. SOCI 2006 Qualitative Research Methods
3. SOCI 3035 Caribbean Social Problems
4. HIST 2003 History of the West Indies I

5-6. One (1) of the Following Pairs of Courses:
HIST 2101 Latin American History 1810 - 1910 AND
HIST 2102 Latin American History since 1910

HIST 2201 History of the USA to 1865 AND
HIST 2202 History of the USA since 1865

HIST 2301 History of Africa AD 1800 - 1900 AND
HIST 2302 History of Africa AD1900 to Present

HIST 2401 Nineteenth Century Europe AND
HIST 2402 Twentieth Century Europe

7. SOCI 2001 Modern Social Theory
8. SOCI 2007 Survey Design and Analysis
9. HIST 2004 History of the West Indies II

10. One (1) of:
SOCI 2014 Caribbean Kinship
SOCI 3004 Sociology of Tourism
SOCI 3007 Rural Development
SOCI 3014 Criminology
SOCI 3017 Criminal Justice
SOCI 3016 Social Gerontology
SOCI 3026 Sociology of Development
An approved Level II/III course.


LEVEL III

1-2. SOCI 3000 Supervised Research OR
Two (2) Level II/III Sociology electives
3. SOCI 2013 Caribbean Social Development
4. SOCI 3012 Caribbean Social Planning
5. SOCI 3013 Caribbean Social Policy
6. SOCI 3027 Gender and Development
7-10. Four (4) Level III History courses OR
Two (2) Level III History courses & two (2) approved Level II/III courses.


Department of Government, Sociology & Social Work
Tel: (246) 417-4288/4293/4996 Fax: (246) 417-4425 Email: gss@cavehill.uwi.edu