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 Psychology - 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. ECON 1005 Introductory Statistics
3. MGMT 1000 Introduction to Computers

4. One (1) of
FOUN 1001 English for Academic Purposes Or
FOUN 1009 Rhetoric II: Writing for Special Purposes

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

6. SOCI 1002 Introductory to Sociology I
7. SOCI 1000 Introduction to Sociology II
8. PSYC 1003 Introduction to Psychology
9. HIST 1004 Introductory History of the Caribbean
10. PSYC1004 Introduction to Social Psychology


LEVEL II

1. SOCI 2000 Classical Social Theory
2. SOCI 2001 Modern Social Theory
3. SOCI 2006 Qualitative Research Methods
4. SOCI 2007 Survey Design and Analysis
5. PSYC 2012 Developmental Psychology
6. PSYC 2002 Abnormal Psychology
7. SOCI 3026 Sociology of Development
8. SOCI 3035 Caribbean Social Problems

9-10. Two (2) of:
PSYC 2001 Counselling I
SOCI 2013 Caribbean Social Development
SOCI 3007 Rural Development
SOCI 3014 Criminology
SOCI 3017 Criminal Justice
SOCI 3027 Gender and Development
PSYC 2003 Physiological Psychology
PSYC 2004 Personality Theory and Assessment I
PSYC 3017 Personality Theory and Assessment II
PSYC 2017 Gender and Psychology
PSYC 3008 Elements of Counselling and Psychotherapy
PSYC 3013 Contemporary Issues in Social Psychology
PSYC 2016 Communications Psychology
SOCI 3037 Social Dimensions of Inequality and Marginalisation
SOCI 3009 Industrial Sociology I


LEVEL III

1-2. SOCI 3000 Supervised Research OR
Two (2) Level II/III Sociology electives
3. SOCI 3012 Caribbean Social Planning
4. SOCI 3013 Caribbean Social Policy
5. PSYC 2009 Learning Theory and Practice
6. PSYC 3024 Applied Psychology Research Methods
7. PSYC 3022 Research Project in Applied Psychology
8. PSYC 3014 Industrial and Organizational Psychology
9-10. Any two (2) approved courses not already taken at Level II.


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