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Sociology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #601 (WUR) Omaha, NE, United States
Do you find humans fascinating? Sociology looks at human beings and their social relationships and explores how these relationships affect the way we live. If you would like to learn more about human interactions and social issues, then consider getting your Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sociology from Creighton University.
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Overview

As a sociology major, you’ll develop an understanding of the complex nature of human interaction on a societal level as well as face-to-face. You’ll focus on the roles of society and culture as social forces that shape human behavior. Sociology students are able to think critically about the causes and implications of social inequality and other social issues by employing scientific methodology.

If you’re intrigued by people, interested in social justice and enjoy learning about the inner workings of society, then Creighton’s sociology program is perfect for you. And, when you pursue a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Sociology at Creighton University, you’ll develop the skills and knowledge base you’ll need for a meaningful career.

Outcomes

Creighton sociology majors have found careers in a variety of fields, including: urban planning, corrections, survey research, human resources, insurance, election research, social work and teaching.

Some sociology majors pursue graduate degrees in sociology and go on to become sociologists. Most sociologists work in research organizations, colleges and universities, state and local government and consulting firms. Recent graduate and professional school placements include:

  • Stanford University
  • Drexel University School of Public Health
  • Melbourne University
  • University of Arkansas School of Public Service

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    37 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Sociology: Self and Society
  • Social and Cultural Theory
  • Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
  • Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Social Inequality and Stratification
  • Senior Capstone: Applying the Social Sciences
  • Demography: World Population Issues
  • The Urban Social System
  • Healthcare, Society and Culture
  • Qualitative Methods In The Social Sciences
  • Global Health Issues
  • Gender in American Society
  • Sociology of Deviant Behavior
  • Sociology of the Criminal Justice System
  • Technology and Social Change

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    88

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General Requirements

  • Completion of SOC 101 or SOC 102 with a “C” or better, and 3 credits in another sociology or anthropology course with a “C” or better
  • A completed Application for Undergraduate Admission (there is space in both the Common App and Creighton Application to include your optional ZeeMee profile link).
  • Your official high school transcript, including the scale on which you were graded, sent directly from your high school.
  • Your ACT exam scores (sent to Creighton via our ACT school code, 2444) or SAT exam scores (sent via our SAT school code, 6121), writing portion not required.
  • A high school guidance counselor evaluation.
  • Essay or Personal Statement. 
  • Optional: your resume, and/or letters of recommendation 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    39630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39630 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    39630 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 39630 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Omaha

  • 985 - 1520 USD/month
    Living Costs

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