48 months
Duration
32970 USD/year
32970 USD/year
9510 USD/year
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About

Sociology involves the systematic study of social structures, cultural patterns, and human relationships. The Sociology program from George Mason University combines rigorous methods with theory and observation, yielding insights that challenge commonly held assumptions about the social world. 

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Overview

Sociology also informs the practice of social and public service, aiding efforts to address important social problems. 

Key Features 

  • Sociology majors at George Mason University pursue a varied set of career paths, ranging from teaching, human service and human resource occupations, to positions in the criminal justice system, marketing, and social research. 
  • The major is excellent preparation for students considering law school or graduate training in the social and behavioral sciences.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Methods and Logic of Inquiry
  • Sociological Theory
  • Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • RS: Sociological Analysis and Practice
  • Internship in Sociology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application and application fee. Mason accepts the Common Application and George Mason University’s Undergraduate Application for Admission. 
  • Certified official, original transcripts from all secondary schools as well as official results from any leaving certificates or university entrance exams taken. A certified English translation must be submitted for any documents not already in English.
  • Official scores from SAT or ACT. International students have the option to submit SAT or ACT scores with your application or apply Score Optional.
  • Secondary School Report (PDF) and counselor recommendations. We suggest sending two (2) letters of recommendation, one from a high school counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • An optional, but strongly encouraged Personal Statement or Essay of approximately 250 words explaining to the Office of Admissions why YOU want to attend university study.
  • Resume for any applicant with gaps in enrollment.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    32970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16485 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    32970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16485 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    9510 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4755 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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