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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Sociology from University of Richmond prepares students to investigate everyday life issues like how families affect people as they grow up and make choices for themselves, how people are accepted (or not accepted) into a group, environments in which people feel comfortable and productive, how people are treated by other members of society, and how issues of diversity affect the way people think and behave.

    Graduates with Sociology from University of Richmond will gain skills in:

  • Understanding group dynamics
  • Presenting/defending a position
  • Utilizing statistical applications
  • Identifying value systems
  • Applying non-intrusive methods
  • Planning long-term projects
  • Reaching new conclusions through comparative studies

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Crime and Justice in a Post-Modern Society
  • Social Problems
  • Sociological Research Methods and Data Analysis
  • Social Inequalities
  • Sociology of the Black Experience
  • Sociological Theory
  • Across the Pond: Europe vs. USA
  • Postsocialism in Russia and Eastern Europe
  • Social Organizations and Institutions
  • Sport in Society
  • Social Movements
  • Power, Control and Resistance
  • Conformity, Deviance and Institutions of Social Control

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Candidates for admission must have a high school diploma (or recognized equivalent)
  • Must have completed a minimum of 16 units of secondary school coursework. Minimum requirements include four units in English, three in college preparatory mathematics (including Algebra I, II, and Geometry), and at least two each in history, laboratory science, and a second language (two units of the same language, including American Sign Language). 
  • SAT or ACT Test Requirements
  • Present evidence of academic achievements in the form of a high school transcript, which indicates that they have received, or are in the process of earning, a high school diploma. 
  • International students must present comparable evidence of academic achievement. 
  • English proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56860 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56860 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Richmond

  • 1071 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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