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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (WUR) Miami, FL, United States
Course work in this Sociology major at University of Miami is designed to provide scientific training for understanding the organization and patterns of structure and change in contemporary society, in addition to the interrelations between social structures, processes, and culture, on the one hand, and between these macro-level phenomena and individuals and groups, on the other. 
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Overview

The Major in Sociology at University of Miami provides scientific training for understanding the organization and fluid nature of contemporary society, patterns of social change, and the mutual influence between macro structures and processes (society and culture) on one hand, and the micro level (individuals and groups) on the other. 

Increasingly, sociologists are also focused on understanding the processes of globalization that are currently transforming contemporary societies.

Mission

Course work in this major is designed to provide scientific training for understanding the organization and patterns of structure and change in contemporary society, in addition to the interrelations between social structures, processes, and culture, on the one hand, and between these macro-level phenomena and individuals and groups, on the other.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
    • 120 - 126 credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduction to Social Research
  • Quantitative Methods for Sociologists
  • Quantitative Methods Lab
  • Sociological Theory
  • Social Organization
  • Social Psychology: Sociological Perspective
  • Social Inequalities

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the Common Application. Upon submitting, you will be asked to pay a $70 nonrefundable application fee.
  • If you have attended a secondary school outside of the United States, you must submit your official secondary school documents (transcripts, mark sheets, certificates, examination results, etc.)
  • We require you to submit two letters of recommendation: one from a high school guidance counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • The University of Miami is need-aware for first-year international undergraduate applicants. This means that, for a portion of international applicants, the Admission Committee will consider that student’s ability to pay tuition without the need for financial aid. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    52060 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52060 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Miami

  • 1508 - 2610 USD/month
    Living Costs

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