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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #992 (BCR) Grand Forks, ND, United States
In the Sociology program from University of North Dakota you will discover how social interactions and institutions change the world, and prepare to make important contributions to society.
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Overview

Study the complexities of our social interactions and our relationships with our environments. A B.A. in sociology gives you skills for professional success in a wide range of careers, including law, criminal justice, business, social work, health and human services, and public administration.

Why Study Sociology at University of North Dakota?

Human behavior and social interactions are endlessly fascinating. Studying sociology gives you insight into some of today's most pressing social issues and provides you with the skills employers want: problem-solving, research design, data analysis, communication and collaboration.

The B.A. in Sociology at UND combines a liberal arts background with in-depth study in sociological concepts. The program offers a great deal of flexibility, allowing you to combine your interests and create your own program of study.

The Sociology major includes:

  • Core courses in theory, research methods and statistics
  • A capstone course to showcase your skills
  • Elective coursework in deviance, family, gender, health and aging

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:

  • Basic Sociological Theory
  • Sociological Research Methods
  • Sociological Statistics
  • Capstone in Sociology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Problems
  • Criminology
  • Social Change

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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:

    6

    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:

    525

    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

  • Complete Mandatory Immunizations and TB Screening
  • Send Official Records
  • Apply Online and Pay $35 Application Fee
  • Complete Statement of Financial Responsibility
  • Provide Evidence of English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16423 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16423 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    12317 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12317 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8211 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8211 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Minnesota Residents $9,197/year

Living costs for Grand Forks

  • 1000 - 2180 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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