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Sociology

Boston College

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
59050 USD/year
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About

The Sociology department from Boston College offers three degree programs: a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, a five-year combination BA and MA in Sociology, and a five-year combination of a BA in Sociology and MS in Social Work. It prepares students for occupations or for graduate study in sociology, social work, urban affairs, governmental administration, criminal justice, law, education.

Overview

The undergraduate program in Sociology is designed to satisfy the intellectual and career interests of students who are concerned about what is happening in their society and in their daily personal interactions.

At Boston College, sociologists also take a transformative approach in their research and teaching, making the sociological experience here not only rigorous and creative but socially relevant and engaged. Training in this field is useful in a broad range of occupations, and also prepares students for graduate study in a number of disciplines.

Learning Outcomes

  • Critical skills and thinking. Students will be able to apply a sociological lens to scholarly research and other sources of information (e.g., newspapers).
  • Career training. Students will be well-prepared for graduate training and/or entry-level positions in various fields
  • Students will be able to transform a problem of interest into a researchable question.
  • Students will be able to justify various methodological decisions on ethical as well as logical grounds.
  • Students will be able to collect, analyze, and interpret qualitative and quantitative data.
  •  Life skills. Students will develop a deeper understanding of themselves and their role in society. Students will be able to explain how societal and structural factors influence life experiences and social problems across historical and cultural contexts.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Sociology for Health Care Professionals 
  • Statistics 
  • Research Methods
  • Social Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Standardized Testing
    • International applicants must submit TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test examination scores.
    • Curriculum Evaluation
    • All students are required to submit an official high/secondary school transcript. 
    • Supporting Materials
    • The School Report and Counselor Recommendation Form 
    • Teacher Evaluations 
    • Application Fee
    • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    59050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 59050 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

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