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Sociology, B.A./B.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #501 (WUR) Moscow, ID, United States
In this Sociology program from University of Idaho, you will develop your “social imagination” and study the social dynamics that influence our experiences, behaviors and opportunities. You will explore topics like race, social class, gender, globalization, crime, social mobility and the environment.
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Overview

The society in which you live plays a significant role in your education, your relationships, your career, your economic status and much more.

Research is a key component of this field. As a sociology major, you will learn to interpret statistics, write reports, and design and conduct studies using various research tools and methods.

Degree Fit

This Sociology program from University of Idaho could be a good fit if you:

  • Are curious about the world around you
  • Are interested in people and behaviors
  • Have a desire to help people
  • Have strong writing and communication skills
  • Enjoy research

Career Outcomes

With this degree, you could become a/an:

  • Social worker
  • Social advocate
  • Human services professional
  • Community educator
  • Business manager
  • Human resources professional
  • Lawyer (with additional education)
  • Criminal justice professional
  • Social science researcher
  • Community outreach coordinator

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Sociology 
  • Cultural Anthropology 
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • Writing and Rhetoric 
  • Oral Communication 
  • Reason and Rhetoric 
  • Statistical Methods

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    70

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.5

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.5 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Undergraduate applicants who have no previous work at the post-secondary level must have at least a 2.5 grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) from a secondary school. Students must also meet the criteria for admission to university level study in their home country.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 27540 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    8304 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8304 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Moscow

  • 750 - 1100 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

The College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences provides annual scholarship awards totaling approximately $815,000.

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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