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Sociology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Carrollton, GA, United States
The Sociology program of University of West Georgia seeks to provide students with mastery of basic academic subject matter along with the learning skills necessary for enrichment and continued success in academic and workplace environments.
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Overview

Students in the Sociology program of University of West Georgia learn about the very fabric of social relations through courses in inequality, aging, gender, deviance, globalization, social psychology, race and ethnicity, the environment, the media, and more.

The Sociology BS program provides students with mastery of basic academic subject matter along with the skills necessary for enrichment and continued success in academic and workplace environments following graduation. Sociology majors graduate with a working knowledge of sociological theory and research methodologies along with a grasp of contemporary social issues and social problems.

Upon graduation, students are prepared for advanced graduate and professional school education and for entrance into the job market in business, government, non-profit organizations, and social services work.

Objectives

Students completing the B.S. degree with a major in Sociology should:

  • Be able to communicate (orally and in writing) how sociology contributes to an understanding of social reality.
  • Understand theoretical and methodological approaches to description and interpretation.
  • Understand basic concepts, perspectives, and their interpretive applications.
  • Understand the reciprocal relationship between the individual and society.
  • Understand the diversity of American society.
  • Demonstrate an ability to think critically.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introductory Sociology
  • Introduction to Social Problems
  • Communicating Sociology
  • Globalization
  • Sociology of Family
  • Social Inequality

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    69

    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.

General Requirements

  • Complete online application. A one-time application fee of $40 is required.
  • Official transcripts from all schools attended. Official transcripts are sent from a regionally or nationally accredited institution.
  • SAT or ACT scores must be sent electronically through the College Board or ACT website(s)
  • English Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    15424 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7712 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4372 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2186 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Carrollton

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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