• Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Camarillo, CA, United States
We offer a bachelor degree in Sociology at California State University Channel Islands. Sociology is a “generalizing discipline concerned with modernity,” according to British sociologist and theorist Anthony Giddens. Sociologists ask questions about and conduct empirical research on social problems, trends, issues, and institutions. 
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The Sociology major at California State University Channel Islands is designed to give students the ability and opportunity to analyze the world around them, from local and particular issues affecting people in Ventura County to national and international questions. 

The program offers a range of courses that tap into these issues including Race, Ethnicity and Power, Gender and Sexuality, Stratification and Social Class, as well as interdisciplinary courses that draw on the strengths of colleagues in other disciplines. 

The sociology major stresses the interdisciplinary and international perspective that distinguishes Channel Islands degree programs. Graduates from our program are well-trained in sociological research methods and afforded opportunities to apply what they’ve learned in the community.

Learning Outcomes

  • Develop effective communication, written and oral, about the field of sociology within the classroom and through a variety of arenas including service learning, international experiences, student research, and internships
  • Obtain sociological knowledge of core areas and substantive topics and the ability to think critically about them
  • Understand the role of theory in the application of conceptual frameworks in the research process
  • Understand the role of evidence in the social sciences and the application of systematic empirical inquiry
  • Develop professional skills for post-graduation plans within and outside of sociology

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 include: 
  • Social Problems
  • Statistical Applications in the Social Sciences
  • Topics in Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Studies
  • Research Methods in Sociology
  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Classical Sociological Theory

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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

  • Semester at CI Application Packet 
  • Non-refundable application fee of $250.00
  • Bank Statement – you must show a minimum of $15,400.00 for one semester
  • English Proficiency Score 
  • Passport Copy
  • Course Request Form for Semester at CI 
  • Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  • Instructions on how to submit credit card payment is here.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6802 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6802 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6802 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Camarillo

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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