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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Elizabeth, NJ, United States
Sociology is the study of society and social behavior. At Kean University, majors of the Sociology program learn social theory, concepts and research methods, applying them to analyze and understand contemporary social dynamics and modern-day challenges.
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Overview

Kean sociology students acquire a nuanced understanding of the world and themselves, by examining societal issues and public policy. The Sociology program from Kean University exposes students to social research, theory and methods, preparing them to teach, research and advise at leading organizations across the country.

The study of sociology provides a solid foundation for career success in education, law, business, government, international relations and many other areas. Kean sociology graduates have a diverse array of thriving careers in the public, nonprofit and corporate sectors.

What You Learn

You acquire an in-depth understanding of complex social issues, learn to develop public policy and conduct research.

  • Explore how societal and institutional values intersect with issues of individual, group and social identity
  • Examine the impact of laws and policies on specific demographics
  • Devise studies, analyzing and applying quantitative and qualitative findings
  • Contribute to public discourse and address societal challenges
  • Enhance your ability to think critically, write effectively and understand events within a social context

You can choose to minor in sociology to enhance learning in your chosen major. You can also complete your degree at Kean Ocean in Toms River.

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:

  • Sociology
  • Global Studies
  • Social Statistics
  • Methods of Social Research
  • Development of Sociological Theory 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

  • Prospective students will need to submit an official high school transcript upon graduation to enroll at Kean. 
  • All applicants are required to submit an official high school transcript to be considered for admission. The transcript must indicate 16 college preparatory courses including (4) English, (3) Mathematics, (2) History, (2) Lab Sciences, (2) years of the same foreign language and (3) approved electives in social studies, science or mathematics. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    19621 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19621 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    12445 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12445 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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