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Sociology, B.A.

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Watervliet, NY, United States
Sociology addresses the most challenging matters facing society today. Saints strive to better understand the complex social forces that affect people’s lives, in addition to becoming engaged in the study of and solutions to these issues.
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Overview

As a Siena sociology major, your experience will include applied media studies, team-based learning, service learning programs, internships and a senior capstone course provide the perspective and experience necessary to prepare you for a successful career in a number of fields such as human resources, law, research, public policy, public relations, media and more. An 18-credit minor is also offered.

Topics you can explore include:

  • Social institutions: family, religion, state, media, law and education.
  • Social processes: globalization, neoliberalism, conflict, development and more.
  • Social identities: gender, race, class, sexuality, religion and ethnicity.
  • Social problems: public health crisis, crime, mass incarceration, digital divide and environmental degradation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • The Sociological Perspective
  • Global Social Problems
  • The Family

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    65

    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:

    5.5

    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: 3.1

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3.1 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

 To apply to Siena as an incoming freshman, follow the steps below:

  • Choose either Siena’s Fast Forward Application or the Common Application
  • Submit one essay or graded paper
  • Official high-school transcript
  • School counselor letter of recommendation

Tuition Fee

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    36675 USD/year
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    36675 USD/year
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