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Sociology, Bachelor

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Essex, MD, United States
Poverty. Suffering. Oppression. When you see these things, do you want to be a part of the practical solution? Sociology is a field for people who think in terms of systems, structures and their inhabitants. If you like thinking about how people interact, and want to improve relationships by being analytical and reflective, consider the Sociology program from Gordon College. 
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Why study the Sociology program from Gordon College?

As a sociology student at Gordon, you will interact with diverse faculty who will help you understand and address tough problems from a Christian perspective. Your classes will equip you in everything from statistical research to theory. Access to Boston's academic resources will enhance your course of study as you develop habits of social engagement and understanding.

What careers can I pursue with a sociology major?

Sociology teaches you to think critically about the world around you—a skill that translates into any field. You’ll be prepared for graduate school, and for careers such as:

  • Community development worker
  • Public affairs specialist
  • Government agent

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
  • Credits
    40 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Sociological Thought
  • Statistics for Social Research
  • Social Research Methods
  • Contemporary Social Theory

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Schedule your admissions interview

Your admissions interview may be conducted by phone or Skype. The interview gives us a chance to get to know you better. To schedule an interview, email your admissions counselor three dates and times that are convenient for you. 

  • The $50 application fee has been waived for international applicants.
  • Send us your reference

Academic Reference

If you provided an email address for your academic references on your application, the Academic Reference form will be sent directly to that person. 

  • Mail your scores

a. Your official academic records

These must be received from all secondary school(s). 

b. Your SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or IELTS results.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38650 USD/year
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  • National

    38650 USD/year
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Living costs for Essex

  • 1369 - 2320 USD/month
    Living Costs

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