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Sociology, Bachelor

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Franklin, MA, United States
A bachelor's degree in Sociology from Dean College will give you the insights and skills you need to succeed in almost any career, including journalism, politics, public relations, business, public administration, and research.
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Overview

The study of sociology offers valuable insights into factors like race, gender, education, and social class—and how those factors affect work and human interactions. 

In the classroom, you’ll explore coursework in criminology, race and ethnicity, and gender, while getting a broad liberal arts foundation and developing your communication skills. Classes are small, so you’ll get to know your professors—and they’ll get to know you, too. 

Sociology students at Dean College are well prepared for dynamic careers in just about any field that involves human interaction. Whatever you want to pursue in life, a degree from Dean will get you there.

Career

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:
    • Fall - March 15: Priority Admissions Deadline 
    • Spring - December 1: Priority Admissions Deadline
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • General Psychology
  • History Elective
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Research Methods in the Social Sciences
  • Critical Theory
  • The Internship Preparation Seminar
  • The Internship Experience
  • Senior Seminar in Sociology
  • Senior Capstone in Sociology

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:

    6.5

    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.

General Requirements

  • Application Form and Personal Statement
  • Transcript (Academic Record)
  • Standardized Test Scores/English Proficiency
  • Letter(s) of Recommendation (Optional)
  • Passport ID Page
  • Documentation of Financial Support/Certification of Finances

Tuition Fee

  • International

    41118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41118 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    41118 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 41118 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Franklin

  • 1333 - 2770 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Dean College awards more than $20 million in scholarships and grants annually to assist students in funding their educations. An astonishing 90 percent of Dean students receive some form of merit-based aid with an average award amount of $19,000 per year. Dean College believes in making a private college education as affordable as possible, therefore most awards are renewable yearly provided the student maintains satisfactory academic progress towards a degree.

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