B.A. On Campus


Fitchburg State University

48 months
16033 USD/year
7050 USD/year
970 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Sociology major at the Fitchburg State University addresses major concerns of the field such as culture, stratification, social problems, globalization and social institutions.


Career Opportunities

The knowledge base, research abilities and critical thinking skills developed in this major will help students prepare for a variety of careers in research, government, social services, and industry. 

Graduates of the Sociology major at the Fitchburg State University program are prepared for immediate entry into occupations in business, education, industry, social service, and public service settings. In addition, some graduates continue formal study by enrolling in advanced degree programs in sociology and related fields.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Sociology 
  • Social Research Methods: Qualitative 
  • Social Research Methods: Quantitative 
  • Social Theory 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit an Online Application
  • Upload Supporting Documents to your online application:
  • Resume 
  • Essay
  • Recommendation letters
  • Arrange for the followings documents to be sent directly to Admissions Office:
  • Sealed Official Transcripts
  • Credential Evaluation (if degree/diploma is from a non-US institution).
  • SAT (only required from Game Design and Nursing applicants).
  • If your GPA is below 3.0 we use the sliding scale to determine admissibility.
  • When reviewing a high school transcript, we re-calculate a student’s GPA based on their college prep, honors or AP level courses only. We do not include courses that are based on performance such as physical education, health, music, etc.
  • When re-calculating a GPA we also give “extra credit” for higher-level courses. For example if you received a “B” in an honors course, we would consider this a “B+”. If you received a “B” in an AP or IB course, we would consider it an “A”.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    16033 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 16033 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    7050 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7050 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 970 USD per year during 48 months.

Tuition New England Regional: $1,455

Living costs for Fitchburg

918 - 1900 USD /month
Living costs

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


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