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Sociology

Suny Cortland

B.A. On Campus
48 months
Duration
16980 USD/year
16980 USD/year
7070 USD/year
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About

If you want a broad degree of flexibility in choosing a career after graduation, the Sociology major from Suny Cortland lets you explore careers in human services, public administration and management and provides a general background for graduate work in social sciences public policy, law and social work.

Overview

Upon successful completion of this Sociology program at Suny Cortland, students will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the basic sociological concepts. These include the sociological imagination, social structure, institutions, social stratification, culture, and power.
  • Understand the role of social structure, culture, and social processes in the causation and amelioration of social problems.
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of the major sociological theories and theorists.  Important theoretical perspectives include functionalism, the conflict perspective, and symbolic interactionism.  Important social theorists include C. Wright Mills, Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim, Max Weber, and George Herbert Mead.
  • Collect information necessary to address a research topic or hypothesis through library research, analysis of electronic data sources, and both quantitative and qualitative analytical techniques.
  • Conduct basic quantitative data analysis employing computers.
  • Communicate their ideas and the ideas of others clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Career Potential

  • Counseling
  • Social work
  • Health care
  • Government agencies
  • Human services
  • Public service

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Sociology of Law
  • Crime and Criminal Law
  • Sociology of Work
  • Sociology of Sex and Gender
  • Issues in Gerontology
  • Social Stratification
  • Urban Sociology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications are reviewed on a rolling admissions basis, so decisions may occur prior to the deadlines. 

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

124 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!

Other requirements

General requirements

All admissions applications are individually reviewed. Decisions are based on criteria such as academic performance in the classroom, class rank, extracurricular activities, personal statements and recommendations. Application materials include the following:

  • The Common Application or the SUNY Application
  • Official transcript or results from the General Equivalency Diploma (GED). If you have prior military service, Discharge papers.
  • SUNY Supplemental Form (if you submitted the SUNY Application)
  • Personal statement or essay (at least 250 words)
  • At lease one recommendation from a teacher or college counselor using the Teacher/Counselor Evaluation Form.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    16980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    7070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7070 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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