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Interdisciplinary Social Science, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Rather than being a very general, catch-all degree, Interdisciplinary Social Science at University of South Florida St Petersburg is a focused program in which students work with their advisors to create a unique course of study of specific societal issues and to prepare for specific career paths. The structure of the ISS degree allows a student to pick courses in two disciplinary areas which bring different perspectives or methodological and theoretical approaches to a topic or social problem. The program is research and writing intensive.

The program emphasizes:

  • critical analysis of social issues,
  • introduces students to a variety of paradigms and perspectives with which to frame social problems,
  • gives students the opportunity to explore the research process,
  • exposes students to a variety of methodologies,
  • and emphasizes effective writing.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

    Courses included:
  •  Self and Society
  •  Nature and Culture
  •  Introduction to the Social Sciences
  • Social Research Methods
  • Senior Seminar in the Social Sciences

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:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

In order for a candidate to be considered for admission to the USFSP MBA, he/she must submit the following:

  • A completed USF St. Petersburg online Graduate Program Application
  • $30 application fee due at the time the online application is completed
  • A current resume
  • A statement of purpose
  • Three letters of recommendation, including at least one professional reference
  • One official transcript from each institution of higher learning attended
  • USF System transcripts excluded
  • An official GMAT or GRE score unless a waiver is granted

Tuition Fee

  • International

    346 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 346 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    194 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 194 USD per credit and a duration of 48 months.
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Credits per Hour.

Living costs for Saint Petersburg

  • 1132 - 1750 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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