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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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The Sociology program at California Baptist University  challenges students’ perspective of the world and the many people groups in it, helping them look more objectively at other societies and our own. It provides the core foundation for understanding society’s structure and its patterns, group dynamics, social inequality and social diversity. 

About

With this bachelor’s degree in sociology, students will be prepared to enter graduate programs and careers in social work and psychology or even law and medicine.

Why study the Sociology program at California Baptist University ?

We keep the sociology program current by offering distinctive electives such as Youth at Risk and the Sociology of Popular Music courses. The creation of our new international practicum course adds a global opportunity for students to experience cultural differences and apply academic concepts. CBU is also unique in that it does not avoid challenging topics but helps students think critically about issues from a Christian perspective.

Career opportunities

  • Corrections officer
  • Counselor
  • Educator
  • Researcher
  • Social worker
  • HR manager

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Found Skills in Behav Sciences 
  • Epistemology & Worldview
  • Statistics & Rsrch Methodology 
  • Marriage and the Family
  • Social Problems
  • Deviant Behavior
  • Group Dynamics & Social Movement
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Sociology of Gender

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    71

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    5.5

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

  • Official transcripts. Send us the official sealed copies of all academic records (including transcripts, mark sheets and grade reports, as well as graduation certificates, diplomas and/or completion certificates) from secondary schools, showing dates of attendance, courses taken and grades received. Transfer applicants are required to submit all official college transcripts from all colleges/universities attended.
  • An essay or personal statement. Submit a personal statement (minimum 3–5 paragraphs) responding to "What do you hope to gain from your experience as a student at CBU?"
  • Minimum of 430 on the Evidence-Based Reading and Writing  on the SAT.
  • Minimum of 16 on the English section of the ACT.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16471 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    32942 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16471 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
Traditional Program Per Unit 1,267 USD 

Funding

Ambassador’s Scholarship (Incoming Freshmen)
  • $12,000 per year
  • 3.5 cumulative weighted GPA and above
  • 1000 SAT or 20 ACT
International Transfer Scholarship (Incoming Domestic Transfers)
  • $8,000 per year
  • 3.3 GPA and above
Need-Based Grants 
  • Global Initiatives Grant – Up to $10,000 per year
  • Grant based upon financial need as determined. International financial aid application required.

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