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Sociology With An Emphasis In Social Work, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 105 days
    Duration
, AZ, | Online
The Bachelor Science in Sociology with an Emphasis in Social Work degree program helps prepare students for an exciting career in the fields of social work and human services among settings such as nonprofit organizations and government agencies. 

About

The BS in sociology with an emphasis in social work degree will equip you with the knowledge and skills to pursue a profession in social work and social service fields assisting individuals, children, families and communities through child welfare, healthcare, disability, mental health, aging services and community development services.

Throughout this sociology degree program, you will explore a wide range of skills and analytic tools for engaging with the social work field. You will develop understandings of the applications of human behavior intervention, as well as case management strategies and skills.

Program curriculum is developed and based upon the 10 core competencies of the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). Following the highest CSWE standards, program emphasis courses provide you with a solid foundation and advantage if you elect to move on to graduate school in social work. Equipped with core understandings, graduates are prepared to specialize with further certifications and credentials. This program does not lead to licensure in Social Work.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 105 days
    • Duration description
      Online: 8 weeks Campus: 15 weeks
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus, Online

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Social Research and Statistics
  • Stratification and Inequality in a Diverse Society
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Human Behavior and the Social Environment
  • Case Management and Direct Practice

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 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).

All students must submit either acceptable high school or college transcripts to be considered for full admission into the University. Additionally, if students cannot meet the GPA requirements with their transcripts, but have test scores or a college-GPA that meets admissions requirements, students will be eligible for full admission. If both the degree-bearing transcript and the test scores do not meet admission requirements, students may be accepted with specifications. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of 105 days.
  • National

    16500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8250 USD per semester and a duration of 105 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Campus: $8250 per semester

Online: $470 per credit

Living costs for Phoenix

  • 900 - 1450 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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