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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months


Graduates are employed in community, business, and organizational settings, and attend graduate school in sociology, social work, law, and other fields. Practicum and internship courses give students an opportunity to gain experience in one or more field placement settings to complement classroom instruction.

Students wishing to major in Sociology should pick up a change of major form through the Department Chairperson prior to the junior year to facilitate planning a sequence of required and elective courses. Transfer students should discuss the curriculum and sequence of courses with the Chairperson of the Department when they request admission to the University.

The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, and Social Work encompasses four academic disciplines with three major and three minor programs, and contributes to several inter-disciplinary programs.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits

    You must carry a minimum of 12 credits per semester to be considered a full-time student. 

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociological Theory
  • Methods of Social Research
  • Statistics for Social Research
  • Senior Seminar

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:


    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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language.

Find English courses on Preparation Courses Portal.

General Requirements

To apply for admission, applicants must submit the following information to the Office of Admissions:

  • A completed application for admission, including the non-refundable $50 application fee.
  • An official secondary school transcript (including first quarter senior grades) and/or General Education Diploma.
  • SAT I or ACT scores (Only if you choose to send them; see Test Optional policy).
  • Two letters of recommendation. One letter must be from a counselor or teacher.
  • College transcript(s), if applicable.
  • Essay: at least 250 words explaining why Eastern, Connecticut’s public liberal arts university, is the right college choice for you (this is a requirement for Eastern’s online application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23608 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11804 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    10918 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5459 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    10918 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5459 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Students from the New England states (NERSP): $ 6,559/ semester.

Living costs for Windham

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


The mission of Eastern’s Financial Aid Office is to provide all current and prospective Eastern students with the necessary financial aid information, guidance, and timely monetary assistance to support them in their pursuit of a college education.

The Financial Aid Office at Eastern Connecticut State University assists students and parents who might not otherwise be able to afford the student’s educational expenses.

International students who are admitted to Eastern Connecticut State University are automatically considered for a merit-based scholarship that ranged from $6,000-$9,000 per year.

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