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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
, TX,
Majors in sociology and in sociology and anthropology are part of the B.A. degree program at Spelman College. Both the major in sociology and the major in sociology and anthropology consist of 44 semester hours, 28 hours (32 hours for sociology and anthropology majors) of which must be in major core courses.

About

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology* offers courses that encompass sociological and anthropological analyses, methodologies, technologies and theoretical perspectives. The department offers two majors: Sociology, and Sociology and Anthropology. In addition to the resources within the College and the Atlanta University Center, the department uses the vast reservoir provided by social agencies and research projects in the metropolitan Atlanta area.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Problems
  • The Sociological Imagination: Introduction to Sociology for Majors
  • Special Topics in Sociology
  • Sociological and Economic Perspectives
  • Race, Class and Gender

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL®PBT score:

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    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.

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General Requirements

  • Completed application for admission through the Common Application
  • Two teacher recommendations
  • Official high school and/or college transcript(s); if not in English, an official translation is needed
  • Essay
  • Non-refundable application fee
  • Copy of completed application for your files
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Affidavit of financial support (in U.S. dollars)
  • Copy of passport with Visa and I-94 card
  • School leaving certificate  

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12191 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24382 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12191 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Atlanta

  • 945 - 1760 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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