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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
Syracuse, UT, United States
The Sociology major at Le Moyne College provides training in both sociological theory and social science research methods, as well as a thorough understanding of substantive areas such as crime and deviance, marriage and families, law, formal organizations and institutions such as the mass media and industry. 
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Students majoring in Sociology must choose a concentration in the first semester of enrollment at Le Moyne College subsequent to the first year. One selects a concentration or switches to a different concentration with the advice and consent of the departmental advisor. A form which indicates such changes is available from the chair of the department and must be filed with the registrar. Upper-level SOC electives are selected with the advice and consent of one’s departmental advisor on the basis of their relevance to one’s academic interests and career objectives. Upper-level SOC electives are offered subject to demand. Consult the department chair about course offerings.

The programme

An internship in sociology is developed by a student in consultation with department faculty according to the supervisor’s internship guidelines. Normally, no more than three credit hours of internship may be counted toward a major in sociology.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

  • Each of the program’s five concentrations provides rigorous sociological training with emphasis on the skills needed to prepare for careers after graduation. 
  • The human services concentration prepares the student for work in direct-assistance organizations or for graduate study in applied sociology, clinical sociology or social work. 
  • The concentration in research and theory is for the student who is interested in an academic career such as teaching and doing research in sociology. 

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    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:


    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.

General Requirements

A completed freshman application (fee waived online)

Official high school transcript

Guidance/College Counselor Recommendation Form or three letters of recommendation from clergy, coaches, employers, teachers, etc.

Official SAT or ACT scores, if desired or required (see Freshman Admission Requirements, #2). Non-native English speakers must submit either the SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or the IELTS.

Personal statement

International Baccalaureate (IB) credit is accepted by Le Moyne College and reviewed on an individual basis. Credit is determined by the score received on the exam as well as the diploma earned.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    34910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34910 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    34910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 34910 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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