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Sociology and Anthropology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Courses in each of the disciplines of the Sociology and Anthropology program of Salve Regina University use a global, comparative and multidisciplinary approach to the study of human social organization and cultural practices.

Our Program

Our students gain an understanding of how peoples' lives are shaped by markets, ethnicity, race, gender, religion and other social institutions and processes.

Our program prepares students for myriad careers serving diverse populations in both the private and public sectors, including jobs in business, technology, health care and government. The major also provides students with excellent preparation for graduate education in sociology, anthropology, urban studies and more.

Life After Salve

Graduates of sociology and anthropology programs often pursue careers in:

  • Advertising
  • Architecture
  • Business (domestic and international)
  • Community development
  • Criminal justice and rehabilitation
  • Cultural resource management (archaeology)
  • Disability advocacy
  • Education (secondary education, higher education, academic advising or administration)
  • Government and public policy
  • International development
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Marketing
  • Medicine or public health
  • Museums, archives and library science
  • Public relations
  • Refugee resettlement
  • Social services and social work
  • Urban planning

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Current Issues
  • Environmental Justice
  • The Sociological Imagination
  • Anthropology: Interpreting Cultural Differences
  • The Social Fabric: Language in Society

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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:

    6.5

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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.

  • Minimum required score:

    53

    PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. Delivered and marked by computer, it reports on a scale between 10 and 90.

General Requirements

  • Application and personal statement
  • Please submit an official copy of your secondary school transcript (in English) showing the courses and grades/marks you received for the most recent 3-4 years of schooling
  • The submission of SAT and/or ACT test scores is optional except for applicants to the nursing and education programs, who must submit official results
  • Two letters of recommendation are required
  • To confirm the spelling of your name and date of birth, we ask applicants to submit a copy of their passport photo ID page

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21110 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42220 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21110 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Newport

  • 1000 - 1500 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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