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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

About

 The community- oriented program provides students with the “toolkit” they need and the ability to apply their acquired skills at the next level. The applied, action-oriented nature of the program gives students hands-on experience and exposure to community involvement as well as valuable skills that employers seek. In addition, the program seeks to equip students with the necessary skills that are the foundation for graduate studies not only in sociology, but in a variety of fields such as social work, public health, law, and business.

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:
  • Introduction to Criminal Justice 
  • Issues in Criminal Justice
  • Corrections
  • Topics in Criminal Justice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

  • A completed application.
  • An official high school transcript or comparable home school documentation.
  •  A recommendation from a guidance counselor or other school official.
  •  An official record of scores on the Scholastic
  • Assessment Test (SAT) or the American College
  • Testing Program (ACT).
  • Students with a high school grade point average of 3.25 or above or an especially strong college preparatory curriculum may apply without submitting standardized test scores. 
  • A TOEFL score of at least 550 on the written test or 80 on the Internet-based exam. 
  •  A transcript of grades from high school reported in English.
  •  A recommendation from a high school official, written in English

Tuition Fee

  • International

    36010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36010 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    36010 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 36010 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Virginia Beach

  • 980 - 1600 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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