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Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration

Overview

Our program is multifaceted and designed to realize the learning potential of students with a wide variety of ages, backgrounds, academic preparations and geographical locations. Thus, students can chose to take face to face classes at the UTPB campus or join our on-line completion degree from the comfort of your lifestyle, and from anywhere in the region, nationally or internationally.

The programme

The globalized nature of our lives today, in West Texas, the rest of the U.S. or the world makes it especially important to provide a program in which issues of race, ethnicity, gender and social class are seriously taken into consideration. So you will enjoy exciting, informative and demanding discussions in our classes that will prepare you for the life we lead in the 21stcentury.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Problems
  • Multi Listing Course
  • Modern Europe
  • Sociology of Substance Abuse and Addiction 
  • Race, Gender, Ethnicity and Social Change
  • Sociology of Work
  • The Child in Society 
  • Social Deviance 

English Language Requirements

  • 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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • 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. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Completed electronic application 
  • Non-refundable Application Fee of $40.00
  • Official High School transcript
  • If taking Dual Credit/Early College course work, please have an official college transcript sent to UTPB from all colleges or universities attended
  • SAT or ACT exam scores

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Odessa

  • 1002 - 1860 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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