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Sociology, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Florida City, FL, United States| Online
The Sociology program of Saint Leo University is designed for students to explore the breadth of the discipline and gain a foundation in the theories and methods of the sociologist. It requires proficient writing and analytical skills, and fosters critical thinking.
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Overview

The Sociology program of Saint Leo University prepares students for careers in business, government, or the nonprofit sector, and for a variety of graduate programs, as well as being part of a liberal arts education. A major in sociology is particularly suited to careers in human or public services, social research, the law, education, or religion. Sociology majors at all locations and delivery systems can select the General track. Sociology majors at University Campus and some other locations may choose from two additional specializations: 1) Applied & Clinical or 2) Diversity & Inequality.

Explore cutting-edge issues in sociology—including globalization, race, gender, urbanization, and medical and environmental matters. Learn how to conduct research and analyze data, searching for answers to vital questions: How do we solve problems like poverty and homelessness? How does public policy impact U.S. family life? How can state-sanctioned punishment reduce criminal deviance?

What can you do with a degree in Sociology?

A Sociology degree opens doors to careers in business, government, education, social services, marketing, law enforcement and international consulting.
  • Counselor
  • Project Analyst
  • Social Services Worker
  • Researcher
  • Charitable Marketing Specialist
  • Probation Officer
  • Lobbyist
  • Public Relations Consultant
  • Real Estate Agent
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Insurance Agent
  • School Administrator

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Deviance and Social Control
  • From Dating to Parenting: The Family in Cross-cultural Perspective
  • Medical Sociology
  • Global Social Change and Development
  • The Social Ladder: Inequality and Diversity in America
  • Racial and Ethnic Relations

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

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  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    53

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General Requirements

  • Application.
  • Submit transcripts, mark sheets, diplomas or certificates from all post-secondary institutions attended, along with course descriptions and credit values.
  • All international candidates for admission must prove English language proficiency.
  • Photocopy of the Biographical section of your current passport.
  • Proof of Financial Ability to Pay.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    23990 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11995 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Florida City

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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