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Sociology - Social Services

Illinois Dominican University

B.A. On Campus
48 months
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33900 USD/year
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About

The major in Sociology - Social Services at Illinois Dominican University offers a career-enhancing, liberal arts curriculum based on the study of the structure of and interactions among and within groups, institutions, and societies, providing an understanding of how individual behavior shapes and is shaped by group membership, with particular emphasis on class, race, gender, and age. 

Overview

Students majoring in Sociology - Social Services at Illinois Dominican University are exposed to a comprehensive program of study in one of three concentrations and are prepared for professional employment in a number of occupations in the public or private sector, or for graduate study in sociology, related social sciences, social work, education, or law. There are three concentrations available in this major: social analysis, social services and gerontology.

Career Opportunities

Sociology and criminology graduates are often employed in the helping professions. The recent trend is for many sociology-related occupations to require a graduate degree, including social work, therapy, counseling and case management.

Students who want to work in the social services field without a graduate degree often land in support positions or quasi-professional roles. One example would be a role like domestic violence counselor, which may require an undergraduate sociology or criminology degree plus completion of an in-house training course.

A sociology degree also serves as excellent preparation for students who want to pursue an advanced degree in business, law, public administration or urban planning.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare 
  • Contemporary Social Problems 
  • Social Inequality 
  • Transnational Feminist Theories 
  • Social Change: Race, Gender, and Social Class 
  • Gendering of Science: Historical and Theoretical Perspectives 
  • Critical Theoretical Approaches to Race and Ethnicity 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic 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. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete either the Dominican University online application for freshman, transfer or graduate, depending on your status. Freshmen can also apply using the Common Application, which streamlines the college application process for students applying to multiple institutions.
  • Pay a nonrefundable $100.00 application fee.
  • Enrolling students requesting documentation for an F-1 visa must submit a Financial Statement Form (pdf) to the Office of Admission. This is essential for receiving an I-20 and should be submitted along with all other admission documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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