B.A. On Campus


Kent State University

48 months
20463 USD/year
20463 USD/year
11587 USD/year
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The Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology offered at the Kent State University  provides broad training in the theories and methods that sociologists use to understand contemporary social issues and problems. Students are encouraged to think critically as they examine issues ranging from small group behavior to global social movements. 


The core curriculum  focuses on social inequalities, social psychology and health and illness. In addition, the program offers courses on a variety of topics, including urban living, deviant behavior, religion and family.

All students in the Sociology major select at least one concentration from the seven offered, in consultation with the undergraduate coordinator of sociology, department faculty or academic advisor.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this Sociology program offered at the Kent State University   will be able to:

  • Describe how sociology is similar to and different from other social sciences
  • Show how one’s personal life is shaped by the time and place in which one lives
  • Demonstrate how institutions of family, education, religion, medicine and the economy are interrelated
  • Understand the interrelationships between social structures and individuals in society
  • Distinguish between individualistic, cultural and structural explanations of social events

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Researching society
  • Data Analysis
  • Data Analysis Lab
  • Sociological Theories

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The freshman admission policy on the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends.
  •  The Admissions Office at the Kent Campus may defer the admission of students who do not meet admissions criteria but who demonstrate areas of promise for successful college study. Deferred applicants may begin their college coursework at one of seven regional campuses of Kent State University. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20463 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 20463 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    20463 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20463 USD per year during 48 months.
  • In-State

    11587 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11587 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for North Canton

1034 - 1706 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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