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Sociology, B.A./B.S.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #301 (ARWU) Orlando, FL, United States| Online
The Sociology program of University of Central Florida, which may be completed online, face-to-face, or as a mix of online and face-to-face courses, has two major goals: 1) to promote undergraduate student excellence and 2) to advance career success for graduates by providing them with tangible, career-oriented skills.
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Overview

The curriculum of the Sociology program of University of Central Florida emphasizes critical examination of various components of society. Sociology includes the study of interpersonal interactions, groups, organizations, and societies through the application of theoretical approaches and the use of qualitative and quantitative methods. Sociology courses are directly relevant to many contemporary issues, including murder and violent crime, domestic violence, global warming, alcohol and drug abuse, popular culture, and changes in the family. The department offers groups of courses in several areas, including social institutions, the environment, crime and deviance, popular culture, family, and diversity and social inequalities.

A dedicated faculty offers state-of-the-art courses that are relevant to current issues affecting our students’ lives and their future careers. Graduates are prepared for careers that require employees who think critically and have analytic and technical skills related to understanding crime, law, and deviance; medical sociology; diversity and inequalities; and/or mass culture and collective behavior. All students complete individual, original research projects.

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Social Theory
  • Applied Social Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Applied Sociology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

General Requirements

  • Complete and submit the online application
  • Official transcripts, graduation certificates and/or leaving exam results for all international and U.S.  secondary schools (high schools) attended. Refer to our Country Reference Guide for a list of secondary school credentials required by country.
  • Certified literal translation for any documentation submitted in a language other than English, if applicable
  • All official AICE, AP, Cambridge AS/A level scores, CLEP and IB scores, if applicable
  • Official SAT or ACT
  • Submit proof of English proficiency, if required
  • Submit required immigration documentation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    20980 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20980 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    5954 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5954 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Orlando

  • 1111 - 1940 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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