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  • 48 months
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Overview

Program coursework, designed to strengthen the sociological imagination, allows students to understand the impact of social forces and the various ways they constrain and enhance our lives.

As a Sociology major, you will develop skills in research, critical thinking, cross-cultural perspective, and practical understanding of today's social issues including social change, the environment, economy, and individual & social identity. In addition, you will gain a broader awareness of social inequality, social mobility, and marginalization. Our graduates enter diverse careers with an understanding of our complex social world, individuals, and organizations that comprise it. 

Program Level Student Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate skills and techniques in conducting social science research.
  • Define and apply sociological theory.
  • Identify social inequalities in terms of race, ethnicity, class, gender, and sexuality.
  • Demonstrate discipline-appropriate writing ability.

Career Opportunities

  • Social services
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Education
  • Research
  • Government
  • Law enforcement

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Cultural Anthropology
  • Social Science Proseminar
  • Race and Ethnicity
  • Social Inequalities
  • Social Science Statistics
  • Criminal Justice Statistics
  • Methods of Sociological Research
  • Qualitative Research Methods

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Minimum 2.0 cumulative transfer GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Minimum 30 academic, college-level transferable semester hours
  • Must be eligible to return to all previously attended institutions
  • Applicants pursuing an Applied Science or Aviation Science degree may meet this requirement utilizing select workforce education credit from an approved Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree upon completion of 45 hours, to include all general education courses within the AAS.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    14744 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7372 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    4616 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2308 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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