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  • 48 months
    Duration
Boston, MA, United States
The Sociology - General Sociology program from Suffolk University offers students a broad base of social-scientific knowledge by exploring issues of human behavior, social change, cultural diversity, and socio-economic inequalities.
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Overview

You can apply to the Sociology - General Sociology program from Suffolk University with the help of INTO, free of charge. If you satisfy the university admission requirements and the minimum English language scores you can choose the option of direct undergraduate admission. They will help you apply to multiple universities at once, take care of the student I-20 Form for US entry, and will not charge you any fees for the university application. 

What to expect from studying this Sociology - General Sociology program

Learn about how culture grows and transforms and the major events that shaped our human society. You will develop creative and critical thinking. Become part of the discussion and the force of change that will shape our future and create a medium for discourse, idea exchange and the development of new ideas. 

By understanding the various aspects that make us human, you learn to bridge the gap and the differences between different cultures, and focus on the things we have in common, instead of our differences. 

Teaching is an important component of the Sociology - General Sociology program, as once you will develop your knowledge of human culture you are responsible for sharing this knowledge with others, creating awareness and educating. 

This is an excellent choice if you’re interested in human services, policy, or community advocacy work. The broad base of courses in research methods, analysis, and sociological theory gives you a strong foundation for graduate work as well.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    126 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Social Justice
  • Research Methods in Sociology
  • Social Conflict and Social Change.
  • Exploring Careers in Sociology
  • Research Methods in Sociology

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    79

    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.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.7

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.7 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

  • High school diploma; 2.7 GPA on a 4.0 scale; optional SAT or ACT can be used in lieu of English proficiency.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38420 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38420 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Boston

  • 1560 - 3240 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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