Immerse yourself in the study of people, culture and society. Learn about the key social factors that influence groups and organizations and develop skills in research and data analysis.

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Key Facts



(BS) Sociology

Course Credits: 120

Degree Duration

4 Years :

4 Years (Direct Route)

4 Years :

1 year pathway + 3 years degree (major)


Start Dates

January | May | September

Degree Overview

If you’re interested in the study of people, culture, and society, a career in sociology might be right for you. In this fascinating program, you’ll study:

– The basic structure of human society
– Transmission of culture and regulation of behavior
– Acquisition of the social self
– Deviance
– Stratification by class, race, ethnicity, sex, and age
– Urbanization
– Major social institutions
– Population dynamics
– Socio-cultural change

In addition to acquiring an in-depth understanding of the key social factors that affect groups and organizations, students will gain an understanding of basic research methods and develop critical reasoning skills.

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  • You may incur additional costs in the course of your education at the University over and above tuition fees in an academic year such as laptops, additional resources, etc.

Why Study this Degree

Learn from faculty with practical experience in their fields

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