B.A. in Sociology at Camden

B.A. in Sociology at Camden

B.A. in Sociology at Camden

This degree completion program is offered with classes taking place on the Rowan University Camden Campus. It is intended for those who have completed their Associate's degree and wish to pursue the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. The Rowan University B.A. in Sociology seeks to develop competency in the analysis and understanding of the effects social factors have across all levels of society. Students may choose to pursue the General Sociology program or the Applied Sociology concentration. The General Program allows students flexibility in choosing which lower and upper level electives will be part of their program. The Applied Sociology concentration focuses specifically on the analysis and treatment of social problems, the assessment of community based needs and practices, and the development and evaluation of strategies for positive social change. It provides a sound foundation for pursuing careers in human and community service industries.

 

Curriculum

Rowan University requires the completion of 120 semester hours (30 S.H. must be at Rowan University) of approved general education (Freshmen beginning Fall 2018 or later must meet Rowan Core requirements) and major coursework in order to graduate with a bachelor's degree. The B.A. in Sociology degree completion program is a full-time/part-time program offered on the Rowan University Camden Campus only, that provides those who chose to pursue the General Program with 36 S.H. and those who choose to pursue the Applied Sociology concentration with 36 S.H.

Coursework

The following courses are offered on the Rowan University Camden Campus and make up the B.A. in Sociology degree completion program. The courses listed here are not official and are subject to change. For an official list of available courses please visit the Section Tally.

  • 17 Courses/ 51 Semester Hours
    • General Program Courses: 36 semester hours
    • Applied Concentration Courses: 36 semester hours
    • Non-Program Required Courses: 15 semester hours
  • Foundation Courses: No
  • Graduation / Exit / Thesis Requirements: No
General Program Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
SOC 08120 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 08331 Classical Sociological Theory 3
SOC 08375 Sociological Research Methods 3
SOC 08376 Social Statistics 3
SOC 08425 Senior Seminar in Sociology (Upper Level) 3
  Sociology Processes Course (Any Level) 3
  Sociology Processes Course (Upper Level) 3
  Sociology Course (Any Level) 3
  Sociology Course (Any Level) 3
  Sociology Course (Any Level) 3
  Sociology Institutions Course (Any Level) 3
  Sociology Institutions Course (Upper Level) 3
Applied Concentration Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
SOC 08120 Introduction to Sociology 3
SOC 08221 Social Problems 3
SOC 08331 Classical Sociological Theory 3
SOC 08375 Sociological Research Methods 3
SOC 08376 Social Statistics 3
SOC 08425 Senior Seminar in Sociology (Upper Level) 3
SOC 08494 Field Experience in Sociology 3
SOC 08339 Sociological Practice 3
  Practice Bank Course 3
  Applied Bank Course 3
  Specialization Bank Course 3
SOC 08494 Field Experience in Sociology 3
Non-Program Required Courses
Course Number
Title
S.H. (Credits)
ANTH 02202 Cultural Anthropology 3
STAT 02100 Elementary Statistics 3
PSY 01107 Essentials of Psychology 3
GEOG 16110 Cultural Geography 3
ECON 04101 Intro to Macroeconomics 3

 

  • Choose between GEOG 16102 or GEOG 16111 World Regional Geography
  • Choose between ECON 04101, ECON 04102 Intro to Microeconomics, POSC 07100 Intro to Government & Politics, POSC 07110 American Government, POSC 07230 Comparative Political Systems, or POSC 07231 Contemporary World Problems
 

Admissions Requirements

The following is a list of items required to begin the application process for the program. There may be additional action or materials required for admission to the program. Upon receipt of the materials below a representative from the Rowan Global Admissions Processing Office will contact you with confirmation or indicating any missing items.

  • $65 (U.S.) non-refundable application fee

  • Official transcripts from all colleges attended (regardless of number of credits earned)

  • Associate's Degree or 24 semester hours of transferable college credits

  • Minimum undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.0 scale)

 

Start Dates & Application Deadlines

The chart below details available entry terms for the B.A. in Sociology at Camden program as well as corresponding application deadlines. Submitting the Application Form is only the first step to beginning the admission process. All of the required materials listed above must be received on or before the application completion deadline for your desired entry term to be considered for admission to that term. We encourage you to complete the application form and begin submitting your materials at least one month before the deadline indicated.

Entry Term Start Date Application Deadline
Fall 2019 08/27/2019 07/01/2019
Spring 2020 01/14/2020 11/01/2019