What will I learn?

Program Description

CMU’s sociology program will provide you with a sound understanding of human groups, institutions and societies. You’ll be part of a department that supports social justice and diversity while using research and critical thinking to solve social problems. While working toward your sociology major or minor, you also can pursue a concentration in social and criminal justice or youth studies.​​

The sociology major offers students a sound understanding of human groups, institutions, and societies while providing vast opportunities for st​udy. Consider these key features distinguishing this program at CMU:

  • Survey and qualitative research opportunities with sociology faculty members and through class projects
  • Service learning opportunities throughout the Isabella County area
  • Departmental scholarship programs for qualified applicants
  • Professional development, resources, and contacts through on-campus organizations such as the Sociology Club

Which department am I in?

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS)

Study options

Full Time (120 hours)

Tuition fees
US$18,936.00 per year
Lower Level Tuition (less than 56 credits): USD $18,936 Per Year (24 credits); Upper Level Tuition (56 credits or more): USD $19,560 Per Year (24 credits)
Application deadline

1 December 2021

Start date

10 January 2022, 29 August 2022

Venue

Central Michigan University

1200 S Franklin St,

MOUNT PLEASANT,

Michigan,

48859, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have attended all secondary and post-secondary institutions.

For international students

Students are required to complete all secondary and post-secondary institutions.

They must demonstrate a proficiency in English by one of the following methods:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (minimum score of 550 PBT, 213 CBT, or 79 IBT)
  • International English Language Testing System (minimum score of 6.5)
  • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (minimum score of 77)
  • Pearson Test of English (minimum score of 53)
  • ELS Language Center Program: Completion of Level 112

Students competing in intercollegiate athletics must submit a qualifying ACT or SAT score to meet NCAA eligibility requirements. Apply by May 15 if you are beginning classes in the fall semester. Apply by October 1 to begin classes in the spring semester.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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