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Interested in completing your Bachelor of Science in Sociology online through one of the Midwest's Top 10 public universities?
Beginning in the Fall of 2011, the University of Nebraska at Kearney began offering the innovative Online Bachelor of Science (BS) in Sociology Degree Completion Program. This program is a 36 credit hour online
degree completion program designed for students who have an associate
degree or have completed most of their general studies classes. Additional, this program allows online students to finish the requirements for the BS in Sociology after they have completed their general studies
courses at either UNK or another college/university.
The BS in
Sociology degree requires a total of 12 courses or 36 student credit
hours of coursework. Five courses are required for every student, and
seven courses are part of the general sociology emphasis. In addition a
minor of 24 credit hours is required.
January 7-11: Drop/Add and Registration: Students may adjust their schedules at this time via MyBlue
January 16: E-bill notifications will be sent to student's Lopermail accounts
February 7: Tuition and Fees due in full for Spring 2013 classes
Advising begins for the Summer and Fall 2013 semesters to currently
enrolled UNK students
March 18-24: Spring Break - All classes dismissed (UNK offices open)
April 1-16: MyBlue Early Registration opens (students
may begin registering based on class standing and last four digits of
their NUID number)
Present: Summer 2013 & Fall 2013 online applications are available at www.unk.edu/apply
April 22: Fall 2013/Summer 2013 registration begins and is available for all
interested persons who are admitted to UNK
Prior to this date, make sure that
you complete your Admissions steps (to apply at UNK, visit www.unk.edu/apply or to learn more about
the application process, please visit, http://www.unk.edu/undergraduate.aspx?id=52932). After you have applied, please contact the
online Sociology coordinator and advisor, Dr. Suzanne Maughan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 308-865-8754, to plan
your initial registration.
When should I apply for admission? Individuals who have already completed high
school should submit their application at least four weeks prior to the
start of the term in which they are seeking admission.
To view course descriptions for all UNK Sociology courses, click here.
In addition to the courses required for the Sociology major, UNK also requires 45 credit hours of a General Studies program. Many two-year degree programs, including those at community colleges, fulfill these General Studies requirements. To view the requirements of
the General Studies program, please visit, http://www.unk.edu/uploadedFiles/academicaffairs/generalstudies/roundtable/final.pdf. To view a specific list of approved General Studies courses in each category, please visit, http://www.unk.edu/academicaffairs/generalstudies.aspx?id=54087.
Wondering if online learning is for you?
To better determine if you may qualify to be a successful online
learner, you may do a self-evaluation through UNK's eCampus by clicking here.
*All UNK degrees require a minimum of 120 hours. Forty (40) of the hours required for all UNK degrees must be upper division hours, which are courses numbered 300 or above taken at a 4-year college or university.
General Sociology Emphasis
Take 4 courses from SOC 300-SOC 488
• Affordable - UNK has one of the lowest tuition rates in the country. For a list of rates, click here.
• Accredited Programs - UNK is accredited by the
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and by the National
Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education.
• A Top 10 University - For the second consecutive
year, UNK has been ranked a Top 10 Public Midwest Regional University by
“U.S. News & World Report.
• Quality Education - UNK offers the same quality
distance degree programs and courses that are offered on the campus. The
majority of the instruction is taught by credentialed full-time faculty
with doctoral degrees who are committed to quality teaching.
• Quality Student Support Services - Quality student
support services are a hallmark of education at UNK. To help students
get started with their distance and online degree courses, a set of
online video tutorials are available, as well as the Online Student
Orientation. Other services include 24/7 library services, discounted
software and hardware, a writing center, 24/7 technology help desk,
online bookstore, and more.
• Global Market - UNK serves a global market with
online students in 47 states and several foreign countries. As the
course offerings expand, more students will be able to take advantage of
UNK's online degrees and courses.
Interested in more information about UNK’s online programs,
online tuition rates and fees, and other online services and resources,
visit UNK eCampus.
If you would like to send an email to the program coordinator requesting more information about the UNK Online Sociology Degree Completion Program, click here.
Program Contact Information:
Dr. Suzanne Maughan, Department Chair, UNK Sociology
Online Program Coordinator - UNK Online Sociology Degree Completion Program
University of Nebraska at Kearney - Copeland Hall
Kearney, NE 68849
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