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Ohio University Majors

Sociology Major


Admissions Information

Freshman/First-Year Admission

Students are selected by the director of studies of the sociology tutorial program and the Honors Tutorial College on the basis of superior academic ability and the potential for self-motivated study and research. Applicants typically are required to submit additional essays, and an interview with the director of studies is required for admission. More information, including materials and deadlines, is available at www.ohio.edu/honors/tutorial-programs/apply. Recommendations from two high school teachers are required. 

Change of Program Policy

Under normal circumstances, we do not accept students as transfers into this program. However, first-year students may apply to transfer into the sociology tutorial program and the Honors Tutorial College. These students must meet the same entrance requirements as entering freshmen. 

External Transfer Admission

First-year students at another institution may also apply to transfer into the sociology tutorial program and the Honors Tutorial College. These students must meet the same entrance requirements as entering freshmen. Students who meet the criteria for admission as first-year students may be accepted before the end of their freshman year. 

Opportunities Upon Graduation

Most students graduating from the program pursue graduate or professional education with many going on to Ph.D. programs in sociology or law school.

Academic Catalog

The academic catalog provides additional information about curriculum and courses for this major.
Academic catalog

Program Details

Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Code: BA1912

Contact

Honors Tutorial College 
35 Park Place
Athens, OH 45701
Phone: 740.593.2723
Fax: 740.593.9521
honors.college@ohio.edu
www.ohio.edu/honors

Administrative Contact

Ted Welser, director of studies/contact person
welser@ohio.edu

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