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Combined Degree (BA/MA) Programs
The Department of Sociology offers a combined degree option for undergraduate majors who would like to continue their education in the field. The program enables students to earn both a Bachelor's and Master's degree in the major area within about five years by counting some coursework toward both degrees.
Students who are admitted to the Combined Degree Program are able to take graduate courses during their senior year, and 9 credits will count toward both the BA and MA degrees. This allows for a considerable cost and time savings, and also helps our department retain and further our engagement with our best students.
Combined degrees offered are summarized on these downloadable documents:
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Meet Our Professors: Amitai Etzioni
University Professor Amitai Etzioni has served as Senior Advisor to the White House and as a guest scholar at the Brookings Institution. He has authored 19 books and is referred to by the press as the "guru" of the communitarian movement. He is frequently featured in the leading news media, including The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal.