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View Programme Profile (Academic Year: 2024/2025)
Programme NameBachelor of Social Science (Sociology) (0839)
DepartmentDepartment of Sociology
FacultyFaculty of Social Sciences
Admission CriteriaThe Certificate in Industrial Relations and Management from the Institute of Distance & Continuing Education (IDCE).
OR
A Trained Teacher's Certificate from CPCE, Class I, Grade I.
OR
The Certificate in Industrial and Social Studies from Critchlow Labour College (CLC) together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
OR
The Commonwealth Diploma in Youth Work.
OR
Any qualification considered by the University to be equivalent to any of the above.
OR
A minimum of five (5) subjects CXC/CSEC (General Proficiency), grades I, II or III or five (5) passes at GCE "O" level. Subjects must include English Language and Mathematics
OR
Mature age (21 years and over) with three (3) or more years experience in the field, together with a pass at the University of Guyana Entrance Examination (UGEE).
Tuition FeeFirst Year - GYD: $228,448 | USD: $5,711
Second Year - GYD: $228,448 | USD: $5,711
Third Year - GYD: $228,448 | USD: $5,711
Fourth Year - GYD: $228,448 | USD: $5,711
First Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AAA4104 Additional Course (4 Credits) Not Specified 4 Slot for Chinese courses
ENG1105 Introduction to the Use of English Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
MNG2100 Computer Studies I Online 4
POL1100 Theory and Practice of Politics Online 3
SOC1100 The Study of Society Online 3
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
AAA4204 Additional Course (4 Credits) Not Specified 4 Slot for Chinese courses
ENG1205 Use of English Online 4
MNG2200 Computer Studies II Online 4
POL1200 Introduction to Political Structures and Institutions Online 3
SOC1200 Introduction to Sociological Theory Online 3

Total Cost: GYD $228,448 | USD $5,711

Second Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
ECN1100 Introductory Micro-Economics Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
SOC2100 Classical Sociological Theory Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
SOC2105 Elements of Survey Sampling & Social Statistics In Class 4
SOC2107 Social Psychology I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
ECN1200 Introductory Macro-Economics Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
SOC2200 Contemporary Sociological Theory I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
SOC2205 Inferential Statistics For Social Research Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
SOC2207 Social Psychology II Online 4

Total Cost: GYD $228,448 | USD $5,711

Third Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
HST2105 Survey of Guyanese History I Hybrid (In Class/Online) 4
SOC3103 Contemporary Sociological Theory II Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
SOC3104 Social Science Methodology I Online 4
SOC3108 Marriage and the Family Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
SOC3204 Social Science Methodology II Online 4
SOC3206 Comparative Social Institutions Online 4
SOC3209 Poverty Analysis Online 4
ZZZ3201 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose DSW225 or DSW328 or DSW325 or DPM325 or HST225

Total Cost: GYD $228,448 | USD $5,711

Fourth Year
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
DSW3107 The Sociology of Punishment & Corrections In Class 4
SOC4101 Applied Sociology I Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
SOC4106 The Study of Social Change Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
ZZZ4101 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose DSW215 or DSW4104 or DSW313 or DPM410 or DSW214
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name Delivery Mode Course Credit Remarks
SOC4200 Caribbean Social Structure II Hybrid (Online and In Class) 4
SOC4201 Applied Sociology II Hybrid (In Class/Online) 4
SOC4206 Modernisation and Development Online 4
ZZZ4201 Elective (4 credits) Not Specified 4 Choose DSW225 or DSW328 or DSW325 or DPM325 or HST225

Total Cost: GYD $228,448 | USD $5,711