Bachelor Of Arts In Sociology
The programme is designed basing on the needs of the society (Africa and Tanzania in particular) to have many sociologists to solve severe social problems having been faced.
These include the Family conflict and Gender based violence, social inequality, deviance, human trafficking, globalization, HIV/AIDS, Drug abuse, Street Children, homelessness, food insecurity, rampant unemployment which are affecting the society.
These emerging issues have created concern in the public on the need to have trained sociologists to help the society to identify the root causes of and to provide solutions for these problems.
Furthermore, the programme provides opportunities for students and those in employment in the field related to sociology as well as those who are not in formal employment to enroll for the courses, thus enabling many students to study in the degree programme and increase output of sociologists.
Option (I): Direct Entry Scheme (Form VI) Qualifications
- Possession of Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (CSEE) or equivalent, with credit passes in five approved subjects, obtained prior to sitting for the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE) or equivalent; and
- He/she has obtained at least two principal level passes in approved subjects in the Advanced Certificate of Secondary Education Examination (ACSEE); and
- Option (II) Equivalent Qualifications
Diploma in Sociology, Social work, Environmental Health Sciences, Clinical Medicine, Criminal Investigation, Mass Communication, Media production, Records management, Journalism, Accountancy, Law, Banking and finance, Community Development, Customs and tax Administration, Development and Administration and Management, Development planning, Information Technology, Public administration, Animal Health, Marketing and Public Relations, Industrial Relations, Secretarial studies, Procurement and Logistic, General Agriculture, Counseling and Psychology, Education, Human Resource, Youth Development Work (CYP), Library and Information Management, Foundation programme any other Diploma, Diploma recognized by OUT Senate with an average of ‘B’ or GPA of 3.0 with not less than four passes at O’ Level.