The Bachelor of Arts Economics and Sociology programme at Egerton University combines the two related disciplines and requires students to be well grounded in both. The Programme will prepare students for careers in research institutions, NGOs, Public and private sectors, among other job opportunities.
Graduates of the programme will also be professional economists, sociologists or business people. In the modern world, these specializations will continue to be in demand and thus enable graduates to market their skills internationally.
The main objectives of the Bachelor of Arts Economics and Sociology programme at Egerton University are to:
Applicants must satisfy the general minimum entry requirements for admission to Egerton University.
Additionally, applicants must have obtained at least a B- (minus) in Mathematics, or a C+ in Mathematics and a B (plain) in Economics/Commerce/ Accounting/Business Studies, in the KCSE, or its equivalent.
Holders of A-level certificates must have at least principal passes in the two disciplines.
Mininum Entry Requirements for Bachelor's Degree
The entry requirements set out below are only minimum, and they in no way entitle an applicant to a place in the University. Applicants must:
Meet additional entry requirements as may be specified by the respective Department, Faculty, School or Institute.
To be admitted for a PRE-SERVICE DEGREE PROGRAM, a prospective candidate must have all the requirements set up by the joint Admission Board (JAB), with a prospective IN-SERVICE student must have completed a diplomaprogram in the relevant field and graduated with at least a CREDIT.
This Bachelor of Arts Economics and Sociology programme at Egerton University is designed for students taking Sociology and Economics.
To graduate the student must have done at least a minimum of 40 course units out of which 22 must be in economics.
The B.A. Economics & Sociology shall require the students to complete a minimum of 24 economics course units, out of which at least 14 will be core courses.