Graduate Course Plan
The program requires students to take a minimum of 33 credits. 15 - 18 of those credits are required courses; 15 credits are electives. A minimum of 15 of the 33 credits must be 6600 level courses.
In addition to the required and elective courses, students must pass a written comprehensive examination, defend their thesis prospectus and final thesis, and complete a master thesis.
All courses are either 5500 or 6600 level courses in sociology, or other graduate courses approved by the sociology graduate director.
|SOC 5508||Advanced Statistics|
|SOC 6600||Comparative Theories|
|SOC 6603||Topics in Social Science Research Methods|
|SOC 6601||Selected Theories (e.g. Goffman)|
|SOC 6605||Social Organizations (e.g. The Hospital)|
|SOC 6607||Global Racial Formations|
|SOC 6615||Social Institutions (e.g. History of Social Institutions; Medicine and Society)|
|SOC 6620||Philosophy of Social Science|
|SOC 6613||Social Behavior|
|SOC 6621||Interdisciplinary Topics (e.g. Buddist Sociology, War)|
|SOC 5562||Power, Class, and Prestige|
|SOC 5567||Community Networking|
|SOC 5591/5599||Topics (e.g. Elite Crime, Family and TV, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Sport)|
See the Graduate Catalog for course details.