Graduate Courses

Graduate degree courses in the Department of Sociology.

Course-based MA Degree Requirements

MA degree course requirements


Core Courses

Students must complete the following:

  • Social Statistics (SOCI 611)
  • Research Methods (SOCI 613 or 615 or an alternative methods course offered by the Department)
  • Sociological Theory (SOCI 631)
  • Major Research Project seminar (SOCI 680, Spring-summer session)

Electives

Three elective courses at the 600 or 700 level; at least two of which must be in Sociology.

Professional Sociology

SOCI 606 (Fall) and SOCI 607 (Winter)

Thesis-based MA Degree Course Requirements

Completion of the following coursework is required prior to work on the thesis:


Core Courses

  • Social Statistics (SOCI 611)
  • Research Methods (SOCI 613 or 615 or an alternative methods course offered by the Department)
  • Sociological Theory (SOCI631)

Electives

Two elective courses at the 600 or 700 level; at least one of which must be in Sociology.

Professional Sociology

SOCI 606 (Fall) and SOCI 607 (Winter)

PhD Degree Course Requirements

The following coursework is required prior to candidacy and work on the thesis:


Core Courses

  • Social Statistics (SOCI 611)
  • Research Methods (two courses at the 700 level)
  • Sociological Theory (SOCI 731)

Electives

Two elective courses on substantive topics at the 600 or 700 level; at least one of which must be in Sociology.

Professional Sociology

SOCI 706 (Fall) and SOCI 707 (Winter)