Graduate Courses

Graduate degree courses in the Department of Sociology.

MA Courses

MA degree course requirements


Social Statistics, Methods of Sociological Research and Social Theory

Students must complete the following:

  • Sociology 611 (Social Statistics, The General Linear Model)
  • Sociology 613 (Quantitative Research Methods) or 615 (Qualitative Research Methods)
  • Sociology 631 (Sociological Theory)

Electives

Complete two Half Course Equivalent (HCE) electives at the 600- or 700-level. One HCE elective must be a Sociology Department offering in a substantive area.

Professional Sociology

You must complete Sociology 602, Training in Professional Sociology.

PhD Course Requirements


Sociological statistics, sociological theory, and methods of sociological research

  • Sociology 611 (Social Statistics; The General Linear Model)
  • Sociology 731 (Doctoral Seminar in Theory) a
  • Two Half Course Equivalent (HCE) methodology courses at the 700-level, selected from decimalized selected topics in Sociology 705Q (Advanced Methodological Issues), 711Q (Advanced Quantitative Methods) or 715Q (Advanced Qualitative Methods)

Half Course Equivalent (HCE)

  • Two Half Course Equivalent (HCE) electives at the 600- or 700-level. At least one HCE elective must be a Sociology Department offering in a substantive area

Doctoral Seminar in Professional Sociology

Complete Sociology 702 (Doctoral Seminar in Professional Sociology)

Additional Elective

Complete an additional HCE elective for each HCE required course taken in a previous degree -- additional electives must be at the 600- or 700-level; they can be another Sociology seminar, a reading course or a course from another department.