2022-2023 Graduate Course Catalog 
    Dec 05, 2023  
2022-2023 Graduate Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, MA

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Yingyi Ma
426 Eggers Hall

Student Learning Outcomes

1. Explain and illustrate how societies, institutions, and social inequalities operate

2. Discuss and appraise sociological theory

3. Describe, explain, evaluate, choose, and use research methods

Program Requirements

The Department normally accepts only those students wishing to pursue the Ph.D., although provision is made for awarding the M.A. degree. All incoming students must complete a core curriculum of our courses. Students entering with a master’s degree from another institution may waive specific core courses by petitioning the graduate committee. The M.A. requires 30 credits, including:12 credits of theory, methods, and statistics; 6 credits of advanced Sociology seminars; and 12 additional credits of graduate courses in Sociology or related fields. A master’s thesis option may be substituted for six hours of graduate credit.

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