Master of Arts in the Field of Sociology
Specific admission requirements are shown on the Graduate Program Finder.
Prerequisite: a bachelor’s degree.
The following requirements must be fulfilled:
The general requirements stated under Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, Graduate Programs.
36 credits, including 15 credits in required courses, 9 credits in primary and secondary field courses, six credits in elective courses, and 6 credits of thesis.
|SOC 6230||Sociological Research Methods|
|SOC 6231||Data Analysis|
|SOC 6232||Qualitative Methodology: Doing Field Research|
|or SOC 6240||Field Research in Organizational Settings|
|SOC 6238||Development of Sociological Theory|
|SOC 6239||Contemporary Sociological Theory|
|Primary and secondary fields|
|Students take two courses in a primary field of specialization and one course in a secondary field of specialization. Fields of specialization are criminology, social inequality, and urban sociology. With the consent of an advisor, one graduate course in a related department or program can be used for either one of the primary required courses or for the the secondary required course.|
|Any two other Sociology (SOC) courses at the 6000 level or above..|
|SOC 6295 may be taken once (3 credits) toward degree requirements|
|Six credits of the following taken in the final two semesters:|
|SOC 6998||Thesis Research|
|SOC 6999||Thesis Research|