The Master of Arts degree is thirty hours comprising the core training courses in theory and research methods to prepare students for the Ph.D. degree. Students are admitted to the Ph.D. program with the requirement of earning an M.A. degree during the first two years.
At the completion of the M.A. degree, students will be evaluated by the Graduate Faculty to recommend continued funding of their education. In addition, students who fail to complete the M.A. degree by the start of the fall semester in the third year will not be considered for further financial support. Students seeking a terminal M.A. degree will not be admitted.
|Social Science Data Analysis
|Advanced Sociological Theory
|Graduate Research Methods
|Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences
|Advanced Sociological Theory II: Detailed Investigations of Contemporary Theory
|Data Sources and Publishing in Sociology
|Seminar in Teaching
|Summer Writing Practicum in Sociology