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.
|SOC 5312||Social Science Data Analysis||3|
|SOC 5391||Advanced Sociological Theory||3|
|SOC 5379||Graduate Research Methods||3|
|SOC 5314||Regression Analysis for the Social Sciences||3|
|SOC 5398||Advanced Sociological Theory II: Detailed Investigations of Contemporary Theory||3|
|SOC 5342||Data Sources and Publishing in Sociology||3|
|SOC 5V97||Seminar in Teaching||1-6|
|SOC 5390||Summer Writing Practicum in Sociology||3|