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2021-2022 Graduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology (PhD)

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Requirements For The Degrees

All new students are required to take a non-credit one-hour pro-seminar.

Ph.D. Requirements

Students are encouraged to: take a broad array of courses, go beyond these minimum course requirements in order to pursue additional learning opportunities, and consider courses outside the department.

One of the following:

Elective Courses:

  • Students must take at least six elective courses. At least two of these courses must be in a substantive area to assure breadth in sociology. Substantive areas include: Race, Gender, Disasters and the Environment, Criminology, Law and Society, Health, Methods, and Theory.
    • We encourage students to pursue courses outside of the department. However, no more than two of the elective courses outside of the department will count towards degree.
  • Independent studies do not count as elective courses.

Comprehensive Exam in one area and Qualifying Paper in one area

Last Revised for 2020-2021 Academic Year

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