The department offers graduate work leading to the degrees of Master of Arts and Master of Science in Sociology, and for students pursuing graduate work in education, the degrees of Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Science in Teaching (General Social Science).
The department also offers a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Inequality. In addition, the department participates in the Urban Studies Ph.D. program. For information relative to that program, see Urban Studies Ph.D.
The candidate must complete a minimum of 55 graduate credits, including 26 credits in core sociology courses, 20 credits of electives (12 of which may be in departments other than sociology), and 9 credits of thesis. Elective courses outside sociology must be approved by the student’s adviser. The student must pass an oral defense of the thesis.
Students working for the Master of Arts degree must satisfy the language requirement.
Soc 513: (course must be taken twice)
Soc 503: (completed over three terms)
|Two 500-level sociology course
|Sociology or other department
Elective courses outside sociology must be approved by the student’s adviser