A Typical Program for Graduate Students

First year, fall semester:

  • SOC 401 Classical Social Theory
  • SOC 410 Statistics for Sociological Inquiry
  • 1 elective

First year, spring semester:

  • SOC 411 Advanced Research Methods: Qualitative
  • SOC 412 Advanced Research methods: Quantitative
  • 1 elective

Comprehensive Exam in May

Second year, fall semester:

  • SOC 413 Research Practicum or SOC 490 Thesis
  • 1 or 2 electives

Second year, spring semester:

  • SOC 413 Research Practicum or SOC 490 Thesis
  • 1-2 electives