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Sociology - Ph.D. Program Requirements PDFDownload to print

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (64 credit hours)
Course Title Credits
SOC 72002 Professional and Ethical Issues in Sociology 0-3*
  72105 Contemporary Sociological Thought 3
  72218 Advanced Data Analysis 4
  72219 Qualitative Methods in Sociology 4
  72894 College Teaching of Sociology 3
  Electives 15-18
SOC 82199 Dissertation I* 30

*Each doctoral candidate, upon admission to candidacy, must register for SOC 82199 Dissertation I for a total of 30 hours. It is expected that a doctoral candidate will continuously register for Dissertation I, and thereafter SOC 82299 Dissertation II, each semester, including one term each summer, until all requirements for the degree have been met.

For students who enter the program with an M.A. earned at another institution, Professional and ethical Issues in Sociology (SOC 72002) must be taken. See admission requirements.