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First Year:

Coursework:

  • SOC 504 /Social Statistic 
  • SOC 505 / Social Statistics
  • SOC 506 / Quantitative Techniques in Sociology 
  • SOC 508 / Logic of Social Inquiry 
  • SOC 510 /Sociological Theory 
  • SOC 501 / Proseminar (Autumn, Winter, Spring
  • GRDSCH 501 / TA and RA Preparation and Conference 

Expectations:

  • Identify MA Advisor
  • Develop MA Topic
  • Explore collaborative research projects

Second Year:

Coursework:

  • Graded electives
  • SOC 700 / MA thesis credits (9 required)
  • SOC 502 / Seminar on Teaching Sociology or an alternative pedagogy course  

Expectations:

  • Write MA thesis 
  • Join collaborative research project
  • Plan coursework for the Ph.D. Training Plan
  • Investigate funding options

Third Year & Fourth Year:

Coursework:

  • Complete remaining SOC electives (4 required)
  • SOC 800 / Dissertation credits

Expectations:

Fifth Year and Beyond:

Coursework:

  • SOC 800 / Dissertation credits

Expectations:

  • Defend Dissertation
  • Apply for jobs
  • Submit papers for publications
  • Present at professional meetings
  • Continue research collaborations
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