SOC 101. Introduction to Sociology. 3 Credit Hours.

Organization of human society, processes of change, and society’“”•–—˜s influence on individual behavior.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

SOC 103. Social Problems. 3 Credit Hours.

Causes, scope, and possible solutions of social problems in American society.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 210. Introduction to Social Research. 3 Credit Hours.

Purposes, methods, and techniques of social investigation.
Prerequisite: SOC 101.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

SOC 211. Quantitative Methods for Sociologists. 3 Credit Hours.

Data analytic techniques to analyze sociological topics. Emphasis is on basic graphic displays, measures of center and variation, chi-square, ANOVA, correlations, and regression.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 212. Quantitative Methods Lab. 1 Credit Hour.

Statistical lab associated with SOC 211,PSY 291, PSY 292 introduces the use of computer statistical packages for analyzing quantitative data.
Corequisite: SOC 211 or PSY 291 or PSY 292.
Components: LAB.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 217. DRUG ABUSE. 3 Credit Hours.


Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.

SOC 270. Deviant Behavior. 3 Credit Hours.

General deviance concepts, theories of deviance and non-criminal deviance.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 271. Criminal Justice. 3 Credit Hours.

A survey of the criminal justice system in the United States with an emphasis on the interrelationships between law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 291. Special Topics:. 3 Credit Hours.

Health & Justice is a course that will explore the boundaries between criminology andthe sociology of health and illness including theoretical and conceptual integrations and the examination of health and well-being of people involved in the adult correctional justice system, including people who work in the system. Special attention will be given to current topics and populations in the field of correctional health and healthcare (i.e.,women, elderly, HIV/AIDS, children, solitary confinement, disabilities, etc.). The readings will be from different disciplines including criminology, medical sociology, public health, medicine, and others. This is a reflection of the state of the research and acaedemic knowledge on correctional health and healthcare. Nevertheless, this is a sociology course and will be taking a sociological approach to the study of health and justice.
SOC 101.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 292. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.


Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 293. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.


Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 301. Social Organization. 3 Credit Hours.

Roles, organization, personality and values as components of formal and informal groups.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 302. Social Psychology: Sociological Perspective. 3 Credit Hours.

The influence of human groups and social processes on individual behavior, and personality.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 303. Social Inequalities. 3 Credit Hours.

Social ranking by class, status, and power. Stratification by age, sex or minority group membership.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 304. Dynamics of Poverty in the United States. 3 Credit Hours.

Examines trends in the incidence and causes of major types of poverty among the urban underclass, the homeless, migrant laborers, the working poor. Also explores policy-related solutions.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 305. Globalization And Society. 3 Credit Hours.

Concepts and theories that are currently in use to understand globalization both as a process and as a structure: social aspects and narratives of globalization, and theoretical sociological models as scaffolding for understanding many of the disparate characteristics of globalization. Globalization as it spans disciplinary divisions and its understanding: the emergence of novel economic forms and practices as a pivotal driving force for globalization. Human migrations and their consequences on cultural identity and diffusion, and the role of technology in the creation and consolidation the global world. New and complex structures of socioeconomic inequality at national and at transnational levels, the disproportionately important roles that women play in these new structures of inequality, and the social forces and movements that have emerged to resist globalization or to alter it in important ways.
Prerequisite: SOC 305.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

SOC 306. Wealth And Poverty In Contemporary America. 3 Credit Hours.

The causes and consequences of rapidly changing patterns of concentration of socioeconomic resources, such as wealth and income in Americo. This changing concentration is associated with the proliferation of impoverishment and privilege in America. Analyzes macro-economic changes, demographic shifts, technological advances, and evolving ideological postures as sources of these trends.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SOC 320. Social Epidemiology: Illness and Death in Society. 3 Credit Hours.

Theories, issues and methods of study pertinent to illness and death in society. Social factors implicated in patterns of mental and physical health and mortality.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SOC 321. Applied Health Policy. 3 Credit Hours.

Role of public and private institutions in health promotion, health care delivery, and health insurance. Explains how and why government and society attempt to influence health-related behaviors and the resulting effects on individuals' lives.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SOC 332. Collective Behavior. 3 Credit Hours.

Classical theories, issues, and research on fads, fashions, riots, crowd behavior, social movements and other forms of collective behavior.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 335. LGBTQ Communities. 3 Credit Hours.

Sociology of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered and Queer communities and identities. This course examines the history, methods, theory and concepts of social science research on these topics over the last half century and examines contemporary issues.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SOC 340. Sociology of Religion. 3 Credit Hours.

Social foundations of religion, growth and change within religious institutions and relationships of religion to other institutions.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 341. Social and Cultural Change. 3 Credit Hours.

Survey of major theories of change; analysis of the processes and mechanisms of change. Contemporary transitions in the underdeveloped regions of the world.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 342. Contemporary Latin American Societies. 3 Credit Hours.

Social characteristics of Latin American societies and their comparison with North American society.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 345. Population and Society. 3 Credit Hours.

Demographic analysis of fertility, mortality, sex-age structure, migration, urbanization and population control.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 350. Sociology of the Family. 3 Credit Hours.

Examines definitions, history and larger social structures in which family relations are embedded.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 351. Business and Society. 3 Credit Hours.

This course explores the influence of business objectives, values, and ethics on American culture, moral standards, and societal institutions.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 352. Sport and Society. 3 Credit Hours.

Sport as an expression of, and shaper of U.S. society; cross cultural and historical comparisons; specialization, player rights, violence, and the "winning" psychology.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 359. The Sociology of Human Sexuality. 3 Credit Hours.

A socio-historical survey of sexual ideologies, attitudes and behavior in human societies, with emphasis on social and biological factors.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 365. Internship. 3 Credit Hours.

Prescribed study and supervised work in various types of organizations and institutions.
Components: DIS.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 368. Violence in America. 3 Credit Hours.

Violence in historical, international and situational contexts, including the major explanations of violence, and factors associated with violent crime.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 370. Juvenile Delinquency. 3 Credit Hours.

The extent and nature of juvenile delinquency. The juvenile justice system, correctional institutions for delinquents, community treatment and prevention programs.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 371. Criminology. 3 Credit Hours.

Social, cultural and individual factors in the etiology of crime; the consequences of criminal behavior.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 372. Criminology: Police and Community. 3 Credit Hours.

The police in U.S. society. Interaction with groups and institutions.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

SOC 373. Criminology: Courts and Society. 3 Credit Hours.

The courts and judicial functions in U.S. society.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 374. Criminology: Corrections. 3 Credit Hours.

Corrections in the U.S. society; philosophies of rehabilitation, punishment, and incapacitation.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 375. Sociology of Mental Health and Illness. 3 Credit Hours.

An introduction to sociological theories and research regarding the definition, experience, and treatment of mental illness.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 377. Sociology of Drug Abuse. 3 Credit Hours.

The epidemiology and etiology of drug abuse, treatment and prevention, societal reaction.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 378. Criminology: Law and Society. 3 Credit Hours.

Function of law in a complex social structure.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 380. Sociology of Gender. 3 Credit Hours.

Social and historical construction of gender. Discussion of gender and various social institutions and categories.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 381. Aging in Society. 3 Credit Hours.

Basis for understanding the social aspects of aging, diversity in the lives of older adults (e.g., family, health, work and retirement, wealth and poverty, death and dying), and public policy that affects us all.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 383. Sociology of Education. 3 Credit Hours.

Course focuses on the institution of education. Assesses its structure, processes, and interaction patterns within it. Also examines its impact on socioeconomic inequality along race, class, and gender lines.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 384. Medical Sociology. 3 Credit Hours.

Sociological aspects of health care, patient behavior, medical institutions.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 385. U. S. Latinos. 3 Credit Hours.

Sociological perspectives are employed in the examination of the historical, social, economic, and cultural experiences of Latino/as in the United States.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 386. U. S. Immigration. 3 Credit Hours.

The major sociological debates in the field of immigration with an emphasis on recent immigrants to the U.S.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 387. Race and Ethnic Relations. 3 Credit Hours.

The influence of racial distinctions on individual and social behavior.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 388. The Black Ghetto in Urban Society. 3 Credit Hours.

This course examines the origin and evolution of the "ghetto" as a concept and the social and historical significance of the ghetto in understanding the development of black community life in urban America.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SOC 389. The Black Athlete in White America. 3 Credit Hours.

The impact of racism on sport in the United States with a specific focus on the Black Athlete. Drawing upon the literature on race and sport in America, the course takes a historical view of the social context in which black athletes have competed and excelled in their craft against tremendous odds both inside and outside of sport competition.
Prerequisite: SOC 101.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 390. Directed Studies. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Individually supervised readings or research on special topics offered by arrangement with instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 391. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.


Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 401. Sociological Theory. 3 Credit Hours.

Classical sociological concepts and theory from the eighteenth century to the present.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 410. Social Research Practicum. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Each student will work directly with a designated faculty mentor to obtain general research training, data analysis techniques, and technical writing skills. As part of the research practicum, students will work in collaboration with their faculty mentor to prepare a journal-length research manuscript and assemble related research materials to gain practical knowledge of the scientific research process. This one-on-one experience will also enhance students’“”•–—˜ training in sociology and provide them with useful analysis and writing skills when they enter the job market.
Prerequisites: SOC 101, SOC 210, SOC 211, SOC 212.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

SOC 470. Theories of Deviant Behavior. 3 Credit Hours.

Social, cultural, and individual factors involved in the etiology of deviance and crime. Strain and control theories, learning theory, conflict and interaction theories.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall, Spring, & Summer.

SOC 480. Health Disparities In The U.S.. 3 Credit Hours.

Comprehensive examination of U.S. health disparities based on race and ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, and the environment. Draws theoretical perspectives from multiple disciplines. The most pressing US health disparities put into historical context to identify priorities for their elimination.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SOC 487. Race, Ethnicity, and Criminal Justice. 3 Credit Hours.

Discussion of race and ethnicity, crime and justice. Examination and evaluation of theory, research and the justice system.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Spring.

SOC 488. Gender and Crime. 3 Credit Hours.

Examination of gender, power, and crime, including feminist theories and the criminal justice system.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 490. Directed Studies in Sociology. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Supervised independent study on special topics. Arrangement with individual faculty.
Components: THI.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 491. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.


Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 492. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.


Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 493. Special Topics. 3 Credit Hours.


Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 498. Senior Honors Thesis in Sociology or Criminology I. 3-6 Credit Hours.

Independent research project.
Components: THI.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 499. Senior Honors Thesis in Sociology or Criminology II. 3-6 Credit Hours.

Independent research project.
Components: THI.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 511. Sociological Statistics. 3 Credit Hours.

Probability theory, descriptive statistics and tests of independence.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 590. Dir Studies In Soc. 1-3 Credit Hours.


Components: THI.
Grading: GRD.

SOC 601. Classical Sociological Theory. 3 Credit Hours.

The focus of this course is the work of Comte, Durkheim, Marx, Weber, and Parsons, along with more recent perspectives such as symbolic interactionism, phenomenology, ethnomethodology, and critical theory.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 602. Contemporary Sociological Theory. 3 Credit Hours.

Recent developments in social theory, such as, for example, the work of Giddens, Habermas, Derrida, Bourdieu, Baudrillard, and Lyotard, along with important themes such as feminism, integration, the linguistic turn, habitus, (anti)foundationalism, and symbolic violence.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 603. Special Topic: Sociology Of Knowledge-Science And Technology. 3 Credit Hours.

To address the debates over the nature of social science and technology. In addition to the theoretical disputes, the applications, critiques, and politics of scientific inquiry and technology use will be the focus of attention .
Requisite: Graduate Status.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 604. Proseminar in Sociology. 1 Credit Hour.

Introduction to Sociology: the research process, departmental resources, and the graduate program.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SOC 609. SOCIAL STATISTICS. 3 Credit Hours.

Probability theory, descriptive statistics and tests of independence.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 610. Advanced Research Methods. 3 Credit Hours.

Quantitative techniques for the measurement of theoretical constructs, the consequences of technique selection, and the relationships between method and underlying theory.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 611. Advanced Sociological Statistical Analysis I. 3 Credit Hours.

Multiple linear regression and regression diagnostics using Stata, analysis of categorical dependent variables, count dependent variables, simultaneous equations, and panel data models. Some topics may not be covered and others may be added at the discretion of the instructor.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SOC 612. Sociological Statistics II. 3 Credit Hours.

Advanced statistical analysis techniques covering topics such as hierarchical linear models (HLM), structural equation models (SEM), instrumental variables (IV), factor analysis, propensity score matching (PSM), and nonparametric methods. Some topics may not be covered and others may be added at the discretion of the instructor.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 613. Qualitative Research Methods. 3 Credit Hours.

In-depth introduction to qualitative, inductive methods, with emphases on grounded theory and action research. Focus on qualitative interviewing (including focus groups) and participant observation for the collection of data in naturalistic social settings, with simultaneous data analysis; qualitative methods in mixed-methods research introduced. Covers ties between methods and theory, additional basic methods used in qualitative research, and typical analytic approaches; touch on more esoteric methods; study current issues and debates relevant to this set of approaches to generating knowledge.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 614. Evaluation Research. 3 Credit Hours.

Conceptualizing, designing, conducting, and interpreting the results of evaluation research programs in health and human service agencies.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 615. Class Structure and Social Stratification. 3 Credit Hours.

Theoretical and research approaches to class structure and social stratification, with a focus on the U.S. Examines the conflict perspective(s) and major alternative views including economic class, status and power, gender and race.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 616. Social Psychology: Sociological Perspectives. 3 Credit Hours.

Theories and research addressing the mutual influence between social groups and structures, on the one hand, and individual selves and behaviors, on the other. Balance emphasis between symbolic interactionist and structural approaches, with attention to additional related, yet distinct theoretical perspectives.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 617. Social Organization. 3 Credit Hours.

Examines theories of organization and work, discrimination, technology and job design, bureaucracy, productivity and organizational culture, responsible organizations, and alienation.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 620. Social Epidemiology. 3 Credit Hours.

Theories, issues and methods of study pertinent to health and illness in society. Social factors implicated in patterns of disease occurrence.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 622. Teaching Seminar in Sociology. 3 Credit Hours.

Pedagogical techniques for teaching Sociology at the college/university level.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall.

SOC 632. Social Psychology of Health and Illness. 3 Credit Hours.

Social and psychological factors affecting susceptibility to illness, health related beliefs and behaviors: the doctor-patient relationship: evaluation of health care systems and patient compliance.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 635. Medical Sociology: Issues in Research and Theory.. 3 Credit Hours.

Examination of health, illness, and health care from sociological perspectives. Includes social-structural, interpretive, and critical approaches, as various authors have used these to address specific issues. Phenomena to be examined range from macro (e.g. population patterns of mortality and morbidity, health care policy) to micro (e.g. the subjective experience of illness). Related theories and methodologies discussed. Focus varies somewhat by instructor and as issues emerge in the discipline.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 636. Health Diversity Across The Life Course. 3 Credit Hours.

Diversity in health across the life course from broad sociological and cross-disciplinary theoretical traditions. Key questions in medical sociology will be addressed to discover the impact of the life course processes on the health or vitality of diverse individuals and diverse populations, with a focus on inequality and the elements of time and history.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 650. Social Analysis of Race Relations. 3 Credit Hours.

The impact of race relations research on the discipline of sociology.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 651. Race Relations: Social Psychological Perspectives. 3 Credit Hours.

Social psychological perspectives on the nature, causes, and consequences of racial inequality in American society.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 652. Theories of Race and Ethnic Relations. 3 Credit Hours.

Micro- and macro-level theories of race and ethnic relations.
Components: DIS.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 653. RACE, IDEOLOGY, AND FRAMING INEQUALITY. 3 Credit Hours.

Examines the various ideologies that have emerged on the limited states to describe and, at times, resist racial inequality.
Components: LEC.
Grading: SUS.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 671. Seminar on Criminology. 3 Credit Hours.

Selected issues, topics, theories, and recent research in criminology.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 672. Research in Crime and Delinquency. 3 Credit Hours.

Measurement issues; effects of race, gender, age, and socio-economic status on criminality; extra-legal factors affecting criminal justice decision making.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 673. Theories of Criminology. 3 Credit Hours.


Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 675. Theories of Criminology. 3 Credit Hours.

Discussion of the research testing criminological theories, including measurement, methodological, and statistical issues.
Components: SEM.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 690. Directed Studies. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Individually supervised readings or research on special topics. Offered by arrangement with the instructor.
Components: THI.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 691. Special Topics and Current Issues in Medical Sociology. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Seminar topics will be announced in schedule of classes.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 692. Special Topics and Current Issues in Criminology. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Seminar topics will be announced in schedule of classes.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 693. Special Topics and Current Issues in Race/Ethnic Relations. 1-3 Credit Hours.

Seminar topics will be announced in schedule of classes.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.

SOC 810. Master's Thesis. 1-6 Credit Hours.

The student working on his/her master's thesis enrolls for credit, in most departments not to exceed six, as determined by his/her advisor. Credit is not awarded until the thesis has been accepted.
Components: THI.
Grading: SUS.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 820. Research in Residence. 1 Credit Hour.

Used to establish research in residence for the thesis for the master's degree after the student has enrolled for the permissible cumulative total in SOC 710 (usually six credits). Credit not granted. May be regarded as full time residence.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 830. Pre-Candidacy Doctoral Dissertation. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Required of all candidates for the Ph.D. The student will enroll for credit as determined by his/her advisor, but for not less than a total of 12 hours. Up to 12 hours may be taken in a regular semester, but not more than six in a summer session.
Components: THI.
Grading: SUS.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 840. Post-Candidacy Doctoral Dissertation. 1-12 Credit Hours.

Required of all candidates for the Ph.D. who have advanced to candidacy. The student will enroll for credit as determined by his/her advisor, but not for less than a total of 12. Not more than 12 hours of SOC 740 may be taken in a regular semester, nor more than six in a summer session.
Components: THI.
Grading: SUS.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.

SOC 850. Research in Residence. 1 Credit Hour.

Used to establish research in residence for the Ph.D. and D.A., after the student has been enrolled for the permissible cumulative total in appropriate doctoral research. Credit not granted. May be regarded as full-time residence as determined by the Dean of the Graduate School.
Components: THI.
Grading: SUS.
Typically Offered: Fall & Spring.