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Curriculum Requirements

Course requirements for students WITH a M.A. in Sociology from UM:

SOC 602Contemporary Sociological Theory3
SOC 612Sociological Statistics II3
SOC 610Advanced Research Methods3
or SOC 613 Qualitative Research Methods
SOC 615Class Structure and Social Stratification3
or SOC 616 Social Psychology: Sociological Perspectives
SOC 622Teaching Seminar in Sociology3
Three courses toward a substantive area of concentration.9
Three courses toward a second substantive area of concentration9
Dissertation Work: 12
Pre-Candidacy Doctoral Dissertation 2
Post-Candidacy Doctoral Dissertation
Additional Requirements
Students must pass two written substantive area examinations
Students must complete a paper of publishable quality
Students must be admitted to candidacy
Students must complete a written presentation and oral defense of an acceptable dissertation
Total Credit Hours45
1

An M.A. or and M.S. degree is required for admission to this program. The courses taken for the Ph.D. must be different from the courses taken for the M.A. degree.

2

A maximum of 6 Pre-Candidacy Doctoral Dissertation  credit hours may be taken.

3

With reference of the 45 total credits  hours, it is anticipated that three credit hours will have been taken as electives at the M.A. level.

4

The satisfactory completion of the requirements of the Graduate School as stated in this Bulletin