A Ph.D. in SOCIOLOGY requires:
- An M.A. or M.S. degree is required.
- A minimum of 42 credit hours beyond the M.A. or M.S. degree
- Passing two written substantive area examinations.
- The completion of a publishable-quality paper.
- Admission to candidacy.
- Written presentation and oral defense of an acceptable dissertation.
- The satisfactory completion of the requirements of the Graduate School as stated in this Bulletin.
For more details, consult the Guide to Graduate Study in Sociology available through the Sociology Department www.as.miami.edu/sociology/
Course requirements for students WITH a M.A. in Sociology from UM:
|SOC 602||Contemporary Sociological Theory||3|
|SOC 612||Sociological Statistics II||3|
|SOC 610||Advanced Research Methods or||3|
|Qualitative Research Methods 1|
|SOC 615||Class Structure and Social Stratification or||3|
|Social Psychology: Sociological Perspectives 1|
|SOC 622||Teaching Seminar in Sociology||3|
|Three courses toward a substantive area of concentration.||9|
|Three courses toward a second substantive area of concentration||9|
|Pre-Candidacy Doctoral Dissertation 2|
|Post-Candidacy Doctoral Dissertation|
|Total Credit Hours||45|
The course taken for the Ph.D. must be different from the course taken for the M.A. degree.
A maximum of 6 Pre-Candidacy Doctoral Dissertation credit hours may be taken.
In 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.
Students with an MA or MS from another institution are required to complete additional core courses as part of their program.