Catalog 2010-2012


Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study and should contact the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology for any other admission requirements.  Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at

The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.

A reading knowledge of a foreign language is recommended.

Students entering graduate study in this department should have taken the following courses or should be able to demonstrate competency in them: Sociology: 980:001, 980:080, 980:108, 980:170.

The major in Sociology is available on the thesis option only. A minimum of 31-39 semester hours, including 6 hours of 980:299 Research, is required. A minimum of 15 hours of 200/6000-level course work is required, including no more than 3 hours of 980:285.



  Sociology: 980:200; 980:201; 980:211; 980:260; 980:278; 980:280.....16 hours

  Thesis Research: 980:299.....6 hours

Electives.....9-17 hours

  Up to six hours may be taken outside of sociology with approval of Graduate Coordinator.

31-39 hours