2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    
    Apr 15, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Sociology and Interdisciplinary Studies


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The Master of Arts (M.A.) degree program in sociology offers advanced training in the application of theory, research methodology, and data analysis. Our students receive individualized attention at every stage in the program from faculty members who represent a broad spectrum of teaching and research interests - health disparities, demography, family, deviance, and aging. Our students are prepared for employment in the community college system, in industry, and in private and public agencies. The program also provides a very solid foundation for students to pursue doctoral degrees. A minimum of 30 graduate credit hours is required for a master’s degree. 

The department also offers a Graduate Certificate in Applied Sociology. The graduate certificate curriculum requires 18 credit hours.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completing the program, students must be able to do the following:

  1. Students will demonstrate knowledge of advanced sociological theories and skills by integrating sociological theories and concepts in the analysis of social issues.
  2. Students will demonstrate knowledge of advanced research methods and statistical techniques by integrating research methods and statistical techniques in the analysis of social issues.

 

Programs

    Master
    Certificate

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