2020-2021 Graduate Catalog 
    Dec 04, 2022  
2020-2021 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, Thesis Option, M.A.

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Admission Requirements

  • Two letters of recommendation. Ideally, these will be from college faculty who can speak to the candidate’s ability to do graduate work.
  • Official undergraduate transcripts from all universities or colleges at which courses have been taken. Minimum GPA of 2.75 on 4.0 scale in all undergraduate coursework or the last 60 hours of coursework.


Sociology Electives: 9 Credits

At least one course must be a 600-level course. SOCI 500  is required for students with undergraduate degrees other than Sociology. SOCI 500  will serve as a Sociology elective for students with an undergraduate degree in Sociology.

Free Electives: 6 Credits

Two 500 level or higher courses in other disciplines or in sociology

Other Requirements: 6 Credits

Comprehensive Examination

Successful completion of the written departmental comprehensive examination in sociological theory and methods and analysis in sociology.

Total Credit Hours: 30 Credits

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