2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
    May 23, 2024  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology, Practicum Option, M.A.

Admission Requirements

  • A statement of purpose expressing applicant’s academic interest in pursuing a graduate degree in sociology and future career plans. Limit its length to no more than two single-spaced pages.
  • Two letters of recommendation from professors. However, if an applicant is out of school for more than five years and cannot provide academic references, letters from a supervisor and a colleague at work who can speak to applicant’s ability to do graduate work will be accepted.
  • Official undergraduate transcripts from all universities or colleges at which courses have been taken. Minimum GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale in all undergraduate coursework or the last 60 hours of undergraduate coursework. Meeting the minimum requirement does not guarantee admission to the program.


Sociology Electives: 9 Credits

At least one course must be a 600-level course. SOCI 500  is required for students with an undergraduate degree in a field 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

Total Credit Hours: 30