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Curriculum Plan 

An example five or 6 year plan includes: 
66 total hours 
54 hours of course work
12 hours of research 

*students will take SOCA 700: Navigating the Job Market during the semester they intend to defend their dissertation proposal.
1st Semester 

SOCA 600: Becoming a Sociologist 

SOCA 610: Advanced General Sociology 

SOCA 615: Sociological Data, Analysis and Interpretation I 

SOCA 620: Sociological Research Methods 

credit hours: 10

2nd Semester


SOCA 601: Professional Research & Writing 

SOCA 616: Sociological Data, Analysis and Interpretation II 

SOCA 630: Classical Social Thought 

Area Required Elective

credit hours:10


3rd Semester 


SOCA 730: Sociological Explanation  

Methods II: Alternate Quantitative & Qualitative 

Area Required Elective 

Thesis Hours for MA Students 

credit hours: 9


4th Semester 

SOCA 710: Teaching Sociology 

Methods III: Alternate Quantitative & Qualitative

Area Required Elective 

Elective (or Thesis Hours for MA Students)

credit hours: 9 

5th Semester 

Area Required Elective 

Elective 

Elective 

credit hours: 9 

6th Semester 

Area Required Elective 

Elective

credit hours: 9