Sociology, M.S.

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The program course outline and graduation requirements for this catalog year are listed below.  The department website provides an overview of the program, including admission requirements, faculty biographies, learning outcomes, and careers: https://www.southernct.edu/academics/sociology/programs

OPTIONS: ACCELERATED 

Program Sequence - 30 Credits

(26 Credits for Students in Accelerated Pathway Program)

Core Course Requirements - 9 - credits
(3 credits for Students in Accelerated Pathway Program)
*Courses completed at undergraduate level for students in accelerated program. 
SOC 500 - Sociology and Social Justice - 3 credits*
SOC 570 - Applied Research in Sociology – 3 credits
SOC 580 - Applied Theories of Social Justice – 3 credits*

Elective Coursework (15 credits)
SOC 501-600 – 3 credits each

Capstone Requirement (6 credits, choose one track)

Master Thesis
SOC 590 - Thesis Proposal in Sociology – 3 credits
SOC 591 - Thesis Research in Sociology – 3 credits

Special Project
SOC 600 - Directed Independent Study and Research – 3 credits
3 Additional Elective Credits (SOC 501-600) - 3 credits

Comprehensive Examination plus 6 elective credits
Students must complete and pass a comprehensive examination.
6 Additional Elective Credits (SOC 501-600) - 6 credits