Academics

Degree Requirements

Coursework: 72 credits

Internship: 24 credits

MA Thesis: 24 credits (research and writing)

Total number of credits required for graduation: 120 credits

 

Coursework

Required courses:

  1. Foundations of Knowledge (6 credits)
  2. Contemporary Social Theory I & II (12 credits)
  3. Qualitative Research Methods  (6 credits)
  4. Behavioral Statistics SPSS (6 credits)
  5. Research and Writing Colloquium I, II & III (24 credits)
  6. Quantitative Research Methods  (6 credits)
  7. Advanced Social Theory I & II (12 credits)

Internship and Fieldwork:

  1. Internship I (6 credits)
  2. Internship II (6 credits)

Electives (Course offering list is subject to change)

  1. Ethnography meets Economy (6 credits)
  2. Advanced Research Methods (6 credits)
  3. Understanding Gender and International Development (6 credits)
  4. Critical Development and Transformative Methods (6 credits)
  5. Organizational Behavior (6 credits)
  6. Globalization, Political Economy, and Environment
  7. Environment, Community and Social Movements
  8. Work, Economy and Globalization
  9. Culture, Knowledge, and Power
  10. Gender and Sexuality
  11. Sociology of Identity

Transfer Credits and Course Substitutions:

Off-campus and transfer credits from accredited institutions will be evaluated by the program coordinator for appropriateness to the student’s course of study.

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