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Sociology

Public Policy PhD students with a disciplinary concentration in Sociology must complete the following courses within the Sociology Department:

  • SOC 710: Social Theory
  • SOC 722: Statistics I
  • SOC 720: Survey Research Methods  OR
  • SOC 742S: Comparative and Historical Methods

The student will choose either SOC 720 or SOC 742S as required by the student’s sociology specialization area (see below).

To meet the departmental specialization requirements, students must complete the minimum of three suggested courses in one of the following field areas:

Specialization

Course Work

Comparative and Historical Sociology 2 - Proseminars (SOC 730S)
1 - Methods (SOC 214)
1 - Elective
Population Studies 2 - Proseminars (SOC 750S)
1 - Statistics (from SOC 2723, 725, 720S)
1 - Methods (from SOC 720, 725)
Economic Sociology 2 - Proseminars (SOC 755S)
1 - Statistics (from SOC 723,720S)
1 - Methods (SOC 720)
Medical Sociology 2 - Proseminars (SOC 641S)
1 - Statistics (from SOC 723, 720S)
1 - Methods (SOC 720)
Social Psychology 2 – Proseminars (SOC 770S)
1 – Statistics (from SOC 723, 720S)
1 – Methods (SOC 720)
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