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2018-2019 Graduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology (Ph.D.)

The Ph.D. degree in Sociology requires a minimum of 60 credit hours beyond the master’s: 30 hours of course work and 30 dissertation hours. It normally takes three years of full-time work to complete. The course work includes 15 hours of core requirements and 18 hours in two major areas of concentration. Some core requirements can be met at the master’s level. All students take preliminary examinations in their two areas of concentration. Preliminary examinations in their theory and methods core are waived if performance in the required courses is sufficient.


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