Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
Marieke Van Willigen, Interim Chair, A-415 Brewster Building
A. J. Jacobs, Director of Graduate Studies, A-405 Brewster Building
MA in SociologyIn addition to a traditional liberal arts master’s program, students may choose to pursue one of three areas of concentration: health services and research, social issues in regional development, and environment and society. Through graduate assistantships, practica, and participation in faculty research, students in these concentrations are expected to become affiliated with a university institute or center related to the student's interest.
Admission Requirements: Two letters of recommendation and meet the admission standards of the Graduate School. Where an admission examination is required, it is the Graduate Record Examinations.
The MA degree requires 30 s.h. if a student elects to complete a capstone practicum or thesis; otherwise, the degree requires 36 s.h.