First Year

Fall Semester

  • Select Temporary Faculty Advisor, in consultation with Graduate Coordinator
  • SOCI 6620: Analysis & Interpretation of Sociological Data I (required)
  • SOCI 6220 or 6410: Classic/Contemporary Theory (required for MA)
  • SOCI 6190: Proseminar in Sociology (required)
  • Elective or required course
  • SOCI 7000: At least 1 hour of research with major professor or Graduate Coordinator

Spring Semester

  • Select Thesis topic and Thesis Advisor dept form required
  • SOCI 6630: Analysis & Interpretation of Sociological Data II (required)
  • SOCI 6600: Research Methods (required)
  • SOCI 6190: Proseminar in Sociology (required)
  • Elective or required course
  • SOCI 7000: At least 1 hour of research with major professor or Graduate Coordinator

Second Year

Fall Semester

  • Select Thesis Committee grad school form required
  • SOCI 7000M: Master's Research (if applicable)
  • Elective or required course
  • (select two)

Spring Semester

Third Year

Fall Semester

  • Electives

Spring Semester

  • Electives

Fourth Year

  • SOCI 8000: Special Topics in Sociology
  • Complete Ph.D. Written Oral Comprehensive Exam
  • Complete Ph.D. Oral Comprehensive Exam
  • Dissertation Prospectus Defense