500 Level or Higher
- 524. Dynamics of Gender & Sex in Society (3)
- Prerequisite: SOC 324 or approved alternatives. Macro-sociocultural analysis of social trends and influences on the characteristics and dynamics of sex/gender roles in the context of major societal institutions. Micro-sociocultural analysis of sex/gender roles in patterns of interaction.
- 545. Seminar in Social Psychology (3)
- Advanced investigation of the dynamics of social interaction. Interdisciplinary research.
- 550. Seminar in Demography (3)
- Prerequisites: Completion of core requirements in undergraduate program, or equivalent, plus a course in population. Advanced studies of population growth; advanced methods of population analysis; relation of population to national resources and public policy.
- 555. Seminar in Criminology (3)
- Advanced study of contemporary aspects of crime and the lawbreaker, and of social controls of crime.
- 572. Social Policy Research and Evaluation (3)
- The study and evaluation of various areas of social policy, including welfare, criminal justice, health services, planning and urban administration.
- 579. Seminar in the Family (3)
- An advanced study of the dynamics of the family as a social institution, with an emphasis on recent research regarding processes of family change, family disorganization and reorganization.
- 585A-Z. Selected Topics in Sociology (3)
- Prerequisites: Completion of core requirements in undergraduate progarm, or equivalent, plus 12 units of 400 or 500 level work in sociology. Special seminars in selected topics in sociology.
- 601. Sociological Theory in Historical Perspective (3) (formerly 501)
- Development of systematic sociological theory in its historical dimensions and in its continuity from preceeding social thought and social philosophy. Critical analysis of major types of social theory.
- 622. Semninar in Complex Organizations (3) (formerly 522)
- Study of theoretical and empirical materials on complex organizations. Consideration may include examlpes from industry, commerce, public service, govnement, the military, religion, and recreational and benevolent associations.
- 640. Seminar in Applied Sociology (3) (formerly 540)
- Prerequisites: SCO 364/L or equivalent; SOC 570 and 591G or concurrent enrollment. A study of the use of sociological theory and methodology in applied research design. Graduate projects are conducted in areas described in the M.A. option in Applied Sociology. Concurrent enrollment in SOC 698 (3) is required.
- 670. Studies in Contemporary Sociology (3) (formerly 570)
- A survey of the methods and research of contemporary sociologists, with particular attention to the points of convergence and divergence.
- 680. Advanced Quantitative Methods (3) (formerly 580)
- Prerequisite: SOC 364. Selected topics from new and developing fields of quantitative sociological analysis.
- 690. Social Research (3) (formerly 590)
- Advanced study of social research techniques, with supervised application of research methods in a laboratory or field study situation.
- 691A-G. Advanced Social Research Techniques (3) (formerly 591)
- Development of graduate research projects providing training in specific research techniques:
A. Observational techniques
B. Survey techniques
C. Historical and comparative techniques
D. Documentary techniques
E. Laboratory and small group techniques
F. Macro-quantitative techniques
G. Applied Research techniques
- 696A-B. Directed Graduate Research (3-3) (formerly 597)
- 697. Directed Comprehensive Studies (3) (formerly 597)
- Limited to students preparing to take the Comprehensive Examination for the M.A.degree in Sociology. Offered Credit/No Credit only.
- 698A-F. Thesis or Graduate Project (1-6) (formerly 598)
- 699A-F. Independent Study (1-6) (formerly 599)