If a place becomes available we will contact you and discuss whether you want to swap to this course back into your programme.
As course choices change and students shuffle around, it is very unusual for students to remain on waiting lists and not get onto all of their first choice courses by the beginning of term. Sociologists produce theories to explain human behaviour (Functionalism, Marxism, Feminism, etc.) and students must be prepared to study these theories and the related research in detail.
Prerequisite: sociology graduate standing or consent of instructor SOC:5310 Gender Theory, 3 s.h.
Sociological and economic theories and research concerning area/regional/local labor markets, industrial sectors and the dual labor market, occupational/internal labor markets; other structural explanations of inequality. Relationships between social classes and nation-states in capitalist societies; historical experience of the United States; comparative perspective, especially regarding Western Europe. Relational, data-oriented approach to representing linkages or relationships among social units, and to examine the relevance of these social structures in social processes. Role of educational institutions, in connection with political and economic structures, in social change; illumination of theories of social change through case studies of educational systems in less developed nations. Effects of school and school organization on educational outcomes; course-taking patterns and tracking, desegregation, differences in school sector; focus on entire span of student's academic career; examination of school and organizational effects at the primary, secondary, and postsecondary levels of education.However, you can join our waiting list for this course by emailing us via the form below.In the meantime, please apply for an alternative course to go alongside your other choices.Review and critical analysis of current theoretical approaches to and systems of social psychological analysis.SOC:6220 Seminar: Selected Topics in Social Psychology, 3 s.h. Examples include: SOC:6410 Seminar: Criminological Theories, 3 s.h. Prospective doctoral candidates should examine this statement carefully. regulations, please view the Sociology Graduate Student Manual.Statistical measures for descriptive methods and association; logic of statistical inference, hypothesis testing; background essential to understanding linear models, models for categorical data analysis.Prerequisite: introductory statistics or consent of instructor. Research designs; sampling designs and techniques; questionnaire construction, interviewing techniques; participant and non participant observation; coding and preparation of data for analysis; measurement techniques, reliability, and validity. SOC:6180 Linear Models in Sociological Research, 3 s.h.SOC:7820 Seminar: Selected Topics in Social Stratification, 3 s.h.Prerequisite: social science graduate standing or consent of instructor.