Master of Arts (MA) - Master's Seminar in Sociology and Social Anthropology SOSA 5200   Master's Seminar in Sociology and Social Anthropology
CREDIT HOURS: 6
The main goal of this course is graduate student cohort-building, instruction on research design and method Selection (with dedicated classes on topics such as developing research questions, conducting literature searches and reviews, entering the field, analyzing qualitative and quantitative data, and research ethics), guidance on the requirements of the programs (including area essay’s, comprehensive exams, and thesis proposals), and professional Development (with dedicated classes on topics such as conferencing, publishing, and academic and non-academic jobs). The second term will involve working towards producing a preliminary proposal for the Master’s Thesis
FORMAT: Seminar
FORMAT COMMENTS: Students are expected to register in this course each term, receiving a grade of IP until all course requirements are completed.