Sociology, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2020-2021. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 60 Hours (Beyond the Master's Degree)

Core Coursework
Sociological Theory
Select 6 hours of approved coursework.6
Research Methods/Statistics
Select 15 hours of approved Research Methods/Statistics coursework.15
Two Comprehensive Areas
Select 12 hours from two approved comprehensive areas.12
Hours Subtotal33
Electives 1
Select 39-42 hours, based on number of dissertation hours. 139-42
Hours Subtotal39-42
Doctoral Thesis 1
Select 15-18 hours, depending on elective hours. 115-18
Hours Subtotal15-18
Pro-Seminar
Select 1 hour of approved Pro-Seminar coursework.1
Hours Subtotal1
Total Hours60

Total Hours: 91 Hours (Beyond the Bachelor's Degree)

Core Coursework
Sociological Theory
Select 6 hours of approved coursework.6
Research Methods/Statistics
Select 15 hours of approved Research Methods/Statistics coursework.15
Two Comprehensive Areas
Select 12 hours from two approved comprehensive areas.12
Hours Subtotal33
Electives 1
Select 39-42 hours, based on number of dissertation hours. 139-42
Hours Subtotal39-42
Doctoral Thesis 1
Select 15-18 hours, depending on elective hours. 115-18
Hours Subtotal15-18
Pro-Seminar
Select 1 hour of approved Pro-Seminar coursework.1
Hours Subtotal1
Total Hours91

Graduate College Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2020-2021 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.