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This program is given jointly by the Sociology Department and the Department of Social Studies in Medicine.

Thesis Courses (30 credits)

SOCI 690 (3) M.A. Thesis 1
SOCI 691 (6) M.A. Thesis 2
SOCI 692 (3) M.A. Thesis 3
SOCI 693 (3) M.A. Thesis 4
SOCI 695 (15) M.A. Thesis 6

Required Courses (12 credits)

SOCI 504* (3) Quantitative Methods 1
SOCI 540* (3) Qualitative Research Methods
SOCI 580* (3) Social Research Design and Practice
SOCI 652* (3) Current Sociological Theory

* All students must have taken these courses or take them during the first year of the program. Students granted an exemption from any one or more of these courses by the Graduate Studies Committee must substitute another substantive seminar in its place.

Complementary Courses (6 credits)

3 credits, one of the following courses:

SOCI 515 (3) Medicine and Society
SOCI 538 (3) Selected Topics in Sociology of Biomedical Knowledge

3 credits, one graduate-level course in History of Medicine.

Programs, Courses and University Regulations—2012-2013 (last updated Nov. 22, 2012) (disclaimer)