Subject: Sociology
Credit units: 0
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: Sociology


A research paper on a topic approved by the candidate's Advisory Committee is required. The paper should be concerned with discussing a meaningful sociological question and may be empirical in nature, a critical review of the literature or a critical analysis of a substantive problem. The paper will be supervised and evaluated by the Advisory Committee.

Prerequisite(s): Restricted to students registered in the project option.

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