Course Detail
3.0 - 6.0
Course Components:
This course is an independent study where Sociology doctoral students prepare for their Comprehensive Area Exam, which is typically administered at the end of the second year. Students must select two subarea specializations from the following: Medical Sociology, Population Principles, Political Sociology, Sociology of Development, Environmental Sociology, Sociology of Gender, Sociology of Race. Working closely with faculty mentors, students will expand upon seminar-based reading lists in their selected areas to identify broader literatures. Students will enroll for 3 credits in the Fall or Spring semester of their second year; the course may be repeated concurrently or in consecutive semesters one time for credit.