Aug 16, 2018  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Academic Catalog

Sociology - Anthropology (Graduate Diploma)


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The program seeks to provide a thorough foundation in the principles of Sociology and Anthropology while also developing critical skills for a wide range of real world professional situations.

Requirements

Students take 6 courses (18 credits) in a single two-semester year. All students must take:

SOC/ANTH 500/5201 - Classical Social Thought (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 501/5202 - Contemporary Social Thought  
Either SOC/ANTH 505/5203 - Ethnographic Fieldwork (3 cr.)  or SOC/ANTH 506/5204 - Survey Research (3 cr.)  


The remaining three courses can be chosen from among 5000 level SOC/ANTH courses:

SOC/ANTH 507/5200 - Introduction to Migration and Refugee Studies (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 508/5208 - Special Topics in Migration and Refugee Issues (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 000/5209 - Migration, Integration and Citizenship (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 510/5210 - Problems in Sociology-Anthropology (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 515/5215 - Kin, Friends and Neighbors (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 520/5220 - Gender and Sexuality (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 525/5225 - Religion, Ideology and Society (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 530/5230 - Theorizing the State (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 535/5235 - Maintaining Systems of Global Inequality (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 540/5240 - Revisiting the Rural (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 545/5245 - Cities: Structure and Dynamics (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 550/5250 - Sociology of Knowledge (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 555/5255 - Comparative Health and Healing Systems (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 560/5260 - Population Dynamics (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 565/5265 - Ethnicity, Identity and Nationalism (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 570/5270 - Environment and Society (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 575/5275 - Modern Social Movements (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 580/5280 - History and Memory (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 502/5285 - Social and Cultural Dynamics in Contemporary Egypt (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 503/5290 - Middle Eastern Societies and Cultures (3 cr.)  
SOC/ANTH 591/5297 - Independent Study and Readings (3 cr.) 
SOC-ANTH 000/5295 - Reading Capital (3 cr.)  

Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission to the Graduate Diploma program are the same as those for admission to the MA Sociology - Anthropology. Graduating diploma students may apply to transfer to MA status; however, transfer to such status is not guaranteed and applications are evaluated according to the standard selection criteria (including academic merit, statement of purpose and recommendation letters).

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