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2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
2022-2023 Academic Catalog [Published 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.

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).


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 (3 cr.)  
Either SOC/ANTH 505/5203 - Ethnographic Fieldwork (3 cr.)  or SOC/ANTH 506/5204 - The Magic of Numbers: Reading and Working with Numbers (3 cr.)  

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