Students must also pass two qualifying exams in theory and methods no later than the beginning of the third year of study and a comprehensive examination in one of the four areas of concentration (criminology, critical race and ethnic studies, environmental sociology, and political economy), write a dissertation based on original research, and pass a final oral examination on the dissertation.
The Sociology program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
- Sociological Theory
- Advanced Quantitative Methods
- Survey Design and Analysis
- Field Research
- Comparative Historical Sociology
- Discourse Analysis
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
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- The completed online Graduate Application for Admission
- A non-refundable application fee
- One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
- The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
- Departmental application
- Reference letters or rating forms
International31798 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 36 months.
National13380 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 36 months.
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