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SOC 497 (W) Senior Thesis (1)

Open to majors in Sociology Honors Program, the senior thesis involves a comprehensive study of a topic chosen by the student and approved by her/his thesis advisor/s. As an original, quantitative and/or qualitative investigation undertaken as an independent study, the thesis includes the collection and analysis of primary or secondary data grounded in relevant theoretical and empirical literatures. A written thesis and oral presentation of the study's findings are required. Satisfactory completion of this course fulfills the Senior Year Experience requirement for Sociology majors.

General Education Requirement Fulfillment: Writing-Centered

Prerequisite: Senior majors who have completed SOC 302 and SOC 303 and who qualify for Honors

  • Offering: Annually
  • Instructor: Staff