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SOCI 453 B   Senior Seminar in Sociology Back to Results  


InstructorBenson, Janel E.
MeetsT 245-515, ALUMNI 209
Pre-Requisites(SOCI 101 or SOAN 101 or FSEM 193) and (ANTH 102 or SOAN 102 or FSEM 194) and (SOCI 201 or SOAN 204) and (SOCI 250 or SOAN 210)
RestrictionsOnly 2015 Instr sign req during Drop/Add
DistributionSocial Science Requirement
Core AreaNone

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In this capstone seminar for the sociology major, students conduct original sociological research on the topics of their choice. They design research projects grounded in sociological theory, review relevant literature on the topics, and collect and analyze data to find their own results. Each student’s project results in a significant thesis paper, through which students learn the process of doing sociological research and writing a sociological article. Seminars focus on a variety of broad topical areas in sociology, depending on the instructor. (Formerly SOAN 453.) Prerequisites: SOCI 101 (formerly SOAN 101), SOCI 201 (formerly SOAN 204), SOCI 250 (formerly SOAN 210), and one half-credit methods course (SOCI 251-SOCI 270) or permission of instructor.