Sociology, Master of Arts (M.A.)

This program is not currently accepting new students.

Degree Requirements

Required Courses

Course NumberTitleCredits
SOC B1002Qualitative Methods


SOC B1003Analyzing Evidence 1


SOC B1004Analyzing Evidence 2


SOC V0100Development of Sociological Theory


SOC V0200Sociological Thinking


SOC V0300Capstone Seminar


SOC V0300: or, for thesis students, two independent studies

Elective Courses (12 credits)

Course NumberTitleCredits

Total Credit Hours: 33

Additional Requirements

The student may take up to twelve (12) elective credits of graduate courses in other Divisions and at other CUNY Colleges, subject to the approval of the MA Program Director.

Required Comprehensive Examination: The candidate must pass a written comprehensive examination.

Capstone Paper: Required.

Thesis Option: A student may request, under certain circumstances, to write a thesis instead of a capstone paper.