|Required Sequence: SOC405 & SOC 406
The purpose of the seminar is to help senior sociology majors develop their senior thesis projects by introducing them to the conceptual challenges and practical problems of sociological research. The seminar meetings will be devoted primarily to helping students advance their own research projects.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Prerequisites: (SOC151 AND SOC202 AND SOC212)
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (SOC)
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
|Examination and Assignments: |
Weekly research explorations plus literature review, research proposal, research project (multiple drafts), oral presentation, regular participation and perfect attendance are required. The final paper in the fall will be a solid draft of major sections of the thesis. The final paper in the Spring will be the completed thesis.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
This is a Permission of Instructor Course. In order to be accepted into this course you must meet the minimum requirements for honors and submit a research proposal for review by the Sociology Department by May 1st of your Junior year. Note that all honors thesis students must take this year long seminar consisting SOC 405 in the Fall and SOC 406 in the Spring. In order to get credit for SOC 405 you must also take SOC 406.
|Instructor(s): Cutler,Jonathan Times: .M.W... 01:20PM-02:40PM; Location: PAC422; |
|Permission of Instructor Required|
Enrollment capacity: 10
|Permission of instructor will be granted during the drop/add period. Students must submit either a ranked or unranked drop/add request for this course.|