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Graduate Studies Calendar 2022-2023 Courses of Instruction Course Descriptions S Sociology SOCI
Sociology SOCI

For more information about these courses, see the Department of Sociology: arts.ucalgary.ca/sociology.

Graduate Courses
Sociology 601       Seminar in Special Topics in Sociology
Seminar on special topics. Consult Department for Details.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Sociology 603       Seminar in Sociology of Health and Illness

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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Sociology 604       Directed Reading
Independent study at the master's level of a selected topic under the supervision of a member of the department.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-3T)
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Sociology 606       Master's Seminar in Professional Sociology I
Students are introduced to, and develop skills in, aspects of professional practice as a sociologist, including applying for grants and scholarships; the ethical review process for research; writing research and thesis proposals; and presenting at conferences.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3S-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Sociology 606 and 602 will not be allowed.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Sociology 607       Master's Seminar in Professional Sociology II
Students are introduced to, and develop skills in, aspects of professional practice as a sociologist, including applying for grants and scholarships; the ethical review process for research; writing research and thesis proposals; and presenting at conferences.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3S-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Sociology 607 and 602 will not be allowed.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Sociology 611       Social Statistics: The General Linear Model
Multiple regression with applications to sociological research, with topics such as regression diagnostics, categorical predictors, non-linear relationships, logistic regression, and testing of mediation and moderation.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-3)
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Sociology 613        Seminar in Quantitative Research Methods
Advanced study in the theory and practice of quantitative research methods. Topics may include the logic of causality, mixed methods designs, sampling, measurement, survey construction and implementation.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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Sociology 615       Seminar in Qualitative Research Methods
Advanced study in the theory and practice of qualitative research methods. Topics may include participant observation, in-depth interviews, narrative analysis, conversation and discourse analysis, autoethnography, archival research, and feminist research methods.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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Sociology 625       Seminar on Deviant Behaviour

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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Sociology 631       Seminar in Sociological Theory

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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Sociology 653       Seminar on Urban Sociology

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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Sociology 667       Seminar on Ethnic Relations

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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Sociology 671       Seminar on Families, Relationships, and Personal Life

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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Sociology 677       Seminar in Sociology of Gender Relations

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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Sociology 680       Major Research Project
Master's research project for course-based degree students.

Course Hours:
6 units; (3-0)
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Sociology 699       Special Topics in Sociology

Course Hours:
1.5 units; (0-3)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Sociology 701       Doctoral Seminar in Sociology
Seminar on selected topics. Consult Department for details.
Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Sociology 704       Directed Reading
Independent study at the doctoral level of a selected topic under the supervision of a member of the department.
Course Hours:
3 units; (0-3T)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Sociology 705       Selected Topics in Advanced Methodological Issues

Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3S-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Sociology 706       Doctoral Seminar in Professional Sociology I
Students are introduced to, and develop skills in, aspects of professional practice as a sociologist, including applying for grants and scholarships; the ethical review process for research; writing research and thesis proposals; and presenting at conferences.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3S-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Sociology 706 and 702 will not be allowed.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Sociology 707       Doctoral Seminar in Professional Sociology II
Students are introduced to, and develop skills in, aspects of professional practice as a sociologist, including applying for grants and scholarships; the ethical review process for research; writing research and thesis proposals; and presenting at conferences.
Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3S-0)
Antirequisite(s):
Credit for Sociology 707 and 702 will not be allowed.
NOT INCLUDED IN GPA
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Sociology 711       Selected Topics in Advanced Quantitative Methods

Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3S-3)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Sociology 715       Selected Topics in Advanced Qualitative Methods

Course Hours:
1.5 units; (3S-0)
MAY BE REPEATED FOR CREDIT
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Sociology 731       Doctoral Seminar in Sociological Theory

Course Hours:
3 units; (3S-0)
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