Master of Arts in Sociology (Thesis) (Gender and Women's Studies) Program By McGill University |Top Universities
The M.A. thesis project option is an interdisciplinary program for students who meet the degree requirements in a participating unit. It consists of Thesis Courses (27 credits) - SOCI 691 M.A. Thesis 2 (6 credits); SOCI 693 M.A. Thesis 4 (3 credits); SOCI 694 M.A. Thesis 5 (18 credits); Required Courses (15 credits) - SOCI 504 Quantitative Methods 1 (3 credits); SOCI 580 Social Research Design and Practice (3 credits); SOCI 600 Qualitative Research Methods 1 (3 credits); SOCI 625D1 Professional Development Seminar in Sociology; SOCI 625D2 Professional Development Seminar in Sociology; SOCI 652 Current Sociological Theory (3 credits); WMST 601 Feminist Theories and Methods (3 credits). Preparation and completion of a thesis on a topic approved by the supervisor and by participating faculty members in the Gender and Women's Studies program. All students must have taken these courses or take them during the first year of the program. Students granted an exemption from any one or more of these courses by the Graduate Studies Committee must substitute another substantive seminar in its place. Complementary Course (3 credits) - 3 credits at the 500, 600, or 700 level including: WMST 602 Feminist Research Symposium (3 credits), or one 3 credit course on gender/women's studies issues at the 500, 600, or 700 level (may be taken outside the Department).

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