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  • Applying to Sociology | Department of Sociology | University of Washington
    Sociology Spring Application due Friday April 1 4 00pm Step 1 Complete the application available at the link above use it as a cover sheet for the following application Step 2 Print an unofficial transcript Step 3 Print a copy of your DARS Go here myplan uw edu dars Step 4 Write a brief 1 2 page double spaced personal statement Step 5 Submit materials to the Sociology Advising Office Savery Hall 203 Requirements to receive a B A in Sociology for students admitted in Winter 2010 or later can be found here Winter 2010 Requirements Checklist Transfer Students If you have completed or are completing sociology courses at a community or technical college you can see how these credits will transfer to UW by consulting UW Admissions credit equivalency guide Transfer grades are considered in the admissions process to the sociology major Once you are admitted into the major your transfer credits may fulfill some of the major requirements However transfer grades will not count in your UW sociology GPA No matter how many transfer credits meet major requirements you will still need a minimum of 25 UW sociology credits to fulfill the sociology major requirements Share Print PDF Programs Courses Undergraduate Meet With an Advisor Applying to Sociology Current Majors Practicum Special Programs Undergraduate Blog Sociology Writing Center Graduate Featured Courses Course Offerings Graduation Student Resources Diversity Support Us Give to Sociology Stay Connected Facebook News Feed Mailing List Alumni Update Main Menu People Faculty Core Faculty Emeritus Faculty Adjuncts Affiliates Postdocs Visitors Staff Graduate Students Job Market Candidates Alumni Alumni News Alumni Update Programs Courses Undergraduate Meet With an Advisor Applying to Sociology Current Majors Practicum Special Programs Undergraduate Blog Sociology Writing Center Graduate Program Overview Admissions Faculty Advising Recent Ph D Dissertations Nitty Gritty Manual Resources

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  • Current Majors | Department of Sociology | University of Washington
    or email asksoc uw edu Major Requirements Requirements to receive a B A in Sociology for students admitted in Winter 2010 or later can be found here Winter 2010 Requirements Checklist Course Registration Issues Registering for full courses If you would like to register for a full course fill out a Petition to Add a Full Course form and return it to the Sociology Advising Office SAV 203 Repeating a Required Sociology Course a required course for the Sociology major for example SOC 316 or SOC 221 current majors must fill out a Petition to Repeat a Required Course and meet with an advisor in the Sociology Advising Office SAV 203 Transfer Credits If you have completed or are completing sociology courses at a community or technical college you can see how these credits will transfer to UW by consulting UW Admissions credit equivalency guide If you are taking classes at other US colleges while finishing a degree at UW you should send copies of your official transcripts from those colleges once your grades have been posted to UW Admissions UW admissions will transfer those credits to your UW account Sociology Special Programs Go beyond the lecture hall with UW Sociology s special programs Find out more about the department s honors program internships experiential learning opportunities and study abroad credit here Graduation Current majors who are getting ready to graduate and are interested in participating in the UW Sociology Graduation Celebration can find out about event details here For additional questions about the event please visit the Graduation FAQ Share Print PDF Programs Courses Undergraduate Meet With an Advisor Applying to Sociology Current Majors Undergraduate Forms and Documents Practicum Special Programs Undergraduate Blog Sociology Writing Center Graduate Featured Courses Course Offerings Graduation Student Resources Diversity Support Us Give to

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  • Sociology in Practice | Department of Sociology | University of Washington
    and may either come with their own internship or apply for specialized internships through the Sociology Department when available To find out more about how to register for SOC 494 practicum credit hours and expected student time commitments visit the page on General Practicum Information SOC 404 Internship Opportunities for Winter and Spring 2015 Application Deadline Monday November 23 2015 Court Watch Internship Federal Public Defender Internship HUD Internship Seattle Municipal Court Internship Practicum Benefits for Students Students who take practicum courses benefit by developing an understanding of what they want to do when they graduate as well as what they are capable of doing with their degree in sociology The practicum experience not only prepares students for the career world by helping to develop the major skill set it also prepares students for doing research and study in graduate and professional schools Students in Practica courses have learned how to Connect their sociology coursework to the real world Design and execute program studies assessment Interview study participants Survey study participants Design coordinate and conduct focus groups Code data Analyze data Write professional reports based on Practica designed studies and current research Tutor Teach Incorporate current research into practical strategies Navigate and mediate between different personalities and needs in businesses Solve problems creatively Bridge cultural differences Network in a professional and intellectual community Assess the effectiveness of their own professional ideas and actions Work for social change and justice Impact people in the community in positive ways Expand their resume with skills learned above SOC 403 Applied Research Each SOC 494 practicum is different but all include a weekly seminar specifically designed to prepare students to do a sociology related project for an organization in the greater Seattle area The department carefully selects and builds partnerships with these organizations with

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  • Special Programs at UW Sociology | Department of Sociology | University of Washington
    by searching for internships in the hopes of gaining career training While some internships provide great career training many are disconnected from sociological study In contrast SOC 494 Practica courses immerse students in sociological projects that help meet the goals of local businesses and organizations Students leave each practicum with new connections in the community developed skills sets and a deepened understanding of sociological inquiry and study Honors Program The Sociology Honors Program is a rigorous senior year program that is designed for students who are interested in graduate study in Sociology or related professional fields Students participating in the program design and execute a senior thesis research project Successful graduates of the Honors Program are awarded the Bachelor s degree With Distinction Study Abroad Study Abroad is an excellent and unique opportunity for undergraduates to gain a wider experience of the world through completing a quarter of coursework in a foreign country Currently UW Sociology offers a Study Abroad program every other year Past program locations have included Zimbabwe South Africa Northern Ireland and Rome Independent Internships Internships in sociology are designed to connect real world outside the classroom experience to concepts and empirical findings in sociology Internships can be a valuable part of the undergraduate program providing experience critical to future employment or graduate work There are two options for receiving academic credit for your internship Independent Undergraduate Research Independent research in sociology allows students to work closely with faculty on current faculty research projects or on student and faculty designed projects Similar to internships independent research can be a valuable part of the undergraduate program providing experience critical to future employment and graduate work Students may also receive 2 5 credits through SOC 499 Share Print PDF Programs Courses Undergraduate Meet With an Advisor Applying to Sociology

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  • Sociology Writing Center | Department of Sociology | University of Washington
    advising office on the second floor of Savery Hall 203 You can sign up in person at the front desk or call the office to request and appointment at 206 543 5396 Please specify that you want a Writing Center appointment and indicate which course you are taking Please bring a copy of the assignment instructions and a printed copy of your draft if you have one written to your appointment Writing Resources for UW Sociology Undergraduates Writing Papers that Apply Sociological Theories or Perspectives Tips for Writing Analytical Papers Information on Academic Honesty Plagiarism Frequently Asked Questions FAQ about Writing Sociology Papers UC Berkeley Writing for Sociology Guidebook Other UW Writing Resources During the academic year there are numerous writing resources available on campus including the following centers The Odegaard Writing Center has peer tutors available by appointment Sundays 1 30 9pm and Monday Thursday 12 9pm You can view available times and sign up on their site The CLUE Writing Center offers help on a drop in basis from 7pm to midnight Sunday Thursday in Mary Gates Hall The Instructional Center IC helps students write papers and also study for exams Open daily from 8 30 5pm Additional Online Writing Resources There are also many writing resources available on the internet including For a variety of handouts and materials see these other pages U of North Carolina Writing Center Handouts Writing thesis statements See materials U of North Carolina U of Indiana and U of Wisconsin Writing an Introduction U of North Carolina How to organize and structure an academic paper and revising your first draft Dartmouth Writing Center Make your writing direct and concise Here s help avoiding passive voice text and a video about passive voice both from U of North Carolina and Lanham s method

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  • Graduate Program Overview | Department of Sociology | University of Washington
    either a teaching assistant research assistant or teaching associate during their graduate studies MA Portion of The Ph D Program The master s program is designed primarily as preparation for Ph D work it is not a terminal degree although it may serve as good training for non academic research The MA program consists of three elements Substantive training coursework in substantive areas and social theory Methodological training work in social statistics and general social science methodologies The Master s Thesis independent empirical research conducted under the supervision of the MA Committee Ph D Program The Ph D degree is conferred in recognition of research accomplishments and in anticipation of continuing research contributions The Ph D program focuses on the development of research skills and sociological knowledge as reflected in the following requirements Completion of 8 graded courses in Sociology beyond the theory and methods courses required for the MA Completion of a Ph D Training Plan which is a program of additional courses approved by the Supervisory Committee Successful completion of a Comprehensive Exam Successful completion of a General Exam or Dissertation Prospectus Hearing Completion of an approved dissertation research project presentation of a scholarly report on its findings and successful defense of the work in a final dissertation hearing Final Exam Note Students who entered the program prior to 2014 may follow an earlier set of requirements Contact the Graduate Program Assistant Liz Collier for details Please Note Requirements policies and procedures are subject to change When graduating students are expected to fulfill the policies in place at the time of their graduation Be sure to check the website for up to date procedures and forms as you progress through the program If you have questions contact the Graduate Program Assistant Share Print PDF Programs Courses Undergraduate Graduate

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  • Faculty Advisors | Department of Sociology | University of Washington
    Committee chair is appointed MA Thesis Committee Chair As soon as possible students should identify their MA advisor The MA advisor serves as student s primary academic advisor for the MA degree and chairs the MA Thesis committee The MA advisor and chair should be selected by the student by the end of Spring Quarter of their first year in the program If a student has not identified their MA advisor by the end of Fall Quarter of their second year in the program he or she must submit an Advisor Update Form to the Graduate Program Assistant with the name of the faculty member who is currently advising them The student asks the faculty member if he she will be their MA Thesis Committee Chair When the faculty member agrees to be the MA Thesis Committee Chair the student submits a Petition to Appoint the MA Chair Advisor Update Form to the Graduate Program Assistant with the name of the faculty member who will be serving as Chair Submit this form as soon as the Chair has confirmed do not wait to have completed the full committee The Chair and a second reader make up the MA Thesis Committee See MA Committee page for information on petitioning for appointment of the complete MA Committee Chair Committee Chair of the Ph D Supervisory Committee Primary advisor after student enters the Ph D program See Ph D Supervisory Committee page for information on petitioning for appointment of the Ph D Supervisory Committee Share Print PDF Programs Courses Undergraduate Graduate Program Overview Admissions Faculty Advising Recent Ph D Dissertations Nitty Gritty Manual Resources for Graduate Students The Graduate School at UW Featured Courses Course Offerings Graduation Student Resources Diversity Support Us Give to Sociology Stay Connected Facebook News Feed Mailing List Alumni

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  • Nitty Gritty Manual | Department of Sociology | University of Washington
    Links Course Offerings Forms Faculty Directory Student Directory Each stage in our graduate program has requirements procedures and forms associated with it The aim of these requirements and the associated paperwork is not to drive you nutty rather the requirements are designed to provide you with the training to advance your scholarship and the forms should help you stay on track and to keep your advisor the Graduate Program Coordinator the Graduate Program Assistant and ultimately the Graduate School informed of your progress The pages in this section of our website will provide you with all the information forms and details necessary to manage the formal requirements associated with completing your graduate degrees If you feel like you need something and can t find it or have other questions about program requirements email the Graduate Program Assistant Liz Collier New Program Requirements Requirements Policies and Forms Recommended Timeline Special Circumstances FAQ for Current Students UW Graduate School Requirements and Policies Share Print PDF Programs Courses Undergraduate Graduate Program Overview Admissions Faculty Advising Recent Ph D Dissertations Nitty Gritty Manual New Program Requirements Requirements Policies and Forms Recommended Timeline Special Circumstances FAQ for Current Students UW Graduate School Requirements and Policies Resources for Graduate Students The Graduate School at UW Featured Courses Course Offerings Graduation Student Resources Diversity Please Note Requirements policies and procedures are subject to change When graduating students are expected to fulfill the policies in place at the time of their graduation unless otherwise stated Be sure to check the website for up to date procedures and forms as you progress through the program If you have questions contact the Graduate Program Assistant Support Us Give to Sociology Stay Connected Facebook News Feed Mailing List Alumni Update Main Menu People Faculty Core Faculty Emeritus Faculty Adjuncts Affiliates Postdocs

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