Course Number and Descriptive Title                                                                                   Units

Major Courses – 19 units (minimum)

Required Courses:

DSOC205 - Sociological Theory                                                                                               3

DSOC206 - Contemporary Sociological Thought                                                                  3

STAT221 - Social Science Statistics                                                                                       3

DSOC208 - Qualitative Research Methods in the Social Sciences                                    3

Elective Courses:

DSOC221 - Sociology of Agriculture                                                                                       3

DSOC224 - Demography                                                                                                           3

DSOC227 - Political Economy                                                                                                  3

DSOC232 - Geographic Info. Systems (GIS) for Social Sciences                                      3

DSOC235 - Collective Behavior and Grassroots Organizing                                              3

DSOC238 - Technology and Society                                                                                       3

DSOC241 - Gender, Work and Food in Rural Societies                                                        3

DSOC244 - Poverty, Peace and the Peasantry                                                                      3

DSOC247 - Social Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation                                    3

DSOC252 - Rural Resources Management, Access and Benefit Sharing                        3

Minor/Cognate Courses –9 units (courses from another field of specialization)

DSOC299 - Graduate Seminar                                                                                                 1

DSOC300 - Master’s Thesis                                                                                                     6



Major                                      ___ 21

Minor/Cognate                     ___ 9

Graduate Seminar                ___ 1

Master’s Thesis                    ___ 6

                                                   -- --

Total No. of Units Required    37



a) Not more than 6 units of 100 level courses may be credited for the degree program

b) Odd and even numbered courses are offered during the first and second semester of the school year, respectively.

c) After the first term, graduate students are required to form their Graduate Advisory Committee (GAC) and prepare their Plan of Course Work ( PCW). Forms can be secured at the Office of the Dean of the Graduate School.

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