Independent Study and Research

Independent Study

The department offers students the opportunity to engage in directed individual study or research with the guidance of a faculty member.

Sociology

The course numbers for Directed Individual Study are Sociology 401 (1), 402 (2), 403 (3), 404 (4), 405 (5), 406 (6). Prerequisite: Permisson of the department required.

Sociology 401 and 402 are for selected students with junior and senior standing, who are preparing papers for presentation to professional meetings or for publication. May be repeated for degree credit with permission and if the topics are different.

Sociology 403 (3), 404 (4), 405 (5), 406 (6) are for selected students with junior and senior standing, especially for sociology honors students, with direction by different members of the department. May be repeated for degree credit with permission and if the topics are different.

Anthropology

The course numbers for Directed Individual Study are Anthropology 403 (3), 404 (4), 405 (5), 406 (6). Prerequisite: Permisson of the department required.

These courses are for selected students with junior and senior standing, especially for Anthropology honors students, with direction by different members of the department. May be repeated for degree credit with permission and if the topics are different.