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Curriculum

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Master Degree Program

 

We here at the Sociology Department strive to give our students an understanding of contemporary societies and diverse exposure to important local and global issues with sociological imagination. In order to give our students a firm understanding of the field, we aim to provide a teaching and learning environment in which students are encouraged to think critically and independently. The diversified courses are designed and structured in such a way to foster these key competencies and skills.

A. Master’s Program 

The primary goal of our master’s program is to cultivate professional research skills and deepen student knowledge. According to the specialties of our faculty, the program provides students with required training and professional knowledge within the sociological field. The specialty areas for the master program are not specified as most of the courses offered are the same as the Ph.D. program.

B. Courses

Basic required courses: Contemporary Social Research and Critical Thinking, Sociological Theory, Social Research Methods, and Statistical Methods and Analysis. Students can take specialized courses according to their interests.

     Selection of Compulsory Courses in the Master’s Program in the Department of SociologyApplicable for students registered for the 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subject

Required
 

 

 

Specified Credits

First Academic Year

Second Academic Year

Remarks

 1st Term

 2nd Term

 1st Term

 2nd Term

Statistical Methods and Data Analysis

Required

3

3

 

 

 

 

Sociological Theory

Required

3

3

 

 

 

 

Contemporary Social Studies and Critique

Required

1

 

1

 

 

 

Social Research Methods

Required

3

 

3

 

 

 

Graduate Credits30 creditsRequired: 10 credits ; departmental elective: 13 credits ; Maximum credits received from other departments or university that the Department recognizes: 7 credits

Specified Regulations for selection of courses: According to the requirements set  by the Department, students should pass the Test of Chinese as a Foreign Language of  Superior Level or other Chinese language proficiency test before graduation or take and pass Chinese courses for at least half a year (2 terms).

 

                       

 

UndertakerCheng Fen-chu                   Extension50858

 

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