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    Sep 30, 2022  
American University Catalog 2022-2023 
    
American University Catalog 2022-2023

Social Research (Graduate Certificate)


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Offered by the Department of Sociology , College of Arts and Sciences . Students develop research skills and apply qualitative and quantitative research methods to an ongoing research project directed by a faculty member. The course of study culminates with the opportunity to craft arguments based on evidence and present research findings to various audiences. Coursework from this program is applicable to a Sociology Research and Practice (MA) .

Admission to the Program


Open to students with a bachelor’s degree or equivalent from an accredited institution. Prerequisites include a basic statistics course.

Certificate Requirements


  • 12 credit hours with grades of C or better, with at least 6 credit hours at or above 600-level
  • Compliance with all regulations for a certificate (Graduate Academic Regulations 4.11 5 , 6 )

Course Requirements


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