Academic Calendar 2017/2018 - Honours Seminar in Professional Development
SOCI 4576 Honours Seminar in Professional Development
Prerequisites:SOCI 2016 and SOCI 2017; SOCI 2126 and SOCI 2127 Restricted to students in the fourth year of the Major, Specialization or Honours Specialization in Sociology and who have completed 24 credits in sociology.
Hours:Three hours of lecture per week for one term.
Description:This is a 'capstone' course for students graduating with a four year Honours Specialization in Sociology. The course will cover a variety of topics on professional development in sociology, including preparation for graduate studies in sociology and related disciplines, the practice of sociology in private industry, community agencies and government, the practice of applied research and evaluation, ethical standards for academic and applied sociologists, and academic and applied sociological professional organizations. Students will research and complete a project based on their area of professional interest.