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2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-2021 UMaine Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SOC 493 - Senior Thesis

The completion of a senior thesis on a topic of the student’s choice under the supervision of a sociology faculty member. Encourages excellent senior students to conduct a significant piece of sociological research. May be taken for only one semester, but normally students should plan to enroll for two semesters as a significant project usually cannot be completed in less than an academic year. May be repeated once for 3 additional credits.  Students who take two semesters of this course may choose to substitute them for SOC 499-Senior Capstone to satisfy both the Sociology and General Education capstone requirements. 

Prerequisites: Permission; Sociology major with senior standing and a minimum GPA in sociology courses of 3.5; SOC 390, SOC 460 and statistics.

Course Typically Offered: Fall & Spring

Credits: 3