MA in Sociology of Education

Sample Course Schedules

Study full- or part-time, take summer courses or add a January course.  We offer several different ways to complete your MA studies. A sample of popular course sequences are offered below, but many more options are also available upon individual advisement.

NYU Steinhardt also offers several ways to incorporate global studies into your course sequence, through short-term summer or January intersession programs.  Global courses enable you to gain comparative perspectives on and further deepen your understanding of U.S. education.

 

Full-time, 4 semesters

Fall, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2002 Introduction to Sociology of Education 3
SOED-GE 2325 The Learning of Culture 3
EDPLY-GE 2030 Education and Social Policy  3
APSTA-GE 2001 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences 1 3
Spring, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 3030 Classical Social Theory (when offered) or Area of Specialization course 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
Second research methods course 3
Area of Specialization course 3
Fall, 2nd year11 Credits
SOED-GE 2510 Thesis Seminar 3
Area of Specialization courses 8
Spring, 2nd year1 Credits
Independent study with thesis advisor 1

Full-time, 3 semesters 

Fall, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2002 Introduction to Sociology of Education 3
SOED-GE 2325 The Learning of Culture 3
EDPLY-GE 2030 Education and Social Policy  3
APSTA-GE 2001 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences 1 3
Spring, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 3030 Classical Social Theory (when offered) or Area of Specialization course 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
Second research methods course 3
Area of Specialization course 3
Fall, 2nd year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2510 Thesis Seminar 3
Area of Specialization courses 9

Full-time, 3 semesters with Summer Global Study

Fall, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 2002 Introduction to Sociology of Education 3
SOED-GE 2325 The Learning of Culture 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
APSTA-GE 2001 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences 1 3
Spring, 1st year12 Credits
SOED-GE 3030 Classical Social Theory 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
Second research methods course 3
Area of Specialization course 3
Summer, 1st year3 or 6 Credits

Area of Specialization course: Summer Study Abroad (examples below)

 

3 or 6

 

Fall, 2nd year6-9 Credits
SOED-GE 2510 Thesis Seminar 3
Area of Specialization courses 3-6 


Part-time, 5+ semesters with Summers in NYC and/or Global Study

Fall, 1st year6 Credits
SOED-GE 2002 Introduction to Sociology of Education 3
APSTA-GE 2001 Statistics for Behavioral and Social Sciences 1 3
Spring, 1st year6 Credits
SOED-GE 3030 Classical Social Theory or Area of Specialization course 3
RESCH-GE 2132 Principles of Empirical Research 3
Summer, 1st year3 or 6 Credits

Area of Specialization course or Summer Study Abroad 

3-6
Fall, 2nd year6 Credits
SOED-GE 2325 The Learning of Culture 3
Second research methods course 3
Spring 2nd year6 Credits
Area of Specialization course 3
Area of Specialization course 3
Fall, 3rd year6 Credits
SOED-GE 2510 Thesis Seminar 3
Area of Specialization course 3