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SOC 377: Comparing Institutional Forms: Public, Private, and Nonprofit (EDUC 377, GSBGEN 346, PUBLPOL 317)

For students interested in the nonprofit sector, those in the joint Business and Education program, and for Public Policy MA students. The focus is on the missions, functions, and capabilities of nonprofit, public, and private organizations, and the managerial challenges inherent in the different sectors. Focus is on sectors with significant competition among institutional forms, including health care, social services, the arts, and education. Sources include scholarly articles, cases, and historical materials.
Last offered: Spring 2012

SOC 380: Qualitative Methods

Priority to Sociology doctoral students. Emphasis is on observational and interview-based research. Limited enrollment.

SOC 381: Sociological Methodology I: Introduction

Enrollment limited to first-year Sociology doctoral students. Basic math and statistics. Types of variables, how to recode and transform variables, and how to manage different types of data sets. How to use and think about weights. Introduction to statistical packages and programming. Introduction to multiple regression, and introduction to the interpretation of regression results.

SOC 382: Sociological Methodology II: Principles of Regression Analysis

Preference to Sociology doctoral students. Required for Ph.D. in Sociology. Enrollment limited to first-year Sociology doctoral students. Rigorous treatment of linear regression models, model assumptions, and various remedies for when these assumptions are violated. Introduction to panel data analysis. Enrollment limited to 15. Prerequisites: 381.

SOC 383: Sociological Methodology III: Models for Discrete Outcomes

Required for Ph.D. in Sociology; enrollment limited to first-year Sociology doctoral students. The rationale for and interpretation of static and dynamic models for the analysis of discrete variables. Prerequisites: 381 and 382, or equivalents.

SOC 384: New Models and Methods in the Social Sciences

Two-week intensive introduction to new statistical approaches. Emphasis is on applications. Topics may include network models, multilevel models, latent class models, mixed methods, new qualitative methods, growth models, geostatistical tools, survey-based experiments, new methods for estimating causal effects, web-based surveys, advanced discrete choice models, and diffusion models.
Terms: Sum | Units: 3 | Repeatable for credit
Instructors: Grusky, D. (PI)

SOC 392: Research Apprenticeship

May be repeated for credit.
| Repeatable for credit

SOC 46N: Race, Ethnic, and National Identities: Imagined Communities

Preference to freshmen. How new identities are created and legitimated. What does it mean to try on a different identity? National groups and ethnic groups are so large that one individual can know only an infinitesimal fraction of other group members. What explains the seeming coherence of groups? If identities are a product of the imagination, why are people willing to fight and die for them? Enrollment limited to 16.
| UG Reqs: GER:DB-SocSci

SOC 802: TGR Dissertation

| Repeatable for credit

SOC 100SI: Student Initiated Course

| Repeatable for credit
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