Program Curriculum

The MSc in Sociology comprises a training with subjects to attend and a theoretical and/or empirical research to develop, that will result in the presentation of the results in the form of public dissertation defense. The student must take at least a total of 24 credits, being 12 credits in Compulsory Courses and 12 credits in Electives. The deadline for graduation, starting at the date of the beginning of classes in the Program ending at the date of the dissertation defense, is at least 12 (twelve) and at most of 24 (twenty four) months.

For the PhD course in Sociology, the student should study subjects and develop, afterwards, theoretical and/or empirical research that will result in the presentation of the results in the form of public thesis defense. It must have a minimum of 36 credits, 20 credits in Compulsory Courses and 16 credits in Electives. The deadline for conclusion, starting at date of the beginning of the Program up to the date of thesis defense, is at least 24 (twenty four) and at most 48 (forty eight) months.
 

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MADATORY COURSES CREDIT NUMBER AMOUNT OF HOURS
1 Teoria Sociológica I 4 Credits 60 hours total
2 Teoria Sociológica II 4 Credits 60 hours total
3 Metodologia das Ciências Sociais 4 Credits 60 hours total
4 Seminário Avançado em Sociologia I 4 Credits 60 hours total
5 Seminário Avançado em Sociologia II 4 Credits 60 hours total

ELECTIVE COURSES CREDIT NUMBER AMOUNT OF HOURS
1 Sociologia do Trabalho 4 Credits 60 hours total
2 Políticas Sociais e Cidadania 4 Credits 60 hours total
3 Sociologia da Cultura 4 Credits 60 hours total
4 Culturas e Sociabilidades 4 Credits 60 hours total
5 Gênero e Sexualidade 4 Credits 60 hours total
6 Metodologias de Investigação em Gênero 4 Credits 60 hours total
7 Sociologia do corpo e da saúde 4 Credits 60 hours total
8 Pesquisa e teoria em saúde 4 Credits 60 hours total
9 Marcadores Sociais da Diferença: Relações Raciais, Infância, Religião 4 Credits 60 hours total
10 Teoria Social Contemporânea 4 Credits 60 hours total
11 Tópicos Especiais I 4 Credits 60 hours total
12 Tópicos Especiais II 4 Credits 60 hours total
13 Tópicos Especiais III 4 Credits 60 hours total
14 Tópicos Especiais IV 4 Credits 60 hours total
15 Leitura Dirigida 2 Credits 30 hours total

ATIVIDADE ACADÊMICA NÚMERO DE CRÉDITOS CARGA HORÁRIA
Estágio Docência 30 hours total