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Certificate in Applied Social Science Research

The Certificate in Applied Social Science Research is an interdisciplinary certificate aimed at developing students’ research skills in the social sciences through a combination of course work and hands-on research experience. Completing the certificate allows students to develop their research skills and to gain professional experience by participating in an applied social science research project. Students may pursue the Certificate while fulfilling existing requirements in their discipline by choosing courses (see below) for ★15.

Certificate Requirements

★15 as follows:

One of:

★3 participation in SOC 415 : Applied Research Internship


To obtain credit for the certificate, students are expected to submit an Intention to Complete form by the Fall of their intended year of graduation. The form is available from the Certificate Advisor.

All students completing the certificate during the specified year will be required to present their projects at the end of the Winter Term with their cohort.

Students may apply for other courses to count toward the Certificate, with the approval of the Certificate Advisor.

Any course outside of SOC 415: Applied Research Internship that is being used to satisfy the capstone or research internship course must be signed off by the Certificate Advisor. Students are advised to get approval before commencing the capstone or internship.

Linguistic majors may use a combination of three 300- or 400-level Linguistics classes to meet the credit requirements of the introductory overview course in social science methodology. Students, however, should consult with the advisor of the certificate.

Course offerings are subject to change.