Comprehensive Exams

All PhD students are required to take two comprehensive exams in any of the following areas.  Please be sure to consult the graduate student handbook for policies regarding the scheduling, administration, and grading of exams. 

Students may also want to refer to the required/recommended courses for each area exam- these are for reference only and you are responsible for checking if a more recent version exists. 

 Area             Committee Chair

Disasters and Environmental Sociology Dr. Tricia Wachtendorf*

Criminology** Dr. Ivan Sun*

Deviance** Dr. Tammy Anderson*

Gender Dr. Susan Miller*

Law & Society Dr. Eric Rise*

Methods Dr. Ronet Bachman*
Race  Dr. Ben Fleury-Steiner

Theory  Dr. Gerald Turkel*

Dr. Barret Michalec*


**Students may not take both Criminology and Deviance