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Do you want to work as a Research Assistant in the Department of Sociology?
The Sociology Undergraduate Research Opportunity program (SURO) allows students to work as a research assistant in the department to learn more about a specific topic in the discipline while practicing sociological research methods.
Working as an undergraduate research assistant provides useful skills, including:
- creating annotated bibliographies,
- abstracting (i.e. summarizing) journal articles,
- learning how sociology research is conducted,
- searching library databases relevant to the research topic,
- becoming familiar with data collection and analysis procedures.
Students earn experiential credit for SOC 394 in the major and in the minor if approved as LJSC or SHM. A maximum of 6 credits in the Soc major and minors may come from SOC 394 SURO. SURO may be repeated for up to 8 credits only.