SOC 470-A Capstone Internship in Sociology


Course Details

  • Full Summer | June 4 – August 10
  • 4 Credits | Cost: $1900.00
  • Registration and Payment Deadline: June 1
  • In addition to the internship, this course will also meet in-person at 7:00-9:00 pm on the following dates: June 5, June 12, June 19, July 10, July 24, & August 7

Course Description

The Capstone course for the Sociology major, the Internship provides an academic experience in which the third- or fourth-year student (only) contributes to the ongoing organizational process while learning to apply sociological theories to observations of structure, function, and process in a social service agency or institution. Students must complete a minimum of 112 hours.

Additional Information

  • Open to Senior or Second-Semester, Junior Sociology majors who have completed SOC 210, Survey of Research Methods for Sociology, SOC 312, Qualitative Research.
  • Must complete the "U.S. Internship Request for Approval" process found under the myPlans tab in myHill to register for this Internship.
  • Must not have previously completed the capstone requirement.
  • This class will run over the entire summer session.

Course Instructor

Kathleen Currul-Dykeman

Associate Professor of Criminology

Kathleen Currul-Dykeman is the Director of the Martin Institute of Law and Society and an Associate Professor of Criminology. After working years in the legal field she enjoys teaching the capstone for students so that they can bridge theory and practice.