The Boston College Sociology Department has three separate guides for its graduate students:
- The Guide to Graduate Study, otherwise known as "The Blue Book," which lists all of our graduate program's formal rules and procedures.
- The Smart Guide to Getting Done, an informal collection of tips for getting through a Boston College Sociology M.A. or Ph.D. degree.
- Guidelines for article-style area exams
New students will probably want to familiarize themselves with pages 2-9 in the Smart Guide and pages 3-11 in the Guide to Graduate Study before starting classes.
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