After successfully completing the sociology major, students should be able to:
- apply sociological concepts and theories to contemporary social issues.
- use quantitative data to calculate and interpret statistics to effectively communicate sociological findings.
- select appropriate sociological research methods from the quantitative and qualitative traditions to study social phenomena.
- analyze how social institutions shape individual experiences and opportunities.
- identify the causes and consequences of various forms of social inequality.
- produce written work that effectively integrates sociological concepts or theories with empirical findings.
- demonstrate mastery of ethical standards governing research with human subjects.
Last Updated 1/27/14