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Sociology Student Learning Outcomes

After successfully completing the sociology major, students should be able to:

  1. apply sociological concepts and theories to contemporary social issues.
  2. use quantitative data to calculate and interpret statistics to effectively communicate sociological findings.
  3. select appropriate sociological research methods from the quantitative and qualitative traditions to study social phenomena.
  4. analyze how social institutions shape individual experiences and opportunities.
  5. identify the causes and consequences of various forms of social inequality.
  6. produce written work that effectively integrates sociological concepts or theories with empirical findings.
  7. demonstrate mastery of ethical standards governing research with human subjects.

 

Last Updated 1/27/14

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