Learning Goals & Objectives – Sociology

Student Learning Goal 1

Sociology majors will demonstrate that they are able to think critically about sociological concepts.

Students will: 

  • Objective A: apply scientific methodology to the study of sociology
  • Objective B: evaluate the quality of quantitative and qualitative research in sociology

Student Learning Goal 2

Sociology majors will demonstrate that they have the knowledge necessary for careers or graduate school.

Students will:

  • Objective A: become familiar with the major concepts, theories, and theorists in sociology.
  • Objective B: apply sociological theories and methods to real world situations.

Student Learning Goal 3

Sociology majors will appreciate the diverse nature of society.

Students will:

  • Objective A: conceptualize of diversity today and in the past.
  • Objective B: recognize of the vastness of human diversity.