Learning Outcomes

  1. To enable students to develop a sociological imagination.
    • Demonstrate an understanding of the unique perspective of sociology.
    • Describe how social structure affects groups and individuals.

  2. To enable rigorous analysis of social phenomena using sociological concepts, frameworks, and methodologies.
    • Apply theoretical frameworks used in sociology.
    • Transform a problem of interest into a researchable question.
    • Evaluate methodologies used in sociological research.

  3. To encourage the development of engaged, thoughtful individuals capable of applying a sociological perspective to address social problems.
    • Use sociological information to critically analyze contemporary social issues and/or problems.