Upon successful completion of the program requirements, the student will acquire an understanding of major sociological concepts and theoretical perspectives on social problems and social life as they apply to the individual, group, and society.
Students will also understand the principles of research methods and data analysis. The major prepares students for careers in fields such as teaching, research, social work, public relations, and counseling. Students will demonstrate their proficiency in sociological competencies through examinations and writing assignments on the major sociological theories and research techniques.
Theoretical Perspectives: Students will apply sociological theoretical perspectives to specific scenarios and demonstrate an understanding of the purpose of sociological theoretical perspectives.
Sociological Concepts: Students will define and demonstrate an understanding of sociological concepts by applying them to social scenarios.