Sociology B.A. Learning Outcomes

  1. Take a sociological perspective on social issues.
  2. Understand the role of empirical evidence in relation to scientific theories.
  3. Have knowledge of key substantive areas within the field of sociology.
  4. Design and apply appropriate research methods to investigate sociological questions, including:
    • formulate well reasoned questions for sociological inquiry

    • gather empirical evidence

    • summarize empirical evidence

    • evaluate what the empirical evidence implies for the research questions

    • communicate results of empirical inquiry

  5. Possess the skills required to use sociological knowledge in the 21st century, including technological competence for:
    • conducting research

    • searching for literature and other scholarly resources

    • analyzing information

    • writing reports

    • presenting results


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