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Sociology Program Learning Outcomes

A student who graduates with a major in Sociology should be able to:

  • Demonstrate the use of the sociological imagination, "the ability to recognize the relationship between large-scale social forces and the actions of individuals."
  • Describe and use the major macro- and micro-level theoretical paradigms in sociology.
  • Explain how societies work with regards to social structural and cultural forces.
  • Design and conduct an empirical study that answers a sociological question.