Bachelor of Arts - Sociology: Curriculum Map


Curriculum Map

                 Program Goals College Goals
Course  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
ANT 107                                   Yes Yes  
ANT 238                         Yes           Yes  
SOC 106                                   Yes Yes  
SOC 262                         Yes              
SOC 271                         Yes              
SOC 272Y                       Yes                

Program Goals

  1. Critical thinking
  2. Identify and apply connections between biography, history, and social context
  3. Increase awareness of distribution of power and inequalities it produces
  4. Exposure to research methods
  5. Discern, develop, and support alternative perspectives using appropriate evidence
  6. Application of theories and research methods
  7. Skill based goal: use the language of sociology; explain sociological analysis
  8. Differentiate and apply a range of methods (qualitative, quantitative, ethnographic, historical-comparative)
  9. Skill based goal: explain the results of statistical analysis

General Education / Liberal Education Requirements (College Goals)

  1. Students must demonstrate proficiency in written communication.
  2. Students must demonstrate proficiency in a foreign language through the intermediate level.
  3. Students must become informed global citizens and gain intercultural awareness through a study abroad experience.
  4. Students must become acquainted with different ages, societies, and cultures and learn how to use a variety of historical sources.
  5. Students must be able to reason abstractly and appreciate the elegance of abstract structure.
  6. Students must understand the methods of scientific discovery and experimental design.
  7. Students must acquire problem-solving and research capability by identifying, locating, evaluating, and effectively using information.
  8. Students must be able to analyze and understand the creative process, assimilate experience, and communicate it.
  9. Students must be able to interpret words, images, objects, and/or actions that are expressions of human culture.
  10. Students must understand the complex nature of social structures and/or human relationships that involve issues of inequality and difference.
  11. Students must explore ecological, policy, social, cultural, and/or historical dimensions of human relationship to the environment.