Learning Goals & Outcomes

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Anthropology

  1. Student understands how and why social categories, such as gender, class, race, ethnicity, religious background, able-bodiedness, and sexual orientation, shape human experiences.

  2. Student applies the field’s major theories and concepts to contemporary real-life events or topic of social importance.

  3. Student demonstrates the ability to design, undertake, and analyze social research informed by disciplinary methods and communicates the results of that research using writing skills appropriate to the discipline.

  4. Student synthesizes knowledge acquired through in-class and out-of-class material on a specific topic and applies it in the production of a piece of sociological and anthropological research, research design, or critical literature review.

  5. Student synthesizes sociological and anthropological knowledge acquired during the course of the major and applies it in the production of a piece of original research in an area of expertise.

  6. Student integrates sociological and anthropological knowledge and perspectives to an understanding of post-graduate life.

Updated: August 30, 2019

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