Upon completion of the Sociology minor, the student will be able to demonstrate the following:
Knowledge Base in Sociology - Students will demonstrate preliminary knowledge and comprehension of the minor concepts, theoretical perspectives, historical trends, and empirical findings to discuss how sociological principles apply to social phenomena.
Scientific Inquiry and Critical Thinking - Students will demonstrate preliminary skills and concepts in studying and interpreting sociological research, and applying research design principles to drawing conclusions about social phenomena.
Ethical and Social Responsibility in a Diverse World - Students will demonstrate preliminary familiarity with the formal regulations that govern professional ethics in Sociology and begin to embrace the values that will contribute to positive outcomes in personal and professional settings and in building a society responsive to multicultural and global concerns.
Communication - Students will demonstrate preliminary ability to write with clarity, engage in discussion of sociological concepts, explain the ideas of others.
Professional Development - Students will be able to demonstrate preliminary application of Sociology-specific content and skills to support of their declared minor OR in conjunction with future professional settings.