Learning Outcomes — Sociology

  • Knowledge of theories, concepts, substantive problems, and methodologies related to sociological practice
  • Dispositions to build a better community
  • Understanding of the need for research-based inquiry
  • Understanding of the intellectual and ethical importance of the sociological imagination and sociological mindfulness
  • Direction in values formation and moral development: social justice, respect for human life and dignity, and social responsibility
  • Ability and inclination to promote activity that is empowering
  • Ability to create new knowledge about social reality and become future leaders of communities and the nation, that is, agents of change.
  • Development of civic competencies a sense of informed active citizenship
  • Awareness of the connections and differences between diverse historical and cultural positions in society
  • Ability and inclination to encounter cultures different from their own and understand their institutional and individual manifestations and the appreciation and respect for a diversity of viewpoints, interpretations, and diverse perceptions of reality, due to biases resulting from individual cultural screens of the observers
  • Understanding of world systems
  • Understanding of the sociological perspective on human conditions
  • Ability to think critically and creatively and to solve problems using the scientific approach
  • Awareness of current events and of the significance of these events for the student as an individual, a member of social groups, a member of specific societies, and a member of humanity

Open House and Visit Days
Friday, October 24, 2014
Saturday, November 08, 2014