Core Student Learning Outcomes MA

  1. To demonstrate advanced critical thinking.
  2. To demonstrate the ability to write in a clear, logical manner.
  3. To demonstrate the ability to clearly express sociological knowledge in verbal communication.
  4. To understand, analyze, and assess social experience and behavior, using the core theoretical perspectives in sociology.
  5. To collect, analyze, and interpret sociological data effectively.
  6. To understand key social phenomena of deviance, globalization, social change, multiculturalism, structural inequity and the intersection of race, gender, and other forms of stratification.
  7. To gain in-depth knowledge of a substantive area of sociology.