Consistent with the university student outcomes, upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree, graduates will be able to:

  1. Explain the classical, contemporary, gender and postmodern theoretical frameworks and core concepts of sociology.
  2. Demonstrate knowledge of multiple key substantive areas within the field of sociology including marriage and family, social problems, deviant behavior, and group dynamics.
  3. Demonstrate intercultural knowledge and competence including cultural self-awareness, cultural difference, and respectful communication in cross-cultural settings.
  4. Express the concepts and theories in sociology using excellent written and editing skills following style and guideline requirements; combining and synthesizing thoughts and ideas with clarity and fluency.
  5. Express the concepts and theories in sociology using oral presentation skills with clarity, professional demeanor and dress, combining and synthesizing existing ideas to formulate convincing ideas and/or arguments.
  6. Demonstrate knowledge of the ethical issues in a variety of social contexts including a biblical worldview.
  7. Evaluate several research methodologies including both qualitative and quantitative research designs, the different types of data collection and analysis.