Sociology Department Course Descriptions & Schedules
Each class offered through the Sociology Department has a unique course description written by the professor teaching the class.
Please note: All course descriptions are in PDF format
- Intellectual Competence and Relevance: To develop the capacity to understand
contemporary issues from a sociological perspective and to grasp major issues in
- Critical Comprehension: To develop the capacity for critical reading of scholarly
and professional materials in sociology.
- Written and Oral Presentation: To develop the capacity for critical written and
oral presentation and evaluation of scholarly and professional materials in
- Bibliographic Search: To develop the capacity to identify and to make productive
use of a variety of traditional and non-traditional bibliographic and archival
- Computer & Information Technologies: To achieve competence in the use of
basic computer modalities and relevant information technologies.
- Professional Ethics: To develop an understanding of the ethical issues involved
in scholarly inquiry and professional and workplace practice, and in publication.
- Individual and Collaborative Work: To gain experience working individually and
- Responsible Citizenship: To develop an understanding of the rights and
obligations of their roles as citizens, of their exercise, and of the application of
critical inquiry to these roles.