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Program Outcomes - Sociology AA

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Sociology AA program, the learner will be able to:

  1. List examples of how distant, impersonal social forces shape the lives of groups and individuals in society (i.e. demonstrate the capacity known as the sociological imagination).
  2. Express in their own words what the scientific method is, explaining how scientific ways of knowing differ from ways of knowing via religion, tradition, ideology, opinion, common sense and intuition.
  3. Define and cite the importance of social stratification, including, but not limited to, stratification manifested in the parameters of socio-economic status, racial status, ethnicity, sex status, sexual orientation status, gender identity, age, physical disability status, mental health status, religious affiliation status, citizenship/immigration status, and worldview.