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Learning Outcomes

Departmental Student Learning Outcomes (SLOS)

Graduates from the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice will be able to do the following after graduation:

  • Identify and apply sociological or criminological theories/philosophies to critically evaluate understand social phenomena.
  • Use scientific principles to evaluate social phenomena and communicate the findings.
  • Identify and analyze the inequity of the social structure to better develop solutions with the goal of informing ethical policy and/or practice.

Sociology Program Student Learning Outcomes

Sociology majors/minors will be able to do the following after graduation:

  • Apply sociological concepts and the sociological imagination to past and present social phenomena.

Social Work Program Learning Outcomes

Social Work minors will be able to do the following after graduation:

  • Apply sociological concepts to research informed social work practice with youth, individuals, families, and groups.

Criminal Justice Program Student Learning Outcomes

Criminal Justice majors/minors will be able to do the following after graduation:

  • Evaluate the structure, function, and process of the criminal justice system, including major subsystems, in the past and present.

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