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Sociology Major Learning Outcomes

By completing the University of Utah's Sociology Bachelor Degree Requirements, students will be prepared for twenty-first-century challenges by learning to:

  • Understand what sociology is, as a social science discipline

  • Understand key theories, theorists, and concepts in sociology

  • Learn to use a variety of research methods as a means of understanding the social world and human interaction

  • Apply sociological theories and concepts to the understanding of real-world problems and events (e.g., issues of diversity, sustainability, health, globalization, crime, and law)

  • Communicate effectively about sociological issues, making well-organized arguments supported by relevant evidence
Last Updated: 11/5/21