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Sociology Prospective Students
 

Hello Prospective Student!!!

So you're interested in Sociology?  Take some time to look at our Undergraduate and Graduate Programs.  There's also a link for Financial Assistance Information for you to look at.  Hopefully you'll choose Sociology as the field for you.

Financial Assistance

Below, we've listed our objectives for each of the programs that we offer. Our professors work hard to ensure that each of our students are familiar with the Program Expected Outcomes prior to advancing to the next level.


PROGRAM OBJECTIVES

 BA in Sociology

PROGRAM MISSION

  • Introduce students to the theoretical analysis of social behavior and the nature and methods of social research.
  • Provide them with a basis for reading and understanding social research.
  • Provide them with a basic foundation for gaining further knowledge of sociological theories and research at the graduate level.

 

PROGRAM EXPECTED OUTCOMES

  • Student understands and can explain major theories of social behavior.
  • Student understands the nature and purposes of social research and knows some methodological techniques.
  • Student can apply some theories and research methods to an applied situation.
  • Student can describe these issues in oral and written form.

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MA in Sociology

PROGRAM MISSION

Prepare students to be able to understand theoretical analyses of social behavior and conduct social research under the supervision of senior researchers.

  PROGRAM EXPECTED OUTCOMES

SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY:  Student understands theories of social behavior at the macro, meso, micro levels.

  • Student can explain these theories to others orally and in written form.
  • Student can apply theoretical formulations to specific situations, problems, or research settings.

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY:

  • Student comprehends the nature and purposes of social research.
  • Student recognizes the differences between qualitative and quantitative methodologies and the different ways in which the different types of methodologies can be used.
  • Student understands and can explain and apply appropriate statistical techniques.
  • Student can develop research methodologies for use in specific research settings.
  • Student can explain these issues to others orally and in written form.

NOTE:  At the MA level, it is expected that students will generally be able to perform these activities under the supervision of others.

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 PhD in Sociology

PROGRAM MISSION

  • Prepare students to be able to understand and explain the theoretical analyses of social behavior at an advanced level, and to conduct social research as independent researchers.

PROGRAM EXPECTED OUTCOMES

             SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY:

  • Student understands theories of social behavior at the macro, meso, micro levels.
  • Student can explain these theories to others orally and in written form.
  • Student can apply theoretical formulations to specific situations, problems, or research settings.

              RESEARCH METHODOLOGY:

  • Student comprehends the nature and purposes of social research.
  • Student recognizes the differences between qualitative and quantitative methodologies and the different ways in which the different types of methodologies can be used.
  • Student understands and can explain and apply appropriate statistical techniques.
  • Student can develop research methodologies for use in specific research settings.
  • Student can explain these issues to others orally and in written form.

NOTE:  At the PhD level, it is expected that students will be able to perform these activities as independent researchers, and will also be capable of leading others in these areas. 

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Sociology
2228 F/AB, 656 W. Kirby St.
Detroit, MI 48202
Phone: (313) 577-2930
Fax: (313) 577-2735
Website: clasweb.clas.wayne.edu/Sociology
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