Graduate Program Student Learning Outcomes

1)    Graduate students will demonstrate, through application to real world problems, their grasp of sociological theory. 

2)    Graduate students will demonstrate in-depth knowledge in a specific domain of sociological research specialization (e.g. gender, race/ethnicity, education, inequality, political sociology, etc.). 

3)    Graduate students will apply core concepts in an area of research specialization through the interpretation of sociological data, using such concepts. 

4)    Graduate students will either design and implement a qualitative or quantitative research program, with data generation or data analysis, and the writing-up of research findings, or assess design options in the comprehensive exam.