Department ofSociology


To complete a major in Sociology, a student must complete all the courses listed in the checklists:

SCU Sociology majors acquire specialized disciplinary and general skills:

Specialized Disciplinary Skills

  • Assessment
  • Data gathering (interviewing, participant observation, questionnaire construction, and secondary
    data), data analysis (including qualitative and SPSS based quantitative statistical analysis), and
    data presentation skills
  • Effective communication
  • Outcome assessment research

General skills

  • Capacity building
  • Change management
  • Data analysis
  • Interacting with diverse social groups and settings
  • Teamwork management