Students who have completed the requirements will:
- Describe specific cultural and social-institutional concepts and situate them in larger geographical and social contexts
- Assess and describe the social, cultural and political factors that link different peoples, cultures and nations in economic networks both in the U.S. and in the world
- Critically assess the role of race, social class, gender, and sexual orientation in the social structure of the United States
- Assess major social theories using critical analysis and through the application of empirical data
- Demonstrate their knowledge of theory and method by conducting and presenting original qualitative research
Note: Learning goals are subject to regular review and revision.