Minors

Minor in Sociology

Mission

The mission of the minor in sociology is to train undergraduate students with skills to enable them to be future social actors who mobilize the integration of the social dimension in their professional environment at the two levels of action and research.

Program Educational Objectives

1. Students will demonstrate all the skills necessary to integrate the social dimension in everyday and professional contexts and environment.
2. Students will be trained to have a sociological reading of different themes, situations and problems in his or her social environment at both institutional and community levels.
3. Students will acquire a broad range of methodological and critical reasoning skills to mobilize individuals, communities and public and private institutions in the implementation of social research/action projects.

Program Outcomes

a. Identify the various social science disciplines through their history and their theoretical and conceptual orientations.
b. Define sociological concepts that form the basis of a sociological view in any kind of professional exercise.
c. Adopt the methods, approaches and techniques of social sciences research within an epistemological and ethical perspective.
d. Interpret communication theories perceived as psycho-sociological object and apply specific communication practices to the group or the general public.
e. Apply the concepts and theoretical approaches in different areas of social sciences.
f. Define strategies for action in social intervention in respect of different types of groups.

Minor Requirements

SOC 201     Introduction to Sociology     3
SOC 310     Sociology Fundamental Concepts     3
SOC 325     Psycho-sociology of Communication     3
SOC 360     Social Sciences Methods     3
SOC 422 - Political Sociology
Or SOC 430 - Sociology of Religion
          3
SOC 431     Sociology of the Family     3
Total           18
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