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B.A. in Sociology

Mission Statement

The mission of the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology is to develop Christian scholars who can critically analyze social structures and their effects on human life, and who can apply this knowledge in working toward a world that embodies God's justice and shalom.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, students will be able to:


Identify the causes and consequences of social divisions and inequalities.


Demonstrate an understanding of the role of evidence in both qualitative and quantitative methods in sociology.


Explain the biblical concepts of peace and justice (shalom, mishpat, and tzadequah) and identify their connections with contemporary social issues.

4.Explain central concepts of social theory and apply them to social life.ULO-3

Curriculum Map

A Curriculum Map shows which courses in a degree program are responsible to intentionally develop each PLO at the Introductory, Developing, and Mastery levels.

Assessment Plan

An Assessment Plan is a listing of the student work that will be used to assess achievement of each learning outcome.

Assessment Schedule

An Assessment Schedule is a 5-year schedule that indicates when each of the PLOs will be assessed and when the comprehensive Program Review will occur.

Annual PLO Assessment Reports

The Annual Reports from each year’s PLO assessment.

Program Review Executive Summary

The Executive Summary report from the most recent comprehensive Program Review.