Students who complete the undergraduate program will:
- Evaluate and critique abstract categories, and to use these categories in the analysis of empirical data.
- Apply concepts of social science methodology to rigorously critique and compare empirical studies, or to construct their own empirical study.
- Effectively use writing to accurately convey their ideas, and to demonstrate the basic ability to think logically and critically, through their writing.
- Demonstrate a basic competence in communicating ideas through oral presentations before a group of people.
- Critique visual images with the use of fundamental theoretical concepts.
- Be able to understand their lives within a wider social and environmental context, to thoughtfully consider their responsibilities towards other people and the natural world, and to take appropriate and ethical actions based upon those considerations.