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The sociology major develops a number of related skills. Students are able to:

  • Develop the ability to make connections between individual lives and broader social forces
  • Identify, compare, contrast, and synthesize basic theoretical orientations in the discipline
  • Apply theory to data to build sociological knowledge.
  • Identify, compare, and contrast basic methodological approaches.
  • Identify appropriate methods for empirical research.
  • Conceptualize and interrogate patterns of inequality in local and global contexts.
  • Understand diversity and its structural and cultural implications
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Department of Sociology

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    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610

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