LO 1: Sociological Foundations
Students will demonstrate application of the theory and methods of the major divisions within sociology at an elementary level in the context of the history and development of modern sociology.
LO 2: Statistical Reasoning, Research Methods, and Data Management
Outcome 2A: Statistical Reasoning
Students will demonstrate the ability to apply and interpret elementary descriptive and inferential statistical procedures used in behavioral research. Students will demonstrate the ability to assess the appropriateness of statistical data collection and data analysis in various research designs, and interpret the meaning of statistical research results in the context of probability and likelihood.
Outcome 2B: Research Methodology and Data Management
Students will demonstrate the ability to design, implement, analyze, and critique different experimentation methods and the appropriateness of the method to address the problem. Students will demonstrate the ability to assess published research and express arguments orally and in writing according to professional standards, such as the APA Publication Manual.
LO 3: Breadth of Application
Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate multiple kinds of converging evidence in the analysis of behavior. Inclusive in this analysis is the integration of the physiologic, cognitive, and social perspectives and their influence in behavior.