Northwest College

Academic Programs

Program-specific Outcomes


  • Demonstrate a basic understanding of the major theoretical paradigms used to study social phenomena and generate research in the field of Sociology.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the research method process, the various data collection techniques available for conducting research in Sociology, and gain an understanding of the ethical standards that guide research within the social sciences.
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply sociological concepts and theories to the real world and ultimately their everyday lives.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the formation and operation of the major social institutions that exist within our society.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the social groups that operate in our society and the impact they have on our development/socialization.