Learning Outcomes

As part of Carleton's assessment initiative, the SOAN Department of has identified six Student Learning Outcomes for SOAN majors. These are in addition to Carleton's broader outcomes for all students.

As a SOAN major, you will learn to

  1. Connect information about historical and contemporary socio-cultural phenomena.
  2. Formulate appropriate sociological and/or anthropological research questions about socio-cultural phenomena.
  3. Select appropriate sociological and/or anthropological research methods to study socio-cultural phenomena.
  4. Apply sociological and anthropological theory to analyze socio-cultural phenomena.
  5. Describe how sociology and anthropology interact with one another, interact with other liberal arts disciplines, and contribute to various interdisciplinary conversations.
  6. Draw upon your understanding of historical and contemporary socio-cultural phenomena to engage the world.