members of the Department of Sociology at Mountain View College strive
to enable students to think holistically about behavioral and social
processes, to understand, appreciate and respect diversity, and to
prepare students for a variety of educational pursuits. The student
learning outcomes focus on sociology as a science, the development of
effective speaking and writing skills, and to encourage critical
thinking. Emphasis is placed on applied sociology, and how applying the
scientific approach to understanding social behavior is beneficial to
Department at Mountain View College offers a variety of courses to
provide freshman and sophomore students the foundation needed to
understand society from several different theoretical perspectives.
More so, the department is committed to encouraging critical thinking,
creative writing, collaborative learning, public speaking, and computer
literacy skills to promote life-long learning.
Sociology is the scientific and systematic study of society, to better understand human behavior.