Oklahoma Baptist University

Department of Psychology, Sociology, and Family Science
Goals and Accomplishments


Psychology, Sociology,
and Family Science



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  • Accomplishments
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  • Psychology

    GOALS: These goals determine the content and character of the Psychology program:

    - Students will demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, empirical findings, and historical trends in psychology.
    - Students will understand and apply basic research methods in psychology, including proper research design and data analysis.
    - Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills in their evaluation and use of information.
    - Students will demonstrate effective communication skills in a variety of formats including writing, speaking, and report formats (PowerPoint, poster).
    - Students will demonstrate an effective integration of psychological findings with their faith beliefs

    ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
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    Sociology

    GOALS: These goals determine the content and character of the Sociology program:

    - Students will demonstrate understanding of the discipline of sociology and its role in contributing to our understanding of social reality.
    - Students will demonstrate the role of theory in sociology through definition, application, and historical analysis.
    - Students will demonstrate understanding of the role of evidence and qualitative and quantitative methods in sociology, including proper research design and data analysis.
    - Students will develop an understanding of cultural differences, the term “cultural” broadly encompassing national origin, race, ethnicity, but also class, gender, age, religion, or physical and mental ability.
    - Students will demonstrate the ability to apply a sociological perspective to everyday life, in particular how to work for social justice in socially diverse groups, societies, and the global community.
    - Students will utilize opportunities for integrating life goals and professional career interests with a sociological perspective.
    - Students will demonstrate effective communication skills in a variety of formats including writing, speaking, and report formats (PowerPoint, poster).
    - Students will demonstrate an effective integration of sociological findings with their faith beliefs.

    ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
  • What OBU Sociology Majors Know (Assesment Results):
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    Family Science

    GOALS: These goals determine the content and character of the Family Science program:

    - Students will demonstrate familiarity with the major concepts, theoretical perspectives, and historical trends in Family Science.
    - Students will express satisfaction with the professional content they received through the FMLY classes.
    - Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills in their evaluation and use of information.
    - Students will demonstrate effective communication skills in a variety of formats including writing and speaking (PowerPoint, poster).
    - Students will demonstrate an effective integration of Family Science findings with their faith beliefs.

    ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
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