Faculty of Arts


Department of Social Sciences

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology


Program Learning Outcomes

By the end of the program the student should be able to:

Understand the different theoretical and sociological schools and concepts

  • Understand the important role of social theories.
  • Compare, analysis  the difference between the theoretical trends
  • Have the ability to apply them in their studies of social phenomena. .


Understand the sociological concepts which frame the base of social theories

  • Develop the knowledge and critical thinking to social phenomena in the Palestinian community.
  • Develop structured criticisms in understanding the social phenomena.
  • Understand the importance of critical thinking at the economic and social effects
  • Asses the theoretical and critical trends within the cultural and political status of the Palestinian community.


Have improved skills through the following:

  • Improving the  ability to design and implement social research
  • Using quantitative and qualitative indicators in forming social knowledge
  • Enhancing the understanding of the process of using scientific research
  • Comparing between both the quantitative and qualitative methods in developing the research methodology.
  • Enhancing the ability to criticize and analyze the scientific published study to build their own research questions
  • Building the capacity to manage resources through using the recent and up to date citations and bibliography criteria


Change behavior and attitudes through:

  • Understanding the diversity in others opinions.
  • Using dialogues as a teaching method and as an essential way to learn new ideas.
  • Respecting the individuals and groups rights for self-determination.
  • Increasing commitment to social justice and develop the social responsibility.


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Washington, DC USA
Bethlehem University in the Holy Land
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Phone: +972-2-274-1241
Fax: +972-2-274-4440
Bethlehem, Palestine

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