Department Strategy
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mission
Welcome to the Department of Sociology, the largest, and the leading academic department for the study of Sociology in Jordan. The subjects and topics which the department covers are stimulating, encouraging and motivating. Sociology at the University of Jordan applies a range of approaches to the study of social life as it is lived and experienced. Social change and globalization, politics, power, communication, poverty, domestic violence ,unemployment, family, modernity and post modernity are among the key features and issues of contemporary society that are studied in this department, particularly at the graduate level. If you are thinking about studying Sociology with us, please do not hesitate to do so, we will do all we can to help you whether at the graduate or undergraduate level.
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vision
From its early days the department of sociology has set up certain goals and objectives and has done all its efforts to achieve them. The department considers itself as a leading and effective agent of social change and social development. The subjects, issues and topics which the department teaches are focused upon these goals. They are designed to help students play their leading role in our society in terms of social change and social development. The department has a long and distinguished history in achieving these aims, and today is actively engaged in teaching and in research, particularly that which is relevant to social problems which hindering social change in Jordan (i.e. poverty, unemployment, family violence and corruption). The department of Sociology has grown over the years in terms of students and members of staff. The research portfolio of the staff members is wide ranging across the discipline. Hundreds of students have graduated from the department, many of them are working in leading and key positions in the society.
7/22/2012 9:46 AM
Goals
From its early days the department of sociology has set up certain goals and objectives and has done all its efforts to achieve them. The department considers itself as a leading and effective agent of social change and social development. The subjects, issues and topics which the department teaches are focused upon these goals. They are designed to help students play their leading role in our society in terms of social change and social development. The department has a long and distinguished history in achieving these aims, and today is actively engaged in teaching and in research, particularly that which is relevant to social problems which hindering social change in Jordan (i.e. poverty, unemployment, family violence and corruption). The department of Sociology has grown over the years in terms of students and members of staff. The research portfolio of the staff members is wide ranging across the discipline. Hundreds of students have graduated from the department, many of them are working in leading and key positions in the society.

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