We are the only university at a nationwide level with an academic program that brings together both classic humanities and social sciences: Bachelor in Sociology. Our professors hold Doctorates in Philosophy, Arts, Social Sciences, Sociology, History, and Theology. As a result of this remarkable faculty and programs, the UDEM is recognized in Mexico as the premier university for the humanities.
Throughout the academic program, students are in contact with renowned national and foreign writers and philosophers. Our undergraduates have been very successful students of master degrees and doctorates in foreign institutions, including The University of Connecticut, Universidad de Barcelona, Université d'Aix-en- Provence, Katholleke Universiteit Leuven, The London School of Economics, University of California-Los Angeles, Universidad de Navarra, and Yale University.Objective
To shape professionals able to carry out quantitative and qualitative sociological research based on a rigorous theoretical and methodological formation. During their education, they will study, analyze, and interpret various social phenomena in order to develop programs and plans for solving social problems and improving institutions, organizations, and communities. Also, they will create and submit innovative humanistic proposals in order to contribute to the growth of a multicultural and globalized society.
The Sociology program, together with the Humanistic and Social Studies program, the Philosophy program, and the Literature program make up the UDEM’s Associated Bachelors of Humanities model. We are the only university in Mexico that combines the traditional humanities with the social sciences.Advantages of the UDEM's Associated Bachelors Model:
- The first humanistic-studies related degree model in Mexico, it enables you to combine and delve into the areas of philosophy, literature, sociology, art, and history.
- You can pursue a double degree with just one and a half years of additional instruction.
- An outstanding faculty, holding doctorates and master's degrees, backed by their intellectual work in the scholarly and artistic areas of the humanities.
- A highly competitive international exchange program that has more than 580 agreements with universities and guarantees the international competitiveness of our graduates.
- A permanent and highly-updated guidance program for professional internships, social service, and national and international artistic and cultural exchange.
- Extensive experience in individually guided study that reflects the highly specialized level of our students and professors and the UDEM’s attention to individual education.
- A two semester interdisciplinary final project (PEF) that must excel in both theoretical and practical aspects. This extensive “senior thesis” consolidates and develops our interdisciplinary ideal.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Carry out quantitative and qualitative applied sociological research, comprising analysis based on interviews, surveys and observations, documented in formal research reports.
- Develop the skills to create sociological research projects with interdisciplinary influences in humanities and social sciences covering the necessary methodological and content characteristics to carry out a research program and which, at the same time, those projects should be able to be recipient of financing funds.
- Planning and executing sociological projects aspiring to make an impact far beyond the University’s circle, in conference presentations, publications in magazine or books’ chapters and in institutional innovation, or else, to serve as working example of research when applying to graduate programs in sociology.