Mission and Vision - Sociology Dept
The Vision, Mission and Objectives of the Department of Sociology
Vision: To enhance excellence in training high-level human resources and the generation
of sociological knowledge directed towards understanding society, social relations and
problem solving at intellectual, policy and practical levels.
Mission: The Mission of the Department of Sociology is to use the methods, philosophy
and literature of Sociology and Social Anthropology to equip students with a sound
sociological understanding of societal issues and problems, problem solving and impart
analytical skills of relevance to societal development of Africa and the world.
a) To promote quality sociological research and output generation that will enhance
understanding of society, social relations and problems.
b) To foster quality teaching of Sociology that equips students with the necessary
sociological knowledge and analytical skills about society that is beneficial to the
students career in Sociology.
c) To provide academic, policy and practical guidance on social scientific
knowledge that enhances problem-solutions to societal needs and problems or
d) To provide a solid foundation upon which students may progress to postgraduate
studies in Sociology, Criminology and Social anthropology and other related
e) To network with academic and actors working on development in still developing
countries as well as service occasional students from the region and abroad plus
other University programmes