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Keywords: Higher Education; Sociological Courses; Student Satisfaction; Graduates and Undergraduate Courses.
The feedbacks by students and graduates about their university courses is a key element for the analysis and the design of university degrees. By such a framework, the paper analyzes the satisfaction of their higher education first level degree of the graduates in Sociology in Italy, from a wider research on occupational destiny of such graduates, conducted through questionnaires on a sample of 3,779 cases. Among the results, on the one hand, the demand for an increased deepening of the different disciplinary axes characterizing Sociology, especially by those who currently plays professional roles with stronger sociological connotation. On the other, weaknesses concerning organizational aspects of teaching, such as fragmentation and a lack of link between theoretical approaches and practices (few stages, few laboratories). Starting from our research results, the conclusions focus on the options for the improvement of sociological university courses.