What is Sociology?
Sociology is the study of human behavior in society. Sociologists are interested in how race/ethnicity, social class, gender, age, and other social factors affect our social changes and opportunities in life.
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Courses to ConsiderView all Courses.
Intro to Sociology (SOC 001)
The study of the interplay between the individual and society.
Marriage and Family (SOC 040)
Understand the dynamics of the American family. An analysis of love and marriage in the new millennium.
Intro to Race & Ethnicity (SOC 021)
An intro to the sociological analysis of race, ethnicity, and racism.
Statistics in Social/Behavioral Sciences (SOC 016)
Intro to basic statistical techniques and design methodologies in behavioral sciences.
Human Sexuality (SOC 045)
An introduction to human sexuality, including basic health issues, attitudes, and behavior in western society.
Social Problems (SOC 002)
A sociological analysis of contemporary social problems.
- Empathy and Compassion
- Ability to Evaluate and Understand Surroundings
- Listening and Observation
- Effective Communication
- Ability to Resolve Conflicts
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