Sociology is the study of society. More specifically, sociologists study the ways in which people organize themselves into groups, categorize one another, interact with one another, and behave.
Sociology is an exciting field of study with many different specializations within the discipline including (but not limited to):
The Sociology of Racial and Ethnic Relations
The Sociology of Gender
The Sociology of Women
The Sociology of Food
The Sociology of Medicine
The Sociology of Sport
The Sociology of Collective Action and Social Movements
The Sociology of the Environment
The Sociology of Education
and many more...
Sociologists seek to measure the impact of society on the individual, and the individual on society. The following questions give a good example of Sociologists seek to measure the impact of society on the individual, and the individual on society. The following questions give a good example of
some of the issues sociologists tackle:
Is race real?
What is culture?
Why do we socialize boys and girls so differently?
Can crime ever really be eliminated?
What does religion do for us?
It is the goal of sociologists to answer questions about societies, and to also motivate people to think in new ways about their social worlds.
Sociological courses available at SCC:
SOC 100- Introduction to Sociology
SOC 100H- Honors Introduction to Sociology
SOC 115- Sociology of Death, Dying, and Bereavement
- SOC 116-Social Problems
SOC 120- Introduction to Sociological Research Methods
- SOC 125- Introdcution to Statistics in Sociology
- SOC 125H- Honors Introduction to Statistics in Sociology
- SOC 130- Relationships, Marriages, and Familiy Dynamics
- SOC 150- Introduction to Race and Ethnicity
- SOC 220- Intro to Gender and Sexualities
SOC 240- Social Psychology
- SOC 240H- Honors Social Psychology
SOC 286- Introduction to LGBTQ+ Studies
Continue to check here for updates about sociological developments at SCC, including new and exciting courses and a Sociology Club. For more information, contact
Professor Tiffany Gause.
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