Sociology is the study of human social behavior and relationships. Sociologists seek to discover the broad patterns of the interaction of social life that influence individual and collective human behaviors. If you major in sociology, you'll learn about how groups, organizations, and societies are structured. You will research people's activities and the groups they form in social, religious, economic, and political spheres. Course work covers topics such as family structures, religions, subcultures, race, social classes, sex and gender, health, and crime and violence. You will design research projects that utilize sociological research methods including comparative analysis, observation techniques, and data collection. These research projects will help explain social trends, assist educators and lawmakers, and aid in the formation of public policy. Sociology offers

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