What is Sociology?
- The systematic study of human social behavior, groups and societies.
- The empirical study of the development, structure, interaction, and collective behavior of organized groups of human beings.
- The scientific analysis of social institutions as a functioning whole and as they relate to the rest of society.
- An integral part of any liberal arts education that will help you Move Mountains.
"Sociology...is a science which attempts the interpretive understanding of social action in order thereby to arrive at a causal explanation of its course and effects." - Max Weber
"Individual natures are merely the indeterminate material which the social factor determines and transforms." - Emile Durkheim
"...the human essence is no abstraction inherent in each single individual. In its reality it is the ensemble of social relations." - Karl Marx
Move Mountains with a degree in Sociology!