What is Sociology?
- the systematic study of human social behavior, groups and societies, like families, gangs, businesses, political movements, or racial groups
- 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!