Sociology

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Definition

Sociology is a program that focuses on the systematic study of human social institutions and social relationships. Includes instruction in social theory, sociological research methods, social organization and structure, social stratification and hierarchies, dynamics of social change, family structures, social deviance and control, and applications to the study of specific social groups, social institutions, and social problems.

National Center for Education Statistics. (2010). Sociology detail for CIP Code 45.1101. Retrieved from  http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode/cipdetail.aspx?y=55&cipid=88594

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Sociology: assimilation, community, conformity, customs, family structures, institutions, law, research methods, social change, social deviance and control, social groups, social institutions, social organization and structure, social problems, social relationships, social stratification and hierarchies, social theory 

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