This major is of interest to the individual who is observant of other people?s actions when they interact with each other and who is looking for patterns and consistencies in their interaction. This is the primary field of choice. Sociology is the study of this as well as many other aspects of human interaction taking into account things like race, gender, setting, upbringing, etc. The individual who is curious about this will learn many things in this field, and will be trained to use the knowledge gained advantageously.
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The required and elective courses you would take for Sociology majors vary considerably among institutions. Courses are listed here that are illustrative of the breadth of topics you are likely to experience were you to major in this field.
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