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SOCI 1101: Introduction to Sociology: Home

This LibGuide provides information and links to materials appropriate for students enrolled in SOCI 1101: Introduction to Sociology.


sociology wordleAccording to the American Sociological Association, Sociology is:

  • the study of society
  • a social science involving the study of the social lives of people, groups, and societies
  • the study of our behavior as social beings, covering everything from the analysis of short contacts between anonymous individuals on the street to the study of global social processes
  • the scientific study of social aggregations, the entities through which humans move throughout their lives'
  • an overarching unification of all studies of humankind, including history, psychology, and economics