• Course Description:  Sociology is the study of social life, social change, and the social causes and consequences of human behavior. Life is social whenever we interact with others and over time these patterns of interaction become embedded into the fabric of our society. This course introduces students to the manner in which sociologists study society. Some of the topics that students may examine are the sociological perspective, research methods, culture, 7y7and socialization: becoming human, social organization, social inequalities, deviance and conformity, social institutions, social change, folklore, and urban life.