The course offers a scientific study of the society and human groups. It also explores the nature and dynamics of ongoing societal transformations in terms of family, social equality, human behaviour, gender, race, ethnicity, culture and socialization through field studies.
The course enriches the students’ ability to critically analyze and understand social patterns apart from giving them the opportunities to conduct independent research. Through this course, students gain better perspective of social psychology, sociology of gender, race and ethnicity and political sociology.
Many career opportunities exist for sociologists. Those interested in academia become high school teachers, faculty members or educational counselors while others pursue careers in corporate, non-government or government sectors. Specialized sociologists become therapists or practicing counselors or pursue the roles of research analysts, urban planners or demographers.