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NMC Code 720

Sociology is the study of the social context of human behavior. It includes the study of social change; socialization of group attributes such as social class, race, gender and age; and the workings of our social institutions. Courses in sociology are an important component of any liberal arts education, especially involving critical thinking and an understanding of diversity. It is also a major study for those interested in a wide variety of careers including teaching, social work, public policy, criminal justice, law, non-profit organizations and social research.

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