1305 KM Chapter 1

1305 KM Chapter 1 - WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF SOCIOLOGY...

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WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF SOCIOLOGY TODAY:SEATING CHART for Next Week ANNOUNCEMENTS: MENTORS MEET WITH ME AFTER CLASS NEXT WEEK NEW STUDENTS IN CLASS: Get Syllabus off Blackboard or from me and see Prof. Mueller after class next Tuesday.
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MAJOR TOPICS TODAY (NO NEED TO COPY UNLESS YOU WANT TO-- Definition of Sociology Comparison of Social/Natural Sciences Uses of Sociology Difference between a University and College Early Founders: Europea n Early Founders— USA (for Tuesday-finish reading chapter 1---GO BEARS!!
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Chapter 1 The Sociological Perspective Definitions Sociology – is the systematic study of human society and social interaction – 0r—KM’s Defintion: The Scientific Study of Society Society – is a large social grouping that shares: A) the same geographical territory B) the same political authority C) dominant cultural expectations
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Social Sciences and Natural (or Physical ) Sciences Social Science : Any Academic Discipline that uses the Scientific Method to study humans in some form Natural Science : Any AD that uses SM to study physical features of the earth or universe List some:
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Comparison: University and College University must consist of four major divisions (Colleges) 1.Social Science 2.Natural Science 3.Humanities 4. Vocational/technical
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Why Study Sociology? Personal: Gain better understanding of ourselves and our social world. Gain insight into society and the larger world order. See how behavior is shaped by the groups to which we belong.
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Professional Uses Pure : Produce Knowledge for Knowledge Sake Researche r , Teacher etc. etc. Applied:
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1305 KM Chapter 1 - WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF SOCIOLOGY...

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