This class was tough.
Professor Carlson provides an objective and passionate outlook on Sociology. She has open communication with her students and provides current and engaging information pertaining each weeks topic. Even if you are not a Sociology major this course gives a deeper look into how America's culture operates and deals with social problems like racial, gender, economic, and political inequality.
Being able to engage with other students about topics that relate to our everyday life is something that is invaluable in the development not only as a student but as a human being. Having compassion, empathy, and understanding for other peoples views will be crucial for your success in any career or relationship. Learning does not stop in Sociology, each interaction you have with a person provides a relation to a topic discussed in this course.
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Immerse yourself in the information, absorb as much as you can but also try to relate what you are learning to everyday life. Do not detach yourself from what you are studying!