Sociology overlaps with other social sciences (like anthropology) considerably. Students who take the culture of area will be expected to understand the relationships between social and other approaches (e.g., anthropological) to understanding culture. Culture refers to a broad set of social institutions (for example, TV and other media, sports, and religion) that shape patterns of behavior in everyday life. Students who take this area must demonstrate an understanding of these areas as well as the most useful methods for examining cultural phenomenon.
Community & urban sociology Computational social science Culture Economy & society Gender Inequality & social stratification Methodology Organizations, work & occupations Policy analysis Political sociology & social movements Race, ethnicity & immigration Science, technology & medicine Social demography Social networks Social psychology Sociology of education Sociology of family Sociology of health & illness