Man is a Social being. Sociology is the study of society. A Society encompasses people, their relationships with one another, and their behavior towards different Communities and Groups.
Sociology is deals with study of Human Societies and their interactions. Syllabus was framed by Adi Kavi Nannaya University, APSCHE and as per New Education Policy 2020.The sociology course covers some of the popular topics like Education, Poverty, Gender Identity, Community Conflicts, Migration, Socialization, Caste system Groups , Social Problems and Social change ,etc., The Sociology Course is designed in a way to stress people’s assistance and Societal welfare.
There are various Specializations offered in Sociology are Collective Behavior, Comparative Sociology, Applied Sociology, , Cultural and Political Sociology, Demography, Crime and Delinquency ,Rural & Urban sociology, Survey &Research methods , Anthropology , Industrial and Medical sociology etc.,
Sociology is a vast subject and connects one with the related disciplines/fields of political science, development studies, social work, gender issues, journalism, human resource management etc. More specifically, some of the job avenues for sociology graduates are:
Teaching in schools and higher education institutions.
Management Consultants: In MNCs or corporate world after doing post-graduation one can apply as a consultant on possible remedies and present solutions by making use of quantitative and qualitative skills.
- Research Associates in projects by NGOs, think tanks and other nodal agencies of India and Abroad.
- Human Resource Management, Consultancy Services and Communication and Advertising sector.
- Media research and Journalism.
- Medical Aid Institutions.
- NGOs and iNGOs
Since sociology involves data obtained through conventional modes, there has been a recent buzz about digitising the data for easy access and to generate multiple purposes with the help of that same set of data a lot of research has been going on to devise methods of artificial programming intelligence in a way that simplifies the work of a sociologist.
Other trends in Sociology include the origin and inclination of generation towards certain fads. Some of the following are upcoming trends in Sociology given below:
- Data science
- The study of fads
- Patterns of developing countries
- Suburbanisation and over-urbanisation
- Urban ecology
- Mass hysteria