What is Sociology

Sociology and its scope

What is Sociology

Sociology word is the mixture of 2 words they are “socio” and “logy”. Socio means society and logy mean science. So the meaning of sociology in simple words is the scientific study of society.

The things that come under society are culture, cast, age, time, discrimination, love, family, marriage, relation, gender, love, law, popularity, population, social problems, traditions, responsibility, education, etc. are studied in sociology.

To do experiments in sociology, sociologists take the help of society as laboratories.

Sociology methods

Historical method

Through the basis of history, we can know what was happened. With this, we can examine and analyze a sequence of past events.

Comparative method

With this, we can compare different societies living style, activities, what they eat. How peoples living before and how they are living now. With this, we can compare societies, educations, lifestyles, education, etc. etc. which we can compare.

Case Study

By doing a case study of a person or society or company, we can know the sociology of them. By this, we can know the success formula, strategies, failure reasons, etc., etc..


By doing surveys we can know sociology. Surveys and tell us the best brands, what products people like, what people consuming, where they traveling and many more.


You know more about the person, society, company or organization by taking their interview.


Through this, you can ask the same question to many peoples and know their opinion about that. To know what is the majority of people thinking this method is used.

Sociology Scope

  • Education Sector
  • Corporations
  • Criminal Justice Field
  • Human Services
  • Journalism
  • Labour Unions
  • Newspapers
  • Prisons
  • Radio Stations
  • Trade Associations
  • Research Organizations
  • Teacher, Home Tutor & Lecturer
  • Market Survey Researcher
  • Criminal Justice Jobs- Corrections Officer, Juvenile
  • Community Service Worker
  • Journalist
  • Labour Leader & Mediator
  • Editorial Assistant
  • Human Services Assistant
  • Staff reporter
  • Training Advisor
  • Census Worker & Research Assistant

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