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    • SOCIOLOGY
      • The science of society and the social interactions taking place.
      • Body of scientific knowledge with theories based on scientific observation rather than armchair speculations.
      • Science of society which consists of a body of related generalizations about human social behavior, guided by concepts and theories and arrived at by scientific investigations. (Landberg, Schrag, Larsen, 1958)
      • SOCIAL ORGANIZATION: involves the study of social groups, social institutions, ethnic relations, social stratification, social mobility and bureaucracy.
      • SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY: Studies human nature and personality as the product of group life. It also touches on the study of social attitudes and collective behavior.
      • SOCIAL CHANGE AND SOCIAL DISORGANIZATION: Study the change in culture and social relations and the attendant disruption that may occur.
      • POPULATION: This analyzes population number, composition, change and equality as they influence and are influenced by the social, economic, and political orders.
      • HUMAN ECOLOGY: Studies in this area deal with the human behavior of a given population in relation to its environment and the emergence of the spatial relations between the people and the environment .
      • SOCIOLOGICAL THEORY AND METHOD: This includes theory building and testing the applicability of the principles of group life as the bases for the prediction and control of human social environm ent.
      • APPLIED SOCIOLOGY: This makes use of the findings of pure sociological research on the various aspects and problems of daily life.