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)
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.