What Is Sociology? - Definition, Themes & Careers in Sociology


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Sociology is defined as _____.

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1. All of the following questions are considered appropriate for the field of sociology to study, EXCEPT:

2. A major structure, made up of groups or ideas that influence people's daily lives, views of the world, or integration into society, is called a _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of sociology. Some concepts you'll be assessed on include social institutions and jobs in sociology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Define sociology
  • General groups that influence lives
  • Careers in sociology

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related sociology lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding topics of study in sociology
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions groups with common ideas

Additional Learning

To learn more about sociology, review the accompanying lesson called What is Sociology? - Definition, Themes & Careers in Sociology. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand key concepts of sociology
  • Define sociological terms
  • Differentiate between sociology and related fields of study
  • Know what methodology refers to
  • Know career options in the field