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Why is Sociology Important?

What is sociology, and why does it matter? From the college classroom to the real world, sociology can help us understand what it means to be a member of society and humanity. Watch the video below for a quick overview.

Want to learn more about why sociology is important? Check out this Introduction to Sociology by OpenStax.

Crash Course [CrashCourse]. (2017, March 13). What is sociology?: Crash Course sociology #1 [Video file]. Retrieved from

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