Sociology is the study of society: that is, how people organise and participate in groups and larger social structures, and how societies change.
Sociologists ask questions about society that challenge what is normally taken for granted, in order to lead to new insights.
DegreesBachelor of Social Sciences
Sociology can also be taken as a second major or supporting subject within most degrees.
Papers offered in TaurangaSOCP102 Introduction to Social Policy
SOCY101 Introduction to Sociology
Read more about studying Sociology at the University of Waikato's Hamilton campus.