Ramkrushna Mahavidyalaya, Darapur started in the year 2000, while selecting the subject social awareness of the students was kept in focus. As Sociology is the Study of Society. It is a social science which use various methods of empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop a body of knowledge about human social activity. For many sociologists the goal is to conduct research which may be applied directly to social policy and welfare, while other focus primarily on refining the theoretical understanding of social processes. Subject matter ranges from the micro level of individual agency and interaction to the micro level of system and the social structure. The traditional focuses of sociology have included social stratification, social class, culture, social mobility, religion, secularization, law, and deviance. As all spheres of human activity are affected by the interplay between social structure and individual agency, sociology has gradually expended its focus to further subjects, such as health, medical, military and penal institutions, the internet and role of social activity in the development of scientific knowledge. To development among the student above aspects sociology is included in the curricular of the college.
Aims of sociology is to equip student with the basic and applied principle of Sociology which is a scientific Study of society. It is the knowledge base upon which social work is structured. Social work is the application of Sociological Principle for practical purposes. It is geared to helping and improving the quality of life in societies.
- To develop the skills to think “objectively” and analytically about ways in which social forces affect our everyday lives.
- To understand the perspectives of persons with deferent cultural, ethnic and social background than the self.
- To develop some understanding of social science research techniques, their assumptions, strengths and weaknesses.
- To become familiar with both the minor and the major school of thought, research findings, and theories of Sociology, develop by the founding fathers.
- To be abel to identify and discuss the differences between the three major theoretical paradigms used by sociologies in the analysis of society.
- To develop the ability to examine critically the institutions and social organization in society, and the Indian Society.
- To recognize the importance of taking a global perspective in order to recognize the interdependence of our world’s natives and people.