Sociology 1:30 – 3:00pm M-W
At first, I’m not that much interested on this subject, but I can’t help but listen because Its an honor to have the one of the most respected teachers in this university, she is Dr. Teresita Lupato, she has been my teacher in psychology when I was on my freshmen year and that learning I had with Dr. Lupato was indeed a great quest. So the excitement quite boosted my interest in learning what they so called “Sociology” These couple of things is what I realized while studying sociology “Sociology gives us an understanding of the world we live in”
By studying sociology, you will fully understand why things are happening. For example in our society, “Why there are rich? Why there are poor?” “Why there are racial discriminations?” by understanding the social patterns of our community you will come to realization why this events or phenomena are happening.
“I’ve learned where my ideas came from, why i react certain ways to situations,”
In theoretical way, I’ve learned the process why people do things they are doing or they have done. This also helped me realized what are the advantages and disadvantages in the context which I act in, and why I adapt some norms or why I reject some. I also learn not to take everything I see and hear for granted. You learn to face and interpret people not with my own emotional judgment, but with an objective, reasonable perspective.
When studying relationships I discovered how to resolve conflicts with a significant other by not using the “you” phrase because it feels like more of an attack than an explanation. Already I have used that in my life with all different types of conflicts that I have with any type of relationship. I know how to use the three stages that every long term relationship has to go through in order to maintain a relationship in the future. “Sociology teaches you and challenges you to break...