Rapid changes in society have triggered rapid development of various technological devices, demographic changes, and ideological differences, resulting in various impacts on various aspects of people’s lives. As a result, sociology is necessary to understand, explain, and even solve the problems that can mitigate the various forms of shock caused by changes in society, Historically, sociology was derived from a crisis situation faced by society. Thus, to respond to the need to understand the situation, sociology is implemented. In other words, societal changes, social disturbances, or social crises can be considered as laboratories for sociological studies. With its theoretical and methodological sets, sociologists are expected to have an ability to analyze and seek solutions (way-out) to problems faced by society under various adverse situations.
In addition, to anticipate the various impacts of community change, sociologists are also needed to analyze sociological problems in detail and carefully. For those reasons, the Bachelor Program in Sociology of Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Universitas Airlangga has composed a great curriculum to produce graduates with abilities to analyze and solve various social problems analytically and critically as well as with smart, reliable, and competent qualifications in performing a variety of professional work.