Social Institutions

People and Society

Social Institutions
Social Institutions

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  • Academic Plan
  • Cognate
    People and Society
  • Responsible Academic Unit
    Contact Info
    • Name: Jan Sokol-Katz
    • Email:
    • Phone: 305-284-6178
    • Location: 120 Merrick
  • Recommended for
    All students.
  • Required Courses
    Students must complete at least 3 courses for at least 9 credits.
  • Number of Groups: 2

Cognate Categories


Societies create social institutions to meet some basic needs for survival and a satisfying life. Social institutions (relatively stable social structures) are a central part of societies and there is an important relationship between these institutions and the private experiences of individuals.

Option Groups

Complete 2 of the following option groups:

*Indicates an inactive course

Other Cognates

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