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For this assignment, complete both Part A and Part B as follows:
Part A: Apply the concept of sociological imagination while answering the following question. What are at least two specific groups that you belong to (family, race, age, gender, ethnicity, class, level of education, work, etc.) that influenced your choice to pursue a degree at Columbia Southern University. Describe how relevant the functionalist view, conflict view, and interactionist view were in making your choice to attend college? Please make sure to address all three of these sociological views in your assignment.
Part B: Imagine you are a sociological researcher studying academic dishonesty at your University. Identify at least one research question you would address. What type of sociological research design method that recognizes patterns of behavior would you use to study academic dishonesty at your University? Identify and explain at least one advantage and one disadvantage of the research method type you chose.
For this assignment, ensure you follow the requirements below:
1. Answer ALL questions listed in both Part A and Part B of your essay.
2. Please answer the response questions in essay style format. You will not rewrite each question and answer it. You will create an essay that addresses the response questions.
3. Use sociological terms and concepts from the textbook reading in your essay to demonstrate you understand and can apply the concepts.
4. Cite the textbook at least one time in the assignment. The essay should contain one or more APA style in-text citations showing how the course textbook was used. Other sources may be used in addition to the textbook. An APA style reference list containing the textbook and any other sources cited in the essay is also required
5. The assignment should be a minimum of two completely full pages and should use the following APA style components: APA style title page, double-spaced, 1-inch margins, and 12-point font.
Witt, J. (2016). SOC 2016 (4th ed.). New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.