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Sociology

  • Course Code :
    SOC 101
  • Level :
    Undergraduate
  • Course Hours :
    2.00 Hours
  • Department :
    University Requirments

Instructor information :

Area of Study :

Apply the basic principles of sociology as an academic discipline and provide an analytical perspective of society and everyday life through sociological theories. Analyze the ways in which people interact and function in groups. Demonstrate professional responsibilities, ethical, cultural values, norms, social stratification, social problems, race and ethnicity, conformity, deviance, urban living, social change, and social movements.

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Sociology

This introductory course aims to give the student an understanding of the basic principles of sociology as an academic discipline and provide an analytical perspective of society and everyday life through sociological theories. This course helps the students to analyze the ways in which people interact and function in groups. It is a practical as well as theoretical study which includes such subjects as culture, values, norms, social stratification, social problems, race and ethnicity, conformity, deviance, urban living, social change, and social movements

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Course outcomes:

a. Knowledge and Understanding:

1- Discuss specific areas of study within sociology
2- Identify how the sociological perspective widens our understanding of society
3- Discuss the fundamental sociological theories, concepts, and research methods

b. Intellectual Skills:

1- Analyze social structure of society
2- Evaluate social changes in modern societies
3- Implement the understanding of the sociological perspective
4- Prepare proposals and presentations to correlate between social structures, social forces, and individual circumstances
5- Implement a research project

c. Professional and Practical Skills:

1- Use sociological concepts, terms, and theories to the processes of everyday life
2- Realize explanations for social inequality
3- Implement the understandable complex ideas to practical situations
4- Acquire a set of fundamental research skills from different resources

d. General and Transferable Skills:

1- Communicate effectively with others by applying the information they gained about how the body and mind work together
2- Set goals and plans to achieve them
3- Interact and work in group

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Course topics and contents:

Topic No. of hours Lecture Tutorial/Practical
What do we mean by sociology? 2 2
Benefits of sociology 2 2
Culture and society 2 2
The relationship between sociology and other social sciences? 2 2
The relationship between sociology and other social sciences? 2 2
Social Groups 2 2
Social Institutions 2 2
Media and Society 2 2
Mid Term Exam 2
Social Networks 2 2
Socialization 2 2
Social Stratification 2 2
Discussion of the Project 2 2
Final Exam 2

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Teaching And Learning Methodologies:

Teaching and learning methods
Interactive Lectures including discussion
Self-Study (Project / Reading Materials / Online Material / Presentations)
Case Studies/Project
Others (Participation)

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Course Assessment :

Methods of assessment Relative weight % Week No. Assess What
Assignments 10.00
Final Exam 40.00 14
Midterm Exam (s) 30.00 4
Others (Participation-Attendance) 10.00
Team Work Projects 10.00

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Sociology

Books:

Book Author Publisher
Sociology Richard T. Schaefer McGraw Hill

Course notes :

Course Notes are available with all the slides used in lectures in electronic form on Learning Management System (Moodle)

Web Sites :

•http://www.sociosite.net •http://www.trinity.edu/~mkearl/index.html •http://www.e-library.esut.edu.ng/uploads/pdf/4870428549-the-penguin- dictionary-of-sociology.pdf

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