SOC102 Introduction to Sociology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
Tuesday 15:00 - 17:50
Prerequisite None It is a prerequisite to

None

Lecturer Serap Fišo Office Hours / Room / Phone
Monday:
11:00-13:00
Tuesday:
9:00-11:00
Wednesday:
9:00-10:00
Thursday:
10:00-13:00
B F1.34 - 033 957 411
E-mail sfiso@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives Sociology is a rich and diverse discipline in the social sciences. The course is designed to draw on sociological understandings of social life to help them address social problems and understand the world. The unit introduces students to the concepts, theories, approaches used by sociologists to analyze the contemporary social world. In particular, students will learn to apply sociological frameworks to the key debates and dilemmas we face in contemporary life and to examine various patterns of diversity, inequality, and social change in society.
Textbook John J. Macionis. (2011). Sociology. Pearson; Anthony Giddens. (2009). Sociology, Sixth Edition. Polity Press. Selected Chapter Readings of Mainstream Theory of Sociology: C. W. Mills. The Sociological Imagination. E. Durkheim. Religion and Ritual. M. Weber. Protestant Ethic. Goffman. Presentation of Self. Mann. Autonomous Power of the State. Foucault. Discipline and Punishment.
Additional Literature
  • Henry L. Tischler. (2011). Introduction to Sociology.Tenth Edition;
  • Ian Robertson. (1977). Sociology. Worth Publishers.
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Identify and explain the key concepts and perspectives used in sociological analysis
  2. Critically reflect on and analyse the structural factors that influence how people experience everyday life
  3. Locate and evaluate scholarly sociological sources
  4. Communicate ideas and arguments in a variety of formats
  5. Use evidence to construct coherent and organised written assignments.
Teaching Methods This course employs a range of teaching and learning methods such as online lecturing, written assignments, essays, synchronize video lecturing, written and verbal exams. NOTE: The Ministry of education of Sarajevo Kanton decision will be followed for the method of mid-term and final exams and students of the course will be informed in advance. Sarajevo Kanton decision will be followed for the method of mid-term and final exams and students of the course will be informed in advance.
Teaching Method Delivery Online Teaching Method Delivery Notes Live online lecture, 2 hours for PPT for the lecture, and 1 hour for class discussion for students.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Course Introduction Syllabi
Week 2 The Foundations of Sociology / Expectations and Requirements Syllabi
Week 3 Sociological Imagination / Sociological Investigation Macionis (2011). pp. 2-55
Week 4 The Foundations of Society / Culture and Society Macionis (2011). pp. 86-138
Week 5 The Foundations of Society / Socialization-Social Interaction in Everyday Life Macionis (2011). pp. 139-185
Week 6 The Foundations of Society / Social Groups and Organizations Macionis (2011). pp. 186-209
Week 7 Review and Preparation of Midterm / Midterm Week Macionis (2011). pp. 2-209
Week 8 Social Inequality / Social-Global-Gender Stratification Macionis (2011). pp. 269-373
Week 9 Social Inequality / Social-Global-Gender Stratification Macionis (2011). pp. 269-373
Week 10 Social Inequality / Race-Ethnicity-Aging and Elderly Macionis (2011). pp. 374-405
Week 11 Social Inequality / Race-Ethnicity-Aging and Elderly Macionis (2011). pp. 374-405
Week 12 Social Institutions / Politics and Government Macionis (2011). pp. 430-481
Week 13 Social Institutions / Families-Religion-Education Macionis (2011). pp. 482-561
Week 14 Social Change / Population, Urbanization and Migration. Macionis (2011). pp. 588-619
Week 15 Review and Discussion / Final Exam Macionis (2011). pp. 269-619
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 30 1,2
Video Assignment 1 1 10 1,2,3,4
Class Participation 1 20 1,2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Home Study 2 15 30
Video Assignments 3 4 12 Midterm Exam Study 3 6 18
Final Exam Study 3 15 45
        Total Workload Hours =
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit =
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 16/04/2021
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