SOC102 Introduction to Sociology

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
SOC102 Introduction to Sociology 3 0 6 Thursday 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; Henry L. Tischler. (2011). Introduction to Sociology, Tenth Edition; Anthony Giddens. (2009). Sociology, Sixth Edition. Polity Press.
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.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Course Introduction Syllabi
Week 2 "The General Outlook of the course / ExpectatThe General Outlook of the course / Expectations and Requirements Syllabi
Week 3 Sociological Imagination / Doing Sociology: Research Methods /Theoretical Perspective Macionis (2011). pp. 2-50
Week 4 Culture Macionis (2011). pp. 54-76
Week 5 Social Interaction in Everyday Life Macionis (2011). pp. 126-142
Week 6 Social Groups and Organizations Macionis (2011). pp. 146-164
Week 7 Review and Preparation of Midterm / Midterm Week Macionis (2011). pp. 2-164
Week 8 Social Stratification Macionis (2011). pp. 224-242
Week 9 Global Stratification Macionis (2011). pp. 270-290
Week 10 Gender Stratification Macionis (2011). pp. 294-316
Week 11 Politics and Government Macionis (2011). pp. 394-414
Week 12 Religion Macionis (2011). pp. 442-462
Week 13 Education Macionis (2011). pp. 466-484
Week 14 Aging and Elderly Macionis (2011). pp. 348-366
Week 15 Review and Discussion/ Final Exam Macionis (2011). pp. 2-366
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 35 1,2,3,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 30 1,2
Video Assignment 1 1 10 1,2,3
Video Assignment 2 1 10 3,4
Video Assignment participation 1 15 1,2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Midterm Exam Study 3 6 18
Home Study 2 15 30 Home Study 2 15 30
Video Assignments 3 4 12
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 06/11/2020
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