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Бакалаврская программа «Политология и мировая политика»

03
Июнь

Sociology

2021/2022
Учебный год
ENG
Обучение ведется на английском языке
3
Кредиты
Статус:
Курс обязательный
Когда читается:
1-й курс, 4 модуль

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Course Syllabus

Abstract

The discipline aims to introduce students to the basics of sociology. During the course, students will gain an understanding of the specifics of sociological understanding of society, of basic social phenomena and processes, as well as of key sociological theories.
Learning Objectives

Learning Objectives

  • The purpose of the discipline of Sociology is to introduce students to the basics of classical and modern approaches in sociology, traditional and modern styles of sociological thinking and their conceptual apparatus.
Expected Learning Outcomes

Expected Learning Outcomes

  • - ables to use sociological theories for the analysis of social phenomena and processes
  • - develops of academic reading, writing, and presentation skills
  • - knows of basic classical theories and paradigms of sociological thinking
  • - knows of the basics of the sociological approach to understanding reality
  • - ables to plan and implement teamwork
Course Contents

Course Contents

  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Theoretical and methodological bases of Sociology as a scientific discipline
  • Social Structure and Inequality
  • Social institutions
Assessment Elements

Assessment Elements

  • non-blocking In-class Participation
    Working in seminars involves completing the lecturer's assignments during classes, reading texts at home, and completing assignments for seminars at home. Be ready to: - read and discuss literature - analyze videos, cases - conduct mini-research and present the results - make PowerPoint presentations
  • non-blocking Final Exam
    The final control will be in the form of a test consisting of 40 closed questions with a single choice. A correct answer to each question will result in 1 point (an incorrect answer will result in "0"). The maximum number of points is 40. The examination has a time limit. The time to complete the test is 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Interim Assessment

Interim Assessment

  • 2021/2022 4th module
    0.3 * Final Exam + 0.7 * In-class Participation
Bibliography

Bibliography

Recommended Core Bibliography

  • Giddens, A., & Sutton, P. W. (2017). Essential Concepts in Sociology (Vol. Second edition). Malden, MA: Polity. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1520273
  • Macionis, J. J. (2012). Sociology : a global introduction. Turkey, Europe: Pearson Prentice Hall. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsbas&AN=edsbas.5C1FB862

Recommended Additional Bibliography

  • Abrutyn, S. (2016). Handbook of Contemporary Sociological Theory. Switzerland: Springer. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=1251393
  • Rousseau, N. (2014). Society Explained : An Introduction to Sociology. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=edsebk&AN=752270