SOC 101: Introduction to Sociology

Offered Under: All Undergraduate Programs.
Description

Introductory Sociology is designed to acquaint the beginning students with the major concepts and theories. With a brief discussion of its history and contributions of the major sociologists the course introduces the students to the methodology of social research. The course then looks at the major concepts, like culture, groups, socialization, deviance and social control. The next section deals with social inequality in terms of social stratification, global inequality, and inequalities among ethnic groups, gender and of age. It then moves to the different institutions like, family, religion, education, economy, and government and politics. The next section deals with population, environment, urbanization and finally with collective behaviour and social movements and social change.

 

Please contact the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities for further details.

Website for the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities - http://slass.iub.edu.bd/socialscience/


Prerequisites:
  • None

Course Type Foundation
Credit Hour 3
Lecture Hour 45
Expected Outcome(s):

Suggested Books:

Grading Policy:

Letter Grade Marks Grade Point
A 90 - 100 4.00
A- 85 - 89 3.70
B+ 80 - 84 3.30
B 75 - 79 3.00
B- 70 - 74 2.70
C+ 65 - 69 2.30
C 60 - 64 2.00
C- 55 - 59 1.70
D+ 50 - 54 1.30
D 45 - 49 4.00
F 00 - 44 4.00