Introduction to Sociology

Course Code :1300PSWSOC
Study domain:Sociology
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Walter Weyns

3. Course contents *

The course offers an introduction into the main areas of sociology, the key concepts, the historical debates and basic approaches to the discipline of sociology. Main topics are: the sociological perspective, culture and society, socialization, social interaction in everyday life, groups and organizations, deviance, social stratification, ethnicity, the family, religion, education, labor and globalization.