Syllabus Sociology

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

Bachelor of Social Science in Sociology

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS

Duration of the program:

B.S.S.(Hons) in Sociology program requires 4 years studies. Each year having 3 Semesters, and 14 weeks for a semester.

Total Courses & Credit Hours:

Bachelor of Social Science in Sociology Program consists of 48 courses having 144 credits hours. Core courses – 126 Credit Hours and GED – 18 Credit Hours.

Group A: Core Courses (SOC)

Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 1101Introduction to Sociology3.00
SOC 1102Social History & World Civilization3.00
SOC 1104Bangladesh Studies3.00
SOC 1201Social Anthropology3.00
SOC 1202Social Psychology3.00
SOC 1203Economy and Society3.00
SOC 1301Sociology of Religion3.00
SOC 1302Sociology of Marriage & Family3.00
SOC 1303Social Problems3.00
SOC 2101Social Statistics: Elements of Statistics3.00
SOC 2102Social Structure of Bangladesh3.00
SOC 2103Sociology of Organization3.00
SOC 2201Social Statistics: Application of Statistics in Sociology3.00
SOC 2202History of Social & Political Thought3.00
SOC 2203Sociology of Education3.00
SOC 2204Rural Sociology3.00
SOC 2301Urban Sociology3.00
SOC 2302Gender, Society & Development3.00
SOC 2303Sociology of Disaster3.00
SOC 2304Beliefs and Rituals3.00
SOC 3101Sociological Theory: Comte to Pareto3.00
SOC 3102Research Methodology: Qualitative Approach3.00
SOC 3103Sociology of Environment3.00
SOC 3104Social Demography3.00
SOC 3201Research Methodology: Quantitative Approach3.00
SOC 3202Oriental Social Thought3.00
SOC 3203Feminism & women’s Movement3.00
SOC 3204Introduction of Government3.00
SOC 3301Economic Development and Social Change3.00
SOC 3302Social Inequality3.00
SOC 3303Rural Development3.00
SOC 3304Criminology3.00
SOC 4101Social Theory:Persons to Postmodernism3.00
SOC 4102Industrial Sociology3.00
SOC 4103Sociology of Poverty3.00
SOC 4104Research Design and Monograph Writing3.00
SOC 4201Sociology of developing Societies3.00
SOC 4202Sustainable Development3.00
SOC 4204Political Sociology3.00
SOC 4301Gender, Violence & Development3.00
SOC 4302Sociology of Mass Communication3.00
SOC 4303Issues and problems of contemporary Bangladesh3.00
 Total 126.00 Credit

Group B: General Education Courses (GEC)

Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 1103English – I3.00
SOC 1208English – II3.00
SOC 1304Microeconomics3.00
SOC 2104Macroeconomics3.00
SOC 4203Introduction to Computer Program – I3.00
SOC 4304Introduction to Computer Program – II3.00
 Total 18.00

FIRST YEAR

 1st SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 1101Introduction to Sociology3.00
SOC 1102Social History and World Civilization3.00
SOC 1103English-Ι3.00
SOC 1104Bangladesh Studies3.00
 Total 12.00
 2nd SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 1201Social Anthropology3.00
SOC 1202Social Psychology3.00
SOC 1203Economy and Society3.00
SOC 1204English – II3.00
 Total 12.00

 

 3rd SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 1301Sociology of Religion3.00
SOC 1302Sociology of Marriage & Family3.00
SOC 1303Social Problems3.00
SOC 1304Microeconomics3.00
 Total 12.00

 SECOND YEAR

 1st SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 2101Social Statistics: Elements of Statistics3.00
SOC 2102Social Structure of Bangladesh3.00
SOC 2103Sociology of Organization3.00
SOC 2104Macroeconomics3.00
 Total 12.00
 2nd SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 2201Social Statistics: Application of Statistics in Sociology3.00
SOC 2202History of Social & Political Thought3.00
SOC 2203Sociology of Education3.00
SOC 2204Rural Sociology3.00
 Total 12.00

 

 3rd SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 2301Urban Sociology3.00
SOC 2302Gender, Society & Development3.00
SOC 2303Sociology of Disaster3.00
SOC 2304Beliefs and Rituals3.00
 Total 12.00

 THIRD YEAR

 1st SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 3101Sociological Theory: Comte to Pareto3.00
SOC 3102Research Methodology: Qualitative Approach3.00
SOC 3103Sociology of Environment3.00
SOC 3104Social Demography3.00
 Total 12.00

 

 2nd SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 3201Research Methodology: Quantity Approach3.00
SOC 3202Oriental Social Thought3.00
SOC 3203Feminism & women’s Movement3.00
SOC 3204Introduction of Government3.00
 Total 12.00

 

 3rd SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 3301Economic Development and Social Change3.00
SOC 3302Social Inequality3.00
SOC 3303Rural Development3.00
SOC 3304Criminology3.00
 Total 12.00

 FOURTH YEAR

 1st SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 4101Social Theory: Persons to Postmodernism3.00
SOC 4102Industrial Sociology3.00
SOC 4103Sociology of Poverty3.00
SOC 4104Research Design and Monograph Writing3.00
 Total 12.00

 

 2nd SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 4201Sociology of developing Societies3.00
SOC 4202Sustainable Development3.00
SOC 4203Introduction of Computer Program – I3.00
SOC 4204Political Sociology3.00
 Total 12.00

 

 3rd SEMESTER 
Course codeCourse TitleCredit Hours
SOC 4301Gender, Violence & Development3.00
SOC 4302Sociology of Mass Communication3.00
SOC 4303Issues and problems of contemporary Bangladesh3.00
SOC 4304Introduction to Computer Program – II3.00
 Total 12.00