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 code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3.00
SOC 1102 Social History & World Civilization 3.00
SOC 1104 Bangladesh Studies 3.00
SOC 1201 Social Anthropology 3.00
SOC 1202 Social Psychology 3.00
SOC 1203 Economy and Society 3.00
SOC 1301 Sociology of Religion 3.00
SOC 1302 Sociology of Marriage & Family 3.00
SOC 1303 Social Problems 3.00
SOC 2101 Social Statistics: Elements of Statistics 3.00
SOC 2102 Social Structure of Bangladesh 3.00
SOC 2103 Sociology of Organization 3.00
SOC 2201 Social Statistics: Application of Statistics in Sociology 3.00
SOC 2202 History of Social & Political Thought 3.00
SOC 2203 Sociology of Education 3.00
SOC 2204 Rural Sociology 3.00
SOC 2301 Urban Sociology 3.00
SOC 2302 Gender, Society & Development 3.00
SOC 2303 Sociology of Disaster 3.00
SOC 2304 Beliefs and Rituals 3.00
SOC 3101 Sociological Theory: Comte to Pareto 3.00
SOC 3102 Research Methodology: Qualitative Approach 3.00
SOC 3103 Sociology of Environment 3.00
SOC 3104 Social Demography 3.00
SOC 3201 Research Methodology: Quantitative Approach 3.00
SOC 3202 Oriental Social Thought 3.00
SOC 3203 Feminism & women’s Movement 3.00
SOC 3204 Introduction of Government 3.00
SOC 3301 Economic Development and Social Change 3.00
SOC 3302 Social Inequality 3.00
SOC 3303 Rural Development 3.00
SOC 3304 Criminology 3.00
SOC 4101 Social Theory:Persons to Postmodernism 3.00
SOC 4102 Industrial Sociology 3.00
SOC 4103 Sociology of Poverty 3.00
SOC 4104 Research Design and Monograph Writing 3.00
SOC 4201 Sociology of developing Societies 3.00
SOC 4202 Sustainable Development 3.00
SOC 4204 Political Sociology 3.00
SOC 4301 Gender, Violence & Development 3.00
SOC 4302 Sociology of Mass Communication 3.00
SOC 4303 Issues and problems of contemporary Bangladesh 3.00
  Total 126.00 Credit

Group B: General Education Courses (GEC)

Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 1103 English – I 3.00
SOC 1208 English – II 3.00
SOC 1304 Microeconomics 3.00
SOC 2104 Macroeconomics 3.00
SOC 4203 Introduction to Computer Program – I 3.00
SOC 4304 Introduction to Computer Program – II 3.00
  Total 18.00

FIRST YEAR

  1st SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 1101 Introduction to Sociology 3.00
SOC 1102 Social History and World Civilization 3.00
SOC 1103 English-Ι 3.00
SOC 1104 Bangladesh Studies 3.00
  Total 12.00
  2nd SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 1201 Social Anthropology 3.00
SOC 1202 Social Psychology 3.00
SOC 1203 Economy and Society 3.00
SOC 1204 English – II 3.00
  Total 12.00

 

  3rd SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 1301 Sociology of Religion 3.00
SOC 1302 Sociology of Marriage & Family 3.00
SOC 1303 Social Problems 3.00
SOC 1304 Microeconomics 3.00
  Total 12.00

 SECOND YEAR

  1st SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 2101 Social Statistics: Elements of Statistics 3.00
SOC 2102 Social Structure of Bangladesh 3.00
SOC 2103 Sociology of Organization 3.00
SOC 2104 Macroeconomics 3.00
  Total 12.00
  2nd SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 2201 Social Statistics: Application of Statistics in Sociology 3.00
SOC 2202 History of Social & Political Thought 3.00
SOC 2203 Sociology of Education 3.00
SOC 2204 Rural Sociology 3.00
  Total 12.00

 

  3rd SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 2301 Urban Sociology 3.00
SOC 2302 Gender, Society & Development 3.00
SOC 2303 Sociology of Disaster 3.00
SOC 2304 Beliefs and Rituals 3.00
  Total 12.00

 THIRD YEAR

  1st SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 3101 Sociological Theory: Comte to Pareto 3.00
SOC 3102 Research Methodology: Qualitative Approach 3.00
SOC 3103 Sociology of Environment 3.00
SOC 3104 Social Demography 3.00
  Total 12.00

 

  2nd SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 3201 Research Methodology: Quantity Approach 3.00
SOC 3202 Oriental Social Thought 3.00
SOC 3203 Feminism & women’s Movement 3.00
SOC 3204 Introduction of Government 3.00
  Total 12.00

 

  3rd SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 3301 Economic Development and Social Change 3.00
SOC 3302 Social Inequality 3.00
SOC 3303 Rural Development 3.00
SOC 3304 Criminology 3.00
  Total 12.00

 FOURTH YEAR

  1st SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 4101 Social Theory: Persons to Postmodernism 3.00
SOC 4102 Industrial Sociology 3.00
SOC 4103 Sociology of Poverty 3.00
SOC 4104 Research Design and Monograph Writing 3.00
  Total 12.00

 

  2nd SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 4201 Sociology of developing Societies 3.00
SOC 4202 Sustainable Development 3.00
SOC 4203 Introduction of Computer Program – I 3.00
SOC 4204 Political Sociology 3.00
  Total 12.00

 

  3rd SEMESTER  
Course code Course Title Credit Hours
SOC 4301 Gender, Violence & Development 3.00
SOC 4302 Sociology of Mass Communication 3.00
SOC 4303 Issues and problems of contemporary Bangladesh 3.00
SOC 4304 Introduction to Computer Program – II 3.00
  Total 12.00