Introduction to Sociology
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Course code
RAS6001.YK
old course code
RAS6001
Course title in Estonian
Sissejuhatus sotsioloogiasse
Course title in English
Introduction to Sociology
ECTS credits
4.0
Assessment form
Examination
lecturer of 2021/2022  Autumn semester
Kairit Kall (language of instruction:English)
lecturer of 2021/2022  Spring semester
lecturer not assigned
Course aims
Making an introduction to sociology in terms of main
concepts, theoretical approaches and different fields of
sociology;
Developing skills to perceive the interconnections between
personal biographies and social processes (including from the
student´s own point of view);
Developing a broad understanding of sociology as a study of
society.
Brief description of the course
The course aims to help develop a broad understanding of
sociology both in terms of history and contemporary outlook;
to give an overview of important fields and topics; and to
develop the ability to put forward sociological arguments in
written texts and in discussions during lectures.
The course consists of:
- Lectures
- Written home assignment (1)
- Group work and its presentation (1)
Moodle: https://moodle.hitsa.ee/course/view.php?id=31392
Course name: RAS6001.YK Introduction to Sociology 2020
Learning outcomes in the course
Upon completing the course the student:
- knows the different fields, theories and key concepts of sociology;
- develops the ability to link sociological thought to social tendencies and currently relevant social issues.
Teacher
Kairit Kall, PhD
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