Students should have basic knowledge of sociological theory corresponding to SV-133 Introduction to Sociology
Upon completion of the course, the student should to be able to
explain the meaning of sociological concepts and how they form theoretical models
describe the most important lines of recent sociological theory
clarify links between classical and recent sociological theory
apply recent sociological theory on traditional sociological issues
The course will provide the student¿s with knowledge about recent sociological theory, and how to apply the theories on issues such as human action, collaboration and communication, and distributional aspects of modern societies. Of particular interest are theories about
relationships between human actors and institutional structures
Teaching methods will include lectures, group work, and a written assignment to be supervised by the teacher. Expected workload is about 270 hours.
Assessment methods and criteria
5 hour individual written school exam. Graded assessment
The study programme manager, in consultation with the student representative, decides the method of evaluation and whether the courses will have a midterm- or end of term evaluation, see also the Quality System, section 4.1. Information about evaluation method for the course will be posted on Canvas.