Sociology Department

About

Welcome to the webpage of Department of Sociology. This department was started with the establishment of MLSM College in 1976.
It is a single faculty department.
It offers course to undergraduate classes. It relates the students with their day to day life.
The courses taught in UG Classes are:


Fundamentals of Sociology
Sociology of India
Rural Sociology
Sociological Theories
Techniques of Social Research
Methods of Sociological enquiry
Sociology of Environment
Religion and Society
Polity and Society in India
Theory and Practice of Development
Social Stratification
Economy and Society

Scope:

By taking this subject students can seek employment in the field of Social Defence, Social Planning, Medical, Social Welfare, Social Projects, Education, etc.
Students can be appointed as a Child Development Officer, Social Welfare Officer, Probation Officer, Labour Officer, teachers in higher education, etc.
Students can adopt this subject as an optional subject to Indian Civil Service’s and Provincial Services.

Students of all undergraduate general degree programs at the time of graduation will be able to:-
Critical Thinking:- Apply sociological knowledge to new problems and social issues. Analyze information in relation to course material and previous sociological courses. Propose solutions for problems.
Sociological research methods/techniques:- Demonstrate an understanding quantitative and qualitative and qualitative methods. Appropriately select which method to employ, interpret and analyse data determine the significance of research findings.
Social Theory:- Demonstrate an understanding of sociological theories. Demonstrate an understanding of analyze and evaluate how theories are impacted by social and historical conditions.
Social Institutions:- List, demonstrate an understanding and analyze major social institutions. Demonstrate understanding of analyze evaluate and propose solution to reduce problems within institutions using social justice practice. Analyze and evaluate that how stratification mitigate experiences of individuals with in institutions.
Race, class, Gender:- Define and demonstrate and understanding of race, class and gender inequality. Define and demonstrate, analyze and evaluate and propose improvements to theories of race, class, gender inequality.
Society:- Discuss and understand that how people are interrelated on the basis of social relations and know how to behave in the society in different situations and help them to be a good citizen of the society.
Social Problems:- Think critically about the social problems that how some critical situations disorganise our society and give suggestions to remove these problems and be aware about the various policies and acts made by the government to abolish these problems from the society.
Program Specific Outcomes of Sociology:-
1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of theoretical paradigms used to study social phenomena and generate research in the field of Sociology.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the research method process, the various data collections techniques available for conducting research within the social science.
3. Demonstrate an ability to apply sociological concepts and theories to the real world and ultimately their everyday activities.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the formation and functions of the social institutions that exists in our society.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of the social groups that operate in our development and socializations.
6. Upon completions of BA in Sociology students will be able to

• Think critically about the causes and consequences of social inequality.
• Design and evaluate empirical sociological research.
• Explain and apply the major theoretical prospective in sociology.
• Communicate orally and in writing about sociological concepts. Use their sociological educations outside the classroom, particularly in their career or further education.

List of Courses

Sr. NoCourse CodeCourse Title
1 SOC 0101Fundamental of Sociology
2 SOC 0203Society in India
3 SOC 0306Rural Sociology
4 SOC 0408Social Problems in India
5 SOC 0511Sociology of Environment
6 SOC 0613Sociological Theories
7 SOCL 101Introduction to Sociology
8 SOCL 201Sociology of India
9 SOCL 301Sociological Theories
10 SOCL 302Techniques of Social Research
11 SOCL 401Methods of Sociological Enquiry
12 SOCL 402Sociology of Environment
13 SOCL 501Population Studies
14 SOCL 502Religion and Society
15 SOCL 503Marriage, Family and Kinship
16 SOCL504 Polity and society in India
17 SOCL 601Theory and Practice of Development
18 SOCL 602Social Stratifications
19 SOCL 603Gender and Sexuality
20 SOCL 604Economy And Society

SCHEME FOR CBCS SYSTEM IN SOCIOLOGY

Sem. Course Code Course Course Type Course Name Credits Award Type
I SOCL 101 English-I 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
DSC-IA Core Course Introductionto Sociology 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
DSC-2A Core Course 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
(English/MIL Communication)/ Environmental Science AECC-1 Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 04 100
ESE=70
IA=30
Total 22
II English/Hindi MIL-1/Hindi-1 Core Course 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
SOCL 201 DSC-1B Core Course Sociology of India 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
DSC-2B Core Course 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
(English/MIL Communication)/ Environmental Science AECC-2 Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course 04 100
ESE=70
IA=30
Total 22
III English-2 Core Course 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
SOCL 301 DSC-1C Core Course Sociological Theories 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
DSC-2C CoreCourse 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
SOCL 302 SEC-I Skill Enhancement Course Techniques of Social Research 04 100
ESE=70
IA=30
Total 22
IV MIL-2/Hindi-2 Core Course 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
SOCL 401 DSC-1D Core Course 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
DSC-2D Core Course 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
SOCL 402 SEC-2 Skill Enhancement Course Sociology of Environment 100
ESE=70
IA=30
Total 22
V SOCL 501 SEC-3 Skill Enhancement Course Population Studies 04 100
ESE=70
IA=30
SOCL 502
SOCL 503
DSE-1A Option -1
OR
DSE-1A Option -2
Discipline Specific Elective
-do-
Religion and Society
OR

Marriage, Family and Kinship
06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
DSE-2A Discipline Specific Elective 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
SOCL 504 GE-1 Generic Elective Polity and Society in India 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
Total 22
VI SOCL 601 SEC-4 Skill Enhancement Course Theory and Practice of Development 04 100
ESE=70
IA=30
SOCL 602
SOCL 603
DSE-1B Option-1
OR
DSE-1B Option -2
Discipline Specific Elective
--do-
Social Stratification OR Gender and Sexuality 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
DSE-2B Discipline Specific Elective 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
SOCL 604 GE-2 Generic Elective Economy and Society 06 100
ESE=70
IA=30
Total 22
GRAND TOTAL OF CREDITS 22 X 6 = 132

Course Outcomes


Sr. No

Course Code

Course Title

Outcomes

1.

SOC 0101

Fundamental of Sociology

  • Define and give examples
  • Understand the significance of sociology
  • Describe the scope of sociology and discuss about its subject matter
  • Describe how sociology is differ from and is similar to other social science
  • Show interrelationship and relevance of basic concepts and social processes

2

SOC 0203

Society in India

  • Define society and give examples from their everyday life
  • Understand and demonstrate the basic concepts of society and correlate them with their day to day life
  • Discuss about the contemporary basis of Indian society
  • Critically think about the concepts of Secularisation, parochializations and universalizations
  • Understand the meaning, importance and difference of various societies
  • Be familiar with the Indian Social institutions

3

SOC 0306

Rural Sociology

  • Define and understand the meaning and significance of rural society
  • Understand the social and power structure of Rural society
  • Discuss about the Panchayati Raj Institutions and describe about Empowerment of Rural women
  • Discuss about the rural economy before Independence and after Independence
  • Understand the impact of green revolution to know about the different policies and programmes of Government for the development of rural areas

4

SOC 0408

Social Problems in India

  • Identity and employ various research problems
  • Demonstrate and understand how social class affects individuals life chances
  • Be familiar with issues regarding casteism, untouchability, Relionalism and communalism
  • Aware about the social problems and know about the remidies of the social problems
  • Be aware of various contemporary social problem such as female foeticide, dowry, divorce and unemployment
  • Think critically about this social problems discuss and give suggestions to remove these problems from the society

5

SOC 0511

Sociology of Environment

  • Define environment and understand its meaning
  • Discuss about importance and need of environment
  • Be aware about the causes of pollution and other problems related to environment
  • Aware other people regarding environmental problems and depletion of natural resources
  • They can be co-relate environment with society
  • They can be discuss about contemporary environmental concerns such as Deforestation, Ecological crisis, climatic change.

6

SOC 0613

Sociological Theory

  • Familiar to the classical sociological thinkes whose
  • work has shaped the discipline of sociology
  • Understand and discuss the role of theory in sociology
  • Define theory and describe its role in building sociological knowledge
  • Understand and show how theories reflect the historical and social contexts of times
  • To discuss sociological theories, concepts and ideas in small groups and to express their opinions

7

SOCL 101

Introduction to Sociology

  • Define sociology and discuss about the nature and significance of sociology
  • Understand the history of sociology
  • Discuss about the scope of sociology and describe how sociology is differ from and is similar to other science
  • Understand the sociological concepts and correlate sociological concepts with their day to day life and give examples

8

SOCL 201

Sociology of India

  • Define basic concepts and give examples
  • Discuss about the unity and diversity of India
  • Show interrelationship and demonstrate the relevance of the concepts such as caste, class, tribes, family and kinship
  • Discuss about the different movement such as Dalit’s movements, women movements
  • Understand and discuss about the various policies and programmes that are made for the upliftment of women and Dalits.

9

SOCL 301

Sociological Theories

  • Familiar to tje classical sociological thinkers whose work has shaped the discipline of sociology
  • Understand the role of theory in sociology
  • Define theory and describe its role in building sociological knowledge
  • Understand and show how theories reflect the historical and social contexts of times and cultures in which they were develop
  • Demonstrate an understanding of sociological theories in small groups and to express their opinions

10

SOCL 302

Techniques of Social Research

  • Develop the skill to understand and use techniques employed by social scientists to investigate social phenomena
  • Emphasis on formulating research design methods of data collection and data analysis
  • Collect, analyze and interpret qualitative data, derived from interview, observation, questionnaire
  • Understand the importance of data collection sources
  • Analyze data through coding, tabulation and interpret research findings.
  • Describe different methods of data collection

11

SOCL 401

Methods of Sociological Enquiry

After completion of this course students will be able:-

  • To understand methods of research
  • To understand research design such as exploratory and descriptive
  • To understand modes of enquiry

12

SOCL 402

sociology of Environment

  • Students will be able to understand about the issues related to environmental concern and interrelationship of environment and society

13

SOCL 501

Population Studies

  • Students will be able to understand techniques of population studies and recent trends in demographic processes
  • To know social and economic consequences about poverty, unemployment housing and slums
  • To know how population growth affecting environment
  • To know about various population policies in India

14

SOCL 502

Religion and Society

  • Students will have sociological understanding of religion
  • They will be able to examine some forms of religion in India and its role in modern society
  • To understand secularism and communalism

15

SOCL 503

Marriage, family and kinship

After completion of this course students will be able:

  • To understand contemporary concerns in the field of marriage, family and kinship
  • To discuss about meaning, types and significance of family and household
  • Critically think about the charging patterns of family, marriage and kinship

16

SOCL 504

Polity and society in India

  • Students will be able to understand the meaning, scope and significance of Indian policies from a sociological perspective
  • To discuss about the political institutes such as government, state, power and authority
  • To understand political processes like democracy, bureaucracy and civil society

17

SOCL 601

Theory and Practice of Development

  • Students will be familiarize with theories of development
  • To understand recent trends in development
  • Think critically about the sustainable development

18

SOCL 602

Social Stratification

After completion of this course students will be able:-

  • To understand the various ideas of social inequality and their sociological study
  • To understand different forms of stratification
  • To understand bases of inequality in pre-modern and modern societies
  • To understand the meaning and significance of social mobility

 

19

SOCL 603

Gender and Sexuality

Students will be able:-

  • To understand gender by interrogating the categories of gender, sex and sexuality
  • To understand bases of gender difference and inequalities
  • To discuss about gender discrimination
  • To understand complexity of gender relations in contemporary societies

20

SOCL 604

Economy and Society

Students will be able to understand aspects of economic processes

  • To understand modes of production
  • To discuss about contemporary issues such as globalisation and sustainable development
  • To understand new economic trends such as information, communication, technology, social security and alienation

Faculty

Name : Anita Dogra

Email : dograanita@gmail.com

Mobile No. : 9459763083

Qualification : M.Phil.

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