Course: Sociology

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Course title Sociology
Course code KCHP/SOCI
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Mišovič Ján, RSDr. CSc.
Course content
- Sociology as a science, principles of sociology - Main stages of development of sociology - Human society as the organization - Position and role of culture in human existence - Social relations and communities - Social stratification mobility a social status - Social groups and formations - Individual and group social action - Sociology of politics - Sociology youth and family - Sociology of religion - Sociology of ethnic and national minorities - Social pathologic phemonena in society - Globalization - Directions of present sociology

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The aim of lectures is is explanation of society as a system and structure, social stratification. and mobility, socialization, institucionalization, social groups and formations, manifestation of culture and social pathology. Characterization of select sociological branches for. eg. sociology of family politics,religion, ethnic minoritie etc.
Command of basic sociological kategories and topics
The subject connect to high school knowledge of social sciences

Assessment methods and criteria
Written examination, Student performance assessment

To read one sociological book, to prepare notices. To pass the exam test.
Recommended literature
  • Baumann, Z. Myslet sociologicky. kniha. Praha, 1995.
  • Baumann, Z. Úvahy o postmoderní době. kniha. Praha, 1995.
  • Berger, P,L. Pozvání do sociologie. kniha . Praha, 1991.
  • Giddens , A. Sociologie. kniha . Praha, 1999.
  • Keller, J. Úvod do sociologie. kniha. Praha, 1994.
  • Zich, F. Úvod do sociologie. publikace . Praha, 2003.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Theology Study plan (Version): Social and Charity Work (2016) Category: Social sciences 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter