Course: Fundamentals of Sociology

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Course title Fundamentals of Sociology
Course code KSV/ZSOK
Organizational form of instruction Lecture
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study 1
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 2
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Šebeš Marek, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
CONTENT CHANGES RESERVED 1)Subject of sociology, relation of sociology to other disciplines 2)Nature, culture and society 3)Individual, group, society, socialization 4)Social roles, social action, social interaction, institutions 5)Social structure, stratification, social inequalities 6)Status, social mobility, social capital 7)Groups, crowd, collective action 8)Sociology of family and life cycle 9)Sociology of education 10)Sociology of work and unemployment 11)Sociology of politics, power 12)Sociology of helth, desease and death 13)Theory of social change, revolution, modernization, globalization.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing)
Learning outcomes
The course aim is to give basic information what is sociology, approach students basic conceptual and theoretical disposition of sociology and also describe specifics of sociological thinking. Except clarification of single conceptions, its relation and approach of some sociological conceptions course should uncover possible benefit of sociology and sociological thinking within the process of reflexion and understanding our social reality.
knowledge of different sociological branches and concepts of key topics and problems
Prerequisites
none

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Credits based on the final test.
Recommended literature
  • - Novotná, E. . Antologie z dějin sociologie II. JČU, PF, České Budějovice. 1992.. Praha: Fortuna, 2003.
  • Bauman, Z. Myslet sociologicky, Slon 1996, ISBN 80-85850-14-1.
  • Berger, P.L. Pozvání do Sociologie. Praha: Naše vojsko, 1991.
  • Giddens, Anthony. Sociologie. Praha. 1999.
  • Havlík, R. Úvod do sociologie. Praha: Karolinum, 1998.
  • Jandourek, J. Úvod do sociologie. Praha: Portál, 2003. ISBN 80-7178-749-3.
  • Kabátek, A. a kol.:. Sociologické texty I. UK, Praha 1994.
  • Kabátek, A. a kol.:. Sociologické texty II. UK, Praha 1994.
  • Keller, J.:. Dvanáct omylů sociologie. SLON, Praha 1995.
  • Keller, J.:. Úvod do sociologie. Praha, SLON 1991 (a další vydání, mj. 1995, 1997, 2001).


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Health Education (4) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Health Education (3) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter
Faculty: Faculty of Education Study plan (Version): Health Education (2) Category: Pedagogy, teacher training and social care 1 Recommended year of study:1, Recommended semester: Winter