B.A in Sociology

Shivaji University
In Kolhapur

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  • Bachelor
  • Kolhapur

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Where and when

Starts Location
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Vidyanagar, 416004, Maharashtra, India
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Course programme

Course Content
Introduction to Sociology
1 The Nature of Sociology
A) Sociology : Definition and Subject matter of Sociology
B) Origin and Development of Sociology : A Brief outline
C) Sociology as a Science
D) The uses of Sociology

2 Basic Concepts
A) Social Interaction : Meaning and Types
B) Society : Meaning, Characteristics of Human Society
C) Social Structure

3 Social Institutions
A) Meaning and Characteristics
B) Family : Definition and Distinctive Characteristics
C) Religion : Definition and functions
D) Education : Meaning and Types

4 Culture
A) Definition and characteristics
B) Components of Culture
C) Functions of Culture
D) Impact of Culture on personality

5) Socialization
A) Definition and process of socialization
B) Agencies of Socialization
C) Importance of Socialization

6) Social Groups
A) Meaning and Characteristics of social Groups
B) Bases of Classification of Social Groups
C) Primary and Secondary Groups

7) Social Deviance and Control
A) Social Deviance : Meaning and causes
B) Meaning of Social Control
C) Functions of Social Control
D) Forms of Social Control

8 Social Change
A) The Meaning of social change
B) Factors of social change
C) Obstacles to Social change

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