Introduction to Sociology course is being taught in in many undergraduate disciplines in university of the Punjab and Virtual University of Pakistan. The list of undergraduate programs may include BS botany, BS zoology, BS mathematics, BS statistics, BS chemistry, BS applied psychology, BS Business Administration, BS economics, BS English, BS Social Work, BS political work , BS history, BS information technology, BS computer Sciences and BS management sciences.
We have made introduction to Sociology tutorial in Urdu and Hindi language. With the help of online lectures recorded in short videos and short notes and multimedia presentation, Mid term and final term preparations will be easy and fast. Student would get help to understand and prepare for mid term and final term examinations of introduction to Sociology.
This is an introductory course and tutorial for sociology and the contents of the course might be different in different undergraduate programs in different universities. Here we are discussing the most general topics of sociology which are listed here and will be the part of every syllabus being taught at introduction to Sociology subject in Pakistan and India.
We are also providing the recommended book for University of the Punjab students who are enrolled in introduction to Sociology subject in BS Business Administration. SOC-211 is the course code for the students of Punjab University. SOC101 is the course code for the students of Virtual University for the course introduction to Sociology. For Virtual University these online lectures would serve as SOC101 Short Lectures. These short lectures and short notes will provide the students of Virtual University and easy and fast Wait for midterm and final term preparations.
- What is sociology
- Sociology & other social sciences
- Sociology & Conmen sense/Stereotypes
- Key terms – Social Problem/Sociological Issues
- Origin & Development of Sociology
- Sociological Perspective
i) Structural Functionalism
ii) Social Conflict
B Social Action
iii. Symbolic Interactionism
- What is culture?
- Elements of Culture
- Cultural Diversity
- Socialization & its importance
- Agents of Socialization
- Socialization through the life course
4 i) C.H. Cooley
ii) George Herbert Mead
- Social Interaction
- Social Structure
ii) Status Set
iii) Achieved & Ascribed
iv) Master Status
vi) Role Set
vii) Role Conflict
viii) Role Strain
ix) Role Exit
- Theories of Social Interaction (Brief)
i) Social Construction of Reality
ii) Ethno methodology
- Groups & Organizations
- Types of Groups
- Leadership Styles
- Studies of Group Behaviour
- Formal Organization & its types.
- Bureaucracy & its Characteristics
i) Deviance, Crime & Social Control
ii) Types of Crime
iii) Criminal Justice System.
- Anderson, Margaret and Howard F. Taylor. (2001) Sociology the Essentials.
- Brown, Ken. (2004). Sociology. UK: Polity Press
- Gidden, Anthony (2002). Introduction to Sociology. UK: Polity Press.
- Macionis, John J. (2006). Sociology. 10th ed. New Jersey: Prentice-Hall
- Tischler, Henry L. (2002). Introduction to Sociology. 7th ed. New York: The
SOC-201 Introduction to Sociology – BBA Course Outline- Lecture 1. SOC-211 course is course offered in BS Programming of University of the Punjab Botany, zology, Mathematics I, Statistics Chemistry, Applied Psychology, Business Administration, Economics, English, Social work, Political Science, History and URDU.