The Department offers both undergraduate and postgraduate courses. The undergraduate courses comprise of the General Degree (3 years) & the Special Degree (4 years). The Special Degree is for a limited number of students who excel in first year Sociology. However, all the students passing through the Department of Sociology are ensured of an exciting and challenging journey.
UNDERGRADUATE - YEAR 2
Commonly offered to General and Special Degree Students:
SEMESTER
UNIT CODE
NAME OF THE COURSE UNIT
Semester 1
SOC 2116
Classical Sociological Theory
Compulsory for Special Degree in Sociology and for the General Degree students who take sociology as their first subject
Semester 1
SOC 2118
Social and Cultural Aspects of Development
Semester 1
SOC 2121
Social Institutions
Compulsory for Special Degree in Sociology
Semester 2
SOC 2219
Research Methodology
Compulsory for Special Degree in Sociology and for the General Degree students who take sociology as their first subject
Semester 2
SOC 2220
Sociology of Gender
Pre requisite for SOC 3160 Gender and Development
Semester 2
SOC 2228
Understanding Sri Lankan Society
In addition to the above course units, following course units are offered for the Special Degree programme in the Second Year:
Semester 1
SOC 2124
Social Inequality
Semester 1
SOC 2126
South Asian Ethnography
Semester 1
SOC 2132
Environmental Sociology
Semester 1
SOC 2133
Introduction to Urban Sociology
Semester 1
SOC 2134
Minorities and Society
Semester 2
SOC 2223
Social Statistics
Compulsory for Special Degree in Sociology
Semester 2
SOC 2229
Concepts and Approaches in Social Psychology
Semester 2
SOC 2238
Introduction to Social Work
Open only for students who follow social work study stream
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