code EX404
credit_hours 3
title Principles of sociology
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credit hours 3
Description/Outcomes This course introduces the students to the main issues that are relevant to sociology and the social issues that would affect the business environment.
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objectives This course enriches the student with information about the study of society, including patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture. Sociology also provides the student with introduction on research methodology and the current social major issues in the Egyptian society.
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textbook Sociology. A Global International. John J. Macionis and Ken Plummer. Prentice hall. 2012
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Course Content
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1 Sociology: definition and purpose of study
2 Institutionalizing of sociology from Ibn Khaldoun to the 20th century
3 Sociology and other social sciences
4 Scopes, topics and units of study in sociology
5 Sociological research and sociological inquiries
6 Revision
7 7th week Exam
8 Socio economics and social economy
9 Terms of sociology in relevance to economics and business
10 Sociology of culture
11 Sociology of family and household
12 12th week Exam
13 Characters in the history of sociology
14 Current sociological issues
15 Revision
16 Final Exam