INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
Department of International Relations and European Studies
2015-2016

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
IRES 101 Introduction to Sociology Undergraduate 1 Fall
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Compulsory 4 2 + 1 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Bernard Harbaš, Assist. Prof. Dr. Bernard Harbaš, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
- Understanding basic sociological terminology, theoretical currents and concepts
- Demonstration of ability to methodologically analyze social phenomena
- Application of sociological knowledge in understanding social problems
- Critical reflection on social issues
- Comprehension of political, cultural, and economic issues and problems through sociological perspective

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic

    LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
    Week
    Topic

      TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
      Description
        Description (%)
        Method Quantity Percentage (%)
        Quiz13
        Midterm Exam(s)130
        Presentation5
        Term Paper15
        Attendance10
        Final Exam150
        Total: 100
        Learning outcomes
          TEXTBOOK(S)
          • Mastering Sociology, James, M. Henslin, Pearson, 2014.

          ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
          Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
          Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
          Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
          Midterm Examination (1 week) 1200
          Final Examination(1 week) 1200
          Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
          Preparation for Final Examination 0
          Assignment / Homework/ Project 0
          Seminar / Presentation 0
          Total Workload: 0
          ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0