School of Social and Cultural Studies

SOSC-111 – Sociology: Foundations and Concepts

Points:20Prerequisites:None
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:Social & Cultural StudiesRestrictions:None

This course provides an introduction to the foundations of sociological thought and their application and relevance to contemporary society. It explores key sociological concepts and debates, such as globalisation, inequality, risk, social movements, medicalisation, and technology. 50% internal assessment, 50% examination.

Tuition Fees

2016: domestic $876.00     international $3,985.80

Set Text

There is no set text or book of student notes for this course. All essential and recommended readings will be placed on Blackboard by the Course Coordinators,

Trimester 2 2016

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
9141 11 Jul – 21 Aug 2016Mon, Wed1510 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303Chamsy El-Ojeili
5 Sep – 16 Oct 2016Mon, Wed1510 - 1600New Kirk [Kelburn]LT303

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.