|Course code: 311101||Subject title: SOCIAL ORGANIZATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT|
|Credits: 6||Type of subject: Basic||Year: 1||Period: 1º S|
|Department: Sociología y Trabajo Social|
|SANCHEZ CAPDEQUI, CELSO (Resp) [Mentoring ]||ELIZALDE SAN MIGUEL, BEGOÑA [Mentoring ]|
This course introduces students to the field of sociology: sociological persepctive, socialization, family dynamics, gender and social identities, social stratification, inequalities, work, employment, consumption, the information society and globalization.
2.1. Basic proficiencies
BP3: Students have the ability to collect and interpret relevant data (generally within their field of study) in order to make judgments which include reflection on relevant issues of social, scientific or ethical nature.
BP4 ¿ Students are able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audience
2.2. General proficiencies
GP1: Ability to understand the relevance of applying the sociological perspective to everyday life
GP3 ¿ Ability to apply sociological concepts to describe, understand and analyze social processes and current social challenges
GP5 ¿ Development and appreciation of individual, social and cultural diversity as part of their empowerment as critical citizens
GP8 ¿ Ability to analyze current social challenges through sociological theories and research methods
Students will enhance their ability to:
SP4: understand and analyze information
SP7: identify social problems and issues
SP8: describe, understand and negotiate in social conflicts
SP10: analyze and understand change in social life
SP12: analyze current crisis and social conflicts
Learning outcomes are the realization of the skills that students acquire in the matter. Three levels are
- Optimal level: 100% acquisition of skills and expertise in at least 75% of them.
- Standard or medium level: acquisition of the majority of the alleged relevant powers and expertise in
those aspects contributing to the specific competencies of the title.
- Deficient Level: Insufficient acquisition of the aspects contributing to the specific competencies of the
A student gets a grade of APTO if the level of learning is optimal or medium.In this subject these learning outcomes are specified as follows:
R1: Become familiar with sociological concepts to understand social structures and the social production and reproduction of societies
R2: Understand key institutions for the social production and reproduction of societies
R3: Identify key elements of social inequalities and social/cultural diversity
R4: Become familiar with concepts of State, power relations and social movements
R5: Be able to analyze current key challenges using relevant sociological concepts and theories
R6: Ability to present and discuss in public empirical results about social processes
|TM2||Interaction in large group|
|TM3||Interaction in medium-sized group|
|TM4||Interaction in small group|
|TM5||Personalised interactions: tasks and materials for independient learning|
|LA3||Assigned essays, exercices and presentations||30||10|
|AF1||CB3, CB4||CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8||CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12|
|AF2||CB3, CB4||CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8||CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12|
|AF3||CB3||CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8||CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12|
|AF4||CB3||CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8||CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12|
|AF5||CG1, CG3, CG5, CG8|
|AF6||CB3||CG1, CG3, CG8||CE4, CE7, CE8, CE10, CE12|
|Weight (%)||Option to retake (when fail)||Minimum
|R1, R2, R3, R4, R5||Essays||20||Yes||5|
|R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6||Seminars/Labs||20||No||5|
|R1, R2, R3, R4, R5||Final Exam||60||Yes||5|
In a constantly changing world, this course has been designed as a first approach to Sociology in which students will develop an understanding of the complexity and diversity of human societies. This course offers a solid grounding in the core sociological concepts. Its study will stimulate critical thinking and promote awareness of contemporary social and political issues. It covers themes as socialization processses, family, gender identities, education and globalization process and provides tools to examine these issues in a rigorous an analytical way.
The course is offered to students from Applied Sociology, Social Work, Primary Education and Early Childhood Education.
Unit 1. The sociological approach. Its utility.
Unit 2. Families, gender and identities.
Unit 3. Labour, leisure and consumption.
Unit 4. Communication, globalization and new technologies
Andersen, Margaret, Taylor, H. (2016): Sociology. The essentials (9th edition). Belmont: Wadsworth
Giddens, Anthony; Sutton, Philippe (2017): Sociology (8th Edition), (p. 5-29). Cambridge: Polity Press.
Macionis, John J, Plummer, Ken (2018): Sociology (16th edition). Ed: Harlow, England Pearson. Available at: https://biblioteca.unavarra.es/abnetopac/abnetcl.cgi/O7158/IDdf45cde0?ACC=161
Little, William (2012): Introduction to Sociology ¿ 1st Canadian Edition. Available at: https://opentextbc.ca/introductiontosociology/
Arrosadia Campus of the Public University of Navarra. For specific classroom, see the website of the Faculty of Humanities, Social and Educational Sciences.