|Course code: 312101||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 ]|
Basic training / Sociology
2.1 Basic Proficiencies
CB3: Students will have the ability to collect and interpret relevant data (generally within their field of study) in order to make informed opinions which include reflection on relevant issues of social, scientific or ethical nature.
CB4: Students will be able to transmit information, ideas, problems and solutions to both specialist and non-specialist audiences
2.2. General Proficiencies
CG1: Ability to understand the relevance of applying the sociological perspective to everyday life
CG3: Ability to apply sociological concepts to describe, understand and analyze social processes and current social challenges
CG5: Development and appreciation of individual, social and cultural diversity as part of their empowerment as critical citizens
CG8: 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:
LO1: Become familiar with sociological concepts to understand social structures and the social production and reproduction of societies
LO2: Understand key institutions for the social production and reproduction of societies
LO3: Identify key elements of social inequalities and social/cultural diversity
LO4: Become familiar with concepts of State, power relations and social movements
LO5: Be able to analyze current key challenges using relevant sociological concepts and theories
LO6: Be able to present and discuss in public empirical results about social processes
5.1. Teaching methods
|TM1||Lecture with full attendance|
|TM2||Interaction in large group|
|TM3||Interaction in medium-sized group|
|TM4||Interaction in small group|
|TM5||Autonomous work: tasks and guidelines for autonomous study|
5.2. Learning activities
|LA6||Oral or written exams||5||100|
|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 core sociological concepts. Its study will stimulate critical thinking and promote awareness of contemporary social and political issues. It covers themes as socialization processes, family, gender identities, education and globalization processes 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.