Double major undergraduate degree in Sociology

The double major undergradute degree in Sociology enables students to acquire the basic competences and skills required for employment following a three-year course or for continuing studies at graduate level. The study programme is comprised of lectures in social theory and methodology as well as specialised sociological courses appropriate for the undergraduate level.

The combination of compulsory and elective courses enables students to gain specialised knowledge required for employment in different organisations, from research agencies, the media, local government, governmental agencies and non-governmental organisations as well as different businesses. Continuing studies at graduate level in different social science fields is a further option following completion of the undergraduate course.

Length of study:  6 semesters, 3 years

ECTS points: 90

Learning outcomes

After completing this study programme students will:

- have knowledge of key sociological concepts;

- be able to differentiate and compare different sociological theories and methodological approaches;

- be able to describe and analyse different social phenomena and critically evaluate them from a sociological perspective;

- be able to independently design, plan and realise a small-scale research project on different social phenomena, applying basic quantitative and qualitative methods and research techniques;

- be able to find, analyse and apply knowledge from different scientific sources in one's professional work;

- be able to participate in teamwork and interdisciplinary research work;

- know how to present research results.

 

Evaluation of learning outcomes: written tests during the semester, independent and group research projects, essays, written and oral exams, independent design and implementation of small scale sociological research projects.

Final thesis: The undergraduate course ends with a final thesis which is orally defended. The thesis is based on theoretical or empirical research and its findings presented in the form of a scientific article which needs to be between 16 and 32 pages long. The work is also presented as a conference presentation lasting for 15 minutes and includes use of Power Point. Students choose their topics in cooperation with the Department's academic staff.

 

Title awarded upon completion: Baccalaureus / Baccalaurea (Bachelor degree) in Sociology. 

 Subjects taught

1. semester

 

Code

 

Academic staff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

L

S

E

SOC101

doc. dr. sc. Krešimir Kro

Sociology: key concepts

30

15

 

5

SOC102

doc. dr. sc. Sven Marcelić

Introduction to research methods

30

15

 

5

SOC111

prof. dr. sc. Jadranka Čačić-Kumpes/dr. sc. Dražen Cepić

Introduction to scientific communication

30

 

30

5

 2. semester

 

Code

 

Academic staff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

L

S

E

SOC112

prof. dr. sc. Vjeran Katunarić/mr. sc. Ratko Čorić, pred.

Early social thought

30

15

 

3

SOC106

doc. dr. sc. Željka Zdravković/dr. sc. Ivan Puzek

Basic statistics

30

15

 

5

SOC110

doc. dr. sc. Željka Zdravković/dr. sc. Ivan Puzek

Basic demography

15

 

 

2

 Electives (choice of one)

SOCZ29

doc. dr. sc. Željka Tonković

Urban sociology

30

15

 

5

SOCZ24

doc. dr. sc. Krešimir Krolo

Media and society

30

15

 

5

3. semester

 

Code

 

Academic staff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

L

S

E

SOC201

dos. dr. sc. Valerija Barada/mr. sc. Ratko Čorić, pred.

Classical sociological theories: positivist approaches

30

15

 

5

SOC202

doc. dr. sc. Željka Zdravković/dr. sc. Ivan Puzek

Quantitative research methods

30

 

30

5

 Electives (choice of one)

SOCZ27

prof. dr. sc. Jadranka Čačić-Kumpes

Sociology of ethnic relations and minorities

30

 

30

5

SOCZ08

prof. dr. sc. Jadranka Čačić-Kumpes/mr. sc. Ratko Čorić

Sociology of education

30

15

 

5

4. semester

 

Code

 

Academic staff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

L

S

E

SOC203

doc. dr. sc. Valerija Barada/Luka Antonina, mag. soc.

Classical sociological theories: interpretative approaches

30

15

 

5

SOC204

doc. dr. sc. Sven Marcelić/mr. sc. Mirko Petrić, v. pred./Luka Antonina, mag. soc.

Qualitative research methods

30

15

30

5

 Electives (choice of one)

SOCZ04

prof. dr. sc. Saša Božić

Sociology of migration

30

15

 

5

SOCZ26

prof. dr. sc. Vjeran Katunarić

Multiethnic societies

30

15

 

5

 5. semester

 

Code

 

Academic staff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

L

S

E

SOC301

doc. dr. sc. Željka Tonković/Marija Šarić, mag.soc.

Contemporary sociological theories: macro approaches

30

15

 

5

SOC304

doc. dr. sc. Valerija Barada

Qualitative research: fieldwork

30

 

30

5

 Electives (choice of one)

SOCZ10

prof. dr. sc. Vjeran Katunarić/mr. sc. Ratko Čorić

Sociology of religion

30

15

 

5

SOCZ07

prof. dr. sc. Saša Božić

Sociology of migration

30

15

 

5

 6. semester

 

Code

 

Academic staff

 

Course

Total hours

 

ECTS

L

S

E

SOC303

doc. dr. sc. Željka Tonković

Contemporary sociological theories: micro-approaches and micro-macro approaches

30

15

 

5

SOC302

doc. dr. sc. Sven Marcelić

Cultural theory

30

15

 

5

SOC305

 

Final thesis

 

 

15

5