Sociology Courses

    1. Sociology Courses and Structure of the Curriculum

First Year

Students will take six courses each semester, two (2) courses from Sociology and four (4) from the other subjects/area. Each course will have 3 Credit Units.
 
Second and Third Year Courses

Major:  Two core courses plus two elective in Sociology and one course in the minor subject in another Department per semester and a minor fields/areas may be taken outside the Faculty.
Minor: One course in Sociology plus three (4) courses in the field in which they are majoring

    1. Arrangement of Courses

The academic workload will be three (3) contact hours per course for 1st year and four (4) contact hours per course per week for 2nd and 3rd Years core courses and three (3) contact hours per elective course (see the arrangement in this Sub-section below).

Year I – Sociology

Core courses


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC1100

Introduction to Sociology

45

3

SOC1105

Introduction to Social Anthropology and African Studies

 

45

 

3

Semester II

SOC1200

Introduction to Sociological Perspectives and Theories

45

3

SOC1202

Introduction to Criminology

45

3

Specialization A: Sociology (General)

Year II – First Semester
Core courses 


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC2100

Social Research Methods I

60

4

SOC2104

Social Structure and Social Stratification

60

4

Semester II

SOC2200

Social Statistics

60

4

SOC2201

Social Research Methods II: Ethnographic Theory and Methods

60

4

Electives


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC2116

Ethnicity, Migration and Identity Studies

45

3

SOC2117

Rural Sociology

45

3

SOC2118

Urban Sociology

45

3

SOC2120

Demography

45

3

SOC2121

Sociology of Organisation

45

3

SOC2122

Sociology of Religion

45

3

SOC2123

African Family Studies/Sociology of the Family

45

3

Semester II

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC2202

Social structure of E. African Societies

45

3

SOC2206

Rural Development

45

3

SOC2207

Urban Planning and Management

45

3

SOC2208

Economics Sociology

45

3

SOC2209

Sociology of Health

45

3

SOC2210

Population and Society

45

3

SOC2211

Research Management

45

3

SOC2213

Citizenship and Civic Engagement

45

3

Year III – First Semester

Core courses


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC3100

Classical Sociological Theory

60

4

SOC3103

Social Inequality, Stratification, and Mobility

60

4

Semester II

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC3200

Contemporary Sociological Theory

60

4

SOC3201

Sociology of Development

60

4

Electives


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC3114

Political Sociology

45

3

SOC3115

Sociology of Crime and Punishment

45

3

SOC3116

Sociology of Knowledge

45

3

SOC3117

Social Change and Technology

45

3

SOA3100

Project Planning and Management

45

3

SOC3118

Independent Study/Special Topics in Sociology

45

3

Electives


Semester II

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC3202

Sociology of Social Network Analysis

45

3

POS3223

Environmental Management

45

3

SOC3205

Sociology of Work and Industry

45

3

SOC3206

Collective Behavior and Social Movements

45

3

SOC3207

Sociology of Education

45

3

SOC3208

Life-course Growth and Development

45

3

SOC3209

Dissertation

45

3

Specialization B: Criminology

Year II – First Semester - Criminology
Core courses 


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC2100

Social Research Methods

60

4

CRI2100

Criminal Behavior and Social Control

60

4

Semester II

SOC2200

Social Statistics

60

4

CRI2200

Crime Control Theories and Policies

60

4

Electives


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

CRI2101

Juvenile Delinquency & Justice

45

3

CRI2102

Religion, Crime and Punishment

45

3

CRI2103

Gender and Crime

45

3

CRI2104

Social Ecology of Child Abuse and Neglect

45

3

Semester II

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

CRI2201

Criminology

45

3

CRI2202

Criminal Investigation

45

3

CRI2203

Victimology

45

3

CRI2204

Sociology of Policing

45

3

CRI2205

Community- Based Crime Prevention and Sanctions

45

3

CRI2206

Uganda’s Criminal Justice System

45

3

CRI2207

Sociology of Illness, Medicine and Crime

45

3

Year III – First Semester - Criminology
Core courses


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC3100

Classical Sociological Theory

60

4

CRI3100

Criminal Justice Policy

60

4

Semester II

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC3200

Contemporary Sociological Theory

60

4

CRI3200

Sociology of Punishment and Corrections

60

4

Electives


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

CRI3101

Criminal Law

45

3

CRI3102

Sociology of White Collar Crime

45

3

CRI3103

Crime and Technological Change

45

3

CRI3104

Comparative Criminal Justice studies

45

3

CRI3105

Special Topics in Criminology /independent study

45

3

Electives


Semester II

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

CRI3201

Criminal Procedure (i.e. Law 3210)

45

3

CRI3202

Crime and Human Rights

45

3

CRI3203

Criminal Forensic Investigation

45

3

CRI3204

Terrorism and Counter Terrorism

45

3

CRI3205

Criminal Profiling

45

3

CRI3206

Organized Crime and Gangs

45

3

CRI3207

Dissertation/ Internship in Criminology and Criminal Justice

45

3

Specialization C: Social Anthropology and African Studies

Year II – First Semester
Core courses


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC2100

Social Research Methods I

60

4

SOC2104

Social Structure and Social Stratification

60

4

Semester II

SOC2200

Social Statistics

60

4

SOC2201

Social Research Methods II: Ethnographic Theory and Methods

60

4

Electives


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SAP2100

Ethnicity, Migration, and Identity Studies

45

3

SAP2101

Urban Anthropology

45

3

SAP2102

Community Development

45

3

SAP2103

Anthropological Perspectives on Religion

45

3

SAP2104

Computer Modelling in Anthropology

45

3

SAP2105

Dynamics of African Livelihoods

45

3

SAP2106

African Family Studies

45

3

Semester II

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC2202

Social Structure of East African Societies

45

3

SAP2200

Anthropology and African Development

45

3

SAP2201

Anthropology of Natural Resources in Africa

45

3

SAP2202

Economic Anthropology

45

3

SAP2203

Anthropological Perspectives on Land Tenure and Use in East Africa

45

3

SAP2204

Medical Anthropology in Africa

45

3

SAP2205

Feminist Social Anthropology/Gender and Social Anthropology

 

45

 

3

SAP2216

Ecological Social Anthropology

45

3

SAP2207

Development and Management of Anthropological Research Projects

45

3

Year III – First Semester – Social Anthropology and African Studies
Core courses


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC3100

Classical Sociological Theory

60

4

SOC3103

Social Inequality, Stratification, and Mobility

60

4

Semester II

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SOC3200

Contemporary Sociological Theory

60

4

SAP3200

Anthropology of Globalization

60

4

 

Electives


Semester I

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SAP3101

Political Anthropology

45

3

SAP3102

Criminal Anthropology

45

3

SAP3103

Anthropology of Knowledge

45

3

SAP3104

Anthropology of Social Change and Technology

45

3

SAP3105

Project Planning and Management

45

3

SAP3106

Independent Study/special topics

45

3

Electives


Semester II

Code

Course Name

CH

 CU

SAP3201

African Cultures and Law

45

3

POS3222

Human Rights

45

3

IRS3201

Peace, Conflict, and Conflict Resolution

45

3

SOC3206

Collective Behaviour and Social Movements

45

3

SAP3202

Social Organisation of African Societies and Tourism

45

3

SAP3203

Anthropology and Ethics

45

3

SAP3204

Anthropology of Material Culture

45

3

SAP3205

Problems in Culture change and Applied Anthropology

45

3

SAP3206

Dissertation

45

3