BA in Sociology and Social Anthropology – Course Breakdown

1. Regular Program
Year I, Semester I
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 Introduction to Sociology SOSA 203 3 3
2 Introduction to Social Anthropology SOSA 233 3 3
3 Communication Skills ENLA 100 3 4
4 Logic Phil 101 3 3
5 Introduction to Statistics Stat 192 3 4
Total 15 17  
Year I, Semester II
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Con. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 Social Institution I SOSA 213 3 3 SOSA 203
2 Int. to Anthropological Theories SOSA 234 3 3 SOSA 233
3 Introduction to Computer Technology Comp 105 3 3
4 Social Research Methods I SOSA 223 3 3 SOSA 203
5 Sophomore English ENLA 201 3/4 4 ENLA 100
6 Civic and Ethical Education Phil 103 3 3
Total 18 19  
Year I, Semester III
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 Introduction to Management Mgmt 212 3 3
2 Introduction to Population Studies SOSA 191 3 3
Total 6 6
Year II, Semester I
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 Social Institutions II SOSA 214 3 3 SOSA 213
2 Sociological Theories I: Classical Perspective SOSA 313 3 3 SOSA 203
3 Economic Anthropology SOSA 333 3 3 SOSA 233,234
4 Ethnography of Ethiopia SOSA 323 3 3 SOSA 233, 234
5 Social Research Methods II SOSA 224 3 3 SOSA 223
6 Gender, Culture and Society SOSA 364 3 3 SOSA 203
Total 18 18
Year II, Semester II
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 Sociological Theories II: Contemporary Perspective SOSA 314 3 3 SOSA 313
2 Ethnography of Africa SOSA 324 3 3 SOSA 323
3 Rural Sociology SOSA 443 3 3 SOSA 203
4 Sociology of Work, Industry and Organization SOSA 344 3 3 SOSA 213, 214
5 Social Development SOSA 334 3 3 SOSA 214,314
Total 15 15
Year II, Semester III
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 The Anthropology of Pastoral Society SOSA 354 3 3 SOSA 233
2 Social Psychology Psyc 341 3 3
Total 6 6
Year III, Semester I
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 Urban Sociology SOSA 444 3 3 SOSA 443
2 Methods in Social Intervention SOSA 473 3 3
3 Rural Development SOSA 434 3 3 SOSA 443
4 Fields of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation SOSA 454 3 3
5 Political Anthropology SOSA 453 3 3 SOSA 233, 234, 333
6 Senior Essay I: Research Design and Proposal SOSA 483 2 2 SOSA 223, 224
Total 17 17
Year III, Semester II
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 Sociology of Criminology and Deviance SOSA 423 3 3 SOSA 203,213 214
2 Social Issues in the Contemporary World SOSA 463 3/4 3/4 SOSA203, 213, 214
3 Senior Essay II: Field Work and Writing up SOSA 484 2 2 SOSA 483
4 Social Policy, Planning & Administration SOSA 413 3 3 SOSA 203
5 Introduction to Project Management SOSA 302 3 3 Mgmt 212
Total 14 15
2. Extension Program
Year I, Semester I
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 Introduction to Sociology SOSA 203 3 3
2 Introduction to Social Anthropology SOSA 233 3 3
3 Social Research Methods I SOSA 223 3 3 SOSA 203
4 Communication skills Enla 100 3 3
Total 12 13
Year I, Semester II
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Social Institutions I SOSA 213 3 3 SOSA 203
2. Introduction to Anthropology Theories SOSA 234 3 3 SOSA 233
3. Social Research Methods II SOSA 224 3 3 SOSA 223
4. Logic Phil 101 3 3
Total 12 12
Year I, Semester III
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Introduction to Statistics Stat 192 3 4
2. Introduction to Computer Technology Comp 105 3 3
Total 6 7
Year II, Semester I
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Introduction to Population Studies SOSA 191 3 3
2. Sophomore English Enla 201 3 4 Enla 100
3. Social Institutions II SOSA 214 3 3 SOSA 213
4. Introduction to Management Mgmt 202 3 3
Total 12 13
Year II, Semester II
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Civic and Ethical Education Phil 103 3 3
2. Sociological theories I: Classical SOSA 313 3 3 SOSA 203
3. Economic Anthropology SOSA 333 3 3 SOSA 233, 234
4. Introduction to Social Psychology Psyc 341 3 3
Total 12 12
Year II, Semester III
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Ethnography of Ethiopia SOSA 323 3 3 SOSA 233, 234
2. Gender, Society and Culture SOSA 364 3 3 SOSA 203
Total 6 6
Year III, Semester I
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Sociological Theories II: Contemporary SOSA 314 3 3 SOSA 313
2. Ethnography of Africa SOSA 324 3 4 SOSA 323
3. Social Development SOSA 334 3 3 SOSA 214,314
4. Social of Work, Industry and Organization SOSA 344 3 3 SOSA 231,214
Total 12 13
Year III, Semester II
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Anthropology of Pastoral Society SOSA 354 3 3 SOSA 233
2. Introduction to Project Management SOSA 302 3 3 Mgmt 212
3. Social of Criminology and Deviance SOSA 423 3 3 SOSA 203, 213, 214
4. Social issues in the Contemporary World SOSA 463 3 4 SOSA 203, 213, 124
Total 12 13
Year III, Semester III
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Political Anthropology SOSA 453 3 3 SOSA 233,234, 333
2. Fields Social welfare and Rehabilitation SOSA 454 3 3
Total 6 6
Year IV, Semester I
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Rural Sociology SOSA 443 3 3 SOSA 203
2. Methods in Social Intervention SOSA 473 3 3
3. Social Policy, Planning and Administration SOSA 413 3 3 SOSA 203
4. Senior Essay I: Research Design and Proposal SOSA 483 2 2 SOSA 223/224
Total 11 13
Year IV, Semester II
No. Course Title Course No. Cr. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1. Urban Sociology SOSA 444 3 3 SOSA 443
2. Rural Development SOSA 463 3 4 SOSA 443
3. Senior Essay II: Field work and Writing up SOSA 484 2 2 SOSA 483
Total 8 9