BA in Sociology and Social Anthropology – Curriculum Summary

Sociology and Social Anthropology curriculum is designed, and revised and classified into three categories. These are main courses, supportive courses and general courses.

1. Course Listings
1.1. Major/Main Courses
No. Course No. Course Title Cr./Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 SOSA 203 Introduction to Sociology 3
2 SOSA 233 Introduction to Social Anthropology 3
3 SOSA 223 Social Research Methods I 3 SOSA 203
4 SOSA 213 Social Institutions I 3 SOSA 203
5 SOSA 214 Social Institutions II 3 SOSA 213
6 SOSA 224 Social Research Methods II 3 SOSA 223
7 SOSA 234 Introduction to Anthropological theories 3 SOSA 233
8 SOSA 313 Sociological Theories  I : Classical Perspectives 3 SOSA 203
9 SOSA 323 Ethnography of Ethiopia 3 SOSA 259, 234
10 SOSA 333 Economic Anthropology 3 SOSA 233, 234
11 SOSA 314 Sociological Theories II: Contemporary Perspectives 3 SOSA 313
12 SOSA 324 Ethnography of Africa 3 SOSA 323
13 SOSA 334 Social Development 3 SOSA 214, 314
14 SOSA 344 Sociology of Work , Industry and Organization 3 SOSA 213, 214
15 SOSA 354 The Anthropology of Pastoral Societies 3 SOSA 233
16 SOSA 364 Gender, Culture and Society 3 SOSA 203
17 SOSA 413 Social Policy, Planning and Administration 3 SOSA 203
18 SOSA 423 Sociology of Criminology and Deviance 3 SOSA 203, 213, 214
19 SOSA 443 Rural Sociology 3 SOSA 203
20 SOSA 453 Political Anthropology 3 SOSA 233, 234, 333
21 SOSA 463 Social Issues in the Contemporary World 3/4 SOSA203,213, 214
22 SOSA 473 Methods in Social Intervention 3
No. Course No. Course Title Cr./Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
23 SOSA 434 Rural Development 3 SOSA 443,334
24 SOSA 444 Urban Sociology 3 SOSA 443
25 SOSA 454 Fields of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation 3
26 SOSA 483 Senior Essay I 2 SOSA 223&224
27 SOSA 484 Senior Essay II 2 SOSA 483
Total 79/80
1.2. Supportive Courses
No. Course No. Course Title Cr./Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 Mgmt 212 Introduction to Management 3
2 SOSA 191 Introduction to Population Studies 3 Stat 192
3 Psyc 341 Social Psychology 3
4 Pmgt 302 Introduction to Project Management 3 Mgmt 212
Total 12
1.3. General Courses
No. Course No. Course Title Cr./Cont. Hrs. Prerequisites
1 ENLA 100 Communication Skills 3/4
2 Stat 192 Introduction to Statistics 3/4
3 Phil 101 Logic 3
4 Phil 103 Civic and Ethical Education 3
5 ENLA 201 Sophomore English 3/4 ENLA 100
6 Comp 105 Introduction to Computer Technology 3
 Total 18/21
Summary
No. Course Category Cre. Hrs. Cont. Hrs. Remark
1 Main Course 79 80
2 Supportive Courses 12 12
3 General Courses 18 21
Total 109 113