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I. SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
II. SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
III. COURSE CURRICULUM
SUBJECT DATA
OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING PERFORMANCE
THEMATIC UNITS AND FURTHER DETAILS
Subject name
SOCIOLOGY
ID (subject code)
BMEGT43A500
Type of subject
class
Course types and lessons
Type
Lessons
Lecture
2
Practice
0
Laboratory
0
Type of assessment
term mark
Number of credits
3
Subject Coordinator
Name
Dr. Janky Béla
Position
associate professor
Contact details
janky.bela@gtk.bme.hu
Educational organisational unit for the subject
Department of Sociology and Communication
Subject website
Language of the subject
magyar, HU
Curricular role of the subject, recommended number of terms

Programme: Technical Instructor Bachelor’s Programme from 2017/18/Term 1

Subject Role: Compulsory

Recommended semester: 4

Direct prerequisites
Strong
None
Weak
None
Parallel
None
Exclusion
None
Validity of the Subject Description
Approved by the Faculty Board of Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Decree No: 580251/13/2023 registration number. Valid from: 29.03.2023.

Objectives

The purpose of the course is to acquaint students at the beginning of their studies with the basic concepts, methods, and main topics of sociology, with special emphasis on topics important for their future careers. Main topics discussed during the course 1. Sociological approach, modernization 2. Social science research 3. Socialization 4. Social interaction 5. Norms, rules, deviance 6. Mass and behavior 7. Lifestyle, culture and religion 8. Groups, organizations 9. State and society 10. Local governments 11. Globalization 12. Slums and ghettos 13. Gentrification, suburbanization 14. Demographic challenges and social transformation

Academic results

Knowledge
  1. Solid knowledge of the conceptualization for studying social processes
Skills
  1. Ability to make judgements in practical tasks, ability to make independent decisions
  2. Openness to acquire new sectors of knowledge and ability to effectively acquire them
Attitude
  1. Openness to social change
Independence and responsibility
  1. Responsible, professionally based social presence

Teaching methodology

Lectures, exercises, class discussion

Materials supporting learning

  • Syi, Cselekvéselmélet dióhéjban, Budapest: Typotex, 2008
  • Syi, syi.hu/cse, Könyvpont – L’Harmattan, 2014
  • Max Weber, Gazdaság és társadalom, I. kötet, KJK, 1987
  • S.Nagy Katalin (szerk.): Szociológia közgazdászoknak. Typotex, Budapest, 2007
  • S.Nagy Katalin (szerk.): Szociológia mérnököknek. Typotex, Budapest, 2006

General Rules

A 2.2. pontban megfogalmazott tanulási eredmények értékelése a szorgalmi időszakban: előadások látogatása, órai aktivitás, zh írása.

Performance assessment methods

Órai szóbeli feladatok, írásbeli tesztkérdések

Percentage of performance assessments, conducted during the study period, within the rating

  • Órai feladatok: 50
  • ZH: 50
  • Total: 100

Percentage of exam elements within the rating

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Conditions for obtaining a signature, validity of the signature

Előadások rendszeres látogatása

Issuing grades

%
Excellent 91-100
Very good 80-90
Good 65–79
Satisfactory 50–64
Pass 40–49
Fail < 40

Retake and late completion

Retake and make-up test options are defined by the valid regulations of the University’s Code on Education and Examination.

Coursework required for the completion of the subject

Nature of work Number of sessions per term
classes 28
prep. for assessment 20
reading 42
total 90

Approval and validity of subject requirements

Topics covered during the term

1. Szociológiai megközelítés, modernizáció 2. Társadalomtudományi kutatások 3. Szocializáció 4. Társadalmi interakció 5. Normák, szabályok, devianciák 6. Tömeg és viselkedés 7. Életmód, kultúra és vallás 8. Csoportok, szervezetek 9. Állam és társadalom 10. Önkormányzatok 11. Globalizáció 12. Slumok és gettók 13. Dzsentrifikáció, szuburbanizáció 14. Demográfiai kihívások és társadalmi átalakulás

Lecture topics
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Additional lecturers

Name Position Contact details
Dr. Blaskó Ágnes egyetemi adjunktus/assistant professor blasko.agnes@gtk.bme.hu

Approval and validity of subject requirements