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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)
BMEGT43MS05
Type of subject
class
Course types and lessons
Type
Lessons
Lecture
2
Practice
0
Laboratory
0
Type of assessment
exam
Number of credits
2
Subject Coordinator
Name
Dr. Csigó Péter
Position
research fellow
Contact details
csigo.peter@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: Elective subjects

Subject Role: Elective

Recommended semester: 0

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 aim of the course is to acquaint students at the beginning of their education with the basic concepts, methods, and main topics of sociology, with special emphasis on topics important for their future architectural careers.

Academic results

Knowledge
  1. Solid knowledge of the basic conceptual vocabulary of social research
Skills
  1. Openness to acquire new sectors of knowledge and ability to effectively acquire them
Attitude
  1. Openness to social change, awareness of the historical and social embeddedness of cultural processes and institutions
Independence and responsibility
  1. Self-reflexivity and openness to critical arguments

Teaching methodology

lecturing

Materials supporting learning

  • A tantárgy elvégzéshez szükséges oktatási anyagok, szakirodalom a kurzus moodle-oldaláról érhető el a hallgatóknak (edu.gtk.bme.hu) – Books, notes, downloadable materials (edu.gtk.bme.hu)

General Rules

félévközi zárthelyi teszt

Performance assessment methods

midterm tests

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

  • midterm tests: 100

Percentage of exam elements within the rating

  • :

Conditions for obtaining a signature, validity of the signature

Órák rendszeres látogatása

Issuing grades

%
Excellent 91-100
Very good 80-90
Good 70-79
Satisfactory 60-69
Pass 40-59
Fail < 40

Retake and late completion

Retakes and make-ups are regulated by the University’s Code on Education and Examination.

Coursework required for the completion of the subject

Nature of work Number of sessions per term
class attendance 28
prep. for assessment 32
total 60

Approval and validity of subject requirements

Topics covered during the term

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.

Lecture topics

Additional lecturers

Name Position Contact details
Kocsis János Balázs egyetemi docens kocsis.janos@gtk.bme.hu

Approval and validity of subject requirements