Bachelor of Community Economic Development (BCED)
Students pursuing this program will require 40 units to graduate. From academic year 2015/16 the department will offer the newly revised Bachelor of Arts in Sociology degree as a standalone programme subject to TCU approval.
Candidates for Social studies will be admitted on the basis of the University regulations, which govern admission process.
There are 18 core courses for each field of study. Each of these courses has two units. The core courses thus accounts for 36 units. An addition of 4 units can be obtained from elective courses opted from various course including their respective departments. A total of 40 units will have to be covered by a student in order to qualify to graduate
|OSS 121||Introduction to Sociology||2|
|OSS 122||Introduction to Social Science Research Methods||2|
|OSS 123||Classical Sociological Theory||2|
|OSS 124||Introduction to social Psychology||2|
|OSS 125||Critical thinking and argumentation||2|
|OCP 100||Introduction to computer||1|
|OFP 017||Communication skills||1|
NOTE: After successful completion of all core courses in level I above, a student willbe allowed to choose a specialization from options A, B or C. However, while doing a specialization course of one’s choice, in level II and III, students MUST also do compulsory courses in levels 11 and level III respectively. See the table below on guide to units for BASO students.
|OSS 221||Contemporary Sociological Theory||2|
|OSS 222||Social Science Research Methods||2|
|OSS 223 a||Field Practice I||1|
|OSS 321||Sociology of knowledge||2|
|OSS 322||Poverty, wealth and inequality||2|
|OSS 323||Globalization and social problems||2|
|OSS 223 b||Field practice II||1|
Course work accounts for 30% which includes one main timed test (MTT). The Annual Examination accounts for 70%, thus making a total of 100% score.