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Sociology
Bachelor of Arts (Minor subject)

Short description

Short description

The BA minor 'Sociology' imparts basic knowledge and key findings of sociological research. The students will be familiarised with classical and modern sociological theories and acquire knowledge about sociodemographic fundamentals as well as structures of social inequalities. The programme also imparts knowledge of empirical methods. The standard period of study is six semesters. Typical fields of education are public relations, event management, advertisement, marketing und education.

Combination options

For this study programme you need a major subject

Art History
English and American Studies
German Languages and Literatures
Historical Studies
Japanese Studies
Jewish Studies
Philosophy
Romance Languages and Literatures

Entry/Admission requirements

 The general prerequisite for the admission is a general higher education entrance qualification.

Programme content

The BA minor 'Sociology' imparts basic knowledge and key findings of sociological research. The students will be familiarised with classical and modern sociological theories and acquire knowledge about sociodemographic fundamentals as well as structures of social inequalities. The subject further teaches key findings in the field of micro-sociology (e.g. values, norms, social order), in the field of macro-sociology (e.g. social structures, institutions, social change) as well as specific sociologies such as political sociology, family-sociology or cultural sociology. The students will learn to acquire and critically evaluate sociological theories and methods. Additionally, the programme imparts knowledge of empirical methods. In this context the programme also imparts knowledge of empirical methods.

Programme structure

The standard period of study is six semesters.

Programme objectives/Career prospects

Typical fields of education are public relations, event management, advertisement, marketing und education.

Programme start:
Winter semester
Programme duration:
6 semesters
Language of instruction:
German
Application procedure:
Local admission restrictions - HHU
Closing date for applications:
08/05/2021 - 31/07/2021
Closing date for enrolment:
As stated in letter of acceptance
Closing date for re-registration:
01/07/2021 - 15/08/2021
Relevant documents:

Examination regulations

Module guide

Both available in German only.

Study programme contact:

Dr. Melanie Reddig

Study programme/Department
SSC contact:

Student Services Center (SSC)
Building: 21.02 / SSC
Phone +49 211 81‐12345

 

For questions regarding the course of studies and for examination issues:

Student and Examination Administration
Contact Examination Administration

Student Services Center (SSC)

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