SOC2102 Introduction to Social Research
Methods of social inquiry and research techniques, research designs, data collection, measurement, analysis and interpretation. 
 
SOC2103 Social Statistics
Basic concepts and methods in statistical analysis necessary for social analysis. 
 
SOC2104 Ethnographic Studies
This course will provide the student with an introduction to the methods of doing fieldwork and empirical research, and writing ethnography or cultural critique as an outcome of research. 
 
SOC3201 History of Sociology
Sociological tradition and development, considering major contributions to social theory by masters of sociological thought. 
 
SOC3202 Social Thoughts
Exploration of selected topics in social thought through a comparative perspective. 
 
SOC3204 Social Theory
Introductory survey of the development of major sociological theories. 
 
SOC3302 Population and Society
A survey of demographic problems and introduction to methods and techniques of demographic analysis. 
 
SOC3304 Urban Space and Society
Nature and growth of rural communities and cities, urbanization, structure and process of modern urban life. 
 
SOC3305 Area Studies I
Systematic review of sociological research on selected regions: Asia, Africa, North and South America, and Europe. 
 
SOC3306 Social Structure and Agency
This course explores the relation between macro social phenomena and micro motives of individuals. Recent discussions in the philosophy of sciences concerning emergent properties and micro-macro links are dealt with. 
 
SOC3307 Organization Theory
Concepts and theories of social organization. A review of models of structure and function of formal organization. 
 
SOC3310 Sociology of Work and Leisure
A survey of the historic and social background of industrialization and an introduction to theories about industrialization, industrial organizations, and values. 
 
SOC3311 Culture and Society
A socio-empirical analysis of the relationship between culture and society. 
 
SOC3312 Topics in Korean Studies
Sociological analysis of Korean society. 
 
SOC3313 Comparative Organization Studies
A comparative, macro-structural analysis of the relationship between organizations and their environments. 
 
SOC3314 Area Studies II
Systematic review of sociological research on selected regions: Asia, Africa, North and South America, and Europe. 
 
SOC3315 Special Topics in Sociology II
Designed to explore materials and topics not available through regular course offerings; this course may also accommodate innovative approaches. 
 
SOC3401 Social Change
Theories of social change. Modernization and development in developing societies. 
 
SOC3402 Comparative East Asian Studies
A comparative and historical study on China, Japan, Taiwan and the two Koreas in the context of globalization and post-Socialist transformation. 
 
SOC3404 Environment and Society
A sociological diagnosis of environment problems and its possible resolutions. 
 
SOC3501 Social Policy
Policies for social development with special attention to the practical application of theories of social policies. 
 
SOC3503 Political Sociology
Political structure, institutions, and generic processes of political life. 
 
SOC3601 Social Psychology
Various perspectives of modern social psychology along with theories of personality, interaction, groups, and mass society. 
 
SOC3602 Cultural Anthropology
The basic premises and concepts of cultural anthropology with special attention to the relationship between symbolic systems and society. 
 
SOC3603 Sociology of Family
The development and functions of family in various societies with a special focus on the changing patterns of the family in the context of industrialization. 
 
SOC3604 Knowledge and Information Society
This course analyzes the patterns of social change brought by the advances of information technology such as the Internet, and computer mediated communication. The issues cover the rise of network society, on-line community, identity in cyber space, etc. 
 
SOC3606 Sociology of Science and Technology
This course investigates the social and organizational conditions under which newer innovations are produced. The topic involves the societal influences on the technological development paths and technology closure or lock-in. It also covers the role of government policies promulgating industrial development. 
 
SOC3610 Seminar on Mass Culture
This course is an introduction to the theories of popular culture and explores changing concepts and practices concerning popular culture. 
 
SOC3611 Sex Roles in Society
The patterns of sex roles, gender personality, and inequality in power and privileges between sexes in cross-cultural and evolutionary perspectives. 
 
SOC3613 Art and Society
The course analyzes the forms and contents of art, including music, painting, and literature to identify the relationship between art and society. 
 
SOC3614 Images and Society
This course focuses on interpretation of cultures represented in ethnographic films and popular movies. Students are expected to critique the cultural texts and to study alternative ways of representations. 
 
SOC3615 Sociology of Body1: Social Organization of Sexuality
This course will examine how sexual behaviors that have long been treated as desires determined by biological factors are formed, maintained, and transformed by social factors and at the same time, how they change a society through sexual networks including marriages. Especially we will focus on sexual networks, choice of sex partners, homophily of partnership in the light of class, age, gender, or area. 
 
SOC3701 Special Topics in Sociology I
Designed to explore materials and topics not available through regular course offerings; this course may also accommodate innovative approaches. 
 
SOC3702 Geography
A study on the relationship between human action and environment from the theories of space and structure. 
 
SOC3703 North Korean Society and Issues of Reunification
An attempt to understand the situation of North Korean society and to seek out an alternative to the current division of the Korean Peninsula. 
 
SOC4101 Thesis Writing
Writing an empirical research paper on various topics of sociology. 
 
SOC4102 Sociology of Religion
An examination of the relation of religion to culture, society, and social change. An analysis of changing religious outlooks and expressions in the modern world. 
 
SOC4103 Social Research Workshop
Research design including hypothesis and theory construction and techniques for verification and interpretation of data. 
 
SOC4104 Topics in Civil Society
A systematic study of various issues in Civil Society such as voluntary associations, public spheres, social movements, and popular culture. 
 
SOC4105 Special Topics in Anthropology
Exploration of major issues in current theory and methods of cultural anthropology in relation to the study of Korean society and culture. 
 
SOC4106 Contemporary Organization Studies
An advanced study of the complex and formal organizations in contemporary societies. 
 
SOC4107 Social Issues
Analysis of the conditions under which selected social phenomena are defined as social issues. Exploration of the causes and the solutions of the issues. 
 
SOC4108 Methodology of Social Sciences
It covers some selected controversial issues in the methodology of social sciences. The topics to be covered are the questions of value and fact, theory and practice, and methodological reductionism. The course compares different methodological principles that give varying answers to these questions. 
 
SOC4109 Economic Sociology
This course examines the relationship between economic phenomena and social structure. 
 
SOC4110 Medical Sociology
The sociological concepts and theories of medical institutions and public health in modern society. 
 
SOC4111 Theories of Culture
The concept of culture and various approaches in cultural anthropology such as evolutionism, functionalism, symbolic anthropology, structuralism, culture and personality, and cultural ecology. 
 
SOC4112 Cultural Studies and Cultural Industry
This course intends to help students for their future careers in the cultural industry by studying theories of popular culture and by offering a chance to work in the cultural industry. 
 
SOC4113 Market and Society
A close examination of the relationship between social institutions and structure in market, production, distribution and consumption. 
 
SOC4114 Research and Practice (Internship)
A course to apply sociological knowledge and theories to everyday life. 
 
SOC4115 Historical Sociology
A study about the social aspect of history and the historical aspect of society from the historical perspective to understand social change. 
 
SOC4116 Comparative Sociology
Comparative approaches to the social systems of selected societies in the context of modernizing changes. 
 
SOC4117 Modern Society
A course on the issues of modernity including post-industrialism, class, power, and cultural meaning system. 
 
SOC4118 Social Class and Inequality
The nature of stratification, inequality in power and privileges, structure and processes of stratification and class. 
 
SOC4119 Law and Society
Processes and problems of legislation and law enforcement in comparative perspective. 
 
SOC4120 Sociology of Body 2: Sociological Processes of Health and Illness
This course will examine how health and illness that have long been treated as bio-medical issues are actually formed, transformed, and transmitted in societies. Especially we will focus on physical health and illness from psychological ones (although the division between the two are now old and arbitrary). Social networks and other more macro environmental factors such as neighborhoods will be seriously discussed as social forces that are essential in the health and illness of social members. 
 
SOC4204 Contemporary Sociological Theories
Fundamental issues in contemporary sociological theories. 
 
SOC4303 Work and Occupations
The course investigates the sociological implications of occupation. It covers social meanings of occupations, occupational choice, job satisfaction and occupational processes and occupational mobility. 
 
SOC4304 East Asian Thoughts
Comparative study of the social thoughts and social systems of selected societies in East Asia in the context of tradition and modernizing changes. 
 
SOC4305 Other Modernities in East Asia
This undergraduate seminar provides a comparative and international introduction to understand the notion of “Modernity” in the East Asian context. 
 
SOC4404 Developmental Sociology
Understanding of various theories of national development and under-development, and analysis of the Korean development experience. 
 
SOC4501 Collective Behavior and Social Movement
The concepts and theories of the collective and the structure and processes of social movements. 
 
SOC4503 Deviation and Social Control
Various institutions of social control in context of social structure and social change. 
 
SOC4604 Sociology of Knowledge
A study of the relationship between knowledge and society including the question of “knowledge for whom and what?” 
 
TTP3809 Curriculum Development and Teaching Methods of Social Studies
Study of methods appropriate in teaching social studies in secondary schools.
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