YONSEI UNIVERSITY

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

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Course Number SOC 6507 (Sociological Inquiries) 3 Credits
This course encourages students to review the vast range of key areas and research themes of sociology and conduct research on theoretical and empirical issues.


Course Number SOC 6511 Seminar in Sociological Theory 3 Credits
The course is outlined to explore key aspects of theory structure, revolving around prominent theoreticians of sociology, including Max Weber and Emile Durkheim.


Course Number SOC 6512 Theory in Social Psychology 3 Credits
This course is designed to review theories surrounding various phenomenon connected with individuals and society, including personal character, attitude, and collective behavior, and help students understand organic relationship among individuals and societies.


Course Number SOC 6514 Qualitative Research Methods 3 Credits
The course covers sociological research methods on problems that arouse from qualitative approach, including case studies, participant observation, and analysis of historical records, and adequate solutions.


Course Number SOC 6515 Statistical Research Methods 1 3 Credits
The course outlines students to acquire knowledge in logical backgrounds behind analysis of materials and reasoning of relation between cause and effect and learn essential statistical research methods for analysis, including hypothesis testing, multiple regression analysis, categorical logistic regression analysis, and analysis of interaction of dummy variables.


Course Number SOC 6516, 6517, 7518, 7519 Special Topics in Sociology 1, 2, 3, 4 3 Credits for Each Course
This course is designed for students to choose themes that newly arise in the academia or need intensive discussion for streamlined discussion and debate.


Course Number SOC6524 Ethnography 3 Credits
This course is designed for researching ethnographical cases of a variety of forms of societies that either existed or exists on the planet.


Course Number SOC6531 Theories of Deviance 3 Credits
The course reviews theories behind key characters, categories, and reasons behind deviations and theories of adequate solutions and measures.


Course Number SOC6565 Social Class and Issues of Inequality 3 Credits
This course is designed for analysis of general theories of social classes an d impacts on structure of social classes and movement, and studies on lifestyle, opportunities, difference within contexts of value structure, and mobility, pivoting around case studies.


Course Number SOC6566 Organization Theory 3 Credits
The course conducts critical review of models of structure and function of formal organization.


Course Number SOC6577 Family in Modern Society 3 Credits
The course pursues sociological exploration on changes in family life and family system in the modern society that continues transitions and issues aroused from the changes.


Course Number SOC6578 Cultural Studies 3 Credits
The course reviews theories behind humanity and culture, revolving around symbols, structures, functionality, and history.


Course Number SOC7612 Statistical Research Methods 2 3 Credits
This is a course on understanding longitudinal materials as multi-level materials, with focus on validation of cause and effect relationship, including analysis methods on longitudinal materials that have introduced time dimension.


Course Number SOC8620 Statistical Research Methods 3 3 Credits
This course is designed for learning categorical material analysis methods that are widely used in sociology, including logarithm linear model, analysis of logit and probit analysis, multinominal/ordered logit analysis.


Course Number SOC7625 Mathematical Sociology 3 Credits
The course covers mathematical research, which is in contrast with economic methodology.


Course Number SOC7665 Political Sociology 3 Credits
This course is designed to study commonality and difference via comparative analysis through the prism of sociology on systematic and structural features of the societies in Korea, China, and Japan.


Course Number SOC7630 Marketing and Organization 3 Credits
The course reviews various forms of organizations responding to different environments and industrial structures. Further, this course is outlined to compare and examine a variety of organization theories, including organization theories in neoinstitutional economics, structuralist organizational theories, contingency theory, and ecological organization theory, and analyze impact of industrial structures of different countries on forms of organizations.


Course Number SOC7632 Sociology of Body: Medical Sociology 3 Credits
The course highlights on behaviors in medical circles from sociological perspective and seeks measures for rationalizations in the industry.


Course Number SOC7654 Collective Behavior and Social Movement 3 Credits
This assesses theories on forms of collective behaviors, organizations, and progress of development, and conducts analytic review on historical references.


Course Number SOC7668 Social Policy 3 Credits
The course is for sociological research on political, economic, and cultural policies for sound social development.


Course Number SOC6681, 6682, 7683, 7684 Seminar on Korean Society 1, 2, 3, 4 3 Credits
Pivoting around singularity and generality of the Korean society, conceptualization, and approach methods, the course analyzes system and value structure of the Korean society, and further, phases and progress of social integration and transformation.


Course Number SOC7687 Industrial Sociology 3 Credits
The course studies sociological study and discussion on industrialization and industrialized society.


Course Number SOC7689 Art and Society 3 Credits
The course is outlined for analysis of arts – music, fine arts, and literature – from sociological aspects.


Course Number SOC7690 Urban Space and Social Theories 3 Credits
Throughout this course, students shall conduct comprehensive review on various research on urban sociology and seek directionality of sociological study on cities in Korea.


Course Number SOC9999 Directed Research 1
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Course Number SOC7753 Inequality and Social Justice 3 Credits
The course is for discussion on social justice through the prism of various ideas and theoretical approaches. The focus will be laid on mechanism behind inequality in distribution of social resource, including power, wealth, honor, and self-esteem, and justice of distribution. Considering that social justice related with inequality is closely related with human rights, discussion will be further expanded to cover related topics. Definition on social justice shall be explored by theoretical discussion from both the East and the West, and further, debates will take place on potential of achieving justice in distribution in the modern society.


Course Number SOC7777 Methodological Foundations of Social Science 3 Credits
This course aims to take a closer look at sociological methodologies that sometimes conflict and integrate some other times. The first half of the course is outlined for exploration of logic behind a diversity of explanations, while the latter half is designed for issues of understanding.


Course Number SOC8721 Statistical Research Methods 4 3 Credits
This course is designed for learning categorical material analysis methods that are widely used in sociology, including logarithm linear model, analysis of logit and probit analysis, multinominal/ordered logit analysis.


Course Number SOC7722 Modern Society 3 Credits
Linking with issues of power, class, and cultural symbols, studies are to be conducted on structure and transformation in modern industrial society or post-industrial society.


Course Number SOC6681, 6682, 7683, 7684 Seminar on Korean Society 1, 2, 3, 4 3 Credits
This course is a workshop for PhD students to study the recent trend in research with professors and further develop their research ideas. MA students are permitted to enroll for auditing. Multiple workshops are held every semester and topic for each workshop shall be indicated on course plan of the semester.


Course Number SOC67752 Topics on Knowledge Information Society 3 Credits
Concepts and theory of social structure shall be subject of comparative studies from different angles.


Course Number SOC8811 Analysis of Social Structure 3 Credits
The course studies organizational structure, forms, and results that differ by areas and social contexts from comparative perspective.


Course Number SOC8817 Comparative Organization Studies 3 Credits
This course is to focus on analysis of sociological research tasks on phases and process of economic development after reviewing existing theories on economic development throughout the process of social changes.


Course Number SOC8820 Marketing and Organization 2 3 Credits
This course is to focus on analysis of sociological research tasks on phases and process of economic development after reviewing existing theories on economic development throughout the process of social changes.


Course Number SOC8825 State and Civil Society 3 Credits
The course is designed to review theoretical and empirical research on the theory of state and analyze features of Korea as a state throughout its history.


Course Number SOC8872 Gender and Society 3 Credits
This course covers division of roles by gender and difference in characters that have been revealed from sociological and anthropological research, and issues of power distribution from perspectives with pursuit of an equal society.


Course Number SOC8887 Sociology of Body: Sexuality 3 Credits
Sexuality is, in fact, one of the topics with sociological significance, yet have been researched insufficiently. This course contemplates upon how sexuality of humans structuralize and change sociologically.


Course Number SOC888 Individualism and Communitarianism 3 Credits
This course encourages students to review the vast range of key areas and research themes of sociology and conduct research on theoretical and empirical issues.