Course syllabus SOC - Sociology and Social Psychology (FBE - WS 2019/2020)

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Course code: SOC
Course title in language of instruction: Sociologie a sociální psychologie
Course title in Czech: Sociology and Social Psychology
Course title in English: Sociology and Social Psychology
Mode of completion and number of credits: Exam (3 credits)
(1 ECTS credit = 28 hours of workload)
Mode of delivery/Timetabled classes: full-time, 2/1 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Language of instruction: Czech
Level of course: bachelor
Semester: WS 2019/2020
Name of lecturer: doc. PhDr. Martina Rašticová, Ph.D. (supervisor)
Prerequisites: not Final Bachelor Exam
Aims of the course:
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Course contents:
1.Sociology as a science of society, the formation of sociology, definition, relationship to other sciences and practices, special sociological disciplines. (allowance 4/3)
2.Social reality and ways of knowledge. Naturalism, psychologism and sociologism. Sociology as a science of social facts (E. Durkheim). Sociology as a science of social behavior (M. Weber). (allowance 2/0)
3.Basic paradigms of sociological thought. The theory of consensus, conflict, interpretive sociology. The issue of power. (allowance 2/1)
4.Society stratified and structured. Social structure, social stratification, social status and its indicators, social and cultural capital, social mobility. The problem of equality (allowance 2/2)
5.Culture, enculturation, acculturation, social subculture and counterculture. Social deviation, anomie. Social control, socialization as a universal instrument of social control. (allowance 4/1)
6.Sociological Research. Methods and techniques of sociological research. Phases of a sociological research. Sociometry and sociotechnic. (allowance 2/4)
7.Social psychology in the system of sciences, structure of psychological sciences, application of social psychology in the working environment (allowance 2/0)
8.Personality in the social context` development of personality, socialization, self-perception, social perception, mistakes of social perception (allowance 2/1)
9.Social communication (nonverbal and verbal communication, theory of attribution) (allowance 2/2)
10.The individual and the group and their mutual interaction (social facilitation, social loafing, conformity, obedience, group processes, styles of leadership) (allowance 2/0)
11.Attitudes (concept of attitudes, attitudes change, stereotypes, prejudices, racism, measuring of attitudes) (allowance 2/0)
12.Pro-social behaviour and aggression (altruism, theories of aggression, stress and coping with stress, conflicts and their solving) (allowance 2/0)
Learning outcomes and competences:
Generic competences:
-Ability to apply knowledge
-Ability to solve problems
-Capacity to adapt to new situations
-General knowledge
-Interpersonal skills

Specific competences:
-Student can identify the characteristics of interpersonal social behaviour
-Student knows the principles of research in social sciences
-Students should be acquainted with famous theories, concepts, methods, and paradimgs of Soc. psychology and Sociology
-Students schould be have knowledge in use of psychological methods for managerial work.

Type of course unit: required
Year of study: Not applicable - the subject could be chosen at anytime during the course of the programme.
Work placement: There is no compulsory work placement in the course unit.
Recommended study modules: -
Learning activities and study load (hours of study load):
Type of teaching methodDaily attendance
Direct teaching
     lecture28 h
     seminar14 h
     preparation for exam22 h
     elaboration and execution of projects14 h
     writing of seminar paper6 h
Total84 h
Assessment methods:
Recommended reading:
TypeAuthorTitlePublished inPublisherYearISBN
RQHAYESOVÁ, N.Základy sociální psychologiePrahaPortál2007978-80-7367-283-6
RQHEWSTONE, M. -- STROEBE, W.Sociální psychologie: moderní učebnice sociální psychologiePrahaPortál200680-7367-092-5
RQKELLER, J.Úvod do sociologiePrahaSociologické nakladatelství200480-86429-39-3
RQSLAMĚNÍK, I. -- VÝROST, J.Sociální psychologiePrahaGrada2008978-80-247-1428-8
RQMORAWSKI, W.Ekonomická sociologie: [problémy, teorie, empirie]PrahaSociologické nakladatelství200580-86429-43-1
REDISMAN, M.Jak se vyrábí sociologická znalostKarolinum2005
RESEDLÁČEK, T.Ekonomie dobra a zla: po stopách lidského tázání od Gilgameše po finanční kriziPraha65. pole2012978-80-87506-10-3


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