2(f),12(B) Status

Estd.- 1976

Maharaja Lakshman Sen Memorial College, Sundernagar

Lalit Sen Institute Of Business Education & Technology

A Post-Graduate Institution Affiliated to H.P. University, Shimla
NAAC Accredited with Grade 'B'

Sociology Department


Welcome to the webpage of Department of Sociology. This department was started with the establishment of MLSM College in 1976.
It is a single faculty department.
It offers course to undergraduate classes. It relates the students with their day to day life.
The courses taught in UG Classes are:


Fundamentals of Sociology
Sociology of India
Rural Sociology
Sociological Theories
Techniques of Social Research
Methods of Sociological enquiry
Sociology of Environment
Religion and Society
Polity and Society in India
Theory and Practice of Development
Social Stratification
Economy and Society

Scope:

By taking this subject students can seek employment in the field of Social Defence, Social Planning, Medical, Social Welfare, Social Projects, Education, etc.
Students can be appointed as a Child Development Officer, Social Welfare Officer, Probation Officer, Labour Officer, teachers in higher education, etc.
Students can adopt this subject as an optional subject to Indian Civil Service’s and Provincial Services.

Students of all undergraduate general degree programme at the time of graduation will be able to:-
Critical Thinking:- Apply sociological knowledge to new problems and social issues. Analyze information in relation to course material and previous sociological courses. Propose solutions for problems.
Sociological research methods/techniques:- Demonstrate an understanding quantitative and qualitative and qualitative methods. Appropriately select which method to employ, interpret and analyse data determine the significance of research findings.
Social Theory:- Demonstrate an understanding of sociological theories. Demonstrate an understanding of analyze and evaluate how theories are impacted by social and historical conditions.
Social Institutions:- List, demonstrate an understanding and analyze major social institutions. Demonstrate understanding of analyze evaluate and propose solution to reduce problems within institutions using social justice practice. Analyze and evaluate that how stratification mitigate experiences of individuals with in institutions.
Race, class, Gender:- Define and demonstrate and understanding of race, class and gender inequality. Define and demonstrate, analyze and evaluate and propose improvements to theories of race, class, gender inequality.
Society:- Discuss and understand that how people are interrelated on the basis of social relations and know how to behave in the society in different situations and help them to be a good citizen of the society.
Social Problems:- Think critically about the social problems that how some critical situations disorganise our society and give suggestions to remove these problems and be aware about the various policies and acts made by the government to abolish these problems from the society.
Programme Specific Outcomes of Sociology:-
1. Demonstrate a basic understanding of theoretical paradigms used to study social phenomena and generate research in the field of Sociology.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the research method process, the various data collections techniques available for conducting research within the social science.
3. Demonstrate an ability to apply sociological concepts and theories to the real world and ultimately their everyday activities.
4. Demonstrate an understanding of the formation and functions of the social institutions that exists in our society.
5. Demonstrate an understanding of the social groups that operate in our development and socializations.
6. Upon completions of BA in Sociology students will be able to

• Think critically about the causes and consequences of social inequality.
• Design and evaluate empirical sociological research.
• Explain and apply the major theoretical prospective in sociology.
• Communicate orally and in writing about sociological concepts. Use their sociological educations outside the classroom, particularly in their career or further education.

List of Courses

Sr. No Course Code Course Title
1 SOC 0101 Fundamental of Sociology
2 SOC 0203 Society in India
3 SOC 0306 Rural Sociology
4 SOC 0408 Social Problems in India
5 SOC 0511 Sociology of Environment
6 SOC 0613 Sociological Theories
7 SOCL 101 Introduction to Sociology
8 SOCL 201 Sociology of India
9 SOCL 301 Sociological Theories
10 SOCL 302 Techniques of Social Research
11 SOCL 401 Methods of Sociological Enquiry
12 SOCL 402 Sociology of Environment
13 SOCL 501 Population Studies
14 SOCL 502 Religion and Society
15 SOCL 503 Marriage, Family and Kinship
16 SOCL504 Polity and society in India
17 SOCL 601 Theory and Practice of Development
18 SOCL 602 Social Stratifications
19 SOCL 603 Gender and Sexuality
20 SOCL 604 Economy And Society

SCHEME FOR CBCS SYSTEM IN SOCIOLOGY

Year Course Type Course Name Credits CCA ESE Total Marks

 

 

BA

First Year

DSC-IA

Introduction to Sociology

06

30

70

100

DSC-2A

Society In India

06

30

70

100

 

 

 

BA

Second

Year

DSC-1C

Sociological Theories

06

30

70

100

DSC-2C

Methods of  Sociological Enquiry

06

30

70

100

SEC-I

Techniques of Social Research

04

30

70

100

SEC-2

Sociology of Environment

04

30

70

100

 

BA 5th Semester

SEC-3

Population Studies

04

30

70

100

DSE-1A

Religion and Society

06

30

70

100

BA 6th Semester

SEC-4

Theory and Practice of Development

04

30

70

100

DSE-1B

Social Stratification

06

30

70

100

Course Outcomes


Sr. No

Course Title

 

Outcomes

After the completion of this course students will be able to:

1

Introduction to Sociology

· Define sociology and discuss about the nature and significance of sociology

· Understand the history of sociology

· Discuss about the scope of sociology and describe how sociology is differs from and is similar to other sciences

· Understand the sociological concepts and correlate

sociological concepts with their day to day life and give examples

2

Sociology of India

· Define basic concepts and give examples

· Discuss about the unity and diversity of India

· Show interrelationship and demonstrate the relevance of the concepts such as caste, class, tribes, family and kinship

· Discuss about the different movements such as Dalit’s movements, women movements etc.

· Understand and discuss about the various policies

and programmes that are made for the upliftment of women and Dalits

3

Sociological Theories

· Familiar to the classical sociological thinkers whose work has shaped the discipline of sociology

· Understand the role of theory in sociology

· Define theory and describe its role in building sociological knowledge

· Understand and show how theories reflect the historical and social contexts of times and cultures in which they were developed

· Demonstrate an understanding of sociological

theories in small groups and to express their opinions

4

Techniques of Social Research

· Develop the skill to understand and use techniques employed by social scientists to investigate social phenomena

· Emphasis on formulating research design methods of data collection and data analysis

· Collect, analyze and interpret qualitative data, derived from interview, observation, questionnaire

· Understand the importance of data collection sources

· Analyze data through coding, tabulation and interpret research findings.

· Describe different methods of data collection

5

Methods of Sociological Enquiry

After completion of this course students will be able:-

· To understand methods of research

· To understand research design such as exploratory and descriptive

Faculty

Name : Anita Dogra

Email : dograanita@gmail.com

Mobile No. : 9459763083

Qualification : M.Phil.

Events

Syllabus

Subject Syllabus
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Our Achievements

Self Financing Scheme

Pioneer institution to start courses under Self financing scheme in the state of Himachal Pradesh.

Concept of B. Ed.

First college in the state to introduce the concept of B. Ed. under self financing scheme.

M. Sc.

First college in the state to introduce M. Sc’s in Physics and Chemistry.

Excellence in Sports

Has consistently maintained a tradition of excellence in sports and culture for the last 40 years.

Boxing

Designated as Centre of Excellence for Boxing by the District Sports Council, Mandi.

Department

Presently has 17 departments with a student strength of more than 3000.