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Core Courses

Core Courses
Academic Number Course Title Grades Remarks
SOC 501 Seminar on Contemporary Sociological Theory [3] It analyzes and studies in depth the general theories of the Contemporary Sociology including theories of structural-functionalism and symbolic interaction.
SOC 502 Seminar on Social Research Method [3] It teaches various methods of social research.
SOC 503 Seminar on Social Statistics I [3] It discusses the basic descriptive statistics and inferential statistics under the close linkage social research.
SOC 504 Seminar on History of Sociology [3] It discusses the historical development of major sociological theories.
SOC 505 Seminar on Social Change   It examines the methods of social change researches and consequences of social change and analyzes empirical studies and social change theories.
SOC 506 Seminar on Social Stratification [3] It analyzes research cases and the classical and contemporary approaches and theories to social stratification.
SOC 508 Seminar on Cultural Anthropology [3] It examines patterned forms behavior of society and human beings from cultural anthropological perspectives.
SOC 509 Seminar on Formal Organization [3] It discusses research methods and theories of structure, characteristics and transformations of a formal or complex organization of society.
SOC 511 Seminar on Sociological Methodology [3] It studies procedures and models related the scientific research method of sociology.
SOC 512 Seminar on Social Psychology [3] It addresses contemporary social psychological theories - origins and core concepts, the range of phenomena treated by each and implications for research and studies the interaction of the individual psychological processes and social circumstances.
SOC 514 Seminar on Qualitative Research Method [3] This course is an intensive, practice-oriented exploration of one qualitative research method such as participant-observation, interviewing and narrative analysis for understanding context and culture of a society. Treatment of the method includes : logics of inquiry, analysis of data obtained through the method, and uses of the method.

 

Major Courses

Major Courses
Academic Number Course Title Grades Remarks
SOC 601 Seminar on Rural Sociology [3] It comparatively examines the structure and characteristics of communities in different societies.
SOC 603 Seminar on Population Studies [3] It introduces the concepts and methods of demographic analysis and provides general understanding of the processes that shape population size, structure, and dynamics and with the logical bases for the most frequent measures of these processes.
SOC 606 Seminar on Collective Behavior [3] It analyzes theories and theses of the collective behavior.
SOC 607 Sociology of Industry and Labor [3] It examines the structure and characteristics of the industrial society and process of labor.
SOC 608 Seminar on Social Development [3] It discusses theories and the phenomena of the social development.
SOC 611 Seminar on Political Sociology [3] It studies society and relations between human and the power as a political phenomenon from sociological perspectives.
SOC 612 Seminar on Sociology of Religion [3] It analyzes the relation between society and religion and studies the structure and functions of the religious body.
SOC 613 Seminar on Economic Sociology [3] It provides sociological analysis on a production and consumption of the contemporary society.
SOC 614 Seminar on Sociology of Knowledge [3] It explores the tradition and tendency in the intellectual legacy of Germany, France, and America.
SOC 615 Seminar on Comparative Sociology [3] It compares various societies, races, and states with special emphasis on the method of the comparative study.
SOC 616 Seminar on Deviant Behavior [3] It provides sociological frames of reference for studying deviant behavior. Factors and conditions underlie disagreement about fundamental values; their relation to personal and social maladjustment; evaluation of various theories and treatments including the deviant behavior of juveniles.
SOC 617 Seminar on Historical Sociology [3] It discusses the research methods and theories of social history study by following the historical currency of the social factors.
SOC 619 Seminar on North Korean Society [3] It logically explains systems and structure of North Korean society and examines its realities to understand with special emphasis on the method of the comparative study.
SOC 620 Seminar on Sociology of Law [3] It examines theory and research on the social processes and effects of law and analyzes law-related behavior in daily life, legal institutions, law and social structure the institutionalization.
SOC 622 Seminar on Information and Culture [3] It analyzes cultural phases of information age, newly emerging characteristics of the society.
SOC 623 Information Society [3] It examines the relation between the information and society as a social phenomenon shaped by post-industrial societies.
SOC 625 Seminar on Sociology of Leisure [3] It reviews the meaning and functional aspect of leisure in contemporary society from sociological perspectives.
SOC 627 Seminar on Urban Sociology [3] It reviews and analyzes the process of urbanization, urban structure, urban politics, and problems in contemporary urban area.
SOC 628 Seminar on Criminology [3] It examines theories and measurements of a crime, theories of treatment and control and correctional methods.
SOC 629 Seminar on Sociology of Family [3] It addresses current perspectives on the family including social theories. It also covers historical evidence on the family, functions of the family and changes in those functions, the family in various cultures, marriage, cohabitation, children, divorce, and alternative family forms.
SOC 630 Seminar on Statistics II [3] It reviews of statistical inference - analysis of variance and covariance, multiple regression and correlation, discrete attributes.
SOC 631 Seminar on Environment and Society [3] It examines the interaction between societies and their environments including human ecology, environmental attitudes and individual and social reactions.
SOC 632 Study of Korean Social History [3] It examines the Korean historical changes in the sociological perspective.
SOC 633 Seminar on Social Anthropology [3] It analyzes patterned forms of behavior of society and human being through comparison with other societies.
SOC 634 Study of Korean Family Structure [3] It studies the Korean family structure within the framework of social relations and social changes.
SOC 636 Sports and Society [3] It analyzes the meaning of sports in the contemporary society from sociological perspectives.
SOC 638 Theory Construction in Sociology [3] It studies methods and notions for construction of sociological theory.
SOC 640 Seminar on Cultural Sociology [3] The course examines the meaning of culture and how to research culture, as well as its social function and dynamics of change along with many case studies.
SOC 642 World System and Global Changes [3] This course explores the transformation of global capitalism from the World-System perspectives.
SOC 643 Seminar on Sociology of Gender [3] This course explores the transformation of global capitalism from the World-System perspectives.
SOC 644 Seminar on Social Movement Theory [3] The course examines various perspectives and theoretical issues on the rise, process and results of contemporary social movements and applies them to actual social movement case studies.
SOC 646 Seminar on Information Economy [3] The course examines the Information Economy that is becoming high percentages in world economy and seeks to apprehend the social impact of it.
SOC 647 Seminar on Social Policy [3] The course explores theories and researches on the structures, aspects, mechanisms, and results of social inequality and seek social policies to enhance social equalities.
SOC 701 Contemporary Social Thoughts [3] It examines the principal currency of contemporary social thoughts and searches for the theory and research method of social thought.
SOC 702 Social Structure and the State [3] It examines the relation between structure and function of society and the role and function of state.
SOC 703 Social Welfare [3] It reviews theories and research methods in the field of social welfare.
SOC 704 Sociology of Science and Technology [3] It explores various aspects of the sciences and technologies under the linkage between social impact and influence of sciences and technologies and the social change.
SOC 705 Social Gerontology [3] It examines aging and related social problems and societal responses.
SOC 708 Women and Development [3] It studies the issues of women and their participation in social development.
SOC 710 Study of Korean Society [3] It questions about the contemporary situation and analyzes empirical studies.
SOC 711 Body and Culture [3] The course examines how culture affects the meanings and practices of body sexuality.
SOC 714 Medical Sociology [3] It examines and analyzes health, disease, and health care systems from broad political, economic, social, and cultural contexts.
SOC 715 Social Problems [3] It presents many problems of Korean society and searches for the treatment by examination of their characteristics.
SOC 716 Sociology of Education [3] It presents a review of formations of education system and the related social events.
SOC 718 Sociology of Art [3] It helps students have better understanding of society by studying the historical social feature reflecting by the art.
SOC 719 Sociology of Mass Communication [3] It develops the perspective of the relation between mass media and society by examination of the various related theories.
SOC 720 Community Development [3] It studies in depth the social and structural relevance of the area of Korea or around Korea.
SOC 721 Seminar on Sociological Theory I [3] This course examines main currents of contemporary sociological theories and examines major sociological issues.
SOC 722 Seminar on Sociological Theory II [3] This course examines key sociological issues.
SOC 723 Seminar on NGO Studies [3] It studies formation, characteristics, and roles in contemporary society of NGO.
SOC 724 Social Network Analysis [3] This course explores social network analysis theories and methodologies.
SOC 726 Political Economy of Globalization [3] This course explores globalization and internationalization trends of Korean society.
SOC 728 Macro - Comparative Analyses of Organizations [3] This course explores the main themes in macro-organizational studies and traces their development, concentrating on contemporary debates, with slight attention to classical approaches.
SOC 729 Institutionalism and Study of Policy [3] The seminar reviews institutional research on modern global society, and its impact on national states and the social organizations within them.
SOC 730 Institutional Analyses of Organizations [3] This course explores a line of recent research from sociology, management, and organizational behavior that attempts to employ the theoretical frameworks of neo-institutional analyses.
SOC 731 Seminar on Research Method in Sociology I [3] This course explores scientific research methods on major social issues and social problems.
SOC 732 Seminar on Research Method in Sociology II [3] This course explores scientific research methods on major social issues and social problems.
SOC 734 Seminal on Social Conflict [3] This course explores future social development based on sociological perspectives of social structure and social change.
SOC 736 Seminal on Future Studies [3] This course explores future social development based on sociological perspectives of social structure and social change.
SOC 801 Special Topics in Sociology I [3] This course explores sociological theories on social realities of newly emerging specific social issues.
SOC 802 Special Topics in Sociology II [3] This course explores various sociological theories on social realities of newly emerging specific social issues.
SOC 811 Special Topics in Social Psychology I [3] This course explores various social psychological theories on social realities of newly emerging specific social issues.
SOC 812 Special Topics in Social Psychology II [3] This course explores various social psychological theories on social realities of newly emerging specific social issues.
SOC 821 Sociological Research Workshop I [3] This course explores how to problematize sociological issues and how to write academic papers. (Basic)
SOC 822 Sociological Research Workshop II [3] This course explores how to problematize sociological issues and how to write academic papers. (Advanced)
SOC 825 Seminar on Sociology of Business [3] This course explores the relationship of business to society, and deals with the formation, development, structure, strategy of firms.
SOC 827 Seminar on Social Marketing [3] This course explores the methods of solving social problems voluntarily based on marketing principle and strategy.
SOC 829 Seminar on International Migration and Multicultural Society [3] This course aims at understanding current situations of multiculturalism in Korea and developing Korean Models of multiculturalism.
SOC 830 Sociology of Environmental Conflicts [3] This course deals with theoretical frame work and concrete cases to understand the causes and mechanism of environmental conflicts.
SOC 831 Seminar on Life-Course Research [3] This graduate seminar introduces theoretical and methodological approaches to life-course research.