SS5400 - Applied Sociology

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Applied Social Sciences
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course is to enable students to:
- Distinguish various sociological concepts and theories;
- Evaluate the adequacy and limitations of the concepts and theories;
- Analyze critically the impacts of social and technological changes on society; and
- Apply the theories and research in seeking improvements to public or organizational policies or programmes.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Individual Term Paper: 30%
Class assignments (Individual / Group): 30%
In-class test: 30%
Individual presentation: 10%
Detailed Course Information


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Department of Applied Social Sciences