Introduction to Sociology & Psychology

Description

To introduce students to sociological and psychological perspectives on social practice, behaviour and personality, with particular reference to youth and community leadership.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Have a broad introductory knowledge and understanding of society.

  2. Have a broad introductory knowledge and understanding of the nature, methodology and perspectives of psychology.

  3. Have an introductory knowledge and understanding of the historical and theoretical development of the disciplines of sociology and psychology.

  4. Have an ability to apply their knowledge of fundamental sociological concepts to an understanding of people in social settings.

  5. Have an ability to apply their knowledge of fundamental psychological concepts to an understanding of human behaviour.

  6. Have an ability to relate fundamental concepts in sociology and psychology to youth behaviour and development in the context of youth and community leadership.

  7. Have an appreciation of the relationship between their working role and fundamental concepts in sociology and psychology.

  8. Have an ability to draw on the fundamental concepts in the context of their work.

  9. Have an appreciation of the relationship of youth and community work practice to sociological and psychological theory.

  10. Be able to initiate a process of reflective practice.

Credits
05
% Coursework 30%
% Final Exam 70%