Martes, Nobyembre 10, 2009

Course Syllabus for Social Science 112

SOCIETY AND CULTURE WITH EMPHASIS ON CULTURES OF MINDANAO
2nd Semester, SY: 2009-2010


Faculty: Florie Jane M. Tamon Class Email Address:
fjtamon@gmail.com socioandphilos@gmail.com
Consultation Hours: Class Blogspot:
MWF 9-11am http://socioandphilos/.blogspot.com



Course Title:
SOCIETY AND CULTURE WITH EMPHASIS ON CULTURES OF MINDANAO

Course Description:
The course will introduce to the students concepts, theories, and perspectives vital in the understanding of society and culture. An explanation on why people of different groups or societies have different cultures and behave differently will also e tackled. In so doing, the students are expected to recognize the cultural elements that are distinctly Filipino and choose those that are worth perpetuating.
Corollary to the understanding of society and culture is the ability to identify issues and concerns affecting the society. The students are expected to have an increased level of awareness of oneself and other significant factors around him. To help him develop his awareness, an emphasis of the diverse cultures of Mindanao will be taken as an additional topic.

Course Objectives: At the end of the semester, the students are expected to:
1. Discuss the varied concepts related to the study of society and culture.
2. Compare cultural practices of people with different ethnic origins.
3. Appreciate Filipino society and culture.
4. Explain the roles of social institutions as bases of order in the society.
5. Comprehend the factors which lead to social change.

Course Outline:

I. INTRODUCTION
A. Nature and Beginnings of Sociology and Anthropology
B. Perspectives in Understanding the Society
1. Conflict Perspective
2. Symbolic-Interactionist Perspective
3. Structural-Functional Analysis

II. SOCIETY
A. Socio-cultural Evolution: Transformation of Societies
B. Social Groups and Organizations
C. Socialization
1. Understanding Socialization
Sigmund Freud: Elements of Personality
Jean Piaget: Cognitive Development
Lawrence Kohlberg: Moral Development
Carol Gilligan: Bringing Gender
George Herbert Mead: The Social Self
Erick Erikson: 8 Stages of Development
2. Agents of Socialization

III. CULTURE
A. What is Culture?
B. Components of Culture
C. Characteristics of Culture
D. Issues in Understanding Culture

IV. PRINCIPLES UNDERLYING SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ISSUES
A. Race and Ethnicity
B. Social Stratification
C. Collective Behavior and Social Movements
D. Social Deviance

V. FILIPINO SOCIETY AND CULTURE
A. Development of the Filipino Society and Culture
B. Basic Features of Filipino Society
C. Filipino Values

VI. CULTURES OF MINDANAO
A. Situations of Indigenous People
B. Indigenous People of Mindanao

Class Activities:
Participatory Class Discussion
Film-Viewing
Topical Discussion
Research Works
Class Presentations
QIP (Question, Issue, Problem)

Grade Requirement:
Midterm and Final Grade Semestral Grade
Class Participation 20% Midterm Grade 50%
Short Papers 30% Final Grade 50%
Quizzes 10% 100%
Project 20%
Midterm/Final Exam 20%
100%

References:
1. Broom, L. and Selznick, P. (1995). Sociology: A Text with Adapted Readings. 2nd Edition. Row, Peterson, and Company. USA.
2. Farganis, James. (2000). Readings in Social Theory: The Classic Tradition to Post Modernism. Mc Graw-Hill, Inc. USA.
3. Hebding, D. and Glick, L. (1992). Introduction to Sociology: A Text with Adapted Readings. McGraw-Hill, Inc. USA.
4. Henslin, J. (2001). Sociology: A Down-to-Earth Approach. 5th Edition. A Pearson Education Company. Massachusetts.
5. Kottak, C. (2004). Anthropology: The Exploration of Human Diversity. 10th Edition. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. USA.
6. Lawrence, R. (1963). Perspectives on the Social Order: Readings in Sociology. McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. USA.
7. Macionis, J. (2001). Sociology. 8th Edition. Prentice Hall, Inc. USA.
8. Panopio, I. and Rolda, R. S. (2000). Society and Culture: Introduction to Sociology and Anthropology. JMC Press, Inc. Quezon City.
9. Ritzer, G. (2000). Sociological Theory. 5th Edition. McGraw-Hill Companies. USA.
10. San Juan, W. et al.(2007). Sociology, Culture, and Family Planning. Unlad Publishing. Pasay City.

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