Classical Sociology Theory

University of the Western Cape

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Classical Sociology Theory

  • Host University

    University of the Western Cape

  • Location

    Cape Town, South Africa

  • Area of Study

    Anthropology, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

    10
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5
  • Overview

    Main Outcomes

    Students will be introduced to the founding figures of Sociology
    Students will be able to understand and apply basic theory to the workings of society.

    Main Content

    The theories of the founding figures, Marx, Durkheim and Weber will be examined.The theories of their twentieth century successors will be analysed and compared as analytical tools.

Course Disclaimer

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.