Checking date: 08/02/2023

Course: 2022/2023

Culture and society
Bachelor in Sociology (Plan: 402 - Estudio: 208)

Coordinating teacher: DIAZ GANDASEGUI, VICENTE

Department assigned to the subject: Social Analysis Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Requirements (Subjects that are assumed to be known)
Knowledge of the fundamental elements of the culture and society. Approach to the sociological analysis of culture and society. Development of sociological skills linked to different forms of learning.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Nature, culture and society 2. Theories about culture and cultural diversity. 3. Social and cultural dynamics: The local and the global; mass culture and consumer society; rural-urban society; the cultured and the popular; culture of violence vs. culture of Peace; generational change (youth cultures); identities and collective memory; democratic society and culture. 4. The Arts 5. Religion and beliefs
Learning activities and methodology
Theoretical classes for acquisition of competences related to the knowledge of the fundamental elements that constitute the culture and society. Assignments will be both individual and collective. Some of the assignments will be presented in class orally.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 30
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 70
Calendar of Continuous assessment

The course syllabus may change due academic events or other reasons.