Sociology

6.054.00.00 Sociology
Qualification awarded: Bachelor of Sociology
Entry year: 2022
Mode of study: full
Program duration: 4 years
Institute: Institute of the Humanities and Social Sciences
Number of credits: 240 ECTS credits
Level of qualification according to the National Qualification Framework and the European Qualifications Framework: NQF Level 6 (First cycle of QF-EHEA / EQF Level 6)
Field(s) of study: Social and Behavioural Sciences
Specific admission requirements: None
Specific arrangements for recognition of prior learning: Provided that the previous level was obtained in another country, nostrification is required, which is carried out by Lviv Polytechnic.
Qualification requirements and regulations, including graduation requirements: Full implementation of educational programs, preparation and defense BC paper
Characteristics of the educational program: Objects of study: patterns of functioning and transformation of social groups, communities and societies in their systemic relationship. Training objectives: training of specialists who have modern sociological thinking, theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to solve complex and practical problems in sociology. Theoretical content of the subject area: social relations and interaction; personality, social groups and communities; social phenomena and processes; social practices; social institutions; culture; social structures and inequalities; social changes and influences; social problems and conflicts in society, both at the national and global levels. Methods, techniques and technologies: methods of collecting and analyzing of social information Tools and equipment: modern information technologies (communicative, search, analytical), specialized software. Orientation of the educational program. The educational and professional program is based on a combination of classical heritage and modern achievements of socio-humanitarian sciences, mainly sociology, on the analysis of social processes in modern society and their technological support, has a pronounced communicative component (participation in the creation of an effective communication infrastructure of various types of organizations, informational support of political, managerial and market structures), market research, and forecasting and analytical component (participation in the organization and conduct of marketing and sociological research), socio -political, economic and socio - informational components, focuses on further professional self-education.
Програмні результати навчання: PH01. Use the conceptual apparatus of sociology in educational, research and other areas of professional activity. PH02. Understand the history of sociology, its modern concepts and theories, the main problems. PH03. Apply the provisions of sociological theories and concepts to the study of social change in Ukraine and the world. PH04. Explain the patterns and features of development and functioning of social phenomena in the context of professional tasks. PH05. Fluent in state and foreign / foreign languages ??orally and in writing on professional matters. PH06. Effectively perform various roles (including organizer, communicator, critic, idea generator, performer, etc.) in the team in the process of solving professional problems. РН07. Be able to use information and communication technologies in the process of searching, collecting and analyzing sociological information. PH08. Justify one's own position, make and argue independent conclusions based on the results of research and analysis of professional literature. РН09. Be able to develop a program of sociological research. PH10. Have the skills to collect social information using quantitative and qualitative methods. PH11. Present the results of their own research to professionals and non-specialists. PH12. Know and adhere to the ethical norms of professional activity of a sociologist.
Academic mobility: None, but mobility is encouraged and recognized in accordance with ECTS procedures
Work placement(s): During educational perod 7,5 ECTS credits of practical training are anticipated, including practical training and BC field practicum, which makes it possible not only to learn the methods, practiced in sociological services, but also to get experience of application of theoretical knowledge in the regulation of various social problems, including in the structures of public administration and civil government.
Programme director: Shkoliar Mariana Volodymyrivna
Occupational profiles of graduates: Professional profile - sociologist Can carry out professional activities in the field of human resources management (HR manager); business sphere (sociologist-marketer); spheres of public administration and local self-government (civil servant, employee of local self-government bodies, advisor-expert in state authorities of national, regional and local level, adviser-expert in local self-government bodies, expert on socio-political issues); political sphere (political analyst, political consultant, political marketer, assistant to the People's Deputy, speechwriter, consultant on socio-political issues (in parties and other public organizations), social communications, sociologist, social communications researcher, public relations specialist ), etc.
Access to further studies: Obtaining the second (master's) level
Other program features: The main focus of the educational program: special education and professional training in the analysis of social processes at the micro, mezzo- and macro-social levels, in particular, social communications and management of political, socio-economic and socio-cultural processes. Professional training of specialists in ensuring internal and external communication of state, commercial, public organizations, including the media, specialists in the formation and maintenance of corporate culture, the image of organizations and leaders, planning and conducting information and PR campaigns. Features and differences: 1. Focus on the analysis of applied dimensions of the problems of modern society, mainly related to social communication and technologies for their settlement, in particular through the organization of public relations; 2. Study of social problems in combination with possible versions of their settlement, in particular through the practice of sociological supervision of development and implementation of projects in the field of public administration and local self-government, as well as through the practice of PR communication programs; 3. Long-term scientific and educational cooperation with well-known domestic and foreign scientific institutions and universities, including the University of Manitoba (Canada), Erfurt University of Applied Sciences (Germany), the Academy of Mining and Metallurgy in Krakow, the Naval Academy, the Navy in Gdynya, Maria Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Pedagogy in Warsaw (Poland); 4. Providing specialized field placements, including the well-known sociological agency "Fama", created by graduates of the department, and the Center for Social and Marketing Research SOCIS.