6 ECTS credits
173 h study time

Offer 2 with catalog number 1000209BER for all students in the 1st semester at a (B) Bachelor - advanced level.

Semester
1st semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Possible
Grading method
Grading (scale from 0 to 20)
Can retake in second session
Yes
Enrollment Requirements
Studenten in de bachelor politieke wetenschappen en sociologie, agogische wetenschappen en wijsbegeerte en moraalwetenschappen hebben 'De grote stromingen in de wijsbegeerte van oudheid tot heden' gevolgd, alvorens dit opleidingsonderdeel op te nemen.
Taught in
Dutch
Partnership Agreement
Under agreement for exchange of courses
Faculty
Faculty of Social Sciences & SolvayBusinessSchool
Department
Sociology
Educational team
Werner Schirmer (course titular)
Activities and contact hours
22 contact hours Lecture
2 contact hours Seminar, Exercises or Practicals
174 contact hours Independent or External Form of Study
Course Content

This course presents an in-depth introduction into the ideas of three of the founding fathers of modern sociology, namely Karl Marx, Emile Durkheim & Max Weber. In addition to their ideas, this course provides students with insights into the socio-historical context in which modern sociology emerged as a fully fledged science. 

 

Course material
Digital course material (Required) : Reader met klassieke teksten en secundaire literatuur, Canvas
Handbook (Required) : Classical Sociological Theory, Craig Calhoun - Joseph Gerteis - James Moody - Steven Pfaff - Indermohan VirkĀ , 3de, Wiley-Blackwell, 9781119527367, 2023
Handbook (Recommended) : Grootmeesters van de Sociologie, Mart Jan de Jong, 4de druk, Boom Lemma Uitgevers, 9789059317291, 2011
Additional info

Not applicable

Learning Outcomes

General competences

Acquiring a critical insight into the continuity as well as into the changes which have characterised sociological thought.

Grading

The final grade is composed based on the following categories:
Written Exam determines 100% of the final mark.

Within the Written Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

  • Schriftelijk Examen with a relative weight of 100 which comprises 100% of the final mark.

    Note: Het schriftelijke examen omvat, naast het eigenlijke examen ook essays over de kernauteurs die doorheen het semester besproken worden. Verdere toelichting via Canvas.

Additional info regarding evaluation

Not applicable

Allowed unsatisfactory mark
The supplementary Teaching and Examination Regulations of your faculty stipulate whether an allowed unsatisfactory mark for this programme unit is permitted.

Academic context

This offer is part of the following study plans:
Bachelor of Adult Education: Profile Social Studies (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Adult Education: Profile Cultural Studies (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Adult Education: Initial track (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Philosophy and Moral Sciences: default (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of History: minor Social Sciences (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Business Economics: Minor Sociology (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor politieke wetenschappen (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor communicatiewetenschappen (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor criminologische wetenschappen (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor geschiedenis (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor sociale geografie (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor organisatie en beleid (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor antropologie (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor samenleving en cultuur (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor management en beleid van de gezondheidszorg (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor management, zorg en beleid in de gerontologie (only offered in Dutch)
Bachelor of Political Science and Sociology: - afstudeerrichting sociologie, minor onderwijs (only offered in Dutch)
Master of Teaching in Behavioural Sciences: psychologie (120 ECTS, Etterbeek) (only offered in Dutch)
Bridging Programme Master of Science in Sociology: Default track (only offered in Dutch)
Preparatory Programme Master of Science in Sociology: Default track (only offered in Dutch)