• Degree: Bachelor
  • Campus: Beirut
  • Faculty: Human Sciences
  • Department: Sociology

Program Description

The Sociology Department seeks to advance the discipline of sociology as an area of scholarly, professional, and scientific endeavor. It offers programs aimed at preparing qualified graduates who are able to enhance the accomplishment of the society's social, economic and developmental goals. The department mission is to encourage research and field studies, as well as to develop educated individuals who are competitive in both top quality graduate programs and the job market.


Study Plan:

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
First Semester
GNRL201 ETHICS AND PRINCIPLES OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL202 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL203 INTRODUCTION TO MASS COMMUNICATION 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL204 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY AND GEOGRAPHY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL205 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY AND PHILOSOPHY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
GNRL212 MAJOR ISSUES IN THE ARABIC WORLD 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) FM
Second Semester
SOCI232 History of Sociological Thought 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
SOCI234 Urban and Rural Sociology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Third Semester
SOCI321 Sociology of Organization 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
SOCI323 Family Sociology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
SOCI325 Society and Political Issues 3 (2Cr.:2Lec) MD
Fourth Semester
SOCI322 Sociological Theory 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
SOCI324 Sociological Problems and Deviance 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Fifth Semester
SOCI421 Methods of Sociological Research 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
SOCI423 Sociology of New Communities 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
SOCI425 Environment and Society 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
Sixth Semester
SOCI422 Economic Sociology 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
SOCI424 Sociology of Development 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD
SOCI426 Research Project 3 (3Cr.:3Lec) MD

Elective Department (ED)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
SOCI236 Sociology and Knowledge 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI238 Sociology of Literature 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI240 Culture and Personality 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI326 Criminal Sociology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI327 Administration of Social Institutions 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI328 Industrial Sociology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI329 Educational Sociology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI340 Sociology of Sport 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI341 Medical Sociology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI342 Crisis Management 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI344 Sociological Studies of Lebanese Society 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI345 Legal Sociology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI347 Sociology of Religion 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI348 Demography and Society 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI427 Sociology of Women 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI428 Political Sociology 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI429 Social Legislations 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI430 Social Statistics 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI432 Sociology of childhood 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED
SOCI433 Sociology of international relations 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) ED

University Requirements (UR) (CUR)

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Course Type
SOCI001 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY & PSYCHOLOGY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) CUR

University Requirement Courses

Course Code Course Title Credits Hours Distribution Type
SOCI001 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY & PSYCHOLOGY 2 (2Cr.:2Lec) Elective