The subject matter covers the distinct and yet inter-related areas of discipline of sociology and anthropology. This study paves way for a morescientific understanding of our society (sociology) and humankind (anthropology), from the past to present,
conveying how “people”
managedto survive the intricacies of changing time and environment. Through the lens of socio-anthropological perspectives contained herein, the courseprepares the students to appreciate how the established and collective ways of thinking, feeling, behaving, working, living and even growing inbiological terms form part of the
for the whole human race to avoid the extinction which their predecessors have not managedto escape. The course
also facilitates a critical discussion on our common sense experience of society, through opening their “mythness”, and to
see the substance of this course in the light of changing the unlearned patterns of how we thought the society is and how our passive perceptionof it falls short in a systematic, coherent and factual bases under the pretext of socio-anthropological approach.
Number of Hours
: 54 hours
To help enhance the level of understanding and convey a more critical knowledge of society and humankind.
To facilitate an appreciation of the subject matter not only as a matter of academics but as a way of looking at life.
To help develop that attitude of critical inquiry about what activities in the society really mean apart from what theyimpose to our common sense experience.