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VILLAMOR COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND ARTS

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MCM Building, Pendatun Avenue, General Santos City, Tel. # 083-553-0006

SUBJECT CODE

SOC 101

SUBJECT TITLE

Society and Culture with Family Planning

DEPARTMENT/PROGRAM

General Education

CREDITS

3 Units

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is designed to develop students knowledge and understanding of the culture
in the Philippines and around the world. This will help them realize and appreciate our cultural
heritage and the culture handed to us by our ancestors. This will introduce concepts and theories
to understand society and culture. Family planning, taking into account responsible parenthood
and reproductive health, will also be highlighted in this course.
COURSE OBJECTIVES
At the end of the term, the students should be able to:
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.

explain the importance of sociology;


identify the characteristics of culture;
characterize the forms of deviance;
appreciate and value different cultures in the country;
understand the dynamics and processes happening in the Philippine
society;and
f . understand family planning and responsible parenthood.
COURSE OUTLINE AND TIME FRAME
TOPICS AND READINGS

NATURE AND BEGINNINGS OF SOCIOLOGY


PERSPECTIVES IN UNDERSTANDING THE SOCIETY
- Structural-Functional Analysis
- Conflict Perspective
- Symbolic-Interaction Perspective
CULTURE
The Concept of Culture
Society and Culture
Language and Culture
Characteristics of Culture
Components of Culture

DATE

Week 1-2

Week 3-4

Week 5-6

SOCIALIZATION
A. Understanding Socialization
The Process of Socialization
Heredity and Sociocultural environment
Behavior as Biologically Based
Theories of Personality Development and the Social Self
Freuds Theory of Socialization

Cultural Determinism
Symbolic Interactionism
Cooley and the Looking-Glass Self
Mead and the Development of the Self
Erving Goffman and the Dramaturgical Approach
Agencies of Socialization
Gender Socialization
SOCIAL GROUPS
Factors that Influence Social Groups
Social Structure
Social Function
Types of Social Groups
The Bureaucracy
Reference Groups
SOCIAL INTERACTION
The Nature of Social Interaction
Role of Language
Patterns of Interaction
Social Network

Week 7

Week 8

DEVIANT BEHAVIOR
Deviant Behavior Defined
Explanations for Deviant Behavior
Sociological Approaches to Deviance
Types of Deviance

Week 9

Social Control
Deviance and Social Change

SOCIAL INEQUALITY
-Social Stratification
Week 10
-Sex and Gender
-Race and Ethnicity

BASIC SOCIAL INSTITUTIONS


Religion and Society
Government and Law
Economy
Education
Marriage and Family

Week 11-12

Week 13-14

FAMILY PLANNING AND RESPONSIBLE PARENTHOOD

The Family

Reproductive Health
Family Planning
Responsible Parenthood

SOCIAL CHANGE

Characteristics of Social Change


Week 15-16
Sources of Social Change
Causes of Social Change

CULTURES IN THE PHILIPPINES


Muslims
Lumads
Christians
The Mindanao Conflict
Promoting a Culture of Peace

Week 17-18

SUGGESTED READINGS
Sociology in the Philippine Setting, 5th Edition; Espiritu, Socorro, et. Al.
Module in Society and Culture with Family Planning; Jesusa C. Talle, EdD
Introduction to Sociology; Hebding, Daniel H., Et.Al
Sociology: Core Concepts by James Henslin 4th Edition
Introduction to Sociology and Anthropology by Epitacio S. Palispis
General Sociology with Anthropology and Family Planning by Wilfredo R. San Juan Ma.
Luz Centeno
Society and Culture by Isabel S. Panopio and Realidad S. Rolda
Sociology Focus in the Philippines by Isabel S. Panopio
PROGRAM OF ACTIVITIES

Group Discussion
Group Reporting
Oral & Written Quiz
Lecture
Research Works
Debate

CONSULTATION/KNOWLEDGE TEST HOUR


GRADING SYSTEM:
NON-ZERO BASE:
Examination
Attendance
Recitation
Project
Assignment
Quiz

40%
10%
15%
10%
10%
15%

PATTERN OF COMPUTATION FOR GRADING SYSTEM:


((((TOTAL SCORE/NUMBER OF ITEMS)*0.6)+0.4)*100)*PERCENTAGE
PATTERN OF COMPUTATION FOR SEMESTRAL GRADE:
SEM GRADE = (Prelim * 20%) + (Midterm * 20%) + (Semi-Final* 20%)
+ (Final * 40%)

Prepared by:
EARL ARIES E. BAGUIO
Instructor