Curriculum

Sociology for Basic B.Sc. (Nursing)

S.NO CONTENTS OF THE TOPICS LEARNING OBJECTIVES
(at the end of the session the student should be able to )
TEACHING OBJECTIVES METHODOLOGY TIME
1 Introduction

  • Definition of Sociology
  • Nature and Scope of the discipline
  • Importance and application of Sociology in Nursing
 

  • Explain the definition, nature ,scope, importance and application of sociology in nursing

 

 

To cover the introduction and definition of sociology.

To cover the nature, scope and former or specialist school of thought

To cover the importance/significance/utility of sociology and importance of studying sociology in India

1.student Interactive session with the students regarding Definition, nature, scope

2. Didactic lecture through power point projections on Importance and application of Sociology in Nursing

 

1 hrs
2 Individual & Society

  • Society and Community, Nature of Society, Difference between Society and Community Process of Socialization and Individualization and Personal disorganization
 

Discuss in detail about Society and Community,Nature of Society, Difference between Society and Community, Process of Socialization and Individualization, Personal disorganization

 

To cover meaning of individualization, society, evolution of society, charactyerstics of society, types of society, Community Process of Socialization and Individualization and Personal disorganization

  • Didactic lecture through power point projections and student interactive session

 

3hrs
3 Culture

  • Nature of culture
  • Evolution of culture
  • Diversity and uniformity of culture
  • Trans cultural society, Influence on health and disease

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Elaborate the meaning of culture
  • Discuss the evolution of culture
  • Explain the diversity and uniformity of culture
  • Discuss the concept of Trans cultural society and its Influence on health and disease

 

 

 

 

To cover definition of culture.

To cover the concept of culture

To cover the nature and characteristics of culture.
To cover the diversity and uniformity of culture
To cover Trans cultural society, Influence on health and disease

 

 

 

 

 

  • Group discussion on definition of culture, concept of culture
  • Student interactive session on diversity and uniformity of culture
  • Problem based learning on Trans cultural society, Influence on health and disase
3hrs
4 Social groups and Processes

  • The meaning and classification of groups, Primary & Secondary Group
  • In-group V/s. out-group, Class, Tribe, Caste, Economic, Political, Religious groups, Mob, Crowd, Public and Audience
  • Interaction & Social Processes.
  • Co-operation, Competition, Conflict, Accommodation, Assimilation & Isolation

 

  • Explain the meaning and classification of groups, Primary & Secondary Group
  • Discuss  the In-group V/s. out-group, Class, Tribe, Caste
  • Describe the  Economic, Political, Religious groups, Mob, Crowd, Public and Audience Interaction & Social
    Explain the Co-operation, Competition, Conflict
  • Explain the Co-operation, Competition, Conflict, Accommodation, Assimilation & Isolation

 

To cover meaning, definition of social process.

To cover meaning, classification, importance, type and characteristics of social groups.

To cover Co-operation, Competition, Conflict, Accommodation, Assimilation & Isolation

 

 

 

 

1Didactic lecture on meaning, definition of social process.

2.Student interactive session on types of groups

 

3.student seminar on Co-operation, Competition, Conflict, Accommodation, Assimilation & Isolation

4hrs
5 Population

  • Society and population
  • Population distribution in India-Demographic characteristics, Malthusian theory of Populations, Population explosion in India and its impact on health status
  • Family welfare programs

 

 

 

Describe the Society and population, Population distribution in India-Demographic characteristics, Malthusian theory of Populations, Population explosion in India and its impact on health status

 

Explain the Family welfare programs

 

 

To cover Society and population, Population distribution in India-Demographic characteristics, Malthusian theory of Populations, Population explosion in India and its impact on health status

To cover the  various types of Family welfare programs

 

Group discussion on Society and population, Population distribution in India-Demographic characteristics.

 

Student seminar on various types of Family welfare programs

6hrs
6 Family and marriage

  • Family Functions
  • Types-Joint, Nuclear, Blended and Extended family:, Characteristics, The Modern Family-Changes, Problems-Dowry etc., Welfare Services.
  • Changes & Legislations on family and marriage in, India-marriage acts
  • Marriage: Forms and functions of marriage, Marriage and family problems in India, Family, marriage and their influence on health and health practices

 

  • Discuss the importance and functions of family.
  • Elaborate the various type of family and welfare services
  • Briefly discuss the Changes & Legislations on family and marriage in, India
  • Explain the various forms of marriages and its functions

 

To cover  definition of family, structure, characteristics of family, functions, types of family and structure, family problems and welfare services

To cover marriage acts, legislations and special marriage act.

 

To cover definition of marriage, type, problems related to marriage.

 

  • Didactic lecture through PowerPoint presentations on definition of family, structure, characteristics of family, functions, types of family and structure, family problems and welfare services
  • Student interactive session on marriage acts, legislations and special marriage act.
  •  Group discussion on various family  problems
7hrs
7 Social Stratification

  • Meaning & types of Social stratification, The Indian Caste System- Origin & Features of Caste in India Today
  • Social Class System and Status Social Mobility Meaning & Types Races as a biological concept, criteria of racial classification and Salient features of Primary races-Racism
  • Influence of Class, Caste and Race on health and health practices
  • Describe the concepts of social stratification and Indian Caste System-
  • Explain the social mobility, social class system
  • Briefly describe the Influence of Class, Caste and Race on health and health practices   
To cover concept of definition, meaning, characteristics, types, theories stratification and Indian Caste System

To cover fuctions of social stratification and social caste system.

To cover Influence of Class, Caste and Race on health and health practices

 

Students Seminar on tools and methods of data collection

Essay writing on social stratification and social caste system.

Essay writing on Influence of Class, Caste and Race on health and health practices

 

5hrs
8 Types of Communication in India
(Rural, Urban and Regional)

  • Features of village’s community & Characteristics of IndiaVillage panchayat system, social dynamics
  • Community Development project & Planning &Changes in Indian Rural Life
  • Availability of health facilities in rural and its impact on health and health practices
  • Urban-community-features, The growth of cities: Urbanization and its impact on health and health practices Major Urban problems – Urban Slums
  • Region; Problems and impact on Health
 

Describe the Characteristics of India Village and  panchayat system and social dynamics

 

Explain the Community Development project & Planning &Changes in Indian Rural Life

Discuss the of health facilities in rural and its impact on health and health practices

Explain the Urban-community-features, The growth of cities: Urbanization and its impact on health and health practices Major Urban problems – Urban Slums

Explain the Region; Problems and impact on Health

To cover characrersics, community organizations, Indian villages, Indian riral society, rural urabn dieerences, panchayat system

To cover Community Development project & Planning &Changes in Indian Rural Life

To cover Urban-community-features, The growth of cities: Urbanization and its impact on health and health practices Major Urban problems – Urban Slums

To cover impact/problems of urbanization on health and health practices

 

  • Group discussion on urban and rural community
  • Student based learning on Community Development project & Planning &Changes in Indian Rural Life
  • Problem based learning on Availability of health facilities in rural and its impact on health and health practices
  • Group discussion on Urban-community and Major Urban problems
  • Student seminar on impact/problems of urbanization on health and health practices
6hrs
9
  • Social Change
  • Nature and process of Social Change, Factors influencing Social change : Cultural change, Cultural lag
  • Introduction to Theories of social change : Linear, Cyclical, Marxian
  • Functional Role of nurse – Change agents

 

  • Discuss the Nature and process of Social Change, Factors influencing Social change : Cultural change, Cultural lag 
  • Discuss the  to Theories of social change  
  • Explain the Functional Role of nurse – Change agents 

 

To cover definition, nature, definition, process, factors influencing social change. Resistance, theories of social change and cultural lag

To cover various theories of social change

To cover the Functional Role of nurse as a Change agents

 

 

  • Didactic lecture on social change and cultural lag
  • Group discussion on  various theories of social change
  • Group discussion on  Functional Role of nurse as a Change agents
4hrs
10 Social organization and social system

  • Social organization : elements, types
  • Democratic and authoritarian modes of participation,
  • Voluntary associations
  • Social System : Definition and Types of social system, Role and Status as structural elements of social system
  • Inter – relationship of institutions

 

  • To explain Social organization : elements, types
  • To discuss the Democratic and authoritarian modes of participation
  •  Explain the Voluntary associations
  • Social System : Definition and Types of social system
  • Briefly discuss about Inter – relationship of institution

 

 

 

To cover definition, characteristics, elements, types and functions of Social organization.
To cover the Democratic and authoritarian modes of participation.

To cover various Voluntary associations.
To cover Definition and Types of social system

To cover the concept of Inter – relationship of institutions

 

  • Didactic lecture through PowerPoint presentation on Social organization : elements, types
  • Didactic lecture through PowerPoint presentation on Democratic and authoritarian modes of participation,
  • Student interactive session on Voluntary associations
  • student interactive session on Social System : Definition and Types of social system, Role and Status as structural elements of social system
  • group discussion on Inter – relationship of institution

 

4hrs
11 Social control

  • Nature and process of social control
  • Political, Legal, Religious, Educational, Economic, Industrial and Technological system, Norms  values- Folkways and Mores Customs Laws and fashion
  • Role of nurse

 

 

  • Explain the Nature and process of social control
  • Discuss the Political, Legal, Religious, Educational, Economic, Industrial and Technological system, Norms  values- Folkways and Mores Customs Laws and fashion
  • Discuss the Role of nurse

 

 

 

To cover meaning, need, purpose, importance for social control
To cover various means of social control

 

 

To cover the role of nurse in social control

 

Student interactive session on meaning, need, purpose, importance for social control
Group discussion on various means of social control

Teachers seminar on role of nurse in social control

 

2hrs
12 Social Problems

  • Social disorganization
  • Control & Planning : poverty, housing, illiteracy, food supplies, prostitution, rights of women & children, vulnerable groups:Elderly, handicapped, minority groups and other marginalized groups, childlabour, child abuse, delinquency and crime, substance abuse, HIV /AIDS.
  • Social Welfare programs in India
  • Role of Nurse

 

  • Discuss the meaning , nature characteristics of Social disorganization
  •  Explain the various type  of social problems.
  •  To explain the Social Welfare programs in India
  • Explain the role of nurse in dealing with social problems.

 

To cover meaning , nature characteristics of Social disorganization
To cover the various type  of social problems poverty, housing, illiteracy, food supplies, prostitution, rights of women & children, vulnerable groups: Elderly, handicapped, minority groups and other marginalized groups, childlabour, child abuse, delinquency and crime, substance abuse, HIV /AIDS to cover the Social Welfare programs in India

To cover role of nurse in dealing with social problems.

 

  • Didactic lecture through power point presentation on meaning , nature characteristics of Social disorganization
  • Student interactive session on various type  of social problems
  • Group discussion/ teacher seminar on role of nurse in dealing with social problems.

 

15hrs