1. Basic Concept of Sociology : 6 hrs
Definition of Sociology, Nature and Scope of Sociology, Relationship of Sociology with Other Social Sciences.
2. Organizing Social life : 6 hrs
Society: Population size and Distribution, Culture Community, Norms and Values, Status and Role, Institutions: Marriage, Family, Kinship and Groups.
3. Social System & Social Satisfaction of Nepalese Societies : 9 hrs
Social Processes & Socialization. Social and Cultural Change in Nepal, Factors of Social and Cultural Change in Nepal, Caste/Ethnicity based Satisfaction, Gender based Satisfaction, Religion based Satisfaction, Ecological based Satisfaction, National Integration: Historical Process of Nationhood, Cultural Integration (Language, Rituals and Customs).
4. Society and Technology : 12 hrs
Technological Society, Technological Changes in Third World Society, Social and Cultural bases of Technological change, Process and Patterns of Diffusion of Innovation, Consequences of Technological Development on Nepalese Society, Accountability of Computer Professionals towards Society.
5. Research in Social Science : 12 hrs
Concept of Research in Social Science, Understanding the Concept of Research Methods, Techniques and Tools: Interview, Focus Group Discussion, Odservation, Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Method in Social Research,
Research Proposal and its Components: Identification of Research Problem, Formulation of hypothesis/research questions, Sampling design, tool and methods of data collection, Analysis and Presentation of Data, Research Report Writing and Presentation of Data, Research Report Writing and Presentation, Computer Softwares on Social Science Research.