Undergraduate

STUDENT TRAINING

One of the key tasks of the department is to train student. The training program includes a complete system for undergraduate, master degree graduate, and Ph.D. graduate students. Courses are organized around theoretical sociology, applied sociology, cultural anthropology, and social research methods.

 

Undergraduate

Undergraduate training of this department follows new Tsinghua University social sciences experiment model, i.e., no selection of major during the first 2 years of general study and entering different departments for extensive specialty training in the 3rd and 4th years. By the summer of 2008, two cohorts in total of 16 have received their B.A. in sociology, among which more than 80% elected to continue graduate studies.

Main courses at the undergraduate level include History of Social Thoughts, Social Survey and Research Methods, Social Statistics, Social Stratification and Mobility, Urban Sociology, Rural Sociology, Cultural Anthropology, Economic Sociology, Sociology of Development, Organizational Sociology, Social Network Analysis, Medical Sociology, Social Psychology, Social Welfare and Social Policy, etc.