|Sociology in Bangladesh|
Chittagong – 4331,
BSS (Bachelor of Social Science), MSS (Master of Social
Science). M.Phil. and PhD.
MA Chittagong) PhD.
Areas of Specialization: Rural development, Rural
sociology, Research Methodology, Social Structure.
MA (Dhaka), MA (Mc Master), PhD. (Mc Master).
Areas of Specialization: Sociological theory,
Sociology of development, Sociology of Knowledge.
MA (Dhaka), MPH (Berkeley, Calif.), PhD. (Punjub).
Areas of Specialization: Political Sociology, Rural
Power Structure, Political Development, Development, Environment.
A.F. Imam Ali
MA (Dhaka) PhD. (Punjub).
Areas of Specialization: Social Inequality,
Stratification, Community studies.
MA (Dhaka), MA (Manitoba)
Areas of Specialization: Development Theory,
Anthropology of Development.
MA (Dhaka), MA (N. Iowa), MPH (Berkeley, Calif.), PhD.
(Illinois). Areas of Specialization: Family sociology, Development,
MA (Dhaka), PhD.
Areas of Specialization: Sociology of History,
Political Economy, Social Organization, Research Methodology, Sociology of
Environment and Health.
MA (Dhaka), PhD. (Bombay).
Areas of Specialization: Social Change and
MA (Chittagong), PhD. (Tsukuba), Post-Doc. (Berkeley,
Areas of Specialization: Sociological Theory,
Industrial and Urban sociology, Ethnography.
MA (Chittagong), PhD.
Areas of Specialization: Cultural Sociology,
Sociology of Information Technology, Computer Technology.
Abul Quassem Chowdhury:
Areas of Specialization: Social Structure, Military Science, Sociology of Religion.
MA (Chittagong), MS.
Areas of Specialization: Criminology, Policing and
MSS (Chittagong), MSc. (AIT, Thailand).
Areas of Specialization: Urban Environmental
Areas of Specialization: Rural Sociology, Women and
Areas of Specialization: Women Studies
Areas of Specialization: Sociology of Capitalist
Areas of Specialization: Gender, Cultural change,
Collective Movement, Social Conflict and social Integration.
Areas of Specialization: Demography, Gender,
Areas of Specialization: Gender and Development.
MSS (Dhaka),Diploma in Law (U.K.)
Areas of Specialization: Sociology of Law, Green
Politics, Risk society, Virtual Community.
Requirements and Courses Offered:
BSS Honours (Four Years)
(Core courses are marked with *)
Soc. 101: Introduction to sociology*
Soc. 102: Social History*
Soc. 103: Social Statistics*
Soc. 104: Introduction to Anthropology
Soc. 105: Principles of Politics and Government
001: Functional English
3 core, 2 non-core courses
Soc. 201: Research Methodology*
Soc. 202: Social Psychology*
Soc. 203: Social Demography*
Soc. 204: Sociology of Religion
Soc. 205: Economy and Society
Soc. 206: Social Forestry
Soc. 207: Principles of Public Administration.
4 core and 1 non-core courses
Soc. 301: Social structure of Bangladesh*
Soc. 302: Criminology*
Soc. 303: Sociology of Environment*
Soc. 304: Rural Sociology*
Soc. 305: Gender and Development
Soc. 306: Social Organization
Soc. 307: Sociology of Poverty
Soc. 308: Sociology of Law
4 core courses and a comprehensive examination
Soc. 401: Sociology of Education*
Soc. 402: Industrial and Urban Sociology*
Soc. 403: Sociology of socialism and capitalism*
Soc. 404: Sociology of Communication and Information
Further requirements: Viva-voce and tutorial examination
to be taken during all four years, equals to two regular courses.
Soc. 501: Classical Sociological Theories
Soc. 502: Contemporary Sociological Theories
Soc. 503: Comparative Social structure and Development
Soc. 504: Political Sociology
Soc. 505: Contemporary Bangladesh Society and Culture
Soc. 506: Social Stratification and Inequality
Soc. 507: Advanced Research Methods
Soc. 509: Advanced Research Monograph
(Offered to only 5 students selected on the basis of their BSS
Further requirements: Tutorials
equal to 1 half course
Terminal and Viva-voce Examinations equal to 1 half course.
For External candidates: comprehensive and viva-voce examinations equal
to two half courses
Candidature: At least 2nd class BSS and MSS
Duration: 2 Years. : 1st year: Course work , 2nd year: Thesis.
Courses: Advanced Theories and Methods of Sociology
Comparative Social Structure
Candidature: M.Phil. degree or one year of
M.phil. programme and recommendation of the supervisor or two years teaching at
the graduate and post graduate levels.
Maximum of 6 years with a minimum of 2 years as registered student.
Requirements: Supervised thesis writing and