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About Study Course

Department: Department of Communication Studies
Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor: Taņa Lāce
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Communication Science
Branch of science:Sociology; Theory and History of Sociology


To develop students’ understanding of the essence of sociology, basic concepts of sociology, and social processes in society.



Learning outcomes


Students are able to define the basic concepts of sociology and sociological perspectives, are able to substantiate their different view on society, to discuss the essence of social institutions and their interconnectedness.


Students are able to choose and apply in practice an appropriate sociological perspective and critically evaluate and analyse social processes.


Students orientate themselves in social processes and social reality, understand the influence of various social factors and culture on the lives of individuals, understand the diversity of contemporary social reality.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2020, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Public Relations1Bachelor’sRequiredRitma Rungule, Taņa Lāce
Journalism1Bachelor’sRequiredRitma Rungule, Taņa Lāce