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About Study Course

Credit points / ECTS:2 / 3
Course supervisor:Ritma Rungule
Study type:Full time
Course level:Bachelor
Target audience:Psychology
Branch of science:Sociology; Theory and History of Sociology


To form an understanding of the essence of sociology and to introduce students to sociological thinking: to acquaint students with the basic concepts of sociology, to help make the transition from everyday thinking to sociological analysis; to master the basic concepts of sociology; to form an understanding of the social processes taking place in society.


Social sciences at the secondary school level

Learning outcomes


Students have mastered the main theoretical approaches and know the most important research on each topic.


Able to prepare a summary of the literature read, a presentation of research publications and data.


Able to argue about problem situations in Latvian society, based on theories and research data.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
Psychology, PSb2Bachelor’sRequiredIeva PakseRitma Rungule, Taņa Lāce,