From the following elective modules, one module covering 10 ECTS-Credits must be selected.
Elective Modules (10 ECTS-Credits)
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Elective Module 6: Sociological Theory (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students are able to differentiate between the most important paradigms of basic sociological theories in their historical development and to apply them to current sociological questions. They will acquire in-depth knowledge of one of these theories and will be able to present it convincingly in the context of a scientific paper and use it to analyse and solve problems independently.
Elective Module 9: Life World - Life Forms: Individual and Society (10 ECTS-Credits, 4 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students can give an account of the most important theoretical approaches of interpretative sociology and explain its basic terminology. Moreover, they can describe the current subject areas and research perspectives in everyday and cultural sociological analysis. In particular, they are able to critically discuss identity constructions in the context of recognition and misjudgement conditions based on sociological identity theories and theoretical impulses from relating fields. They can identify central theses and lines of argument and give an account of them in an unaltered way. In addition, they are able to apply theoretical concepts to empirical phenomena in an exemplary way.

  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).