Sociology of Cultural Processes (2013/2014)

Course code
4S00745
Name of lecturer
Sandro Stanzani
Coordinator
Sandro Stanzani
Number of ECTS credits allocated
6
Other available courses
Academic sector
SPS/08 - SOCIOLOGY OF CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
I semestre dal Oct 1, 2013 al Jan 11, 2014.

Lesson timetable

I semestre
Day Time Type Place Note
Monday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  
Tuesday 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM lesson Lecture Hall S.11  

Learning outcomes

The course is oriented to introduce students to the critical knowledge of:
1. the concept of culture and his components in a sociological perspective;
2. the characteristics of main cultural processes in act in contemporary western societies;
3. art as social and cultural phenomenon

Assessment methods and criteria

In order to facilitate students who attend the lessons, at the end of the course, is scheduled a written exam (test of about 31 questions and 4 items per question) on the first text in program and on the sociological introductive concepts (letters A and D of bibliography).
Only students who reach a mark of at least 18/30 pass the test.
The mark obtained is valid till February 2015.
The test takes place only once a year.
The exam on the second and third parts of the program (letters B and C of bibliography) is an oral conversation and it takes place in the normal sessions of the academic calendar.
Who doesn’t take or pass the first written exam, presents the whole program at the oral exams that take place in the normal sessions.