Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology, Politics & Economics | SPE

Structure and content

Zeppelin Year

1st - 2nd Semester | to the extent of 60 ECTS-Credits


Interdisciplinary Module | Zeppelin Project

  • Disciplinary Perspectives

  • Methods Workshop I+II
  • Project Work in Groups


Interdisciplinary Module | Introduction to Science

  • Philosophy of Science

  • Introduction to Academic Research


Methods

  • Empirical Social Research

  • Statistics



Program Module SPE

  • Foundations of Sociology

  • Polity, Politics, Policy
  • Introduction to Economics


Interdisciplinary Perspectives (3 of 8)

  • Introduction to Business Management

  • Company Accounting

  • Introduction to Communication Science

  • Introduction to Cultural Science
  • Cultural History

  • Public Administration

  • Fundamentals of Law
  • International Relations



Major Phase

Mandatory Modules

3rd - 7th Semester | to the extent of 54 ECTS-Credits


Methods

  • Applied Statistics (with statistical software)

  • Applied Research

  • Advanced Methods


Soziology (2 of 3)

  • Theory of Action

  • Social Theory

  • Organisational & Network Theory







Politics (2 of 3)

  • Comparative Governance & Public Policy
  • Political Philosophy

  • Global Society & Integration


Economics (2 of 3)

  • Microeconomics

  • Macroeconomics

  • History of Economic Theory


Elective Modules

3rd - 7th Semester | 9-11 elective modules;

at least 7 major elective modules and max. 4 multidisciplinary elective modules

  • Theories of the State & Democracy

  • Political Economics

  • Urbanisation in Global Society
  • Global Culture & Communication

  • Sustainability - Concepts, Practices, Policies

  • Behavioural Business Ethics
  • Corporate Responsibility & Compliance
  • Theory of the Firm

  • Safety & Risk

  • Decision & Game Theory
  • Psychology of Judgement and Decision Making

  • Work & Society

  • Social Change & Social Movements

  • Law of Market Control

  • Political & Economic Aspects of Regulation

  • Political Communication & Public Sphere

  • Strategic Political Communication

  • European Governance

  • European Law

  • Money & Capital

  • Markets & Society

  • Advanced Methods I+II
  • Selected Topics I+II

Humboldt Year

6th -7th Semester  | to the extent of 30 ECTS-Credits with 2 major fields of study of which 1 major has to be elected


Research Project

  • Research Project

  • Research Colloquium


1 elective module of SPE/CCM/CMR/PAIR BA- Programmes matching with the Research Project 


OR


Research Project

  • Research Project

  • Research Colloquium


Advanced Methods

  • Advanced Methods I
  • Advanced Methods II


1 elective module of SPE/CCM/CMR/PAIR BA- Programmes matching with the Research Project


Specialisation Field

  • 1 Advanced Seminar

  • 1 Advanced Seminar


2 Modules of SPE/CCM/CME/PAIR Elective Modules


OR


Specialisation Field

  • 1 Advanced Seminar

  • 1 Advanced Seminar


Advanced Methods

  • Advanced Methods I
  • Advanced Methods II


1 Module of SPE/CCM/CME/PAIR Elective Modules

Bachelor Phase

Semester 8 | to the extent of 30 ECTS-Credits


Final Module 

  • Bachelorthesis
  • Disputation


Two Internships (at least one of them abroad)

ZU|plus

Semester 1-8 | to the extent of ECTS-Credits

Optional modules, do not contribute to the final score.


  • Workshop | Creativity & Performance

  • Workshop | Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship


Program Director

Elff, Martin
Elff, Martin Prof Dr
Dean Faculty of Political and Social Sciences | Academic Program Director SPE | Speaker of the research cluster Computational Social Science | Chair for Political Sociology
Phone:+49 7541 6009-1369
Fax:+49 7541 6009-3009
Room:FAB 3 | 1.81
Erdogan, Aynur
Erdogan, Aynur Dr
Executive Program Director Sociology, Politics & Economics | SPE and Director of Student Research
Phone:+49 7541 6009-1135
Fax:+49 7541 6009-1199
Room:FAB 3 | 0.73
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