Sri Siddaganga College of Arts Science and Commerce for Women

B .H Road, Tumkur.

Sociology Department


To be a department of high repute with regard to research, application and transmission of knowledge in social science to promote social development,


The Department of Sociology is committed to provide a high quality educational programme for our students. We seek to equip students with a sound academic foundation that helps them to question critically, think logically, communicate clearly, act resourcefully, and live ethically.

Brief History of the Department:



Students will be familiar with the

sociological perspective on human

behavior and key concepts in sociology

Students will be able to:

• Describe how sociology is similar to and different from other social sciences

• Use sociological concepts and employ the “sociological imagination” to analyze social behavior and social reality

• Define, give examples, and apply the concepts of:

culture, socialization, social structure, deviance, and diversity in terms of race/ethnicity, gender, and social as well as the micro/macro distinction

• Explain how the self develops sociologically and to explain the reciprocal relationships between the individual and society

Students will be familiar with the major theoretical orientations in sociology

Students will be able to:

• Define theory and describe its role in building sociological knowledge

• Compare and contrast basic theoretical orientations such as conflict, structural-functional, interaction

• Describe and apply basic theories or theoretical orientations

Students will understand the role of evidence in sociology and will be familiar with quantitative and qualitative research methods used in the social sciences

Student will be able to:

• Identify basic methodological approaches and understand the role of methods in building sociological knowledge

• Compare and contrast basic methodological approaches for gathering data

• Critically assess published research reports/articles

• Design and complete a research study

• Use data sets to answer research questions

• Understand and apply basic statistical tests used in the social sciences

SEP - Sociology. Economics, Political Science

Best practices

  • Seminars conducted by the department to the students.
  • Seminars presented by the Students.
  • Debates, Essay Competitions, Quiz Programmer conducted to the students.
  • Remedial Classes Conducted.


Future Plan

  • To increase the students strength.
  • To increase the students progression to PG courses.
  • To connect students Economy activities.
  • To strengthen the sociological relation between society and the college by involving local leaders in its activities


SWOC Analysis

  • Strength: Good interpersonal relationships and team sprit between the faculty members.
  • Enthusiasm of the faculty to bring out the best in the students through effective teaching-learning process.
  • Experienced and qualified teaching faculty.
  • Good result.
  • Weakness: Most of the students are first generation learners with socially and economically backward background with low aptitude in communicative skills.





Experience in Year

Dr. Jagadesha M


M.A [ Ist Rank with Gold Medal ]

B.Ed, SLET.,Ph. D


Department Contact Info

G. Chidananda Murthy, MSc.,M Phil.,
Assistance Professor & Head

Departmentof Botany

SSCW Tumkur

+91 9964096570

Mon – Sat 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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