​​​Undergraduate 


Sociology 1A – The Individual and Society
The relationship of individuals to social institutions such as th​e family, religion, education​
Course coordinator: Prof Kammila Naidoo
Term 1: Social Theory and Family
Mr Anthony Kaziboni
Term 2: Deviance and Religion
Dr Tapiwa Chagonda
Sociology 1B - Dynamics of Social Division
Social divisions and their dynamics as manifested in ie race, class, gender and power relations
Course coordinator: Dr Tapiwa Chagonda
Term 3: Power, the State and the Workplace
Dr Pragna Rugunanan
Term 4: Gender, Class and Race
Dr Siphelo Ncwangu
Sociology 2A - Social Relations
Group dynamics and conflict studies
Course coordinator: Dr Kezia Batisai
Term 1: Group Dynamics
Prof Tina Uys
Term 2: Conflict Studies
Dr Kezia Batisai
Sociology 2B - Population Dynamics
Approaches to population change with a focus on the sociology of aids, migration and demography
Course coordinator: Dr Kezia Batisai
Term 3: Clinical Sociology
Mr Muhammed Suleman
Term 4: Population Dynamics
Prof Kammila Naidoo
Sociology 3A - Social research methods and Sociology at Work
Social Research Methodology and the Sociology of Work
Course coordinator: Dr Siphelo Ncwangu
Term 1: Social Research Methodology
Dr Carin Runciman
Term 2: Sociology of Work
Mr David du Toit
​Sociology 3B - Classical a​nd Contemporary Sociology
Globalisation and Social Theory
Course coordinator: Dr Siphelo Ncwangu
Term 3: Globalisation​
Dr Siphelo Ncwangu
Term 4: Sociological Theory
Ms Letitia Smuts
Each third year course taken alongside a research practical


A student may take sociology as a major in any of the following BA degrees: Humanities, Social Work, Social and Marketing Research, Sport Development, Psychology, Law, Journalism, Corporate Communications, Geography and Development Studies, as well as BComm. Aside from its relevance as a major course, it is also an excellent supporting subject for other courses, and especially for students who want to specialise in Social Work and Nursing. As a supporting subject, sociology can be taken in the following B Comm degrees: Communication, Education, and Transport Economics.