BSS (Hons) in Sociology and Anthropology

The BSS (Hons) in Sociology & Anthropology programme is designed to provide students the knowledge and critical skills needed to understand our complex social norms, behavior and culture. Our curriculum provides students a foundation for understanding the community they live in, and equips them to participate in meaningful social change. The academic programme includes courses in a wide range of areas that encompass sociological and anthropological theory and methods, applied research training, community engagement, and critical analysis.

The students will be given the professional preparation to choose career in a variety of settings, from public service to development organizations to research and consultancy.


The programme includes the following modules:

  • Introduction to Philosophy
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Anthropology
  • History of Human Civilization
  • Social Structure of Bangladesh
  • Introduction to Social Work
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Social Statistics
  • Social Psychology
  • Introduction to Public Administration
  • Social Statistics
  • Principles of Economics
  • Social Prolems
  • Bangladesh Society and Culture
  • Ethnic Community of Bangladesh
  • Introduction to Research Methodology
  • Social Inequality
  • Beliefs and Rituals
  • Classical Sociological Theory
  • Rural Sociology
  • Physical Anthropology
  • Major Anthropological Theory
  • Urban Society Culture
  • Quantitative Research Methods
  • Criminology
  • Political Sociology
  • Sociology of Communication
  • Industrial Sociology
  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Sociology of Gender
  • Qualitative Research Methods
  • Contemporary Sociological Theory
  • Contemporary Anthropological Theory
  • Sociology of Poverty
  • Sociology of Forestry
  • Computer Application for Social Sciences
  • Ethnography of South Asia
  • Applied Sociology and Anthropology
  • Research Monograph

Career Options

  • BCS Cadre
  • NGO professional
  • Researcher/Analyst
  • Sociologist/Anthropologist
  • Human Rights Professional
  • Teacher
  • Public Relations
  • Journalist/Reporter