Society and Technology Syllabus

This page contains Syllabus of Society and Technology of BCA.

Title Society and Technology
Short Name
Course code CACS102
Nature of course Theory
First Semester
Full marks 60 + 40
Pass marks 32 + 8
Credit Hrs 3
Elective/Compulsary Compulsary

Course Description

Course Description

This course covers several topics of sociology and impact of technology on 

society that includes basic concept of sociology, organizing, social life, social 

system & social stratification of Nepalese societies, society & technology and 

research in social sciences which are essential to make computer professionals 

more responsible towards their society and social norms & values.

Course Objectives 

The main objective of this course is to make the students familiar with the 

disciplines of sociology. The goal is to enable, them to analyze the Nepalese 

society and culture; and to understand the relationship between individual, 

Society and Culture.

Units and Unit Content

1. Basic Concept of Sociology
teaching hours: 6 hrs

Definition of Sociology, Nature and Scope of Sociology, Relationship of Sociology with Other Social Sciences.

2. Organizing Social life
teaching hours: 6 hrs

Society: Population size and Distribution, Culture Community, Norms and Values, Status and Role, Institutions: Marriage, Family, Kinship and Groups.

3. Social System & Social Satisfaction of Nepalese Societies
teaching hours: 9 hrs

Social Processes & Socialization. Social and Cultural Change in Nepal, Factors of Social and Cultural Change in Nepal, Caste/Ethnicity based Satisfaction, Gender based Satisfaction, Religion based Satisfaction, Ecological based Satisfaction, National Integration: Historical Process of Nationhood, Cultural Integration (Language, Rituals and Customs).

4. Society and Technology
teaching hours: 12 hrs

Technological Society, Technological Changes in Third World Society, Social and Cultural bases of Technological change, Process and Patterns of Diffusion of Innovation, Consequences of Technological Development on Nepalese Society, Accountability of Computer Professionals towards Society.

5. Research in Social Science
teaching hours: 12 hrs

Concept of Research in Social Science, Understanding the Concept of Research Methods, Techniques and Tools: Interview, Focus Group Discussion, Odservation, Qualitative, Quantitative and Mixed Method in Social Research,

Research Proposal and its Components: Identification of Research Problem, Formulation of hypothesis/research questions, Sampling design, tool and methods of data collection, Analysis and Presentation of Data, Research Report Writing and Presentation of Data, Research Report Writing and Presentation, Computer Softwares on Social Science Research.