Society and Technology - Syllabus

Embark on a profound academic exploration as you delve into the Society and Technology course () within the distinguished Tribhuvan university's BCA department. Aligned with the BCA Curriculum, this course (CACS102) seamlessly merges theoretical frameworks with practical sessions, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the subject. Rigorous assessment based on a 60 + 40 marks system, coupled with a challenging passing threshold of , propels students to strive for excellence, fostering a deeper grasp of the course content.

This 3 credit-hour journey unfolds as a holistic learning experience, bridging theory and application. Beyond theoretical comprehension, students actively engage in practical sessions, acquiring valuable skills for real-world scenarios. Immerse yourself in this well-structured course, where each element, from the course description to interactive sessions, is meticulously crafted to shape a well-rounded and insightful academic experience.

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.


Basic Concept of Sociology

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

Organizing Social life

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

Social System & Social Satisfaction of Nepalese Societies

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).

Society and Technology

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.

Research in Social Science

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.