University of Sri Jayewardenepura
Department of Sociology & Anthropology
Head: Dr. Praneeth Abayasundara
Vision of the Department.
In keeping with the general vision of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, ' Among all, the rise of knowledge is the supreme' the Department of Sociology and Anthropology aspires to be a unique academic center of outstanding higher education and social research in Sri Lanka.
Mission of the Department
The mission of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology is to produce excellent scholars capable of developing the scientific knowledge of sociology, anthropology and criminology and proper application of that knowledge for the development of Sri Lanka and its social harmony. By offering graduate and postgraduate degree courses in Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology, the Department producers scholars required for various purposes of building the nation.
Course Units offered in SOCIOLOGY
Introduction to Sociology
Basic Sociological Theories
Introduction to Population Studies
Sri Lankan Society
Sociology of Media
Social and Cultural Change
Sociological Research Methods
Fertility and Mortality
Sociology of Development
Advanced Sociological Theories
Sociology of Community Participation
Sociology of Marketing
Social Work and Social Welfare