BAC2508  SOCIOLOGY.

UNIVERSITY EXAMINATIONS: 2017/2018
EXAMINATION FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN
APPLIED COMPUTING
BAC2508 SOCIOLOGY
FULL TIME/PART TIME/DISTANCE LEARNING
DATE: APRIL, 2018 TIME: 2 HOURS
INSTRUCTIONS: Answer Question One & ANY OTHER TWO questions.

QUESTION ONE [30 MARKS]
a) Define the term sociology. (2Marks)
b) Explain the influence of the following agents of socialization. (15Marks)
i) Family
ii) Media
iii) Society
iv) Peers
v) School
c) Explain the concept social imagination. (3Marks)
d) Describe the role of sociology in society. (8Marks)
e) What is the key thing that you have learnt in this unit and has helped you
in your behavior. (2Marks)
QUESTION TWO (20 MARKS)
a) Explain the functions of work. (10Marks)
b) Describe the social challenges faced by the students in the university and
suggest possible solutions. (10Marks)
QUESTION THREE (20 MARKS)
a) Explain the reasons for increase of divorce cases in our country.
(10Marks)
b) The media has reported many cases of homicide, one may want to know
the reasons for that pattern of events. What could be the underlying issues
in such cases? (8Marks)
c) What do you understand by the term child abuse? (2Marks)
QUESTION FOUR (20 MARKS)
a) Draw your family shield and explain the significance of it in our life.
(10Marks)
b) Explain the principles for self- awareness.
(10Marks)
QUESTION FIVE (20 MARKS)
a) Analyze the challenges of leadership in developing countries, relate to
your country. (10Marks)
b) What is the role of religion if our society. (8Marks)
c) In your own words, what is democracy? (2Marks)

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