Sunday, 19 November 2017

 

The Department of Social sceince

The Major Goals

Website of the Department

Head of the Department

Administrative Secretary of the Department

Degree Programs and Courses

Academic Highlights

List of the Faculty Members

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Overview

Ferdowsi University of Mashhad launched the Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degree programs in Social Sciences in 1969, 1992, and 2005 respectively. The department of Social Sciences has established its Doctoral degree program in the International Campus of Ferdowsi University of Mashhad in September 2012 and January 2013. 

 

Past Department Heads

Name

Academic Rank

Years of Tenure

Dr. Rampur Sadr-Nabavi

Professor

1969-1979

Ahmad Hamed Moghadam Rafati

Instructor

1979-1998

Dr. Dariush Heidari Bigvand

Assistant Professor

1998-2000

Dr. Ali Seilanian Toosi

Associate Professor

2000-2001

Dr. Hossein Behravan

Professor

2001-2003

Dr. Mohammad Mazloom Khorasani

Professor

2003-2005

Seyed Ali Haerizadeh

Instructor

2005-2008

Dr. Hossein Behravan

Professor

2008-2010

Dr. Mohammad Mazloom Khorasani

Professor

2010-2013

Dr. Mohsen Noghani

Associate Professor

2013-2016

Dr. Hossein Mirzaee

Assistant Professor

2016-present

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The Major Goals

The major aim of the field is to train individuals to meet the needs of society in various domains of life, education, and research.

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Website of the Department

 http://socialsciences.um.ac.ir

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Head of the Department

Dr. Hossein Mirzaei

Education: Ph.D. in Sociology of Development

Academic Rank: Assistant Professor

Homepage:   http://hmirzaei.profcms.um.ac.ir

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tel: 051-38805266

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Administrative Secretary of the Department

Davoud Nademi

Education: M.A. in Social Science Research

Homepage:   http://d-nademi.staffcms.um.ac.ir

Tel: 051-38806780

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Degree Programs and Courses

Graduate Programs

In addition to the undergraduate program, Social Sciences offers M.A. and Ph.D. degrees and admits students to both programs. Students taking an M.A. degree typically study Sociology and Social Research, and the ones taking a Ph.D. degree study Sociology of Development. The number of credit hours required to earn Master's and Doctoral degrees is 31 (25 theoretical credits and 6 thesis credits) and 36 (18 theoretical credits and 18 dissertation credits), respectively.

 

Degree Programs

Number of Students

B.A.

Social Sciences

205

M.A.

Social Science Research

54

Ph.D.

Sociology of Development

25

19

(International Campus)     

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Academic Highlights

B.A Program

  1. 1.In order for undergraduate students to complete courses in 4 academic years, their semester load must range from 12 to 20 hours toward the degree. For students with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 17, a maximum of 24 credits can be attempted.
  2. 2.Students who are on academic probation with a GPA of less than 12 must elect a course load of no more than 14 credits.
  3. 3.Students who fail to achieve a GPA of 12 after spending 3 consecutive semesters (or 4 total semesters) on probation, may be academically dismissed from the University.
  4. 4.An unexcused absence from a final examination will result in a mark of zero entered for that course.
  5. 5.Class attendance is mandatory. Students who are deemed absent for more than 3 class sessions in a row will have a mark of zero entered for that course and will consequently be dropped from the course.
  6. 6.Students with a GPA of at least 17 who attend the 3 summer terms of the undergraduate degree program (6 credits each), will graduate a semester early.
  7. 7.Undergraduate students who rank first during the program are admitted into graduate courses without taking the entrance examination.
  8. 8.For further information about withdrawal, student transfer requirements, guest student requirements, major change, leave of absence, or academic and research regulations please refer to the administrative secretary of the department, Mr. Nademi.

M.A. Program

  1. 1.The semester load must range from 8 to 12 hours toward the degree.
  2. 2.A grade of pass indicates performance of no less than a 12 on each course.
  3. 3.Students who fail to achieve an average of 14 in 2 semesters, will be placed on probation and academically dismissed from the University.
  4. 4.An unexcused absence from a final examination will result in a mark of zero entered for that course.
  5. 5.Class attendance is mandatory. Students who are deemed absent for more than 3 class sessions in a row will have a mark of zero entered for that course and will consequently be dropped from the course.
  6. 6.Graduate students must complete their degree within 5 semesters of enrollment.
  7. 7.For further information about withdrawal, student transfer requirements, guest student requirements, major change, leave of absence, or academic and research regulations please refer to the administrative secretary of the department, Mr. Nademi.

Ph.D. Program

  1. 1.A grade of pass indicates performance of no less than a 14 on each course.
  2. 2.Students who fail to achieve an average of 16 in 2 semesters, must take additional credits to reach the minimum GPA required for graduation or will otherwise be academically dismissed from the University.
  3. 3.Students should take their comprehensive exam by the conclusion of their 4th semester of study.
  4. 4.The minimum passing grade for the comprehensive exam (both oral and written) is 16.
  5. 5.Students must complete their degree within 9 semesters of enrollment.
  6. 6.For further information about academic and research regulations please refer to the administrative secretary of the department, Mr. Nademi.

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List of the Faculty Members

List of the Faculty Members

No

Name

Expertise

Academic Rank

1

Asgharpour Masouleh Ahmadreza

Statistics, Research Methods, Urban Sociology

Assistant Professor

2

Akbari Hossein

Sociology of Social Problems

Assistant Professor

3

Seddigh Ouraee Gholamreza

History of Islamic Thought and Principles of Religion

Assistant Professor

4

Fooladian Majid

Sociology, Social Psychology

Assistant Professor

5

Kermani Mahdi

Sociology of Development

Assistant Professor

6

Majdi Ali Akbar

Rural Sociology, Industrial Sociology, Sociology of Work

Assistant Professor

7

Mazloum Khorasani Mohammad

Sociology of War, Sociology of Revolution, Sociology of the Family, Sociology of Development

Professor

8

Mirzaei Hossein

Sociology of Development, Anthropology

Assistant Professor

9

Noghani Dokht Bahmani Mohsen

Research Methods, Education

Associate Professor

10

Yousofi Ali

Political Sociology,  Social Class, Sociology of Development

Associate Professor

11

Hassani Darmian Gholamreza

Sociology of Population and Organizations

Assistant Professor

12

Behravan Hossein

Research Methods, Cultural Sociology

Professor

13

Seilanian Toosi Ali

Sociology of Deviant Behavior, Sociology of Communications, Medical Sociology

Associate Professor

14

Sadr Nabavi Rampour

Sociology of Development

Professor

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