The program is focused on the training of qualified specialists in the field of cultural knowledge, with a complex of modern knowledge about the actual problems of cultural development and ways to resolve them in various fields of professional activity and spheres of public life, able to apply the knowledge and skills in educational activities and social space.
Principles of typology of cultures. Basic concepts of typology of culture and methodology of their research. Types of culture as a state and stage of cultural and historical process, their connection with the theories of socio-cultural dynamics. Diversity of typological constructions of culture as a reflection of its multifunctionality and diversity of forms.
The main trends in the development of modern cultural studies. The main centers of modern cultural studies abroad. Questions of methodology and axiology in modern cultural studies of foreign countries. Comparative studies of cultures in modern foreign cultural studies.
The most important universal values. Creativity as a fundamental function of culture. Culture as a subject of philosophical system research. Culture of modern Kazakhstan in the global world.
Postmodern as the modern cultural era. Post-modernism as a transcultural and multi-faith phenomenon. Concepts of postmodernism as a cultural phenomenon. Postmodernism in the system of world culture.
Graduates can occupy the following positions: teacher of Culturology, ethics, aesthetics, and other cultural disciplines in higher educational institutions, etc.; the reviewer, the Manager in the field of social and cultural work, etc.; the expert, a social analyst of the state and commercial structures, public movements and associations, research institutes, etc.; the anthropologist and the ethnologist advising organizations on problems of national movements, ethnic relations, migration, national mentality, etc.; specialist of the scientific-educational and social funds, etc.