Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
1302001432014SOCIOLOGYCompulsory116
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The objective is to introduce sociological basic concepts and topics.The course aims to contribute to the sociological understandings of the students. To reach this aim, what is the object of sociology as a discipline, and what are the main questions and perspectives of sociology, and on which basic assumptions these perspectives constructed will be introduced with the help of various examples taken from daily life.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Yrd.Doç.Dr. Ebru Çetin
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to know the concept of culture and social institutions
2To be able to acquire general knowledge about organizations role and importance for society
3To be able to explain the general charactheristics of developed and developing societies.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The introduction and evolution of the basic sociological concepts such as power, ideology, social action, class and subject will be described and on the other hand, the basic methodological issues and the reactions to them as an alternative will be compared and opened to the discussion.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1What is Sociology and Fundamentals of Science
2Sociological Research Methods and Techniques
3History of Sociology
4Culture
5Socialization
6Family institution
7Economical institutions
8Midterm
9Educational Institutions
10Political institutions
11Social Groups
12Social Change
13Industrialization
14Industrial Society and its Characteristics
15Review
16Final
Recommended or Required Reading
DAILY NEWSPAPERS AND JOURNALS Sosyoloji - Prof. Dr. Enver Özkalp Sosyoloji- Anthony Giddens (2008) Kırmızı Yayınları
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
SUM100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Sınavı1100
SUM100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
SUM100
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures16348
Project Preparation12020
Project Presentation122
Self Study16348
Individual Study for Mid term Examination10110
Individual Study for Final Examination20120
Reading16232
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)182
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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