Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708003052016SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGIONCompulsory354
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To get the hang of the students impact of religions in society and to learn the institution of religion
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Hale Okçay
Learning Outcomes
11. To be able to right perception of religion as a social institution
22. To be able to make connection of the other social institutions of religion
33. To be able to grab structure and fonctions of the religion.
44. To be able to sociological comments of the clasical religions
55. To be able to observe of religion of impacts on society
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Given in detail at weekly course contents
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Inroduction: the aim of the course, basic concepts.
2Elementary religions: its sociological conditions
3Continue.
4Politeist religions: its sociological conditions
5Continue.
6Monoteist religions: its sociological conditions.
7Continue.
8Continue.
9Continue.
10Far east religions: its sociological conditions
11Continue
12The theories of religion.
13Continue..
14The functions of the religion in society
15Continue.
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
U. Gunay, Sociology of Religion, Insan Publ., İstanbul, Turkey, 2001 G. Kehrer & R. Robertson & E. Durkheim, Sociology of Religion, Vadi Publ., Ankara , Turkey, 1996. F. Challaye, History of Religions, Varlıik Publ., İstanbul, Turkey,1997. G. Batalle, Theories of Religion, Gocebe Publ., İstanbul, Turkey, 1997.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study5735
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination13030
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)122
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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