Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
708003042016POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY Compulsory364
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Teaching fundementals of political sociology and explaining relations between politics, as an institution and social structer and change.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Engin Önen
Learning Outcomes
1Gaining the ability to relate the concepts of political institutions with sociology.
2Acquiring the the capacity to interprete political affairs in sociological perspective.
3Recognizing different political movements and ideologies.
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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
1Aim and scope of the course
2Meaning of the concept of politics
3Evolution of the concept of politics.
4Different treatments to the concept of politics.
5Emerging the sociology of politics.
6Comparing sociology of politics with political science.
7Power and State I
8Midterm Exam
9Power and State II
10Authority and types of legitimization.
11Citizenship and its phases.
12Democracy and its phases.
13Participation and the problem of indifference.
14Relationship of politics and stratification.
15Evaluation.
16Final Exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
Lecture notes are supplied by the lecturer
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
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Project Preparation21632
Project Presentation133
Self Study31545
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11717
Individual Study for Final Examination11717
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)120
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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