Third Cycle Programmes
    (Doctorate Degree)
Second Cycle Programmes
    (Master's Degree)
First Cycle Programmes
    (Bachelor's Degree)
Short Cycle Programmes
    (Associate's Degree)
 
First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)

Faculty of Letters - Sociology - First Cycle Programme



General Description
History
Department of Sociology at Faculty of Letters, Ege University was founded as a department of Behavioral Sciences in 1976. The department has restructured as current situation. It’s one of the oldest Turkey with 4 major field of study and 15 lecturers. The department has been accepting postgraduate students at 3 major fields of study since 1972. The aims of department are providing ground for researches; developing strategies for creating research groups in education and researches; creating ground for national and international colorations; improve the quality of sociological education in Turkey; cooperating with public/institution on different levels.
Qualification Awarded
The Bachelor's Degree in Sociology ( first cycle in Sociology ) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum
Level of Qualification
First Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The general requirements explained in “General Admission Requirements” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Ege University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this. However, exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).
Profile of The Programme
Informing undergraduate students about development of fundemental sociological theories, contemporary approaches and findings; improving skills of undergraduates to make social scientefic researches and applications; systematic data collection on social structure and the problems of Turkey and particularly The Aegean reagion, developing capacity of undergraduates in order to make them enabled to continue to graduate programs, trainin gradute studends both in theorical and applied sociology; training future teaching staff for the academy and training future researchers and specialists for the puclic and private sectors are the main purposesses of the department..
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
By getting the sufficient grades in KPSS, the grads can be employed in a variety of state institutions. By getting educational science formation, they can be employed as Phil-Psy-Soc teachers both in private and public schools.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Mmeasurement and assessment for each course are identified in the part "Course Teaching Plan", in a detailed way.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Prof.Dr. Aylin Nazlı, Ege University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Sociology, 35100 Bornova Izmir, Turkey
Facilities
2 professors, 3 associate professors, 5 assistant professors,1 instructor and 2 resaerch assistans are affiliated in the department. Although overwhelmingly theoretical education is provided, students can find opportunities in gain experience through study in resaearch projects of the staff. Meanwhile, students can do internship in private or public institutions, depening on their wills. They can complete a part of their education in any European university through LLP/Erasmus Programme.

Key Learning Outcomes
1To have the ability to master computer and statistical knowledge and skills necessary to be able to do a sociological research.
2To be able to follow the developments in the field of Sociology
3To be able to adopt the attitude of life-long learning.
4To be able to show the ability to use skills of communication and take initiative as a sociologist in the field.
5To be able to comprehend the structure and functioning of the basic social institutions/sectors and identify the problems in these areas.
6To be able to have the knowledge of a foreign language at a level to be able to follow the developments in the field of Sociology.
7To have enough training of Philosophy-Psychology-Logic to be able to work as a teacher of Philosophy
8To be able to practice knowledge and skills during intra and interdisciplinary group work activities.
9To be able to have awareness of professional ethics
10To be able to evaluate the contributions of analyzing and interpreting social issues in the global and local environment as a sociologist.
11To be able to have the responsibilities and skills to follow social issues at global and local level.
12To be able to collect data about any social problem, analyze the data and interpret them.
13To be able to analyze a social issue on the basis of a determined goal, and to analyze and design it in accordance with the selected theoretical framework and research methods.
14To be able to identify, model and analyze social cases and issues by having the knowledge of the basic concepts and theories of Sociology

Key Programme Learning Outcomes - NQF for HE in Turkey
TYYÇKey Learning Outcomes
1234567891011121314
KNOWLEDGE1
SKILLS1
2
COMPETENCES (Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Learning Competence)1
2
3
COMPETENCES (Communication and Social Competence)1
2
3
4
5
COMPETENCES (Field Specific Competence)1
2

Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 708001452014 BASIC CONCEPTS IN SOCIOLOGY I Compulsory 3 0 0 5
2 708001191998 GENERAL LOGIC-I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 708001201997 GENERAL PHILOSOPHY-I Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 708001181997 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY-I Compulsory 3 0 0 4
5 708001392010 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL SCIENCES I Compulsory 3 0 0 3
6 0708001432013 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY-I Compulsory 2 0 0 0
7 708001022006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 708001012006 TURKISH LANGUAGE I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 20 0 0 24
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 708001562014 COMPUTER Compulsory 3 0 0 3
2 708001261998 GENERAL LOGIC-II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 708001271997 GENERAL PHILOSOPHY-II Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 708001251997 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY-II Compulsory 3 0 0 4
5 708001502010 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIAL SCIENCES II Compulsory 3 0 0 3
6 708001382010 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY-II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
7 708000942006 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND RECENT TURKISH HISTORY II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
8 0708001542013 SOCIOLOGY OF INSTITUTIONS Compulsory 2 0 0 3
9 10720801T11152 TRANSITION INTO UNIVERSITY LIFE Compulsory 2 0 0 3
10 708000922006 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 24 0 0 30
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 10720801T11261 COMMUNITY SERVICE ACTIVITIES Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 0708002652013 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 EDESOSSÇMDERS1 ELECTIVE I Elective - - - 2
4 EDEFAKORTAKHAVUZ1 FACULTY ELECTIVE I Elective - - - 2
5 0708002712013 HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
6 708002432005 RESEARCH TECHNIQUES-I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 0708002692013 SOCIAL CHANGE Compulsory 2 0 0 3
8 708002171997 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY-I Compulsory 3 0 0 3
9 708002772014 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY Compulsory 2 0 0 3
10 708002362000 STATISTICS Compulsory 2 0 0 3
11 708002191997 SYMBOLIC LOGIC-I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 23 0 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0708002702013 APPLIED STATISTICS Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 708002742014 BASIC CONCEPTS IN SOCIOLOGY II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
3 0708002662013 DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
4 EDESOSSÇMDERS2 ELECTIVE II Elective - - - 3
5 EDEFAKORTAKHAVUZ2 FACULTY ELECTIVE II Elective - - - 2
6 708002442005 RESEARCH TECHNIQUES-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 708002261997 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY-II Compulsory 3 0 0 3
8 708002562010 SOCIOLOGY OF LEISURE Compulsory 2 0 0 4
9 708002281997 SYMBOLIC LOGIC-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 19 0 0 27
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0708003732013 ANALYSIS OF TEXTS IN SOCIOLOGY-I Compulsory 2 0 0 5
2 EDESOSSÇMDERS3 ELECTIVE III Elective - - - 6
3 708003122000 GENERAL HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY-I Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 0708003672013 METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY-I Compulsory 2 0 0 5
5 0708003692013 SOCIOLOGY OF MIGRATION Compulsory 2 0 0 5
6 0708003712013 SOCIOLOGY OF TIME AND SPACE Compulsory 2 0 0 5
Total 13 0 0 30
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 708003582010 ANALYSIS OF TEXTS IN SOCIOLOGY II Compulsory 2 0 0 5
2 708003542010 DEMOGRAPHY Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 EDESOSSÇMDERS4 ELECTIVE IV Elective - - - 6
4 708003192000 GENERAL HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY-II Compulsory 3 0 0 4
5 708003522010 GLOBALIZATION AND TRANSNATIONAL CULTURE Compulsory 2 0 0 4
6 0708003702013 METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY-II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
7 708003562010 URBAN SOCIOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 15 0 0 31
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 708004552010 ANALYSIS OF TEXTS IN SOCIOLOGY III Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 708004122001 CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL THEORIES-I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
3 EDESOSSÇMDERS5 ELECTIVE V Elective - - - 8
4 708004112001 ETHICS-I Compulsory 2 0 0 4
5 708004572010 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS Compulsory 2 0 0 4
6 708004532010 SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION I Compulsory 2 0 0 3
7 708004162001 TURKISH SOCIOLOGISTS Compulsory 2 0 0 4
Total 12 0 0 30
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 708004582010 ANALYSIS OF TEXTS IN SOCIOLOGY IV Compulsory 2 0 0 3
2 708004022016 CONTEMPORARY SOCIAL THEORIES-II Compulsory 2 0 0 5
3 EDESOSSÇMDERS6 ELECTIVE VI Elective - - - 8
4 0708004642013 ETHICS-II Compulsory 2 0 0 3
5 708004522010 SOCIOLOGY OF AGEING Compulsory 2 0 0 4
6 708004562010 SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION II Compulsory 2 0 0 4
7 708004542010 SOCIOLOGY OF LANGUAGE Compulsory 2 0 0 3
Total 12 0 0 30
 
ELECTIVE I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0708002752013 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION Elective 2 0 0 2
FACULTY ELECTIVE I
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 701002532012 POETRY IN MODERN TURKISH LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
2 702002552012 HISTORY OF ANCIENT CIVILIZATIONS Elective 2 0 0 2
3 703002372007 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMY Elective 2 0 0 2
4 705002772012 MYTHOLOGY AND CULTURE Elective 2 0 0 2
5 706002752012 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY Elective 2 0 0 2
6 707002432012 BASIC PSYCHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
7 707002452012 INTRODUCTION TO EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
8 708002452007 GENERAL SOCIOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
9 710002532012 HISTORY OF WORLD LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
10 712002552014 ART HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 2
11 713002232007 MYTHOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 10720802T11264 MEDICAL SOCIOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 3
2 708002292000 RURAL SOCIOLOGY Elective 2 0 0 3
FACULTY ELECTIVE II
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 701002542012 NOVEL AND STROY IN MODERN TURKISH LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
2 702002562012 HISTORY OF THE MODERN AND CONTENPORARY AGE CIVILIZATIONS Elective 2 0 0 2
3 703002362007 CULTURAL GEOGRAPHY Elective 2 0 0 2
4 705002782012 MYTHOLOGY AND LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
5 706002762012 PROBLEMS OF PHILOSOPY Elective 2 0 0 2
6 707002482012 HUMAN DEVELEMENT Elective 2 0 0 2
7 708002422007 MODERN SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES Elective 2 0 0 2
8 710002522012 CULTURAL STUDIES Elective 2 0 0 2
9 712002542012 ART HISTORY Elective 2 0 0 2
10 713002242007 MYTHOLOGY AND LITERATURE Elective 2 0 0 2
11 713002402012 ARCHAEOLOGY OF ANATOLIA Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE III
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 10720802T11357 POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY I Elective 2 0 0 3
2 10720802T11359 SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION I Elective 2 0 0 3
3 10720802T11361 SOCIOLOGY OF MODERNITY Elective 2 0 0 3
4 10720802T11363 SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGION Elective 2 0 0 3
5 10720802T11365 SOCIOLOGY OF INDUSTRY I Elective 2 0 0 3
ELECTIVE IV
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 10720802T11360 POLITICAL SOCIOLOGY II Elective 2 0 0 3
2 10720802T11362 SOCIOLOGY OF COMMUNICATION II Elective 2 0 0 3
3 10720802T11364 SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGIOUS GROUPS Elective 2 0 0 3
4 10720802T11366 SOCIOLOGY OF INDUSTRY II Elective 2 0 0 3
5 708003502010 SOCIOLOGY OF MODERNITY II Elective 2 0 0 3
ELECTIVE V
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0708004612013 GRADUATION THESIS (ANNUAL) Elective 4 0 0 4
2 10720802T11459 SOCIOLOGY OF LAW AND CRIME Elective 2 0 0 2
3 708004172002 SOCIOLOGY OF KNOWLEDGE I Elective 2 0 0 2
4 708004212001 WOMEN STUDIES Elective 2 0 0 2
5 708004312005 SOCIOLOGY OF ENVIRONMENT Elective 2 0 0 2
ELECTIVE VI
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0708004662013 GRADUATION THESIS (ANNUAL) Elective 4 0 0 4
2 708004322002 SOCIOLOGY OF KNOWLEDGE-II Elective 2 0 0 2
3 708004352001 LOCAL GOVERNANCE AND PRACTICE Elective 2 0 0 2
4 708004402005 SOCIAL WORK Elective 2 0 0 2
5 708004462010 SOCIOLOGY OF WORK AND MANAGEMENT Elective 2 0 0 2
6 708004702015 SEMINAR Elective 2 0 0 2
 
Ege University, Bornova - İzmir / TURKEY • Phone: +90 232 311 10 10 • e-mail: intrec@mail.ege.edu.tr