SOS101


Course Title Course Code Program Level
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY SOS101 Political Science and International Relations B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
01
(Fall)
42 5 55 102 3 4

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Aims of the course are to analyse the importance of Sociology for Social Sciences within the frame work of the definiton of the discipline, to understand main concepts of Sociology, to scrutinize current affairs and social transformations in the light of these concepts. Another goal of the course is to teach students how society can be studied in scientific manner.
Course Content The scope of the course contains knowledge on social ideas of philosophers and sociologists, sociological research methods, social institutions, notions of social theory, society, authority, status, alienation, economy-society relationship.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1- Understanding main sociological concepts 2- Assessing social facts by means of sociological point of view in the light of knowledge given in the course 3- Interpreting social and political facts as well as events with sociological perspective 4- Building links between social change and social groups
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction
2. Week Definition, History and Main Theories of Sociology
3. Week Method in Sociology
4. Week Culture and Society
5. Week Individual and Society
6. Week Society and Family
7. Week Socialization and Education
8. Week Social Institutions
9. Week Social Change / Globalization
10. Week Social Stratification
11. Week Social Inequalities: Gender
12. Week Urbanization, Immigration and Social Life
13. Week Disengagement from Society: Crime and Violence
14. Week General Review
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Anthony Giddens, Sosyoloji: Kısa Eleştirel bir Giriş, Ankara:Phoenix Yayıncılık Anthony Giddens, Sosyoloji: Başlangıç Okumaları, İstanbul: Say Yayınları Rob Stones, Sosyolojik Düşünçede İz Bırakanlar, İstanbul: Bağlam Yayıncılık. Alan Swingewood, Sosyolojik Düşünçenin Kısa Tarihi, Ankara: Bilim ve Sanat Yayınları. Martin Starley, Sosyolojide Temel Fikirler, İstanbul: Sentez yayıncılık Zymunt Bauman, Sosyolojik Düşünmek, İstanbul: Ayrıntı Yayınları Tom Bottomore – Robert Nisbet, Sosyolojik Çözümlemenin Tarihi C.Wright Mills, Sosyolojik İmgelem, İstanbul: Birey Yayıncılık İhsan Sezal (edit), Sosyolojiye Giriş, İstanbul: Beta Yayınları. Marshall Berman, Katı Olan Herşey Buharlaşır, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

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PQ 18

LO1

5

3

2

  

4

5

   

4

      

5

LO2

3

5

4

  

3

5

4

3

4

5

      

3

LO3

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5

3

  

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3

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4

      

4

LO4

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4

5

  

4

5

      

4

* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High