SOS103


Course Title Course Code Program Level
SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY SOS103 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 60 102 3 4

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites No prerequisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to introduce the main concepts of social psychology and to exhibit the scientific foundations of human behaviors in social contexts. The main objective of the course is to improve the students' understanding and comprehension of the social psychological issues.
Course Content In this course students are introduced with the basic topics (e.g., social cognition, social perception, attitudes), approaches and methods of social psychology.
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1- Comprehending the basic concepts and research related with social psychology 2- Having knowledge of the teories and concepts that explain the basic topics of social psychology (e.g., social cognition, social influence, attitudes). 3- Relating the theoric knowledge, concepts and researches of social psychology with everyday life situations. 4- Explainig how human behavior is affected by social context. 5- Thinking critically and analytically on everday social issues.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction of the course: What is social psychology?
2. Week Theoretical approaches in social psychology
3. Week What is attitude? The relationship between attitude and behaviour
4. Week How are attitudes formed and maintained
5. Week Attitude change- Communication and persuasion
6. Week Social Influence: Conformity, Compliance, Obedience
7. Week Minority and Minority Influence
8. Week Social Cognition I
9. Week Social Cognition II
10. Week Social Perception I: Impression formation and Making Attributions
11. Week Introduction to Group Behaviour
12. Week Group Influence on Individual Behavior
13. Week Decision making in groups
14. Week Ingroup – Outgroup relations
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 Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı (1999). Yeni İnsan ve İnsanlar. İstanbul: Evrim Yayınevi. Nuran Hortaçsu (2012). En güzel psikoloji sosyal psikoloji. Ankara: İmge Kitabevi Sibel Arkonaç (2001). Sosyal Psikoloji. İstanbul: Alfa Yayınları. J.L. Friedman, D.O. Sears, J.M. Carlsmith (2003). Sosyal Psikoloji (çeviren: Ali Dönmez). İmge Yayınevi Franzoi, S.L. (2006). Social Psychology (4th Ed.). Boston: McGraw-Hill
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

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LO1

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1

   

1

2

2

          

LO2

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1

   

1

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2

          

LO3

      

4

3

 

4

      

2

 

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4

 

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3

        

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4

  

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