Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Social Policy CEK 372 6 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. SİNEM YILDIRIMALP
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. SİNEM YILDIRIMALP,
Course Assistants Res.Asst. Cihan Durmuşkaya
Course Category
Course Objective The aims of this course are to analyse socio-economic evolutions and problems in social and labour life through the historical process and to determine problems of different social groups and to improve solution strategies with social policy instruments.
Course Content In this course, different viewpoints about social policy theories will be researched. In addition to this, subjects such as unemployment, migration, poverty, social problems in Turkey will be discussed. Different social grouups such as family, young people, unemployed people, poors, disabled people will be examined
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 It defines social policy concept from narrow to wider perspective , , , , , , , , , , ,
2 It explains national and international level activities of social policy. , , , , , , , , , ,
3 It explains the concept of trade unions and the process of change in the union rights. , , , , , , , , ,
4 It discusses the social policy applications in Turkey , , , , , , , , , , , ,
5 It develops ideas towards domination of social policies such as peace and solidarity in the society. , , , , , , , , , , ,
6 It evaluates significance, reasons and results of overall social policy applications in social sciences. , , , , , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The meaning of social policy as a concept and its historical background
2 Aims of social policy: social peace, social solidarity, social justice, social integration, social development, welfare, aid.
3 From yesterday to today social state, social security, social aids and social services in Ottoman Empire and Turkish Rebuclic
4 Social policies for labour life (a: preventions for cop out in work life; b: preventions for mobbing and sexual harassment in work life; c: organizational performance in work life; d: social accountability in organizations)
5 Social policies for family life (a: natural and social foundations of motherhood; b: social policies for violence in family)
6 Social policies for women (a: psycho-social rehabilitation of prostitutes; b: feminst gender policies ve gender mainstreaming)
7 Social policies that provides social justice (a: distribution of income and welfare; b: social transfers; c: social tax system; d: types of welfare distribution)
8 Basic policies and viewpoints of social evolution and social progress (social structural, demographic structural, social capital, social movements, quality of life, social welfare services and social planning)
9 Midterm Exam
10 Policies for Turkey’s social problems (a: social policies for ragamuffins in Turkey)
11 Policies for Turkey’s social problems (a: social policy strategies for elderly and disabled people in Turkey; b: Active policy for elderly and disabled people; c: care problems of elderly and disabled people and social policies)
12 Policies for Turkey’s socio-economicl problems (a: poverty and struggle with poverty; b: unemployment and active employment policies)
13 Policies for Turkey’s social problems in public administration (a: local social policy practices in Turkey; b: social municipality and local social development)
14 Evolution in social state mentality of Turkey in the way to EU and looking for new pradigms.
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The students are gained the ability to look at the problems of daily life from a broader perspective. They gain the needed skills not only to understand the economic problems but also to construct a model and defend in meaningful way. X
2 They have knowledge about the microeconomic theory. X
3 They have knowledge about the macroeconomic theory. X
4 They have knowledge about the international economic theory. X
5 They have ability to use mathematical and statistical methods. X
6 They have ability to utilize fundamental econometric theories to provide economic problems. X
7 They are intended to be expert in one of non departmental fields that they choose from the list of marketing, management, human resources management, corporate finance, public administration, and tourism management. X
8 They are intended to be expert in one of departmental fields that they choose from the list of public finance, agricultural, environmental, natural resources, labor economics, economics of industrial organization, economics of property rights, international finance, money and banking, economic growth and development. X
9 They have necessary knowledge of law and related skills that needed in both public and private sector. X
10 They have necessary accountancy skills that needed in both public and private sector. X
11 They have written and oral communication skills in a foreign language as well as in their native language. X
12 They know how to use computer programs in both daily office usage and statistical data evaluations. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 135
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.4
dersAKTSKredisi 5