Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Sociology SOS 109 1 4 + 0 4 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. AYDIN AKTAY
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. AYDIN AKTAY,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to explain the basic concepts of sociology.
Course Content Definition and subject-matters of sociology, its relation to the other sciences, analysis of different social structures.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to use the basic concepts of sociology Lecture, Testing,
2 To be able to analyse the social structures of our time Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam,
3 To evaluate sociology and its relation to the other sciences. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
4 To discuss about social researches and ethics. Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
5 To make evaluation on socialization, social interaction and social groups and organization. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
6 To define social institutions. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is sociology?
2 Individual and society
3 Sociology and its relation to the other sciences
4 The origin of the social thought
5 Beginning of sociology
6 Knowledge, research and sociology
7 Social researches and ethics
8 Culture
9 Midterm exam
10 Socialization
11 Social interaction
12 Social groups and organization
13 Social change
14 Social institutions
Course Notes [1] FICHTER, Joseph, Sosyoloji Nedir, (Çev. Nilgün Çelebi), Yeni Zamanlar Dağıtım, 2001.
Course Resources [2] BOTTOMORE, T., Toplumbilim, (Çev. Ünsal Oskay), Beta Yayınları, İstanbul, 2000.
[3] BOZKURT, Veysel, Değişen dünyada sosyoloji, Alfa yayınları, İstanbul, 2004.
[4] BAUMMAN, Zygmunt, Sosyolojik düşünmek (Çev: Abdullah Yılmaz), Ayrıntı yayınları, İstanbul, 2000.
[5] ARON, Raymond, Sosyolojik Düşüncenin Evreleri (Çev: Korkmaz Alemdar), Bilgi Yayınevi, İstanbul, 1989.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire the skill of analytical and synthetic thinking, reading and acquainting, X
2 To be able to understand and judge the philosophical accumulations at local and universal level, X
3 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the philosophical problems in the sources that are constituted in the field of philosophy, X
4 To be able to connect the universal problems of philosophy with the local problems, X
5 To be able to interrogate the universal problems of mankind, to be able to examine the interrogations in this field, X
6 To be able to deal with the problems of such fields as science, culture and art in a philosophical way, to recognize those questions X
7 To be able to provide the usage of interdisciplinary knowledge for the common and local problems concerning science, religion and art, X
8 To be able to understand, to solve and when necessary to direct the particular problems, X
9 To be able to narrate in writing and in words in a systematic and consistent way the knowledge possessed and suggestions for the solutions of problems, X
12 To be able to attain and to use the knowledge about philosophy and history of science.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 20
1. Ödev 15
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Assignment 1 5 5
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 5 5
Total Workload 111
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.44
dersAKTSKredisi 4