Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
History Of Sociology SOS 138 2 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 historical development of sociological thought.
Course Content In this course, the perspectives of different sociological traditions will be discussed.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able explain the historical development of sociology Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
2 To evaluate the relationship between enlightenment and sociology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 To discuss about the birth of classical sociology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
4 To evaluate the opinions of Auguste Comte. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
5 To evaluate the opinions of E. Durkheim. Lecture, Testing,
6 To evaluate the opinions of K. Marx. Lecture, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The birth of sociology as a science
2 Relationship between The Enlightenment and sociology
3 The birth of classical sociology
4 Auguste Comte
5 Auguste Comte
6 E. Durkheim
7 E. Durkheim
8 K. Marx
9 Midterm exam
10 K. Marx
11 K. Marx
12 V. Pareto
13 V. Pareto
14 Evaluation
Course Notes [1] ARON, Raymond, Sosyolojik Düşüncenin Evreleri (Çev: Korkmaz Alemdar), Bilgi Yayınevi, İstanbul, 1989.
Course Resources [2] Hirszowicz, Maria (1981) Industrial Sociology: An Introduction, Oxford: Penguın Books,
[3] Sezer Baykan,( 1997) Batı Dünya Egemenliği ve Endüstri Devrimi, İstanbul Ünv. Ed. Fak. Yayınları, Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu Basımevi.
[4] Kumar, Krishan ( 1999), Sanayi Sonrası Toplumdan Post-modern Topluma Çağdaş Dünyanın Yeni Kuramları, çev. Mehmet Küçük,, Ankara: Dost Kitapevi.
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. Ödev 15
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Sözlü Sınav 25
1. Ara Sınav 50
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
Assignment 1 1 1
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 1 1
Total Workload 98
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.92
dersAKTSKredisi 4