Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Family Theories SOS 515 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. SEVİM ATİLA DEMİR
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The main objective of this course is to examine family from past to present in a comprehensive sociological framework
Course Content The place and importance of the family in the social life, the sociological studies on family and general family theories
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To introduce students to the sociological study of family Discussion, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 To acquire an ability to use sociological concepts in order analyze family Discussion, Homework,
3 To explain the functions and types of family Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction and concepts
2 Family and community
3 Definition of family and functions
4 Types of family types
5 The methods of study
6 Theoretical approaches to the family as social institution
7 Theoretical approaches to the family as social institution II
8 Theoretical approaches to the family as social institution II
9 Midterm
10 General trends in family research
11 Family and social control
12 Social change and family
13 Family structure and geography
14 General Review of Course
Course Notes Lecture Notes
Course Resources Aile Sosyolojisi, Ergün Yıldırım-Kadir Canatan
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To be able to perceive and evaluate social matters at national and universal level X
2 To be able to evaluate sociological process from beginning to current in terms of leading Turkish thinkers at national level X
3 To be able to understand and solve the particular social problems and closely acquainted with related branches of Sociology X
4 To be able to interrogate and pose a question on popular contemporary sociological concepts objectively as globalization, multiculturalism, identity and postmodernism X
5 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the sociological problems and produce solutions X
6 To be able to analyze the social conditions in nineteenth century that caused rising of Sociology
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 50
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 5 80
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Total Workload 147
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.88
dersAKTSKredisi 6