Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sociology Of International Immigration Movements SOS 544 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. PINAR YAZGAN HEPGÜL
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. PINAR YAZGAN HEPGÜL,
Course Assistants Research Assist. Mehmet ANIK
Course Category
Course Objective Migration is the basic constituent element of the world. Migration flows have been an integral part of human history from the beginnig. Migration is also long, elaborate journey that endows hardship, sacrifice and hope for its participants. From a sociological perpectives, analyzing migration is an essentian step towards understanding and narrating human history since the movemens reify the tension between historical forces. In this course we will focuse on especially international immigration to the new land.
Course Content In this course migration is going to discus all its aspects and consequences.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Provides understanding of the importance of inter-community relations. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 By discussing the differences, provides eliminatig the etno-centered approach. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 It increases the importance of diversity and cultural pluralism on the society. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Migration as a constituent element of the world
2 Examination of migration in terms of social mobility
3 Migration Theories I: Push
4 Migration Theories I: Pull
5 Migration and diasporic identities
6 Adaptation processes of immigrants
7 The host country´s attitudes towards immigrants
8 Tolerance, hostility, prejudice and behavior Stereo Type
9 Midters exam
10 Processes of integration in the host society of immigrants.
11 Acculturation
12 Assimilation
13 Intergenerational processes of identity change
14 The overall results of migration
Course Notes
Course Resources
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 30
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 10
2. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 10
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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 2 5 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 3 3
Total Workload 149
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.96
dersAKTSKredisi 6