Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Urban Sociology SBK 410 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FERRUH TUZCUOĞLU
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res. Assist. Mustafa Kömürcüoğlu
Course Category
Course Objective The general objective of this course is to teach basic informations about urban sociology, to give information about concepts of urban sociology, to give an introduction about urban socilogy.
Course Content The concept of city, The concept of urbanization, Urban theories, city in Turkish-Islamic tradition.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 One describes essential concepts of urban sociology in sociological tradition. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
2 One explains urban theories. Discussion, Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
3 One comments urbanization concept. Question-Answer, Lecture, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
4 One evaluate role of urban sociology in regard of urbanization problems. Discussion, Lecture, Question-Answer, Homework, Testing,
5 One discusses problems of turkish urban society Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
6 One discusses relationships between state and society to solve urban problems. Lecture, Discussion, Question-Answer, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The concept of city
2 The concept of urbanization
3 Urbanization in Turkey
4 The fact of migration
5 Urban Theories: USA
6 Urban Theories: Europe
7 Recent Urban Theories
8 Illegal Urbanization
9 Mid-term Exam
10 City and Politics
11 Modernization and City
12 Globalization and City
13 City and Ecology
14 City in Turkish-Islamic Tradition
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have knowledge on public administration (e.g. administrative sciences, bureaucracy, Turkish public administration, local government and comparative public administration), new management techniques (e.g. strategic management, performance management, human resource management), politics and sociology (e.g. political science, history of political thought, Turkish political life, sociology, social structure of Turkey, contemporary political movements and political parties), public law (e.g. Turkish constitutional law, administrative law) and private law, urbanization, environmental problems and environment legislation. X
2 Using fundamental statistical package programs, making researches on academic and occupational issues, and gripping research processes.
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership. X
4 Predominant on public law as well as private law, follows changes of legislations, comments legislations and adapts it to practice. X
5 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments. X
6 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts. X
7 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels. X
8 Following technologies of informatics, fundamental computer programs, information systems on administration and management field, and using them effectively. X
9 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought. X
10 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy. X
11 Know at least one foreign occupational language.
12 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes. X
13 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa Sınav 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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 21 21
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5