Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sociology SBK 108 2 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. BÜNYAMİN BEZCİ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. BÜNYAMİN BEZCİ,
Course Assistants Research Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of the course is to introduce students to the historical development of sociology and its basic concepts.In sociology, students learn not only about their own culture, but about other people´s culture, and why they developed differently, Government structure (who holds the power), Language, media, education, societal structure, religion, economics, and weather all play big roles in sociological development of each society.
Course Content Theories and Perspectives in Sociology,Theories and Perspectives in Sociology,Globalization and the Changing World,Stratification and Class,Poverty, Social Exclusion and Welfare,Global Inequality,The Media,Education, Religion,Families and Intimate Relationships,Organizations and Networks,Work and Economic Life, Sexuality and Gender,Politics, Government and Social Movements,Cities and Urban Life,Race, Ethnicity and Migration
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 One expresses the principles and methods of the subject, history, purpose, and sections of sociology in theoretical way Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 One evaluate of elements of socio-cultural system and the relationship among these elements analytically Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 One analyzes the subject of cultural system , values, languages, symbols, norms and institutions Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 one analyzes the subject of social system, identity, socialization, role, statue, masses, groups, categories, patterns of judgement populace and population Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 One analyzes the functioning of soci-cultural system Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 One examines subjet of socio-cultural processes, cultural unıfication, socio-culturel control, socio-cultural unification, socio-cultural mobility, social mobilities, socio-cultural deviation and dissolition, socio-cultural transformation Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
7 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
8 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
9 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The subject, aim and methods of sociology.
2 Theories and Perspectives in Sociology
3 Globalization and the Changing World
4 Stratification and Class
5 Poverty, Social Exclusion and Welfare
6 Global Inequality
7 The Media,
8 Education, Religion
9 Families and Intimate Relationships
10 Organizations and Networks
11 Work and Economic Life, Sexuality and Gender
12 Politics, Government and Social Movements
13 Cities and Urban Life
14 Race, Ethnicity and Migration
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To research the functions, basic concepts and features of the international system; to learn the basic knowledge about the sub-topics of the international relations discipline. X
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations. X
3 To improve the foreign language skills. X
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations. X
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process. X
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework X
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively X
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law X
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework X
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically X
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law X
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics X
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples X
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines
18 To research the ideas of philosophers/thinkers who built the philosophical foundations of political science and to examine the contribution of these philosophical ideas to the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations
19 To gain basic computer skills
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually
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 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Quiz 2 4 8
Assignment 1 4 4
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 137
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.48
dersAKTSKredisi 5