Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Work Sociology CEK 104 2 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. EKREM ERDOĞAN
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. EKREM ERDOĞAN, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ONUR METİN,
Course Assistants Res.Ast.Cihan Durmuşkaya
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective The general objective of this course is to introduce basic issues related to sociology of work.By the end of the course, successful students should be able to:
Course Content The course will involve an analysis of mentality and types of work in traditional and modern societies.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Critically evaluating traditonal and modern types of work, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Restating historical background of chnages in working life, Lecture, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Illustrating relations of working life with political, economic and social structures, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Forming and questioning of human resouces/labour management policies of any organization, Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 Recognizing labor rights as human rights, Lecture, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 Evaluating sociological basis of social justice and compromise in the light of various approaches and thoughts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction: Sociological thinking
2 Capitalism, industrial society, knowledge society and sociology
3 The classics of sociological thinking: Comte, Durkheim, Marx and Weber
4 Class and stratification
5 Work: A sociological inquiry
6 The transformation of meaning of work
7 Taylorism and Fordism
8 Midterm Exam
9 Post-fordism
10 Labour process
11 Surveillance society and work
12 McDonaldization, network society and work
13 Work in liquid modern age: rising and decline of labour
14 Discussion and general assesment
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring theoretical and practical competency in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, social policy and labour and social security law both at national and international levels X
2 Mastering core industrial relations concepts X
3 Demonstrating awareness of issues related to social justice X
4 Competent use of Turkish language in written and oral communication and ability to reflect on what you have learned, and to conduct an inventory of skills and competencies gained X
5 Ability to engage in independent analysis and communication of results and ability to independently formulate research or term paper topics X
6 Competent use of statistics and databases to analyze data, interpreting graphs , tables, and index numbers and constructing them to convey information
7 Ability to work effectively in groups
8 Competent use of a foreign language in terms of oral, written and learning skills
9 Competent use of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and statistical software used in human resources and labour relations
10 Developing an ethical sensitivity in professional and scientific contexts X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
3. Kısa Sınav 15
4. Kısa Sınav 15
5. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ara Sınav 25
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 15 15
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6