Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Music Sociology MUZ 215 5 4 + 0 4 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MAHİR MAK
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Reserch Asistant Hasan Hüseyin Şahin

Course Category
Course Objective

The aim of this course is to make an introduction to the sociology of music, to show the study of music through the eyes of sociology, to discuss the relations of music and musical cultures with different social structures and to introduce the theoretical and methodical framework necessary for this.

Course Content

Various theories that make up the sociology of music, such as subculture, and their application methods.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knows the theories of sociology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 establishes a connection between music and sociology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 begins to evaluate from the perspective of sociology of music Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 analyzes music, culture and society Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 interests in music and sociology research Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 begins to think effectively in the field of music and sociology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 what is music, sociology?
2 what is the sociology of music in the context of an interdisciplinary study?
3 relation of music sociology with other disciplines
4 what are the other areas of sociology?
5 what is society conceptually? what are the approaches?
6 discussion of general concepts such as community, folk
7 what are social role models?
8 what is socialization? what is the socialization of music
9 cultural interaction discussions through music
10 what is alienation?
11 think of Turkish music through the sociology of music
12 think of folk music through the sociology of music
13 examples of sociology of music in the context of interaction
14 ability to look at music like a music sociologist
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Ayas, Güneş. (2016). Müzik sosyolojisi: sorunlar-yaklaşımlar-tartışmalar. İstanbul: Doğu Kitabevi

Adorno, T. W. (2002). Essays on music. Londra: University of California

GÜVEN, Uğur Zeynep; ERGUR, Ali. (2014). Dünyada ve Türkiye’de Müzik Sosyolojisinin Yeri ve Gelişimi. Sosyoloji Dergisi, 3 (29), 1-27.

GÜNAY, E. (2006), Müzik Sosyolojisi, İstanbul: Bağlam Yayınları.

Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 It learns music by researching all aspects of it, reaches knowledge and synthesis, creates a critical perspective that can perceive his environment and the world with the perspective required by the age.
2 It learns music by researching all aspects of it, reaches knowledge and synthesis, creates a critical perspective that can perceive his environment and the world with the perspective required by the age.
3 It deals with the art of music in many dimensions such as education, aesthetics and history, examines it and reaches conclusions.
4 It follows innovations in note writing and music technologies. Has the ability to use technological possibilities in carrying traditional music and today's music to the future.
5 Analyzes the music culture, which is a very important element of the national culture, in a historical perspective and carries it into the future.
6 Has the ability to convey the characteristics of musicology to listener groups who are not experts or experts, by using effective communication techniques of public relations on issues related to her field.
7 Has the ability to use technological possibilities in carrying the traditional music and today's music to the future.
8 By analyzing popular culture based on scientific knowledge, he has the ability to critically analyze the art created by popular culture.
9 Has a foreign language knowledge enough to follow foreign sources related to his field and communicate with colleagues (European Language Portfolio Scale, Level B1).
10 Besides western music theory and solfege, it equips Turkish music theory and solfege, history, literature and instrumental knowledge.
11 Gives the methods and techniques of questioning, analyzing and synthesizing the subjects of music science.
12 Gives social, scientific and ethical values ??in the stages of collecting, interpreting and announcing scientific data in the field of musicology.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 20
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 50
1. Ara Sınav 30
Total 100
1. Final 40
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
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 1 16
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Seminar) 2 8 16
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 122
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.88
dersAKTSKredisi 5