Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Social Problems SHB 217 3 2 + 0 2 4
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FİKRET EFE
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. FİKRET EFE,
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective This course is aimed to inform social work students to the study of human societies, social forces, and collective behaviour patterns. The main focus of the course is included to examine of contemporary problems, such as poverty, immigration, terror, divorces, social security, education, health and etc. fields of problem. Generally, aim to argue important social problems related with humanity and in particular to the realities of Turkish Communities’ problems reasons and its solution ways.
Course Content Definition of social problems, their features, micro and micro social problems, Turkey´s micro and macro problems: Teror special inclination; affects of the social problems.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Distinguishes which incompatible behaviors affect the social dynamics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 Identifies basic social characteristics of the professional actions directed to social workers Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
3 Comprehends Rapid social change and its impact on the social problems of human life Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is the meaning of social problems? and properties
2 Micro and macro social problems in the world
3 Poverty in Turkey
4 Unemployment in Turkey
5 Changes in marriage and the family structure
6 Turkish traditions and customs
7 Suicide
8 Teror and violance
9 Midterm Exam
10 Interior and exterior immigration
11 The reasons and its outcomes of the terror
12 Narcotic and substance abuse
13 Violence in schools
14 Juvenile delinquency
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Has professional knowledge, can use theoretical knowledge in the work environments, has skills for human relations and communication, can work in team. X
2 Has qualification of organizer, planner, educator and researcher to materialize social work applications in urban and rural areas, public and private sector and nongovernmental organizations. X
3 Recognizes and knows risk groups in Turkey and in the world. X
4 Can coordinate protective-preventive, developing-changing, therapeutic-rehabilitative works to deal with the risks. X
5 Has skills to consulate the risk groups. X
6 Has knowledge about the reasons in existence of risk groups (child, elderly, disabled, faily, woman, group). X
7 Knows well the current public law and professional legislation and can interpret and apply the legislation when it is necessary X
8 Knows the intervention techniques for children with need of protection, youth, disabled, elderly, women and family. X
9 Has skills to consulate for children, youth, disabled, elderly, women and families. X
10 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 75
1. Ödev 10
1. Sözlü Sınav 5
2. Sözlü Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 1 1
Total Workload 49
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 1.96
dersAKTSKredisi 4