Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Social Capital Discussions SOS 616 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Doctorate Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA KEMAL ŞAN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Arş.Gör. Handan Erdal
Course Category Other
Course Objective The aim of the course is to focus on modern sociology and how to solve social problems and transition period transition period from postivistism to social capital thought ın terms of discussions on social capital.
Course Content The concept social capital and discussions, social norms, values and beliefs, social institutions, social capital, social capital in modern and postmodern worlds
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 S/he learns the concepts and theories of relating to social capital. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
2 S/he understands the importance of social capital in sociological evaluations. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
3 S/he learns that the leading theorists of social capital issue. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
4 S/he learns classical and modern literature of social capital on. Group Study, Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 S/he learns the importance of the issue of social capital for community. Discussion, Lecture, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
6 S/he discovers the power of social capital as an element of culture. Lecture, Discussion, Group Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Social Capital: General Frame
2 Social- cultural Structure: Norm and value
3 Social Capital in Clasical Sociology I
4 Leading Theorists in Social Capital
5 Bourdieu, Coleman, Putnam, Fukuyama
6 Social Capital and Education
7 Capitalism and Social Capital
8 To discover the impresion of Social Capital
9 midterm exam
10 Social Capital and Low Secured Society
11 Social Capital and Highly Secured Society
12 Social Capital and Crisis of Modernity
13 Social Capital in Post-modern Society I
14 Social Capital in Post-modern Society II
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To be able to perceive and evaluate social matters at national and universal level X
2 To be able to evaluate sociological process from beginning to current in terms of leading Turkish thinkers at national level X
3 To be able to understand and solve the particular social problems and closely acquainted with related branches of Sociology X
4 To be able to interrogate and pose a question on popular contemporary sociological concepts objectively as globalization, multiculturalism, identity and postmodernism X
5 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the sociological problems and produce solutions X
6 To be able to analyze the social conditions in nineteenth century that caused rising of Sociology X
7 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Ödev 30
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 10
2. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 2 5 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 3 3
Total Workload 159
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.36
dersAKTSKredisi 6