Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Sociology SBK 101 1 3 + 0 3 6
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 Other
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 The subject, aim and methods of sociology,Theories and Perspectives in Sociology, Globalization and the Changing World,Stratification and Class,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 S/he expresses the principles and methods of the subject, history, purpose, and sections of sociology in theoretical way Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 S/he evaluates elements of socio-cultural system and the relationship among these elements analytically Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 S/he analyzes the subject of cultural system , values, languages, symbols, norms and institutions Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 S/he 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 S/he analyzes the functioning of soci-cultural system Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 S/he 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, Homework, Testing,
7 Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
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 Have knowledge on public administration (e.g. administrative sciences, bureaucracy, Turkish public administration, local government and comparative public administration), new management techniques (e.g. strategic management, performance management, human resource management), politics and sociology (e.g. political science, history of political thought, Turkish political life, sociology, social structure of Turkey, contemporary political movements and political parties), public law (e.g. Turkish constitutional law, administrative law) and private law, urbanization, environmental problems and environment legislation.
2 Using fundamental statistical package programs, making researches on academic and occupational issues, and gripping research processes.
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership.
4 Predominant on public law as well as private law, follows changes of legislations, comments legislations and adapts it to practice.
5 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments.
6 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts.
7 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels.
8 Following technologies of informatics, fundamental computer programs, information systems on administration and management field, and using them effectively.
9 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought.
10 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy.
11 Know at least one foreign occupational language.
12 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes.
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 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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 153
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.12
dersAKTSKredisi 6