Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Political Sociology SBK 302 6 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses <p>Political Science and Sociology</p>
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ZEYNEL ABİDİN KILINÇ
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ZEYNEL ABİDİN KILINÇ,
Course Assistants

Res. Assistant Onur Türkölmez

Course Category Basic Teaching Suitable For Field
Course Objective

Political sociology is the study of the social dimensions and organization of power. This course covers the major themes and debates in political sociology.

Course Content

The course explores the social dimensions of power, politics, political change, and political institutions. It focuses on examining the nature of political power, the cultural dimension of politics, the dynamics of political change, and related theories.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 S/he expresses the principles in subject, purpose, approach and method of political sociology Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 S/he examines the communication and connection between political institution and other social institutions analytically in relations of interdependency Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 S/he analyzes the state-society relations generally and functioning of political life specifically in the framework of cultural tradition and democratic thought as a transformation processes Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 S/he examines the concepts such as political structure, political life, political elites, political culture, political participation, political transformation, political development, political unification, political corruptions, political alienation... Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
5 S/he recognizes the connections among elements of political and social life in Turkey Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 S/he compares the political elements and social structure Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
Course Notes
Course Resources

Nur Vergin, Siyasetin Sosyolojisi, Doğan Yayıncılık.

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. X
2 Using fundamental statistical package programs, making researches on academic and occupational issues, and gripping research processes. X
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership. X
4 Predominant on public law as well as private law, follows changes of legislations, comments legislations and adapts it to practice. X
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. X
6 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts. X
7 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels. X
8 Following technologies of informatics, fundamental computer programs, information systems on administration and management field, and using them effectively. X
9 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought. X
10 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy. X
11 Know at least one foreign occupational language. X
12 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 10
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Final examination 1 30 30
Total Workload 136
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.44
dersAKTSKredisi 5