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Course Code: 
SOC 101
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
6
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
The aim of this course is to learn the basic concepts of sociology and its historical evolution within the cadre of the sociological theories.
Course Content: 

Within the cadre of this course, after having drawn a path of the general sociological conception, sociological thinking through major authors and an analysis of their different theories will be evaluated. The sociological theories developed in the USA, Germany and France in recent history will also be studied. 

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Exam, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes  Program Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods  Assessment Methods 
1. Presents the definitions and the first approaches of sociology. 3, 7, 10 1, 2, 3 A, C
2. Learns basic methodological approaches of sociology 3, 5, 7, 10 1, 2, 3 A, C
3. Gains theoretical and comparative sociological knowledge about many sociological themes 3, 7, 8, 9, 10 1, 2, 3 A, C
4. Explains different sociological concepts 3, 7, 8, 9, 10 1, 2, 3 A, C
5. Examines different sociological theories 3, 7, 9, 10 1, 2, 3 A, C
6. Gains skill in assessing daily life in sociological perspective 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 8, 9, 10 1, 2, 3 A, C

Course Flow

COURSE CONTENT
Week Topics Study Materials
1 INTRODUCTION: DEFINITIONS OF SOCIOLOGY  
2 FIRST AUTHORS OF SOCIOLOGY: AUGUSTE COMTE  
3 FRENCH SOCIOLOGY AND EMILE DURKHEIM  
4 SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES OF EMILE DURKHEIM  
5 KARL MARX AND ITS SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE  
6 MAX WEBER AND ITS SOCIOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVE  
7 MIDTERM EXAM  
8 GEORG SIMMEL AND ITS SOCIOLOGY  
9 SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT  
10 SOCIAL CHANGE AND GLOBALIZATION  
11 METHODOLOGICAL APPROACHES AND RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY   
12 DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES   
13 CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES  
14 SOCIOLOGICAL CONCEPTS   
15 SOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL LIFE  
16 FINAL EXAM  

Recommended Sources

RECOMMENDED SOURCES

Textbook

MOLENAT, Xavier, La sociologie, Histoire, Idées, Courants, Paris, Ed. Sciences Humaines, 2009.

MONTOUSSE, Marc, 100 fiches pour comprendre la sociologie, Paris, Bréal, 2009.

Additional Resources ANSART, Pierre, Les sociologies contemporaines, Paris, Points, Seuil, 1990. 

ARON, Raymond, Les étapes de la pensée sociologique, Paris, Gallimard, 1976.

BERAUT, Céline et COULMONT, Baptiste, Les courants contemporains de la sociologie, Paris, Licence, PUF, 2008.

BERTHELOT, Jean-Michel, La construction de la sociologie, Paris, “Que sais-je?”, PUF, 2005.

BLOESS, Françoise, ETIENNE, Jean, ROUX, Jean-Paul et ROUX, Jean-Pierre, Dictionnaire de sociologie, Paris, Hatier, 2004.

BOURDIEU, Pierre, Questions de sociologie, Paris, Minuit, 2002. 

DURAND, Jean-Pierre et Weil Robert, Sociologie contemporaine, Paris, Ed. Vigot, 2006.

DURKHEIM, Emile, Les règles de la méthode sociologique, Paris, Quadrige Grands Textes, PUF, 2007.

GIDDENS, Anthony, Les conséquences de la modernité, Paris, L’Harmattan, 2000.

NISBET, Robert, La tradition sociologique, Paris, PUF, 2005.

 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING
Documents Book, Articles, Book Chapters
Assignments  
Exams Mid-term and Final Exam

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 80
Homework 1 20
Total   100
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade 1 60
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade   40
Total   100

 

COURSE CATEGORY Fundamental Courses

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Students demonstrate knowledge on market segmentation, are able to follow the trends in consumer behavior, and create effective advertising messages suitable for target audiences       x  
2 Students design advertisements suitable for both traditional and digital media. x        
3 Students gain awareness and knowledge on interdisciplinary subjects that are beneficial both for their professional and intellectual lives.         x
4 Students demonstrate knowledge of the campaign processes in written, audio-visual, electronic, and outdoor advertising media. They plan and manage campaigns in accordance with national and international standards.          
5 Students demonstrate knowledge of the research methods related to the field of advertising and are able to use the obtained data to evaluate results in campaign processes.       x  
6 Students create and lead media strategies in the field of advertising.           
7 Students abide by universal values, law and ethical principles.         x
8 Students follow the developments in the fields with the awareness of lifelong learning and entrepreneurial approach. They are self-confident in communicating with institutions and persons and suggest solutions to problems independently or as team members.     x    
9 Students adopt the critical approach in evaluating knowledge and skills related to the field.         x
10 Students demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the concepts and models related to the field.       x  

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration
(Hour)
Total
Workload
(Hour)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 15 6 90
Mid-terms 1 3 3
Final examination 1 3 3
Homework 1 10 10
Total Work Load     148
Total Work Load / 25 (h)     5,92
ECTS Credit of the Course     6