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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-Interactive Lecture, 3-Special Support / Structural Examples
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A-Testing, B-Oral Exam / Presentation, 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

1,2,3

A

2. Learns basic methodological approaches of sociology

1, 3

1,2,3

A

3. Gains theoretical and comparative sociological knowledge about many sociological themes

1, 3

1,2,3

A

4. Explains different sociological concepts

1, 2,

1,2,3

A

5. Examines different sociological theories

1, 2

1,2,3

A

6. Gains skill in assessing daily life in sociological perspective

1, 3, 7

1,2,3

A

 
 

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

Books and articles

Additional Resources

 

 
 

Material Sharing

MATERIAL SHARING

Documents

Book, Articles, Book Chapters

Assignments

 

Exams

Midterm and Final

 
 

Assessment

ASSESSMENT

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

80

Quizzes

1

20

Assignment

0

0

Total

 

100

Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade

 

60

Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall Grade

 

40

Total

 

100

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

She/he has theoretical knowledge about the field of public relations

 

 

 

 

X

2

She/he knows the research methods and technics that are related to the field of public relations.

X

 

 

 

 

3

She/he has knowledge and awareness about the interdisciplinary issues that are required by the field. He/she comprehends the relation of those issues with public relations.

 

 

 

X

 

4

She/he is able to make oral presentations in English about her/his field.

 

 

 

 

 

5

She/has the digital competencies that are required by the field.

 

 

 

 

 

6

She/has the ability of creative thinking that are required by the field of public relations.

 

 

 

 

 

7

She/he has the abilities of research, planning, implementation, measurement and assessments that are necessary for a successful public relations practice.

 

X

 

 

 

8

She/he evaluates and applies the knowledge and abilities she/he has acquired in her/his field to partner organizations in the sector through teamwork. 

 

 

 

 

 

9

She/he is able to evaluate the knowledge and abilities she/he has acquired in her/his field from an analytical and critical perspective.

 

 

 

 

 

10

She/he has the awareness of practicing and developing the profession of public relations by adhering to ethical rules.

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

10

5

50

Mid-terms

1

8

8

Quiz

1

10

10

Homework

0

0

0

Final examination

1

24

24

Total Work Load

 

 

140

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5,8

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

6