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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: Testing, B: Attendance and class participation, 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.

 

1,2,3

A,B

2. Learns basic methodological approaches of sociology

 

1,2,3

A,B

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

 

1,2,3

A,B

4. Explains different sociological concepts

 

1,2,3

A,B

5. Examines different sociological theories

 

1,2,3

A,B

6. Gains skill in assessing daily life in sociological perspective

 

1,2,3

A,B

 

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

KAYNAKLAR

Ders Notu

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

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

Diğer Kaynaklar

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

Midterm

1

100

Quiz

0

0

Presentation

0

0

Total

 

100

Contribution of final exam to overall grade

1

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

To be able to define basic concepts, theories, methods and domains of study specific to radio, television and cinema by associating them with the findings and theories of humanities and social sciences.

 

 

 

 

 

2

To demonstrate the responsibilities, effective participation, coordination and planning skills essential for harmonious and efficient team work in the production process in the radio, television and cinema fields.

 

 

 

 

 

3

To be able to create media products in accordance with professional standards in various narrative forms and genres specific to the field by synthesizing current knowledge and skills for expertise acquired through applied and theoretical courses.

 

 

 

 

 

4

Manifesting professional knowledge and skills in different fields of radio, television and cinema fields such as copywriting, image management, editing, sound design, producing and directing, media management locally and globally.

 

 

 

 

 

5

To develop an understanding of responsible broadcasting by integrating national and international rules of law that media professionals should pursue with professional ethical principles.

 

 

 

 

 

6

To be able to use the knowledge and skills related to institutional operation and management in the production and broadcasting processes of radio, television and cinema for the common interest.

 

 

 

 

 

7

To evaluate radio, television and cinema fields in a wide range of cultural, economic and social relations from an institutional structuring to their products with an analytical and critical approach.

 

 

 

 

 

8

To have the ability to collect visual, audio and written data, conduct research, evaluate, report and offer creative solutions in the fields of radio, television and cinema.

 

 

 

 

 

9

To be able to design original projects in radio, television and cinema by following new technologies, developments and ideas in the fields of art, culture and media at national and global levels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration

15

3

45

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

14

6

84

Mid-terms

1

10

10

Quiz

0

0

0

Homework

0

0

0

Final examination

1

14

14

Total Work Load

 

 

153

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

6,12

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

6