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USEC0005General Sociology2+0+0ECTS:4
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Elective
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 2 hours of lectures per week
LecturerÖğr. Gör. Dr Selim KARYELİOĞLU
Co-LecturerAssoc. proff. M.Yavuz Alptekin, Proff.Assist.Serdal Fidan
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
The aim of the course:
The aim of this course is to teach students basic sociological concepts, trends and theories.
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : Define basic concepts of Sociology5,6,12
LO - 2 : Clarify principles related Sociology5,8
LO - 3 : Give opportunity to students for comparison and associating knowledge they have learned by giving schoolwork
LO - 4 : Associate the concepts and stages of Sociology with everyday life and culture
CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA :Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

Contents of the Course
In this course, students will learn about introductionary sociology, history of sociological thinking, basic concepts of sociology, contemporary sociological theories, sociological research techniquies, social groups, social crime, socialization, policy, religion, family, economy and society, globalizaton.
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Sociology:Definition and content
 Week 2Sociology: A short history: Sociologist and approachs
 Week 3Cultur
 Week 4Socialization
 Week 5Social Grups
 Week 6Social stratification
 Week 7Family
 Week 8Education
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10Politics
 Week 11Social deviance and crime
 Week 12Work life and organizations
 Week 13Globalization and social effects
 Week 14Daily Social problems in Turkey
 Week 15General debate
 Week 16Final Exam
Textbook / Material
Recommended Reading
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 10 08-05-2021 35 50
End-of-term exam 16 26-06-2021 35 50
Student Work Load and its Distribution
Type of workDuration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term
Yüz yüze eğitim 2 14 28
Sınıf dışı çalışma 2 14 28
Arasınav için hazırlık 2 4 8
Arasınav 2 4 8
Ödev 2 10 20
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 4 4 16
Dönem sonu sınavı 4 3 12
Total work load120