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KAM1003Social Science3+0+0ECTS:5
Year / SemesterFall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
Status Compulsory
DepartmentDEPARTMENT of PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Prerequisites and co-requisitesNone
Mode of Delivery
Contact Hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerDoç. Dr. Gülmelek DOĞANAY
Co-LecturerProf. Dr. Hüseyin SAGOĞLU
Language of instructionTurkish
Professional practise ( internship ) None
 
The aim of the course:
An introduction to basic principles; concepts and theories of sociology; relationship between science and sociology; relationship with other social sciences; the logic and method of sociological inquiry; analysis of social structure; culture; relationship between individual and society.
 
Learning OutcomesCTPOTOA
Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :
LO - 1 : define basic concepts of sociology and its place within social sciences1
LO - 2 : explain social situaitons1
LO - 3 : relate social phenomena1
LO - 4 : make inference in relation to the future of social processes1
LO - 5 : produce general decisions from social incidents1
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
Understanding scientific features of sociology and explaining the behavior of society, the basic theories and theorists in the social sciences, scientific methods and techniques, the analize of social structure, the relationship of person and society, social structure and status, social behaviour, socialization.
 
Course Syllabus
 WeekSubjectRelated Notes / Files
 Week 1Basic concepts about sociology, the place of the Sociology as a science in human life.
 Week 2Society with its structure and general characteristics.
 Week 3Sub-branches of Sociology.
 Week 4 The method of Sociology and research techniques.
 Week 5History of sociology
 Week 6The Founders of Modern Sociology(Simon, Comte, Marx...)
 Week 7The Founders of Modern Sociology(Durkheim,Weber, Pareto...)
 Week 8New Approaches in Sociology
 Week 9Mid-term exam
 Week 10Culture and the Patterns of Culture
 Week 11The Process of Sociolization
 Week 12The Instutition of Family
 Week 13The Instutition of Economics
 Week 14The Instutition of Education
 Week 15The Instutition of Politics
 Week 16End-of-term exam
 
Textbook / Material
1Giddens, Anthony (2008), Sosyoloji, Kırmızı Yayınları, İstanbul.
 
Recommended Reading
1Kumar, Krishan (1999) Sanayi Sonrası Toplumdan Post-modern Topluma Çağdaş Dünyanın Yeni Kuramları, çev. Mehmet Küçük, Ankara: Dost Kitabevi.
 
Method of Assessment
Type of assessmentWeek NoDate

Duration (hours)Weight (%)
Mid-term exam 9 11/2023 50
End-of-term exam 16 01/2024 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 3 14 42
Sınıf dışı çalışma 3 14 42
Arasınav için hazırlık 8 1 8
Arasınav 1 1 1
Dönem sonu sınavı için hazırlık 9 2 18
Dönem sonu sınavı 1 1 1
Diğer 1 2 2 4
Diğer 2 2 2 4
Total work load120