• Turkish
  • English
Course Code: 
SOC156
Semester: 
Spring
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Laboratuvar Saati: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
7
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
To teach students about the social problems in Turkey
Course Content: 

Lectures, Readings, Exams

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Quetion-Answer, 3: Discussion,
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing B: Homework C. Attendance & Participation

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Learns to assess sociological approach to social problems

3,4,5

1,2,3

A,B,C

Gets informed about Social Problems of Turkey

3,4,5

1,2,3

A,B,C

Learns historical background of Social Problems of Turkey

3,5

1,2,3

A,B,C

 
 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Introduction

Film and material on the subjects

2

Social Problems and Social Boundaries

 

3

Women’s empoloyment in Turkey

 

4

Gender İn Turkey

 

5

Islamist movement in Turkey

 

6

Culture and Race in Turkey

 

7

Illegal Immigrants in Turkey

 

8

The City of Istanbul in Global Era

 

9

Midterm

 

10

Globalization and Changing Class Structures

 

11

Family and Social Policy in Turkey

 

12

Social Exclusion in Turkey

 

13

Question of Ethnicity in Turkey

 

14

Welfare Regime in Turkey

 
 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Course designed by the Instructer

Additional Resources

Movies, Web Content

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

Course designed by the Instructor

Assignments

Weekly Readings

Exams

Midterm, Final

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm

1

100

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Departmental Elective

 

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Öğrenme Çıktıları

Katkı Düzeyi

1

2

3

4

5

1

To raise individuals who are proficient in research methods in social sciences, and competent in carrying out sociological research.

X

       

2

To raise individuals who develop an interdisciplinary perspective by way of taking courses not only in the field of sociology but also those offered by different faculty and departments.

 

X

     

3

To raise individuals who have a firm grasp of the main topics and issues of the society in Turkey. 

       

X

4

To raise social scientists who are competent in “sociology of organizations and institutions”, one of the major areas of sociology. 

X

       

5

To raise social scientists who are competent in “political sociology and social change”, one of the major areas of sociology. 

X

       

6

To raise social scientists who are competent in “social inequalities/stratification”, one of the major areas of sociology. 

       

X

7

To raise social scientists who are competent in  “culture and society”, one of the major areas of sociology. 

       

X

8

To raise social scientists who have a command of the history of and the theories in social sciences. 

X

       

9

To raise individuals who have the skill of expressing themselves well, verbally and in writing, and who are knowledgeable in the main requirements of academic writing. 

       

X

10

To raise individuals who are capable of developing projects in different parts of the world,  working for international organizations. 

 

X

     
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 15x Total course hours)

15

3

45

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

15

7

105

Homework

3

4

12

Mid-term

1

3

3

Final

1

3

3

Total Work Load

 

 

168

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

6,72

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

7