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HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY I PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SOS201 HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY I 3 3 3 6

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Compulsory
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit -
Coordinator of the Course Unit Prof.Dr. KAMİL KAYA
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit Assist.Prof.Dr. FİKRİYE GÖZDE MOCAN

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to help students comprehend the origins of sociological thought, learn the emergence of sociology and the development process, comprehend and interpret the approaches, theories and analyzes of sociologists (Classical Sociologists).
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include the origins of sociology, the emergence of sociology and its development process (History), the views and theories of classical sociologists (Comte, Durkheim, Marx, Pareto and Weber).

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Understands the historical roots of sociological thought
Explains the emergence and development of sociology
Applies the theories of sociologists to society
Compares the approaches, theories and analyzes of classical sociologists (

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Origins of Sociological Thought Sociological Thought in The 18th Century Lecture, question-answer, discussion
2 Source (Book-Article) Reading Sociology as A Science Development of Sociological Thought Lecture, question-answer, discussion
3 Source (Book-Article) Reading Pioneers of Sociology (İbn Haldun, Montesquieu, Saint Simon, Herbert Spencer vb.) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
4 Source (Book-Article) Reading Classical Sociologists (Auguste Comte) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
5 Source (Book-Article) Reading Classical Sociologists (Emile Durkheim) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
6 Source (Book-Article) Reading Classical Sociologists (Karl Marx) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
7 Source (Book-Article) Reading Classical Sociologists (Max Weber) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Source (Book-Article) Reading Classical Sociologists (Vilfredo Pareto) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
10 Source (Book-Article) Reading Classical Sociologists (Ferdinand Tönnies) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
11 Source (Book-Article) Reading Classical Sociologists (Georg Simmel) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
12 Source (Book-Article) Reading Klassical Sociological Theories (functionalism) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
13 Source (Book-Article) Reading Klassical Sociological Theories (Conflict Theory) Lecture, question-answer, discussion
14 Source (Book-Article) Reading Contemporary Sociological Theory Lecture, question-answer, discussion
15 Source (Book-Article) Reading Review of The Term Lecture, question-answer, discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Aron, Raymond. (1986) Sosyolojik Dusuncenin Evreleri. (Trns. Korkmaz Alemdar). Ankara: Turkiye Is Bankasi Kultur Publications
Bottomore, Tom-Nisbet, Robert. (1990). Sosyolojik Cozumlemenin Tarihi. (Trns. Mete Tuncay-Aydın Ugur). Ankara: V Publications
Kosemihal, Nurettin Sazi. (1989). Sosyoloji Tarihi. Istanbul: Remzi Bookstore
Ritzer, George. (2011). Klasik Sosyoloji Kuramlari. (Trns. Himmet Hulur). Ankara: Deki Publications
Swingewood, Alain. (1998). Sosyolojik Dusuncenin Kisa Tarihi. (Trns. Osman Akinhay (Ankara: Bilim ve Sanat Publications
Unsaldi, Levent-Gecgin- Ercan. (2013). Sosyoloji Tarihi. Ankara: Heretik Publications
Wallace, Ruth, A.-Wolf, Alison, (2004). Cagdas Sosyoloji Kuramlari. (Trns. Leyla Elburuz- Ayas, M. Rami) Izmir: Punto Publications
Maus, Heinz.(2014). A short history of sociology. London: Routledge
Maus, Heinz.(2014). A short history of sociology. London: Routledge

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
5
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
5
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
5
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
1
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.
1

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
2
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.
4

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.
2

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
1
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
1
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.
1

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
4
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
2
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.
3

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
4

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.
1

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 12 4 48
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 12 4 48
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 1 7 7
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 1 5 5
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 42 0 152
Total Workload of the Course Unit 152
Workload (h) / 25.5 6
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 6,0