GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2018 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
SOCIOLOGY/SS328
Course Title: SOCIOLOGY
Credits 3 ECTS 3
Semester 6 Compulsory/Elective Elective
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
  Assoc.Prof. HAYATİ BEŞİRLİ
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  www.gazi.edu.tr/hbesirli
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  hbesirli@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
to have an advanced sociological imagination and awareness of social facts
to have an advanced sociological imagination and awareness of social facts
to be able to analyze XIX century conditions that provided the emergence of sociology as a science and double revolutions processes that accelerated
to comprehend the founders of sociology that marked the classical period
to evaluate XX. century major theorists and their effects of sociological theory
to understand sociological conceptualization (globalisation, multiculturalism, identity, postmodernism) in a critical way.
to use of sociological knowledge with a sufficient knowledge of the method for solving practical problems
to have ability to use both theory and practice in a research
to learn the subbranches of sociology (literature, art, information, culture, religion, economics, politics, family sociology, etc.)for studying eff
to have a capacity to associate with sociology and other social sciences (history, philosophy, psychology, political science, literature, business, la
 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
  There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  what is sociology?
2. Week  The basic concepts of sociology, place of sociology of social sciences
3. Week  Relationship between the individual and society
4. Week  Relationship between sociology and other social sciences
5. Week  Factors preparing emergence of sociology
6. Week  Method of sociological thought
7. Week  social change
8. Week  social mobility
9. Week  midterm exam
10. Week  society and culture
11. Week  structure and dinamics of group
12. Week  social stratification
13. Week  behaviour patterns
14. Week  text reading
15. Week  general evaluation
16. Week  final exam
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  ARON, Raymond, Sosyolojik Düşüncenin Evreleri (Çev: Korkmaz Alemdar), Bilgi yayınevi, İstanbul, 1989. Giddens, A. Sosyolojiye Giriş, Ayrıntı yayınlar
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  Not Applicable
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
60
 Assignment
0
0
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
60
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
40
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
2
28
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
2
2
4
 Searching in Internet and Library
0
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
3
4
12
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
4
4
16
 Final and Studying for Final
4
4
16
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
76
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
3.04
 ECTS: 
3
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Engineering graduates with sufficient theoretical and practical background for a successful profession and with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice.X
2Engineering graduates with skills and professional background in describing, formulating, modeling and analyzing the engineering problem, with a consideration for appropriate analytical solutions in all necessary situationsX
3Engineering graduates with the necessary technical, academic and practical knowledge and application confidence in the design and assessment of machines or mechanical systems or industrial processes with considerations of productivity, feasibility and environmental and social aspects.X
4Engineering graduates with the practice of selecting and using appropriate technical and engineering tools in engineering problems, and ability of effective usage of information science technologiesX
5Ability of designing and conducting experiments, conduction data acquisition and analysis and making conclusionsX
6Ability of identifying the potential resources for information or knowledge regarding a given engineering issueX
7The abilities and performance to participate multi-disciplinary groups together with the effective oral and official communication skills and personal confidenceX
8Ability for effective oral and official communication skills in Turkish Language and, at minimum, one foreign languageX
9Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technologyX
10Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethicsX
11Engineering graduates who are aware of the importance of safety and healthiness in the project management, workshop environment as well as related legal issuesX
12Consciousness for the results and effects of engineering solutions on the society and universe, awareness for the developmental considerations with contemporary problems of humanityX