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Course Code and Title: SOS 102-Introduction to Sociology II

Course Type: Compulsory
Course Level: Undergraduate
Year and Semester: First Year, Spring
Course Length: One semester
Prerequisite(s): None
Language of Instruction: Turkish
Course Credits: 3 0 3
ECTS Credits: 6
Lecturer: Dr. Vildan Akan
Course Contents: Culture; socialization; social institutions: family, education, goverment, economy, religion; social change; global change; recent trends in sociological theory and research.
Course Objectives: By sociological reasoning the student will be able to challenge prejudices; will understand cultural variety; and would be able to analyze deeply the social structure and the working of social institutions.
Teaching Method: Lectures and classroom discussion.
Assessment Method: Written exams [two midterms (60%) and one final (40%)]

Recommended Reading:  

Durkheim, Emile (1985) Rules of Sociological Method, (trans.by: Cemal Akal), İstanbul: Bilim/Felsefe/Sanat Yayınları
Giddens, A. (1998) Sociology, U.K: Oxford University Press.
Platon, (1971) State, (trans. by: S. Eyüboğlu ve M. A. Cimcoz) İstanbul: Remzi Kitabevi
Rousseau, J. J. (1990) Basis of Inequality Among Men, (trans.by: R.N. İleri), İstanbul: Say Yayınları.
Sezal, İhsan. (2003) Introduction to Sociology, Ankara: Martı Kitabevi.

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