2401 General Sociology and Methodology

GENERAL INFORMATION
Pamukkale University, the Department of Sociology aims to gain sociological perspective or sociological way of thinking; determine what is evident sociological interpretations of human behaviors; aims to develop and compherend thinking about insights social events for master programme. The necessary critical foundations, rsearch mrthods and techniques are prouded for the development of sociological perpective. With this viewpoint, it is aimed to gain genuine perpective about social events acesing around, in turkey and i the world. İn addition to giving basic courses, courses about diferent areas in broad range for development of students are included and this is provided cultural accumutation about these areas. The elective courses in curriculum aims to specity individual study areas for students.

Objective
The aims of program are to evaluate the sociological problems in a multi-dimensional framework; to analyze both our society and other societies; to prepare research projects related to sociological problems; to learn to look from different perspective at society and cultural formations.


Admission Requirements
Students must have a undergraduate diploma with at least a 2,5 grade point average, a minimum score of 60 from ALES, and a minimum score of 40 from KPDS/ÜDS.

Graduation Requirements
Students must complete the required course load (21 PAU credits) with a CGPA of at least B2, present a research seminar and successfully prepare and defend a thesis.

Career Opportunties
Students who graduate from the department can work in public and private sectors and can work in careers such as; become teachers, experts in social services, public relations, guidance and psychological counselors in the classroom and teach group philosophy, can work in journalism, public opinion research companies, at state statistics institutes and in the advertisement sector, in text writing, television, etc...

Qualification Awarded
General Sociology And Methodology

Level of Qualification
Second Cycle (Master's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning
Recognition of previous structured lectures in Turkish Higher Education Institutions, transitions in vertical, horizontal and university are realized within the scope of the "Higher Education Regulations", "REGULATION BETWEEN THE BACHELORS AND GRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS, ON HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRANSITION BETWEEN DOUBLE MAJOR DALL, SIDE DALL AND CREDIT TRANSFER STANDARDS

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must complete the required course load (21 PAU credits) with a CGPA of at least B2, present a research seminar and successfully prepare and defend a thesis.

Access to Further Studies
May apply to PhD programs

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
 Prof. Dr. TÜRKAN ERDOĞAN+90 258 296 3685 terdogan@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Students gain information about the basic concepts and issues of sociology.
2Students learn to establish relationships between sociological information, ability and comprehension.
3Students learn to get detailed information about sociological sub disciplines.
4 Students learn to know and evaluate the differences between sociology and other disciplines.
5Students gain knowledge about classical and contemporary theories and establish a historical relationship between these theories.
6 Students learn to use correct sociological theories and approach, to analyze sociological issues and problems.
7Students learn to use quantitative and qualitative methods in sociological research.
8 Students learn to enter data into an chosen program, learn to use correct statistical techniques and learn to analyze and construe data.
9Students learn to prepare scientific projects and gain an ability of put it into action.
10Students learn to apprehend the relationships between social actors, institutions and society and to get information about contemporary debating.
11Students learn to display and clasp sociological developments in studies and gain an ability to use written, visual, verbal documents.
12Students learn to apprehend the relationships between different cultural and social structures and gain an ability of multi-disciplinary contemplation about these relationships.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
ProjectProject-based learning is a learning way which leads students to deal with interesting problems and to create extraordinary products at the end of this. It allows students to use their creativity and it requires them to look at events perceptively.
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
NQF-HETR CategoryNQF-HETR Sub-CategoryNQF-HETRLearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
INFORMATION  02
INFORMATION  03
INFORMATION  04
INFORMATION  05
INFORMATION  06
INFORMATION  07
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  06
SKILLS  07
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 07
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 08
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 05
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 06
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 05
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 06
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 07
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 04
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 05
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 06
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 07
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Vocational)
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COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
Course Plan

1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SOS 507 SOCIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF SOCIAL ISSUES 3+0 2,5 Compulsory
SOS 580 RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNICS ON SOCIAL SCIENCES 3+0 5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
  Total 30  
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SOS 505 SOCIOLOGICAL THOUGHT 3+07,5Elective
SOS 506 CURRENT DIFFERENTIATION THEORIES 3+07,5Elective
SOS 509 SOCIAL STRATIFICATION THEORIES AND MOBILITY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 511 SOCIOLOGY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION, SOCIAL, ECONOMICAL AND POLITICAL APPROACHES 3+07,5Elective
SOS 512 SIBER SOCIOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 520 SOCIAL MOVEMENTS 3+07,5Elective
SOS 521 POPULAR CULTURE AND MEDIA 3+07,5Elective
SOS 522 STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN TURKEY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 526 THE ALTERNATING MEANINGS OF CONSUMPTION AND MEDIA 3+07,5Elective
SOS 527 STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN TURKEY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 528 POPULAR CULTURE,MASS MEDIA AND IMPLEMENTING POLICIES 3+07,5Elective
SOS 529 SOCIAL IDENTITY AND CULTURE DEBATES 3+07,5Elective
SOS 530 SOCIOLOGY OF MIGRATION 3+07,5Elective
SOS 531 TURKISH SOCIOLOGIST 3+07,5Elective
SOS 532 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 3+07,5Elective
SOS 533 SOCIOLOGY OF WORK 3+07,5Elective
SOS 534 SOCIETAL ANALYSESOF POVERTY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 535 THE PHILOSOPHICAL BASIS OF GLOBALIZATION 3+07,5Elective
SOS 536 TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE OF THE 1980S 3+07,5Elective
SOS 537 TURKISH POLITIKAL LIFE OF THE 1960S 3+07,5Elective
SOS 538 STATE SOCIOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 540 HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 578 SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTH 3+07,5Elective
SOS 579 WOMEN’S POVERTY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 583 SOCIOLOGY OF OTTOMAN MODERNIZATION 3+07,5Elective
SOS 585 CONTEMPORARY CITY STUDIES 3+07,5Elective

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SOS 550 SEMINAR 0+2 2,5 Compulsory
SOS 525 THE ANALYZE OF SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIES 3+0 2,5 Compulsory
SOS 581 ETHIC ON SOCIAL SCIENCES 3+0 2,5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 7,5 Elective
  Total 30  
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SOS 505 SOCIOLOGICAL THOUGHT 3+07,5Elective
SOS 506 CURRENT DIFFERENTIATION THEORIES 3+07,5Elective
SOS 507 SOCIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF SOCIAL ISSUES 3+07,5Elective
SOS 509 SOCIAL STRATIFICATION THEORIES AND MOBILITY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 510 URBAN ANALYSIS 3+07,5Elective
SOS 511 SOCIOLOGY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION, SOCIAL, ECONOMICAL AND POLITICAL APPROACHES 3+07,5Elective
SOS 512 SIBER SOCIOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 520 SOCIAL MOVEMENTS 3+07,5Elective
SOS 521 POPULAR CULTURE AND MEDIA 3+07,5Elective
SOS 522 STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN TURKEY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 526 THE ALTERNATING MEANINGS OF CONSUMPTION AND MEDIA 3+07,5Elective
SOS 527 STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN TURKEY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 528 POPULAR CULTURE,MASS MEDIA AND IMPLEMENTING POLICIES 3+07,5Elective
SOS 529 SOCIAL IDENTITY AND CULTURE DEBATES 3+07,5Elective
SOS 530 SOCIOLOGY OF MIGRATION 3+07,5Elective
SOS 531 TURKISH SOCIOLOGIST 3+07,5Elective
SOS 532 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 3+07,5Elective
SOS 533 SOCIOLOGY OF WORK 3+07,5Elective
SOS 534 SOCIETAL ANALYSESOF POVERTY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 535 THE PHILOSOPHICAL BASIS OF GLOBALIZATION 3+07,5Elective
SOS 536 TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE OF THE 1980S 3+07,5Elective
SOS 540 HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGY 3+07,5Elective
SOS 578 SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTH 3+07,5Elective
SOS 584 SOCIOLOGY OF TURKEY MODERNIZATION 3+07,5Elective
SOS 586 SOCIOLOGY OF ART 3+07,5Elective

3rd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SOS 500 MASTER'S THESIS 0+0 20 Compulsory
SOS 700 FIELD OF STUDY COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
  Total 30  

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
SOS 700 FIELD OF STUDY COURSE 6+0 10 Compulsory
SOS 500 MASTER'S THESIS 0+0 20 Compulsory
  Total 30  


COURSE & PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
Year : Compulsory Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09PO 10PO 11PO 12
ETHIC ON SOCIAL SCIENCES C**** ***    
EXPERTISE FIELD COURSESC            
FIELD OF STUDY COURSEC***********
MASTER'S THESISC*** **  **  
RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNICS ON SOCIAL SCIENCESC**** ** *  
SEMINARC******* ***
SOCIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF SOCIAL ISSUESC****        
THE ANALYZE OF SOCIOLOGICAL THEORIESC**** *** *  
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Elective Courses
Course TitleC/EPO 01PO 02PO 03PO 04PO 05PO 06PO 07PO 08PO 09PO 10PO 11PO 12
CONTEMPORARY CITY STUDIESE            
CURRENT DIFFERENTIATION THEORIESE * ****  *  
DOMESTIC VIOLENCEE***  *   ***
HISTORICAL SOCIOLOGYE            
POPULAR CULTURE AND MEDIAE**       ***
POPULAR CULTURE,MASS MEDIA AND IMPLEMENTING POLICIESE**********  
SIBER SOCIOLOGYE* *** *    *
SOCIAL IDENTITY AND CULTURE DEBATESE******   ***
SOCIAL MOVEMENTSE**       ***
SOCIAL STRATIFICATION THEORIES AND MOBILITYE *  ***  *  
SOCIETAL ANALYSESOF POVERTYE * *   ** *
SOCIOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF SOCIAL ISSUESE****        
SOCIOLOGICAL THOUGHTE *  ***  *  
SOCIOLOGY OF ARTE            
SOCIOLOGY OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION, SOCIAL, ECONOMICAL AND POLITICAL APPROACHESE* *** *    *
SOCIOLOGY OF MIGRATIONE* *** *    *
SOCIOLOGY OF OTTOMAN MODERNIZATIONE            
SOCIOLOGY OF TURKEY MODERNIZATIONE            
SOCIOLOGY OF WORKE * *   ****
SOCIOLOGY OF YOUTHE            
STATE SOCIOLOGYE            
STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION IN TURKEYE*********  *
THE ALTERNATING MEANINGS OF CONSUMPTION AND MEDIAE****** *****
THE PHILOSOPHICAL BASIS OF GLOBALIZATIONE* ***      *
TURKISH POLITICAL LIFE OF THE 1980SE            
TURKISH POLITIKAL LIFE OF THE 1960SE            
TURKISH SOCIOLOGISTE* *** *    *
URBAN ANALYSISE *  ***  *  
WOMEN’S POVERTYE            
L+P: Lecture and Practice
C: Compulsory
E: Elective
PQ: Program Learning Outcomes
TH [5]: Too High
H [4]: High
M [3]: Medium
L [2]: Low
TL [1]: Too Low
None [0]: None
FOE [0]: Field of Education
NQF-HETR : National Qualifications Framework For Higher Education in Turkey
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