Abant İzzet Baysal University ECTS Information Catalog

General Description

History

Our department was founded in 2006, as one of the fields under the Faculty of Sciences and Literature.

Qualification Awarded

Graduates get B.A. (Bachelor of Arts) diploma in the field of SOCIOLOGY.

Specific Admission Requirements

Candidates should have a diploma from a secondary school or its equivalent, and an adequate score from the university entrance examination of OSYM.

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Conditions and requirements for recognition of prior learning are based on the related rules and regulations of our university.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students should take (a minimum of) 240 ECTS-credit courses during undergraduate education in order to qualify our program, in addition to the general conditions and requirements declared in the related rules and regulations of our university.

Profile of The Programme

Sociology is one of the fields of social sciences in which issues about social life, social change, and social causes and consequences of human behaviour are scientifically examined. Indeed, the importance of sociology has grown with the dramatic changes within economic, technological, political and cultural spheres occuring all around the world. In this context, our undergraduate program, consisting of compulsory and elective courses on various issues, such as family, economics, politics, culture, religion, education, violence, media, law, health and music, provides a broad scope for the students of sociology in order to provide them an intellectual vision about evaluating the facts, events and problems of their society.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

There are no graduates from our department yet, depending on the infancy of our program. However, gradutes of sociology, in general, could be employed both within state and private sectors, for instance, as sociologists, professional researchers, publicists, public relations officers, and/or human resource management professionals.

Access to Further Studies

Graduates from our department could apply for addmision to any graduate programs in social sciences, with the condition of covering specific preconditions announced by the related institution.

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

Regulations for examination, assessment and grading for each course are declared within the 'Course Teaching Plan'.

Graduation Requirements

Qualification requirements and regulations are also binding for graduation requirements.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Prof.Dr. Yahya Mustafa Keskin (Programme Director) mustafa611968@hotmail.com 03742541000-1245 Abant İzzet Baysal Üniversitesi Fen-Edebiyat Fakültesi Sosyoloji Bölümü Gölköy Kampüsü BOLU

Facilities

There are 9 academicians, having various titles, and a research assistant, teaching in our department. Additionally, professors and lecturers from different universities, faculties and/or departments give lectures within our program as adjunct faculties. Additionally, there are 3 personal computers in our department for the use of our students, while all of them have licensed versions of SPSS and Atlas.ti already installed for research analysis.There are also 120 personal computers in the general computer labs of our faculty, which can be used by our students freely. Furthermore, the university library is already subscribed to 54 different electronic databases comprising academic journals in social sciences.


Key Learning Outcomes

Knowledge

  • To introduce sociological basic terms and facts
  • To get students more sensitive about social, scientific, ethic values
  • To encourage students to transfer sociological imagination to their daily lives

Skills

  • To get students to be able to evaluate intellectual and comphension ability with scientific techniques
  • To give information abaut quantitive and qualitive research techniques and to get students to improve their skills to use them

Competences

Taking Responsibility and Demonstrate Autonomy
  • To raise awareness about some sociological problems in our country and in the world and to raise sense of wonder
  • To improve students creative, critical, freethinking abilities with the frame of universal human rights and freedom
Learning to Learn
  • To get students to understand, explain and anaylze social subjects and problems
Communication and Social
  • To improve skills to perform individual and group works
  • To improve written and spoken abilities
Professional and Vocational
  • To give information about classic and current theories with the frame of sociology
Entrepreneurship
  • To get students to develop universal perspective to perform inter-discipliner tasks
  1. To get students to be able to evaluate intellectual and comphension ability with scientific techniques
  2. To give information abaut quantitive and qualitive research techniques and to get students to improve their skills to use them
  3. To raise awareness about some sociological problems in our country and in the world and to raise sense of wonder
  4. To improve students creative, critical, freethinking abilities with the frame of universal human rights and freedom
  5. To get students to understand, explain and anaylze social subjects and problems
  6. To improve skills to perform individual and group works
  7. To improve written and spoken abilities
  8. To give information about classic and current theories with the frame of sociology
  9. To get students to develop universal perspective to perform inter-discipliner tasks
  10. To introduce sociological basic terms and facts
  11. To get students more sensitive about social, scientific, ethic values
  12. To encourage students to transfer sociological imagination to their daily lives

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
206002072008Rural Sociology Compulsory3006.00
206002112008Reading in Foreign Language Compulsory2002.00
206002152008Principl.of Atatürk and The Revol.His. I Compulsory2002.00
206002272009Modern History Compulsory3006.00
206002992010Elective IElective Pool3004.00
206003172009Sociology of Family and Kinship Compulsory3006.00
160026.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
206003012009Social Classes and Stratification Compulsory3005.00
206003032010Quantitative Research Methods and Data Analysis Compulsory3205.00
206003072009Vocational English II Compulsory2002.00
206003992010Elective IIIElective Pool3004.00
206003332010Social Structure of TurkeyCompulsory3005.00
142021.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
206003042010Qualitative Research Methods and Data Analysis Compulsory3205.00
206003062009History of Sociology II Compulsory3005.00
206003082009English for Business Life Compulsory2002.00
206003982010Elective IVElective Pool3004.00
206003022011Social Change and TransitionCompulsory3005.00
206003182011Sociology of ReligionCompulsory3005.00
172026.00
Course CodeCourse NameCourse TypeTPLECTS
206004012009Turkish Modernization Compulsory3005.00
206004992010Elective VElective Pool3005.00
206004252009Economical Sociology Compulsory3005.00
90015.00

Elective Courses

Seçmeli I

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
206002202008Organizational Behaviour 3004.00
206002292009Sociology of Childhood and Youth 3004.00
206002352010History of Turkish Culture3004.00
206002212008Health Sociology 3004.00
206002332009Humanities 3004.00
206003112001General Sociology I 3004.00
206002372011Medical Sociology3004.00
206002392011History of Civilization I3004.00
206002042008Introduction To Philosophy 3004.00
206002342009Group Processes 3004.00
206002382009Sociology of Law 3004.00
206002402010Sociology of Media and Communication 3004.00
206002442011History of Civilization II3004.00
206002462011Humanities3004.00
206002482011Sociology of Urban Space3004.00
206003122001General Sociology II 3004.00
206003152009Sociology of Literature 3004.00
206003252009Industrial Sociology 3004.00
206003312009Social Project Planning/ Management 3004.00
206003372011Türkiye de Felsefenin Gelişimi3004.00
206003392011Personality and Social Development3004.00
206003412011Society and Politics in Turkey I3004.00
206003432011Sociology of Inequality3004.00
206003142009Political Sociology 3004.00
206003162009Educational Sociology 3004.00
206003362011Religious Philosophy3004.00
206003402011History of Science3004.00
206003422011Society and Politics in Turkey II3004.00
206003442011Introduction to Political Sociology3004.00
206004122009Sociology of Gender 3004.00
206004112009Sociology of Development 3004.00
206004152009Society and Environment 3004.00
206004172009Social Policy and Welfare State 3004.00
206004232009EU-Turkey Relations 3004.00
206004272009Migration and Population Studies 3004.00
206004392010Classical Logic4004.00
206004412011Environmental Sociology3004.00
206004432011Modernization and Society in Turkey3004.00
206004482010Philosophy of Knowledge3004.00
206004102009Sociology of Social Movements 3004.00
206004132009Contemporary Social Theories 3004.00
206004142009Sociology of Disadvantaged Groups 3004.00
206004262009Development of Sociological Thought in Turkey 3004.00
206004302009Citizenship and Society 3004.00
206004462010Modern Logic4004.00
206004502011Islamic Philosophy3004.00
206004522011Development of Leadership Skills3004.00
206004542011Sociology of Social Movements3004.00
206004562011Sociology of Globalization3004.00
206003282009Feminist Theory 3004.00
206002422011Siyasi Düşünceler Tarihi3004.00
2060035520133004.00
206002512013Sport Sociology 3004.00
206002602013Sociology of Aging 2204.00
206003502013Existence Philosophy3004.00
206003522013Social Work Practices1404.00
206003512013Creativity 3004.00
2060044720133004.00
2060045920133004.00
206004622013Civil Society in Turkey3004.00
206004602013Psychological Anthropology3004.00

Seçmeli II

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
206002042008Introduction To Philosophy 3004.00
206002342009Group Processes 3004.00
206002382009Sociology of Law 3004.00
206002402010Sociology of Media and Communication 3004.00
206002442011History of Civilization II3004.00
206002462011Humanities3004.00
206002482011Sociology of Urban Space3004.00
206003122001General Sociology II 3004.00
206002202008Organizational Behaviour 3004.00
206002212008Health Sociology 3004.00
206002292009Sociology of Childhood and Youth 3004.00
206002332009Humanities 3004.00
206002352010History of Turkish Culture3004.00
206002372011Medical Sociology3004.00
206002392011History of Civilization I3004.00
206003112001General Sociology I 3004.00
206003152009Sociology of Literature 3004.00
206003252009Industrial Sociology 3004.00
206003312009Social Project Planning/ Management 3004.00
206003372010Development of Philosophy in Turkey3004.00
206003392011Personality and Social Development3004.00
206003412011Society and Politics in Turkey I3004.00
206003432011Sociology of Inequality3004.00
206003142009Political Sociology 3004.00
206003162009Educational Sociology 3004.00
206003362011Religious Philosophy3004.00
206003402011History of Science3004.00
206003422011Society and Politics in Turkey II3004.00
206003442011Introduction to Political Sociology3004.00
206004122009Sociology of Gender 3004.00
206002422011Siyasi Düşünceler Tarihi3004.00
206003282009Feminist Theory 3004.00
206004112009Sociology of Development 3004.00
206004152009Society and Environment 3004.00
206004172009Social Policy and Welfare State 3004.00
206004232009EU-Turkey Relations 3004.00
206004272009Migration and Population Studies 3004.00
206004392011Klasik Mantık4004.00
206004412011Environmental Sociology3004.00
206004432011Modernization and Society in Turkey3004.00
206004482010Philosophy of Knowledge3004.00
206004102009Sociology of Social Movements 3004.00
206004132009Contemporary Social Theories 3004.00
206004142009Sociology of Disadvantaged Groups 3004.00
206004262009Development of Sociological Thought in Turkey 3004.00
206004302009Citizenship and Society 3004.00
206004462010Modern Logic4004.00
206004502011Islamic Philosophy3004.00
206004522011Development of Leadership Skills3004.00
206004542011Sociology of Social Movements3004.00
206004562011Sociology of Globalization3004.00
2060035520133004.00
2060044720133004.00
206002512013Sport Sociology 3004.00
206002602013Sociology of Aging 2204.00
206003502013Existence Philosophy3004.00
206003522013Social Work Practices1404.00
206003512013Creativity 3004.00
2060045920133004.00
206004622013Civil Society in Turkey3004.00
206004602013Psychological Anthropology3004.00

Seçmeli III

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
206003152009Sociology of Literature 3004.00
206003252009Industrial Sociology 3004.00
206003312009Social Project Planning/ Management 3004.00
206003372011Türkiye de Felsefenin Gelişimi3004.00
206003392011Personality and Social Development3004.00
206003412011Society and Politics in Turkey I3004.00
206003432011Sociology of Inequality3004.00
206002202008Organizational Behaviour 3004.00
206002212008Health Sociology 3004.00
206002292009Sociology of Childhood and Youth 3004.00
206002332009Humanities 3004.00
206002352010History of Turkish Culture3004.00
206002372011Medical Sociology3004.00
206002392011History of Civilization I3004.00
206003112001General Sociology I 3004.00
206002042008Introduction To Philosophy 3004.00
206002342009Group Processes 3004.00
206002382009Sociology of Law 3004.00
206002402010Sociology of Media and Communication 3004.00
206002442011History of Civilization II3004.00
206002462011Humanities3004.00
206002482011Sociology of Urban Space3004.00
206003122001General Sociology II 3004.00
206003142009Political Sociology 3004.00
206003162009Educational Sociology 3004.00
206003362011Religious Philosophy3004.00
206003402011History of Science3004.00
206003422011Society and Politics in Turkey II3004.00
206003442011Introduction to Political Sociology3004.00
206004122009Sociology of Gender 3004.00
206002422011Siyasi Düşünceler Tarihi3004.00
206003282009Feminist Theory 3004.00
206004112009Sociology of Development 3004.00
206004152009Society and Environment 3004.00
206004172009Social Policy and Welfare State 3004.00
206004232009EU-Turkey Relations 3004.00
206004272009Migration and Population Studies 3004.00
206004392010Classical Logic4004.00
206004412011Environmental Sociology3004.00
206004432011Modernization and Society in Turkey3004.00
206004482010Philosophy of Knowledge3004.00
206004102009Sociology of Social Movements 3004.00
206004132009Contemporary Social Theories 3004.00
206004142009Sociology of Disadvantaged Groups 3004.00
206004262009Development of Sociological Thought in Turkey 3004.00
206004302009Citizenship and Society 3004.00
206004462010Modern Logic4004.00
206004502011Islamic Philosophy3004.00
206004522011Development of Leadership Skills3004.00
206004542011Sociology of Social Movements3004.00
206004562011Sociology of Globalization3004.00
206002512013Sport Sociology 3004.00
206002602013Sociology of Aging 2204.00
2060035520133004.00
206003502013Existence Philosophy3004.00
206003512013Creativity 3004.00
206003522013Social Work Practices1404.00
2060044720133004.00
2060045920133004.00
206004622013Civil Society in Turkey3004.00
206004602013Psychological Anthropology3004.00

Seçmeli IV

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
206003142009Political Sociology 3004.00
206003162009Educational Sociology 3004.00
206003362011Religious Philosophy3004.00
206003402011History of Science3004.00
206003422011Society and Politics in Turkey II3004.00
206003442011Introduction to Political Sociology3004.00
206004122009Sociology of Gender 3004.00
206002202008Organizational Behaviour 3004.00
206002212008Health Sociology 3004.00
206002292009Sociology of Childhood and Youth 3004.00
206002332009Humanities 3004.00
206002352010History of Turkish Culture3004.00
206002372011Medical Sociology3004.00
206002392011History of Civilization I3004.00
206003112001General Sociology I 3004.00
206002042008Introduction To Philosophy 3004.00
206002342009Group Processes 3004.00
206002382009Sociology of Law 3004.00
206002402010Sociology of Media and Communication 3004.00
206002442011History of Civilization II3004.00
206002462011Humanities3004.00
206002482011Sociology of Urban Space3004.00
206003122001General Sociology II 3004.00
206003152009Sociology of Literature 3004.00
206003252009Industrial Sociology 3004.00
206003312009Social Project Planning/ Management 3004.00
206003372011Türkiye de Felsefenin Gelişimi3004.00
206003392011Personality and Social Development3004.00
206003412011Society and Politics in Turkey I3004.00
206003432011Sociology of Inequality3004.00
206002422011Siyasi Düşünceler Tarihi3004.00
206003282009Feminist Theory 3004.00
206004112009Sociology of Development 3004.00
206004152009Society and Environment 3004.00
206004172009Social Policy and Welfare State 3004.00
206004232009EU-Turkey Relations 3004.00
206004272009Migration and Population Studies 3004.00
206004392010Classical Logic4004.00
206004412011Environmental Sociology3004.00
206004432011Modernization and Society in Turkey3004.00
206004482010Philosophy of Knowledge3004.00
206004102009Sociology of Social Movements 3004.00
206004132009Contemporary Social Theories 3004.00
206004142009Sociology of Disadvantaged Groups 3004.00
206004262009Development of Sociological Thought in Turkey 3004.00
206004302009Citizenship and Society 3004.00
206004462010Modern Logic4004.00
206004502011Islamic Philosophy3004.00
206004522011Development of Leadership Skills3004.00
206004542011Sociology of Social Movements3004.00
206004562011Sociology of Globalization3004.00
206002512013Sport Sociology 3004.00
206002602013Sociology of Aging 2204.00
206003502013Existence Philosophy3004.00
206003512013Creativity 3004.00
206003522013Social Work Practices1404.00
2060035520133004.00
2060045920133004.00
206004622013Civil Society in Turkey3004.00
206004602013Psychological Anthropology3004.00
2060044720133004.00

Seçmeli V

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
206002422011Siyasi Düşünceler Tarihi3005.00
206003282009Feminist Theory 3005.00
206004112009Sociology of Development 3005.00
206004152009Society and Environment 3005.00
206004172009Social Policy and Welfare State 3005.00
206004232009EU-Turkey Relations 3005.00
206004272009Migration and Population Studies 3005.00
206004392011Klasik Mantık4005.00
206004412011Environmental Sociology3005.00
206004432011Modernization and Society in Turkey3005.00
206004482010Philosophy of Knowledge3005.00
206002202008Organizational Behaviour 3005.00
206002212008Health Sociology 3005.00
206002292009Sociology of Childhood and Youth 3005.00
206002332009Humanities 3005.00
206002352010History of Turkish Culture3005.00
206002372011Medical Sociology3005.00
206002392011History of Civilization I3005.00
206003112001General Sociology I 3005.00
206002042008Introduction To Philosophy 3005.00
206002342009Group Processes 3005.00
206002382009Sociology of Law 3005.00
206002402010Sociology of Media and Communication 3005.00
206002442011History of Civilization II3005.00
206002462011Humanities3005.00
206002482011Sociology of Urban Space3005.00
206003122001General Sociology II 3005.00
206003142009Political Sociology 3005.00
206003162009Educational Sociology 3005.00
206003362011Religious Philosophy3005.00
206003402011History of Science3005.00
206003422011Society and Politics in Turkey II3005.00
206003442011Introduction to Political Sociology3005.00
206004122009Sociology of Gender 3005.00
206004102009Sociology of Social Movements 3005.00
206004132009Contemporary Social Theories 3005.00
206004142009Sociology of Disadvantaged Groups 3005.00
206004262009Development of Sociological Thought in Turkey 3005.00
206004302009Citizenship and Society 3005.00
206004462010Modern Logic4005.00
206004502010Islamic Philosophy3005.00
206004542011Sociology of Social Movements3005.00
206004562011Sociology of Globalization3005.00
206003152009Sociology of Literature 3005.00
206003252009Industrial Sociology 3005.00
206003312009Social Project Planning/ Management 3005.00
206003372010Development of Philosophy in Turkey3005.00
206003392011Personality and Social Development3005.00
206003412011Society and Politics in Turkey I3005.00
206003432011Sociology of Inequality3005.00
206004522011Development of Leadership Skills3005.00
206002512013Sport Sociology 3005.00
206002602013Sociology of Aging 2205.00
206003502013Existence Philosophy3005.00
206003512013Creativity 3005.00
206003522013Social Work Practices1405.00
2060035520133005.00
2060044720133005.00
2060045920133005.00
206004602013Psychological Anthropology3005.00
206004622013Civil Society in Turkey3005.00

Seçmeli VI

Course CodeCourse NameTPLECTS
206002042008Introduction To Philosophy 3005.00
206002202008Organizational Behaviour 3005.00
206002212008Health Sociology 3005.00
206002292009Sociology of Childhood and Youth 3005.00
206002332009Humanities 3005.00
206002342009Group Processes 3005.00
206002382009Sociology of Law 3005.00
206002402010Sociology of Media and Communication 3005.00
206003112001General Sociology I 3005.00
206003122001General Sociology II 3005.00
206003142009Political Sociology 3005.00
206003152009Sociology of Literature 3005.00
206003162009Educational Sociology 3005.00
206003252009Industrial Sociology 3005.00
206003282009Feminist Theory 3005.00
206003312009Social Project Planning/ Management 3005.00
206004102009Sociology of Social Movements 3005.00
206004112009Sociology of Development 3005.00
206004122009Sociology of Gender 3005.00
206004132009Contemporary Social Theories 3005.00
206004142009Sociology of Disadvantaged Groups 3005.00
206004152009Society and Environment 3005.00
206004172009Social Policy and Welfare State 3005.00
206004232009EU-Turkey Relations 3005.00
206004262009Development of Sociological Thought in Turkey 3005.00
206004272009Migration and Population Studies 3005.00
206004302009Citizenship and Society 3005.00
206002352010History of Turkish Culture3005.00
206003372010Development of Philosophy in Turkey3005.00
206003362011Religious Philosophy3005.00
206004392010Classical Logic4005.00
206004462010Modern Logic4005.00
206004482010Philosophy of Knowledge3005.00
206002422011Siyasi Düşünceler Tarihi3005.00
206004462011Modern Mantık4005.00
206004502011Islamic Philosophy3005.00
206002372011Medical Sociology3005.00
206002392011History of Civilization I3005.00
206002442011History of Civilization II3005.00
206002462011Humanities3005.00
206002482011Sociology of Urban Space3005.00
206003392011Personality and Social Development3005.00
206003412011Society and Politics in Turkey I3005.00
206003432011Sociology of Inequality3005.00
206003402011History of Science3005.00
206003422011Society and Politics in Turkey II3005.00
206003442011Introduction to Political Sociology3005.00
206004522011Development of Leadership Skills3005.00
206004542011Sociology of Social Movements3005.00
206004562011Sociology of Globalization3005.00
206004412011Environmental Sociology3005.00
206004432011Modernization and Society in Turkey3005.00
206002512013Sport Sociology 3005.00
206002602013Sociology of Aging 2205.00
2060035520133005.00
206003502013Existence Philosophy3005.00
206003512013Creativity 3005.00
206003522013Social Work Practices1405.00
2060044720133005.00
2060045920133005.00
206004602013Psychological Anthropology3005.00
206004622013Civil Society in Turkey3005.00
206004392011Klasik Mantık4005.00