Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY

General Information on Undergraduate Program

The Department is devoted to the pursuit and application of knowledge for the social, cultural, economic, scientific, and technological development of mankind and our society through achievements in teaching, research and community service that are of highest international standards.

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
SOC101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC121 RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC131 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
PSY100 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 3 0 5.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
TURK105 TURKISH I 0 4 0 2.0
TURK201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
SOC102 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC108 POLITICS AND SOCIETY 3 3 0 6.0
SOC122 RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY II 4 4 0 8.0
PHIL108 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY II 3 3 0 5.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
TURK106 TURKISH II 0 4 0 2.0
TURK202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
SOC203 URBAN SOCIOLOGY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC241 STATISTICAL METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC251 HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
ECON210 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS 3 3 0 5.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
SOC204 RURAL SOCIOLOGY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC218 SOCIAL CLASS AND MOBILITY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC242 STATISTICAL METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY II 4 4 0 8.0
SOC252 HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY II 4 4 0 8.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
SOC305 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC315 SOCIOLOGY OF MASS COMMUNICATION 4 4 0 8.0
SOC341 CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGY THEORY 4 4 0 8.0
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
SOC303 SOCIOLOGY OF CHANGE AND TRANSITION I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC314 WORK AND ORGANIZATION 4 4 0 8.0
SOC363 DEMOGRAPHY-POPULATION DYNAMICS 4 4 0 8.0
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            NONDEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE
            DEPARTMENTAL ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week