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||Assist.Prof.Dr AYŞE İDİL AYBARS
||Fall and Spring Semesters.
The objective of this course is to familiarize students with the basic concepts and approaches within sociology.
An introduction to basic principles, concepts and theories of sociology; analysis of social structure and cultural patterns, methodology of research in social sciences. The course seeks to make sociology come alive as a vital and exciting field, to relate principles to real world circumstances, and to attune students to the dynamic processes of our rapidly changing contemporary society (only open to the students of Faculty of Engineering).
The course attempts to assist students in developing a sociological perspective and to enrich their perception of social reality. It is hoped that this course will allow students to better understand their own societies and other societies and cultures.