Department of Sociology

Double Major Program in Sociology

This program is designed to respond to the growing importance given to interdisciplinary studies parallel to recent developments around the world. The Double Major Program in Sociology is thought to contribute to successful students who will take their place in and direct the future social, cultural, economic and political transformations in the global world. In this regard, the aim of our program is to give the successful students the opportunity to broaden their knowledge by relating two distinct disciplines. This program is open to all departments though priority is given to students of International Relations, History, Philosophy, Public Administration, Political Science, Psychology, Management and Economics. Before graduation, students are required to take 15 must/ compulsory and 3 elective courses in total.

Compulsory Courses

Course Code Course Name METU Credit Theoretical
(h/w)
Laboratory
(h/w)
ECTS
Credit
SOC101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC102 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC121 RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC122 RESEARCH METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY II 4 4 0 8.0
SOC131 INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC203 URBAN SOCIOLOGY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC204 RURAL SOCIOLOGY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC218 SOCIAL CLASS AND MOBILITY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC241 STATISTICAL METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC242 STATISTICAL METHODS IN SOCIOLOGY II 4 4 0 8.0
SOC251 HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC252 HISTORY OF SOCIOLOGY II 4 4 0 8.0
SOC303 SOCIOLOGY OF CHANGE AND TRANSITION I 4 4 0 8.0
SOC305 SOCIOLOGY OF FAMILY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC314 WORK AND ORGANIZATION 4 4 0 8.0
SOC315 SOCIOLOGY OF MASS COMMUNICATION 4 4 0 8.0
SOC341 CONTEMPORARY SOCIOLOGY THEORY 4 4 0 8.0
SOC363 DEMOGRAPHY-POPULATION DYNAMICS 4 4 0 8.0
PSY100 GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 3 0 5.0
PHIL108 INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY II 3 3 0 5.0
ECON210 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS 3 3 0 5.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2201 PRINCIPLES OF KEMAL ATATÜRK I 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2202 PRINCIPLES OF KEMAL ATATÜRK II 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0
TURK101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
TURK102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
TURK105 TURKISH I 0 4 0 2.0
TURK106 TURKISH II 0 4 0 2.0
TURK201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
TURK202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0

1 nondepartmental elective course(s) approved by the Department of Sociology.

h/w = hours per week