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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY PSK104 Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring) 3 + 0 5

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY1
SEMESTERSecond Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)-Second Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED5
NAME OF LECTURER(S)Assistant Professor Zuhal Yeniçeri
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will understand the basics of Anthropology and the relationship between Psychological studies and Anthropology
2) Will learn the different methods to analyze the effect of culture on human behavior and present solutions to problems related to this issue.
3) Will learn about the way gender roles, family and marriage relations, and religious rituals develop in different cultures and present scientific hypotheses for new scientific research related to these issues.
4) Will analyze the current cultural problems in the light of anthropological inquiry.
5) Will develop skills to analyze the contribution of anthropological studies to psychological science and present suggestions on how they might be able to help to understand the classical psychological issues.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Getting Acquainted and Introduction to Anthropology
2nd Week Physical Anthropology I: Evolution, Genetics and Other Methods
3rd Week Physical Anthropology II: The Early Humans
4th Week Methods in Research on Cultural Differences
5th Week Language and Communication
6th Week Ethnicity
7th Week Political Systems
8th Week Mid-term and Gender Roles and Family
9th Week Marriage
10th Week Religion
11th Week Art, Media, and Sports
12th Week Globalization and Multiculturalism
13th Week Current Issues
14th Week General Evaluation
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGKottak, C. P. (2011). Anthropology: Appreciating human diversity. Boston: McGraw Hill.
Levi-Strauss, C. (2000). Hüzünlü dönenceler. İstanbul: Yapı Kredi Yayınları.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSDiscussion,Lecture
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term130
Quiz1030
Total(%)60
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)60
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)40
Total(%)100
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONTurkish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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