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COURSE UNIT TITLECOURSE UNIT CODESEMESTERTHEORY + PRACTICE (Hour)ECTS
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY PSY104 Second Term (Spring) 3 + 0 6

TYPE OF COURSE UNITCompulsory Course
LEVEL OF COURSE UNITBachelor's Degree
YEAR OF STUDY1
SEMESTERSecond Term (Spring)
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED6
NAME OF LECTURER(S)-
LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT At the end of this course, the students;
1) Will learn the aim and fundamental concepts of anthropology.
2) Will develop skills to analyze the contribution of anthropological studies to psychological science.
3) Will learn the different methods to analyze the effect of culture on human behavior.
4) 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.
MODE OF DELIVERYFace to face
PRE-REQUISITES OF THE COURSENo
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTNone
COURSE DEFINITIONHuman behavior, cultural and social factors underlying the main topics discussed in this course and topics of anthropological research methods, language and communication, ethnicity, political systems, gender roles, family, marriage, religion, art, globalization and multiculturalism are available. Course is designed to emphasize the relationship between anthropology and psychology sciences. In addition, anthropological variables which may provide information about the understanding and analysis of behavior are discussed.
COURSE CONTENTS
WEEKTOPICS
1st Week Introduction to Social Anthropology
2nd Week What is Anthropology?
3rd Week Culture
4th Week Evolution and Genetics I
5th Week Evolution and Genetics II
6th Week Early Hominins and Archaic Homo
7th Week Method and Theory in Cultural Differences
8th Week Mid-Term Exam
9th Week Language and Communication
10th Week Gender
11th Week Marriage
12th Week Religion
13th Week Arts, Media, and Sports
14th Week General Overview
RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READINGKottak, C. P. (2018). Anthropology: Appreciating human diversity (18. baskı). Boston: McGraw Hill.
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODSLecture,Questions/Answers,Other
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 QuantityPercentage(%)
Mid-term135
Quiz420
Attendance110
Total(%)65
Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade(%)65
Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)35
Total(%)100
ECTS WORKLOAD
Activities Number Hours Workload
Midterm exam111
Preparation for Quiz4624
Individual or group work14456
Preparation for Final exam13030
Course hours14342
Preparation for Midterm exam12525
Laboratory (including preparation)
Final exam111
Homework
Total Workload179
Total Workload / 305,96
ECTS Credits of the Course6
LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTIONEnglish
WORK PLACEMENT(S)No
  

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