The undergraduate program in sociology provides students with a solid foundation, as it covers major sociological concepts, sociological theory, and research methods. The basic education given in the department is complemented by elective courses, practical training, and applied courses. Being a graduate of the sociology department means a wide range of career opportunities and the chance to rise through the ranks, from entry level to administrative positions in a variety of public and private institutions, where they will be able to conduct relevant research projects and analyze data in a critical and insightful manner.
Objectives of the Department of Sociology:
Our department aims to contribute to the increase in the quality and quantity of social scientific production by fostering in students the ability to analyze social life and societies in a critical and methodical manner. To this end, we strive to engage in the construction of a socially embedded form of social science which has the capacity to become a unique school of thought in Turkey, and at the same time in a practice of social science that is on par with the standards of today’s globalized world. Our department encourages interdisciplinary study and work of all kinds which helps Turkey to integrate with the global academic community. Ultimately, we endeavor to enhance our graduates’ employment opportunities, by fulfilling the needs of both the private and the public sectors.
It is within the framework of these objectives that OKAN UNIVERSITY is committed to conforming with the ethical norms accepted and promoted by TUBITAK (Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey), YOK (Council of Higher Education), and TUBA (Turkish Academy of Sciences), as well as the global scientific community, in its research, education, and publications.
To this end, the department:
In the academic sphere, the department: