Bahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs SOCIOLOGYGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational Qualifications
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

After completing their 4-year undergraduate education, the students are awarded a Bachelor's of Arts (BA) degree in sociology. With such an interdisciplinary background, sociology graduates from Bahçeşehir University have the opportunity to work in a broad array of fields, including both the private and the public sectors. The graduates of sociology department acquires the basic knowledge of sociology and an understanding of current issues in the areas of gender, politics, population, religion, crime, environment, and will be able to apply a variety of theoretical perspectives to the analysis of social problems by identifying the basic methodological approaches in sociological investigation. Students learn and compare theoretical perspectives and contemporary theories related to political sociology, demography, urban and rural sociology and basic concepts of the sociology of gender, religion and crime. Sociology at Bahçeşehir is distinctive in the sense that it emphasizes an interdisciplinary approach with a special focus on the intersection of sociology with anthropology, history and political science. Social movements, migration, culture, power, hierarchies of class, race and gender and social conflict are some among the major themes that the department curriculum highlights.