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CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
INTRODUCTION to BEHAVIORAL SCIENCEBUS2153250Fall Semester3+034
Course Program
Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseEnglish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeRequired
Course CoordinatorRes.Assist. Duygu GÜNER GÜLTEKİN
Name of Lecturer(s)Assoc.Prof. Elif BAYKAL, Res.Assist. Duygu GÜNER GÜLTEKİN
Assistant(s)
AimThis course offers an introduction to social psychology, the scientific examination of how humans interact and influence one another. Social psychologists systematically study how social contact affects perceptions, attitudes, and behaviour. Encompassing topics like persuasion, conformity, prejudice, aggression, and attraction, this course encourages analytical observation of social interaction and understanding its psychological research.
Course ContentThis course contains; Introducing Social Psychology,Social Cognition: How We Think About the Social World,Social Perception: How We Come to Understand Other People,The Self: Understanding Ourselves in a Social Context
, Cognitive Dissonance and the Need to Protect Our Self-Esteem,Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings (Part 1),Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings (Part 2),Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior (Part 1)
,Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior (Part 2),Group Processes: Influence in Social Groups,Prosocial Behavior: Why Do People Help?
,Aggression: Why Do We Hurt Other People? Can We Prevent It?
,Prejudice: Causes, Consequences, and Cures.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. will be able to explain basic sources of human behavior.10, 14, 16, 9A, E
1.1 compares different approaches explaining how human behavior is shaped.10, 14, 16, 9
1.2 determines sources of motivation.10, 14, 16, 9
1.3 explains processes of learning and behavior modification.10, 14, 16, 9
2. will be able to tell the impact of culture on human behavior.10, 14, 16, 9A, E
2.1 summarizes cultural assumptions.10, 14, 16, 9
2.2 differentiates cultural differences.10, 14, 16, 9
2.3 demonstrates the relationship between culture and behavior.10, 14, 16, 9
2.4 compares individual and social effects.10, 14, 16, 9
3. will be able to detect circumstances which impact interpersonal relationships10, 14, 16, 9A, E
3.1 distinguishes efficient and non-efficient communication10, 14, 16, 9
3.2 differentiates conflict management strategies for use.10, 14, 16, 9
3.3 explains interpersonal differences10, 14, 16, 9
4. will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the major theories and research findings in social psychology.10, 14, 16, 9A, E
4.1 describes the characteristics of social psychology 10, 14, 16, 9
4.2 contrasts social psychology with other disciplines10, 14, 16, 9
4.3 discusses the major developing areas of theory and research in contemporary social psychology10, 14, 16, 9
5. will be able to describe the process of social perception and the factors that influence it.10, 14, 16, 9A, E
5.1 explains the processes involved in making causal attributions and discuss common errors or biases in these processes.10, 14, 16, 9
5.2 explains the operation of heuristics, counterfactual thinking, and other automatic or controlled processes involved in social cognition.10, 14, 16, 9
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 14: Self Study Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, E: Homework

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Introducing Social PsychologyBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 1: Introduction: Introducing Social Psychology
2Social Cognition: How We Think About the Social WorldBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 3: Introduction: Social Cognition: How We Think About the Social World
3Social Perception: How We Come to Understand Other PeopleBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 4: Social Perception: How We Come to Understand Other People
4The Self: Understanding Ourselves in a Social Context
Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 5: The Self: Understanding Ourselves in a Social Context
5 Cognitive Dissonance and the Need to Protect Our Self-EsteemBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 6: Cognitive Dissonance and the Need to Protect Our Self-Esteem
6Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings (Part 1)Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 7: Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings
7Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings (Part 2)Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 7: Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings
8Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior (Part 1)
Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 8: Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior
10Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior (Part 2)Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 8: Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior
11Group Processes: Influence in Social GroupsBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 9: Group Processes: Influence in Social Groups
12Prosocial Behavior: Why Do People Help?
Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 11: Prosocial Behavior: Why Do People Help?
13Aggression: Why Do We Hurt Other People? Can We Prevent It?
Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 12: Aggression: Why Do We Hurt Other People? Can We Prevent It?
14Prejudice: Causes, Consequences, and CuresBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 13: Prejudice: Causes, Consequences, and Cures
Resources
Aronson, Wilson, and Sommers, "Social Psychology", Global Edition 10e, by Pearson. Lecture Notes
Additional Reading: 1. Social Psychology. Kenneth S. Bordens, Irwin A. Horowitz. 2nd ed. Mahwah, N.J.: Psychology Press. 2001 (ebook) 2. Exploring Social Psychology. David Myers & Jean Twenge,McGraw Hill. 2021 3. Sosyal Psikoloji : Klasik Çalışmaları Yeniden Değerlendirmek. Ed: Joanne R. Smith, S. Alexander Haslam; Translation ed: Çağatay Çoker, Göklem Tekdemir Yurtdaş, Sevim Cesur. Nobel yayıncılık. (2016)

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Defines the theoretical issues in the field of business administration
X
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
X
3
Uses at least one computer program in the field of business and management
4
Sustains proficiency in a foreign language required for business and management.
X
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
X
6
Constantly renews himself / herself by following developments in business and management with an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning through critically evaluating the knowledge and skills that s/he has got.
X
7
Uses theoretical and practical expertise in the field of business administration
X
8
Follows up-to-date technology using a foreign language at least A1 level, holds verbal / written communication.
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
X
11
Uses and analyses basic facts and data in different disciplines (economics, finance, sociology, law, business) in order to conduct interdisciplinary studies.
12
Uses and Analyses the fundamental and advanced techniques in the field to enhance business performance, productivity, sustainability,innovation and research, efficiency and effectiveness.

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100
ECTS / Workload Table
ActivitiesNumber ofDuration(Hour)Total Workload(Hour)
Course Hours14342
Guided Problem Solving000
Resolution of Homework Problems and Submission as a Report14114
Term Project14228
Presentation of Project / Seminar166
Quiz000
Midterm Exam11010
General Exam12020
Performance Task, Maintenance Plan000
Total Workload(Hour)120
Dersin AKTS Kredisi = Toplam İş Yükü (Saat)/30*=(120/30)4
ECTS of the course: 30 hours of work is counted as 1 ECTS credit.

Detail Informations of the Course

Course Description

CourseCodeSemesterT+P (Hour)CreditECTS
INTRODUCTION to BEHAVIORAL SCIENCEBUS2153250Fall Semester3+034
Course Program
Prerequisites Courses
Recommended Elective Courses
Language of CourseEnglish
Course LevelFirst Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)
Course TypeRequired
Course CoordinatorRes.Assist. Duygu GÜNER GÜLTEKİN
Name of Lecturer(s)Assoc.Prof. Elif BAYKAL, Res.Assist. Duygu GÜNER GÜLTEKİN
Assistant(s)
AimThis course offers an introduction to social psychology, the scientific examination of how humans interact and influence one another. Social psychologists systematically study how social contact affects perceptions, attitudes, and behaviour. Encompassing topics like persuasion, conformity, prejudice, aggression, and attraction, this course encourages analytical observation of social interaction and understanding its psychological research.
Course ContentThis course contains; Introducing Social Psychology,Social Cognition: How We Think About the Social World,Social Perception: How We Come to Understand Other People,The Self: Understanding Ourselves in a Social Context
, Cognitive Dissonance and the Need to Protect Our Self-Esteem,Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings (Part 1),Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings (Part 2),Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior (Part 1)
,Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior (Part 2),Group Processes: Influence in Social Groups,Prosocial Behavior: Why Do People Help?
,Aggression: Why Do We Hurt Other People? Can We Prevent It?
,Prejudice: Causes, Consequences, and Cures.
Dersin Öğrenme KazanımlarıTeaching MethodsAssessment Methods
1. will be able to explain basic sources of human behavior.10, 14, 16, 9A, E
1.1 compares different approaches explaining how human behavior is shaped.10, 14, 16, 9
1.2 determines sources of motivation.10, 14, 16, 9
1.3 explains processes of learning and behavior modification.10, 14, 16, 9
2. will be able to tell the impact of culture on human behavior.10, 14, 16, 9A, E
2.1 summarizes cultural assumptions.10, 14, 16, 9
2.2 differentiates cultural differences.10, 14, 16, 9
2.3 demonstrates the relationship between culture and behavior.10, 14, 16, 9
2.4 compares individual and social effects.10, 14, 16, 9
3. will be able to detect circumstances which impact interpersonal relationships10, 14, 16, 9A, E
3.1 distinguishes efficient and non-efficient communication10, 14, 16, 9
3.2 differentiates conflict management strategies for use.10, 14, 16, 9
3.3 explains interpersonal differences10, 14, 16, 9
4. will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the major theories and research findings in social psychology.10, 14, 16, 9A, E
4.1 describes the characteristics of social psychology 10, 14, 16, 9
4.2 contrasts social psychology with other disciplines10, 14, 16, 9
4.3 discusses the major developing areas of theory and research in contemporary social psychology10, 14, 16, 9
5. will be able to describe the process of social perception and the factors that influence it.10, 14, 16, 9A, E
5.1 explains the processes involved in making causal attributions and discuss common errors or biases in these processes.10, 14, 16, 9
5.2 explains the operation of heuristics, counterfactual thinking, and other automatic or controlled processes involved in social cognition.10, 14, 16, 9
Teaching Methods:10: Discussion Method, 14: Self Study Method, 16: Question - Answer Technique, 9: Lecture Method
Assessment Methods:A: Traditional Written Exam, E: Homework

Course Outline

OrderSubjectsPreliminary Work
1Introducing Social PsychologyBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 1: Introduction: Introducing Social Psychology
2Social Cognition: How We Think About the Social WorldBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 3: Introduction: Social Cognition: How We Think About the Social World
3Social Perception: How We Come to Understand Other PeopleBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 4: Social Perception: How We Come to Understand Other People
4The Self: Understanding Ourselves in a Social Context
Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 5: The Self: Understanding Ourselves in a Social Context
5 Cognitive Dissonance and the Need to Protect Our Self-EsteemBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 6: Cognitive Dissonance and the Need to Protect Our Self-Esteem
6Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings (Part 1)Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 7: Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings
7Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings (Part 2)Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 7: Attitudes and Attitude Change: Influencing Thoughts and Feelings
8Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior (Part 1)
Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 8: Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior
10Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior (Part 2)Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 8: Conformity and Obedience: Influencing Behavior
11Group Processes: Influence in Social GroupsBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 9: Group Processes: Influence in Social Groups
12Prosocial Behavior: Why Do People Help?
Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 11: Prosocial Behavior: Why Do People Help?
13Aggression: Why Do We Hurt Other People? Can We Prevent It?
Before class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 12: Aggression: Why Do We Hurt Other People? Can We Prevent It?
14Prejudice: Causes, Consequences, and CuresBefore class, complete any Revel reading, quiz, or writing assignments for Chapter 13: Prejudice: Causes, Consequences, and Cures
Resources
Aronson, Wilson, and Sommers, "Social Psychology", Global Edition 10e, by Pearson. Lecture Notes
Additional Reading: 1. Social Psychology. Kenneth S. Bordens, Irwin A. Horowitz. 2nd ed. Mahwah, N.J.: Psychology Press. 2001 (ebook) 2. Exploring Social Psychology. David Myers & Jean Twenge,McGraw Hill. 2021 3. Sosyal Psikoloji : Klasik Çalışmaları Yeniden Değerlendirmek. Ed: Joanne R. Smith, S. Alexander Haslam; Translation ed: Çağatay Çoker, Göklem Tekdemir Yurtdaş, Sevim Cesur. Nobel yayıncılık. (2016)

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications

Course Contribution to Program Qualifications
NoProgram QualificationContribution Level
12345
1
Defines the theoretical issues in the field of business administration
X
2
Describes the necessary qualitative and quantitative methods in the field of business and management.
X
3
Uses at least one computer program in the field of business and management
4
Sustains proficiency in a foreign language required for business and management.
X
5
Prepares managerial investment projects and work in a team.
X
6
Constantly renews himself / herself by following developments in business and management with an understanding of the importance of lifelong learning through critically evaluating the knowledge and skills that s/he has got.
X
7
Uses theoretical and practical expertise in the field of business administration
X
8
Follows up-to-date technology using a foreign language at least A1 level, holds verbal / written communication.
9
Adopts organizational / institutional and social ethical values.
X
10
Within the framework of service responsiveness, adopts social responsibility principles and takes initiative when necessary.
X
11
Uses and analyses basic facts and data in different disciplines (economics, finance, sociology, law, business) in order to conduct interdisciplinary studies.
12
Uses and Analyses the fundamental and advanced techniques in the field to enhance business performance, productivity, sustainability,innovation and research, efficiency and effectiveness.

Assessment Methods

Contribution LevelAbsolute Evaluation
Rate of Midterm Exam to Success 40
Rate of Final Exam to Success 60
Total 100

Numerical Data

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