Department of Business Administration

Cultural Anthropology(G327)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
G327 Cultural Anthropology 7 3 0 0 3 5
Admission Requirements
Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Type Elective
Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) SUAT GEZGİN (Email)
Objective The objective of the course is to have students know the principles and processes of cultural anthropology and the formation and changing processes of culture as a communication medium.
Content The humanbeing has always felt to know the answers of questions who they are, where they are from, how and why they act. The anthropology science developped to find out the answers of those questions in last 2 centuries. As an introduction to cultural anthropology,the course content is basically the principles and processes of cultural anthropology.
Course Learning Outcomes May know the content of anthropology.
May define culture.
May know the functions of culture.
May know the formation and changing processes of culture.
May explain the relation between anthropology and the other sciences.
Teaching and Learning Methods Oral presentation and Q&A.
References - Abadan Unat, Nermin: Bitmeyen Göç, İstanbul Bilgi Ü. Yay., 2002.
- Güvenç, Bozkurt: İnsan ve Kültür, İstanbul, Remzi Kitabevi, 1991.
- Havilland, William A.: Kültürel Antropoloji, Çev. H. İnaç, Seda D. Çiftçi, İstanbul, Kaknüs Yayınları
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 The definition and content of Anthropology
2 The interactivity between Anthropology and the other sciences
3 The branches of Anthropology
4 The branches of Anthropology (2)
5 Anthropology and Sociology
6 Anthropology and Methodology
7 Screening a cultural anthropology documentary
8 The definition, function and the importance of culture
9 The structural features of culture
10 The structural features of culture (2)
11 Cultural process, cultural adaptation
12 Culture, individual and society, culture and change
13 The evolution of culture
14 The comparison of primitive cultures and modern culture through cases
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 1 40
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 60
Toplam 2 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 0 0
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 40
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 0 0
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 1 40
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The acquisition of high-level knowledge of the functions of production management and marketing, management, accounting and finance; the skill of using this knowledge. X
2 The acquisition of basic conceptual knowledge about scientific fields related to professional life, such as law, economics, sociology, psychology, social psychology and quantitative methods. X
3 The ability to work effectively in a team; the ability to pass on knowledge to other members of the team. X
4 The competence to use his/her knowledge on the field, to analyze and interpret the data obtained, to identify the problems encountered, to provide appropriate solutions and scientifically defend these solution suggestions when necessary. X
5 The competence to determine the aims and objectives of the company or institution in which he/she is employed by taking into account the needs, the competitive dynamics of the market and by calculating the risks incurred; the ability to engage in entrepreneurship and establish and manage a business. X
6 Awareness of constantly updating his/her professional knowledge and skills; the ability to adapt to change and innovation; the competence to evaluate critically the information he/she has acquired. X
7 Basic knowledge of information and communication technologies required for professional life; the ability to use core office programs at an advanced level; expertise in data processing and report writing in the IT environment. X
8 Ability to follow current information in his/her field in both English and French and to communicate in writing and verbally with stakeholders in both languages. X
9 The ability to conduct researches and studies taking into account the market, dynamics of competition, organizational and global factors and scientific methods; contribute to projects, take responsibility in projects, display competence to make innovative and effective decisions. X
10 Ability to develop strategies, find creative solutions to management problems by building relations with other areas of the social sciences and take the responsibility of these decisions. X
11 Consciousness of taking into account ethical values, when making decisions and being involved in business life. X
12 Awareness of the impact of practices related to his/her field on the global and social dimensions (universality of social rights, social justice, cultural values, environmental problems, sustainability, etc.) and their legal consequences. X
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 14 3 42
Assignments 0 0 0
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 10 10
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 20 20
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 114
Total Workload / 25 4,56
Credits ECTS 5
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