ECTS - Social Behavior and Human relations in Tourism

Social Behavior and Human relations in Tourism (TKİŞ107) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Social Behavior and Human relations in Tourism TKİŞ107 1 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Associate (Short Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Distance
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course aim is; Tourism and society relations, affects of tourism on societies, tourism event for understanding the nature of the participants in the tourism event, Informed about the tourism included the human relations of tourism for students.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Generally, concept of sociology, relations between the other disciplines of sociology and understanding the tourism sociology.
  • Society and social structures, socialization, the place of socialization on tourism and social factors with understanding the tourism relations.
  • Behavior, tourism behaviors and understanding the psychological basics of tourism behaviors.
  • Nature of the behaviors of tourism and importance of touristy experiment and touristy experiments of features, kinds, stages and understanding the experiments of environment.
Course Content Introduction to Sociology and Sociology of Tourism, Community, Social Structure, Socialization and Social Factors of Tourism, Behavioral and Psychological Foundations of Behavior, Touristy Experiments, Relations Between Tourists and Tourist Clusters, Tourist – Domestic Relations, Tourist – Worker Relations.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Sosyoloji Giriş ve Turizm Sosyolojisi Chapter 1
2 Community, Social Structure, Socialization Chapter 2
3 The Place of Tourism on Community Chapter 3
4 Social Factors of Tourism of Tourism Chapter 4
5 Behavior and Explain The Human Behavior in Scientific Approaches Chapter 5
6 Tourism Behaviors Chapter 6
7 Psychological Foundations of Tourism Behavior Chapter 7
8 Mid Term Midterm
9 Tourist Experiments Chapter 8
10 Environment of Tourist Experiments Chapter 9
11 Relations Between Tourists Chapter 10
12 Tourist Clusters Chapter 11
13 Tourist – Domestic Relations and Features Chapter 12
14 Tourist – Domestic Relation Types, Affecting Factors Chapter 13
15 Tourist – Worker Relations Chapter 14
16 Final Exam Final Exam


Course Book 1. AYDIN Orhan: Davranış Bilimlerine Giriş, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Yayın No:1355, Eskişehir,2005.
2. ARKONAÇ A. Sibel: “Psikoloji”, Zihin Süreçleri Bilimi, Alfa Basım Yayım Dağıtım, İstanbul, 2005.
3. BAYSAL C.; E. Tekarslan: Davranış Bilimleri, Genişletilmiş Dördüncü Baskı, İstanbul,2004.
Other Sources 4. ÖZKALP Enver: Davranış Bilimlerine Giriş, Anadolu Üniversitesi, Yayın No:1355, Eskişehir,2005.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 10
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 65
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 35
Percentage of Final Work 65
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts of tourism and accommodation management X
2 Analyzing and designing management techniques and practices in tourism and accommodations X
3 Understanding the planning, organizing, executing, coordinating and control functions of tourism and accommodation management, along with explanation and implementation of them. X
4 Understanding the strategic, tactical and operational dimensions of the tourism and accommodation management. X
5 Ability to use the modern techniques and technological devices of tourism industry. X
6 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in alternative tourism areas. X
7 Concentrating practice along with theoretical frame of tourism management. X
8 Developing the skills of communication. X
9 Understanding the trends in the tourism industry. X
10 Having the quality consciousness in the tourism industry. X
11 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility in the tourism industry X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 15 8 120
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 130