SİBU302


Course Title Course Code Program Level
RUSSIA AND CENTRAL ASIA IN WORLD POLITICS SİBU302 Political Science and International Relations B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Credits
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
06
(Spring)
42 84 126 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites There is no pre-requisite for this course.
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The course aims at providing analysis of the Russian Federation’s role as an international power in world politics, comparison of its role with the Cold War era, its relations with the Central Asian countries, and political, economic, strategic and energy-related importance of Central Asia in world politics.
Course Content Russia and Central Asia in World Politics
Learning Outcomes (LO) The students who attended the course and were successful at the end of semester will acquire the followings; 1. To evaluate regional and global policies of the Russian Federation, 2. To analyze the relations between Russia and Central Asian countries 3. To approach the Central Asian countries in the context of world politics.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Historical Background of the Russian Federation - I
2. Week Historical Background of the Russian Federation - II
3. Week Foreign Policy of the Russian Federation
4. Week The Russian Federation’s Policies Towards the Former Soviet Countries
5. Week The Russian Federation’s Policies Towards Central Asia
6. Week Military Capability of the Russian Federation
7. Week Economic and Technological Capability of the Russian Federation
8. Week The Central Asian Countries - I
9. Week The Central Asian Countries - II
10. Week The Role of and the Impact of Oil and Natural Gas on the Regional Policies - I
11. Week The Role of and the Impact of Oil and Natural Gas on the Regional Policies - II
12. Week The Policies of Other Actors in the Region: China, Turkey, Iran - I
13. Week The Policies of Other Actors in the Region: China, Turkey, Iran - II
14. Week A Future Projection for the Region
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

PQ1

PQ2

PQ3

PQ4

PQ5

PQ6

PQ7

PQ8

PQ9

PQ10

PQ11

PQ12

PQ13

PQ 14

PQ 15

PQ 16

PQ 17

PQ 18

LO1

4

   

5

            

2

LO2

4

3

4

 

5

            

3

LO3

 

4

  

3

  

4

  

4

      

3

* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High