SİBU101


Course Title Course Code Program Level
INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE I SİBU101 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
01
(Fall)
42 5 73 120 3 5

Teaching Staff
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Prerequisites There are no pre-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives This course aims to present the basic concepts of political science. Participation to politics and chages in policies will especially be stressed. Here are some topics that will be elaborated: Authority, government, legitimacy, state, ideology, liberalism, communism, fascism, imperialism,depedency,modernism, democracy, political parties, election systems, bureaucracy and civil society.
Course Content Fundamental notions of political science are studied and discussed. In this respect, historical and critical scrutinies of main analytical instruments used by contemporary political approaches are presented.
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1- Comprehending the main concepts of political science discipline and having background knowledge for discussion 2- Providing main knowledge on basic subject matters of Political Science like civil society, bureaucracy, military and politics, nationalism. 3- Introducing essential notions of Political Science and enabling students to internalize these notions in the sense of linking themselves to the discipline.
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Introduction
2. Week Defining and assessing Politics
3. Week Power, Legitimacy and Authority
4. Week State
5. Week Political Culture
6. Week What is ideology
7. Week Ideologies: Nationalism, Conservatism, Anarchism, Feminism
8. Week Political Parties
9. Week Pressure Groups
10. Week Pluralism
11. Week Elitism
12. Week Political Participation and Public Opinion
13. Week Political Regimes
14. Week General Review
Assessment
  Percentage(%)
Mid-term (%) 30
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%) 10
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%)
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References Münci Kapani; Politika Bilimine Giriş, A.Ü.H.F. Yayınları, No:431, Ankara, 1978. Gökhan Atılgan, Siyaset Bilimi: Kavramlar, İdeolojiler, Disiplinler Arası İlişkiler, Yordam Kitap, İstanbul, 2012. H.Birsen Örs, 19.Yüzyıldan 20. Yüzyıl’a Modern Siyasal İdeolojiler, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları Esat Çam, Siyaset Bilimine Giriş, Der-Yayınları, İstanbul, 2005 Ersin Kalaycıoğlu; Çağdaş Siyasal Bilim Teori Olgu ve Süreçler, Beta Basım Yayım Dağıtım, İstanbul, 1984. Cemil Oktay; Siyaset Bilimi İncelemeleri, Alfa Yayınları, İstanbul, 2003. Gianfranco Poggi, Modern Devletin Gelişim: Sosyolojik Bir Yaklaşım,İstanbul: Bilgi Üniversitesi. Louis Althusser, İdeoloji ve Devletin İdeolojik Aygıtları, İletişim Yayınları, İstanbul, 1989. José Saramago, Görmek, Can Yayınları, İstanbul, 2008.
Work Placement(s)
The Relationship between Program Qualifications (PQ) and Course Learning Outcomes (LO)
 

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