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Course Code: 
PSIR 360
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
İngilizce
Course Objectives: 

Major issues in Turkish foreign policy, from Cold War era- the evolution of Turkish foreign policy towards the problems in the region and its involvement in the resolution of disputes.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Discussion, 3: Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: Homework, C: Oral exam or presentation

Vertical Tabs

Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

Learning the fundamental aspects of Turkish Foreign Policy

1,2,

1,2,3

A,B

Examination of the evolution of Turkish Foreign Policy

1,2,3

1,2,3

A,B

Awareness of the implications of Turkish foreign policy in the region

1,2,3

1,2,3

A,B, C

 

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

Main Principles of Turkish Foreign Policy

 

2

National Liberation War Era

 

3

Republican Era and Relative Autonomy on Foreign Policy 

 

4

TFP during WWII

 

5

Truman Doctrine and Turkey in the Western Bloc

 

6

Democratic Party Era and the Middle Eastern Issues

 

7

Mıdterm exam

 

8

Relations with Soviet Union

 

9

Détante Process and Relative Autonomy between 1960-1980

 

10

Cyprus Issue

 

11

Relations with EU

 

12

Middle Eastern Issues during 1970’s

 

13

Military Coup 1980 and effects on TFP

 

14

Özal Era and Influence on TFP and New World

 

15

FINAL EXAM

 

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Baskın Oran, Turkish Foreign Policy 1919-2006, University of Utah Press, 2010. 

Additional Resources

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-terms

1

% 40

Quizzes

2

 

Assignment

1

% 5

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

% 55

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

%45

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Expertise/Field Courses

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

1

Students will demonstrate their comprehensive knowledge of the basic concepts and theories of Political Science and International Relations as well as other related disciplines such as Law, Economics and Sociology.

       

X

2

Students will interpret the structure, institutions and operation of national, international and supranational entities via utilization of the concepts and theories of Political Science and International relations and produce project reports that include possible solutions to problems of such institutions when necessary.

   

X

   

3

Students will demonstrate that they have developed a comparative, analytical and interdisciplinary approach vis-à-vis human societies and political systems.

   

X

   

4

Students will have improved their skills and awareness of personal responsibility and team membership through conducting group or independent research projects, doing internships and producing their graduation dissertations.

X

       

5

Students will demonsrate proficiency in quantitative and qualitative data collections methods.

X

       

6

Students will prove their understanding of  the rapidly-evolving dynamics of national and global environments requires  constant self-assessment, life-long learning, and the ability to formulate innovative solutions to maintain their personal and professional development.

 

X

     

7

Students should be able to critically evaluate the body of knowledge in political science, assess self-competency and direct self-learning efforts accordingly.

       

X

8

Students will implement written and oral communication skills in English and Turkish in both academic and professional settings.

     

X

 

9

Students should be able to effectively demonstrate their knowledge of written,  oral and reading skills in English both in international institutional settings and follow and interpret the global dynamics of the International Relations discipline.

     

X

 

10

Students will demonstrate their social skills and experience required by public or private institutions or in the academia.

   

X

   

11

Students will show empathy and respect towards societies other than one’s own.

X

       

12

Students should be able to effectively utilize computer and information technologies commonly-used in the social sciences.

X

       

13

Students will interpret domestic and international developments and express opinions, having acquired advanced knowledge and proficiency in the via communication with international scholars and students.

X

       

14

Students will respect personal, social and academic ethical norms.

   

X

   

15

Students should understand the personal, social, and ecological dimensions of social responsibility, and show duties of active and global citizenship.

X

       

16

Students should know that universality of social-political and legal rights and social justice are the principle components of contemporary society, and that scientific thinking is an essential prerequisite for maintaining social advancement and global competitiveness.

 

X

     
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

3

48

Mid-terms

1

10

10

Homework

1

9

9

Final examination

1

10

10

Total Work Load

   

125

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

     5