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Course Code: 
SPRI 101
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
Fransızca
Course Objectives: 

This course aims to examine the interstate relations and major historical events in Europe and other regions from the Antiquity to the end of the 19th century.

Course Content: 

 Within the scope of this course, the content, historical dimension and development of the discipline of International Relations, its position and characteristics in Europe and other civilizations will be emphasized, the formation of Modern Europe, the French Revolution and the Industrial Revolution will be discussed.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning outcomes Program Learning Outcomes Teaching & Learning Methods Asssesments Methods
Understands the main historical events from Antiquity to the 19th century. 1,7,8 1,2,3 A
Acquires the necessary analysis tools to understand different aspects of international relations. 1,7,8 1,2,3 A
Increases his knowledge of the most important agreements between the great powers, considering the emergence of nation-states. 1,7,8 1,2,3 A
Develops an idea about the policies of empires in the international system. 1,7,8 1,2,3 A
Grasps the economic effects of empires and states in both public and private spheres. 1,7,8 1,2,3 A
 

Course Flow

 

Week Topics
1 Introduction and Presentation of the Course
2 What is International Relatioms?
3 What is the discipline of International Relations?
4 Basic concepts of International Relations
5 Basic Theoretical Approaches in International Relations
6 International Relations in non-Western ancient civilizations: China, India, Persia and Africa
7 International Relations in Ancient Greece and the Roman Empire
8 International Relations in the Middle Ages: Christianity and Islamic Thought
9 Midterm
10 The birth of modern Europe
11 Power Struggle in Europe and the Westphalian Order (1648)
12  Global Competition of Great Powers in the XVII and XVIII Centuries
13 French Revolution
14 Industrial Revolution and Political-Economic Transformation of Europe (1815-1871)
15 European Hegemony, Colonialism, and the Global Imperialist Race (1871-1908)
16 Final Exam

Recommended Sources

   

RECOMMENDED SOURCES
Textbook Notes prepared by the course instructor (Word/Powerpoint on Google Classroom)
Additionnal Resources François-Charles Mougel et Séverine Pacteau, Histoire des relations internationales : XIXe et XXe siècles, Paris : Presses universitaires de France, 2009 (Yeditepe Bilgi merkezi referans no D 443 .H57 M925 2009, 1 - KAT-1                                                                                                                             Joseph S. Nye (with foreword by Stanley Hoffmann), Understanding international conflicts : an introduction to theory and history, (Yeditepe Bilgi merkezi referans no : JZ 1305 .U53 N9943 2005, 1 - KAT-1)

Material Sharing

Documents                                                                 The manuscript of the course

Assignments

Exams

Assessment

ASSESSMENT
IN-TERM STUDIES NUMBER PERCENTAGE
Mid-terms 1 40
Quizzes 0 0
Assignment 0 0
  Total 40
CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADES   60
CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADES   60
  Total 100
COURSE CATEGORY CORE

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
    1 2 3 4 5
1 Students gain written and oral expression skills in French and Turkish languages at a level to follow the developments in the international arena.         X
2 Students can learn Turkey's political and social structure, the position of Turkey in the international system and can learn to defend their views on this issue.       X  
3 Students can develop creative and analytical thinking and research skills based on collaboration and group work.     X    
4 Understands and uses the basic concepts and theories of disciplines such as law, economics and sociology       X  
5 Students participate in social responsibility projects and activities and gain awareness of social problems. X        
6 Students understand the scientific thinking skill using research methods in social sciences, make an oral presentation and write a dissertation.       X  
7 Students evaluate the knowledge and skills related to the field and can be open to professional development.         X
8 Students can learn the structure of national and international institutions, understands their functioning, and creates solutions to problems by using the concepts and theories of its field.         X
9 Students internalize the concepts of social justice and the universality of law, understand the importance of social development and global competition, and analyze the similarities and differences between political systems.     X    

 

ECTS

ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities   Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Workload (Hour)
Course duration ( Including the exam week; 16* Total course hours)   15 3 45
Hours for off the classroom study (Pre-study, practice)   0 0 0
Mid-terms   1 3 3
    0 0 0
Homework   0 0 0
Final   1 3 3
Total Workload       51
Total Workload / 25 (h)       2.04
ECTS Credit of the Course       5