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Course Code: 
SPRI 425
Course Type: 
Elective
P: 
3
Application: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
Fransızca
Course Objectives: 
The objective of this course is to present the state and political power, their impact on state formation and the origins of nationalism are the main topics of this course.
Course Content: 

The definitions of the politics, nationalism principles, the structure of state, the state’s functions and powers and an analysis of different types of nationalism are the contents of this course.

Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Testing, B: B: Attendance and class participation, C: Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

 

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1. Explains the state genesis.

4,7,13,14,15

1,2,3

A

2. Explains the basic concepts of politics.

4,7,13,14,15

1,2,3

A

3. Explains the state-­‐power relationship.

4,7,13,14,15

1,2,3

A

4. Explains the basic characteristics and obligations of state and state’s institutions.

4,7,13,14,15

1,2,3

A

5. Explains the evolution, the actions and the functions of the state.

4,7,13,14,15

1,2,3

A

6. Analyses the relations between political power and society.

4,7,13,14,15

1,2,3

A

7. Explains the ethical worths and structure of the state.

4,7,13,14,15

1,2,3

A

Course Flow

Week

Topics

Study Materials

1

INTRODUCTION:  HISTORY AND METHODOLOGICAL RULES OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

2

DEFINITION OF POLITICS BY STATE AND POLITICAL POWER

 

3

 STATE, CONTEMPORARY FORM OF POLITICAL POWER

 

4

CONDITIONS OF STATE FORMATION

 

5

EVOLUTION OF STATE PREROGATIVES

 

6

STATE IDEOLOGIES

 

7

MIDTERM

 

8

HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF NATION STATE CONSCIOUSNESS

 

 

 

9

EVOLUTION OF STATE THEORIES

 

10

EVOLUTION OF NATION STATE THEORIES

 

11

 NATIONALISM AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE RELIGION

 

12

NATIONALISM AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE ETHNICAL RACE, LANGUAGE AND CULTURE

 

13

NATIONALISM IN EUROPE

 

14

NATIONALISM IN THE MIIDLE EAST

 

15

GENERAL ANALYSIS

 

16

FINAL EXAM

 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

ROGER, Antoine. Les Grandes Théories Du Nationalisme, Éditions Dalloz, 2001.

Additional Resources

 

Material Sharing

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 

 

Assessment

IN-­‐TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Mid-­‐terms

1

40

Quizzes

0

 

Assignment

0

 

Total

 

 

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-­‐TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM

 

Course’s Contribution to Program

 

No

 

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

 

1

2

3

4

5

 

 

1

Students should be able to conduct independent research or undergraduate theses in their discipline by specifying information needs for investigating a topic-­‐of interest, accessing the appropriate sources of knowledge, and preparing a comprehensive research/project report.

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

2

Students should be able to set goals and objectives, plan strategies and projects in their business life and working domain

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

3

Students should be able to critically evaluate the body of knowledge in their area, assess self-­‐competency, and direct self-­‐learning efforts accordingly. Within this respect, students should understand the importance of life-­‐long  learning

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

4

Student should perform a multilevel analysis of national and global

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

dynamics, and should understand the importance of flexible thinking, adaptability, and the ability to formulate innovative solutions to pursue a successful career.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5

Students should be able to effectively communicate in written or oral French with people from diverse backgrounds, and should have the French proficiency to follow and interpret the global dynamics that shape their discipline. By improving their French proficiency, they improve their competitive power in the field they work.

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

6

By learning a second language, students have the opportunity to increase their work field

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7

Students should understand the importance of respect for individual and cultural diversity, and should be able to emphatically interact with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds in social and professional settings

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

8

Students should be able to use qualitative and quantitative research methods through appropriate computer programs

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

Students should understand standards of personal, professional and social ethics, evaluate the ethical implications of various practices related to their discipline, and have awareness of the importance of ethical behavior in adding value to society.

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

10

Within the framework of the knowledge acquire in the field, students should understand the personal, social, and ecological dimensions of social responsibility, and have the awareness that being socially responsible is an active citizenship duty of each and every individual.

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

11

Students should know that universality of social 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

 

 

 

 

 

 

12

Students should understand the importance of quality, safety and health management, corporate social responsibility, personal, professional, and cross-­‐cultural respect, and professional ethics in maintaining organizational sustainability  in  Professional  life  and  working  institutions  and organizations.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13

Students should internalize the concepts and theoretical models in the social, political and economic domains through a multi-­‐dimensional perspective by implementing scientific research methods; have the capability to research, access and analyze issues in their field.

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

14

By learning the Turkish political system and the functioning of domestic and international politics, the students develop their capacity to analyze

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

15

Students should have evaluate the models on the attitudes and behaviors of the states, the functioning of the international political and economic system, problems in international relations through the acquired theoretically and practically advanced knowledge; should have ability to think analytically

 

 

 

 

 

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

8

8

Quiz

0

0

0

Homework

0

0

0

Final examination

1

12

12

Total Work Load

 

 

136

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

5.4

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

5