Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Human Rights and Democracy SOS 373 5 2 + 0 2 4
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ELİF ERGÜN
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Course Objective To expose the historical evolution of the idea of human rights and the place of the democracy in this evolution.
Course Content Examining the rights by means of the texts published by the human rights councils.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To define the concepts of right, justice, freedom, law and democracy in wide and narrow sense. Lecture, Testing,
2 To explain the national and international texts on human rights. Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing,
3 To explain the historical development of human rights. Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 To discuss about the importance of I.- II. and III. generation rights. Question-Answer, Discussion, Oral Exam,
5 To make evaluations about the establishment and development of democracy. Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework,
6 To discuss about the quality of rights, freedoms and responsibilities and their interrelations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The concept of right
2 Relations between justice and right
3 Law
4 Freedom and freedoms
5 State of law
6 Social rights
7 Personal rights
8 Democracy
9 Midterm exam
10 Basic rights
11 Basic rights
12 Basic rights
13 Basic rights
14 Basic rights
Course Notes [1] İnsan Hakları Mevzuatı, Seçkin Yay. Ankara 2007
Course Resources 2) Anıl Çeçen, İnsan Hakları Gündoğan Yay. İst. 2000
3) J. Galtung, İnsan Hakları, Metis Yay. İst. 1999
4) İonna Kuçuradi, İnsan Haklarının Felsefi Temelleri Uluslararası Semineri Tfk Yay. Ankara 1996
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To acquire the skill of analytical and synthetic thinking, reading and acquainting, X
2 To be able to understand and judge the philosophical accumulations at local and universal level, X
3 To be able to do researches and to improve a method about the philosophical problems in the sources that are constituted in the field of philosophy, X
4 To be able to connect the universal problems of philosophy with the local problems, X
5 To be able to interrogate the universal problems of mankind, to be able to examine the interrogations in this field, X
6 To be able to deal with the problems of such fields as science, culture and art in a philosophical way, to recognize those questions X
7 To be able to provide the usage of interdisciplinary knowledge for the common and local problems concerning science, religion and art, X
8 To be able to understand, to solve and when necessary to direct the particular problems, X
9 To be able to narrate in writing and in words in a systematic and consistent way the knowledge possessed and suggestions for the solutions of problems, X
12 To be able to attain and to use the knowledge about philosophy and history of science.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 4 4
Total Workload 88
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 3.52
dersAKTSKredisi 4