Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
International Relations UTC 324 6 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses NA
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi YASİN KEREM GÜMÜŞ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants NA
Course Category
Course Objective Students will obtain information related to concepts and theories of international relations with international institutions and duties of its bodies and targets, neccessities of the basement where our country can continue its relationships in peace and prosperous without tarnishing the benefits of other countries and institutions in today´s globalizing world.
Course Content Leading international relations actors will be taught by discussing international relations concepts. In addition to this, foreign politics power of states, decision making system, targets, strategies and instruments being in the first place diplomacy will be discussed.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To describe the actors of international Relations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
2 To comprehend the foreign politics environment Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
3 To discuss the foreign political targets of states at the example of Turkey and countires in the region. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
4 To explain the foreign politics strategies considering politics of current and recent period Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
5 To understand and discuss the foreign politics means in terms of diplomacy, propaganda and economic power. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
6 To clarify and define the relations of the organizations and institutions in the international relations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic Concepts at International Relations 1
2 Fundamental Actors of International Relations 1
3 National Power and Foreign Policy 1
4 International System and Foreign Policy 1
5 Decision Making Process and Foreign Policy 1
6 Isolationism and Neutrality Policy 1
7 Non-alignment and Alliance Policies 1
8 Status Quo, Imperialism and Prestige Policies 1
9 Mid-term Examination
10 Foreign Policy Tools: Diplomacy and Propaganda 1
11 Foreign Policy Tools: International Economic Relations 1
12 Foreign Policy Tools: Conflict and War 1
13 External Intervention and Intervenience in Domestic Affairs 1
14 International Security Problems 1
Resources
Course Notes 1. Tayyar Arı, Uluslararası İlişkiler ve Dış Politika, Alfa Yayınları, İstanbul.
Course Resources 1. Faruk Sönmezoğlu, Uluslararası İlişkiler Sözlüğü, DER, İstanbul, 2001.

2. Uluslararası İlişkiler Sözlüğü, İstanbul, Kubbealtı Neşriyat, 2007.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 10
2. Ödev 10
3. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 1 16
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 129
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.16
dersAKTSKredisi 5