Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
The Nature and The Development Of The Modern State SSB 513 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. BÜNYAMİN BEZCİ
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res. Asst. Fatma YURTTAŞ, Res. Asst. Tuğrul KORKMAZ, Res. Asst. Dilşad TÜRKMENOĞLU KÖSE, Res. Asst. Elif MADAKBAŞ
Course Category
Course Objective The fundamental reason of contemporary political issues is the transformation of modern nation-state. Due to this fact, students of political science have to have an information about the nature and historical development of modern state.
Course Content
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 S/he distinguishes modern state from ancient state in theoretical way. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 S/he knows the emergence of modern state in historical perspective. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
3 S/he comprehends historical development of modern state ans s/he criticize it. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
4 S/he analyzes theorical foundations of modern democratic state. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
5 S/he analyzes relations between state and ideology. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 S/he discusses strong and weak state concepts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
7 S/he analyzes distinguishing features of the new state. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
8 S/he correlates terms of state, society, economy, law and sovereignty. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The relationship between modernity and the state
2 Empire as an Antique state form
3 Middle Eastern state tradition
4 The conseptual content of modern state
5 The difference between modern state and traditional state
6 Historical development of modern state
7 Development of state in Europe
8 Absolute modern state
9 Midterm exam
10 Monarchial modern state
11 State and ideology
12 State and society
13 State and law
14 Modern state as a liberal parliamentary democracy
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Having and using advanced knowledge and comprehension supported by textbooks including actual knowledge in international relations literature, materials and the other scientific resources
2 Analyzing data, ideas and concepts of foreign policy and international relations, determining complex events and topics, making discussions and developing new suggestions in accordance with researches
3 Having knowledge and thought about actual topics and problems together with their historical, social and cultural aspects
4 Introducing those who are interested in international events with the topics of international relations and teaching clearly the problems of international relations and the types of solutions
5 Having the skills to take initiatives, capacity for team-working and open-minded
6 Using Turkish well, having a good written and oral communication and also having ability of empathy
7 Having skill to improve career in the jobs such as attaché and ambassador
8 Having the skill about methods and techniques in reaching knowledge
9 Having conscious about professional and scientific ethics
10 Accessing, examining and elucidating with scientific methods to the knowledge of international relations and expanding literature about international relations
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
1. Sözlü Sınav 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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 20 20
Quiz 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Oral Examination 1 10 10
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 156
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.24
dersAKTSKredisi 6