Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Theories Of Public Administration SBK 423 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. ÖZER KÖSEOĞLU
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res. Asst. Sefa USTA, Res. Asst. Hale BİRİCİKOĞLU, Res. Asst. Lütfi ÖZCAN, Res. Asst.Osman NACAK
Course Category
Course Objective Analyzing theoretical changes in public administration understanding
Course Content Emergence and evolution of public administration in Europe, in the US and in Turkey, linkage between social structure and public administration, theoretical approaches to public administration, effects of social theories and democracy theories on public administration, classical management theory, neoclassical management theory, new public management theory and reflections of these theories on Turkish public administration.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/she analyzes the alterations in public administration in theoretic level. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 He/she recognizes developments in theory of public administration Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 He/she makes comparisons and interprets them in theoretical level. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Self Study, Testing,
4 He/she correlates and interprets between social change and administrative change. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 He/she knows and interprets the theories that effect public management. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 He/she recognizes theoretical background of recent public management reform Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Emergence of public administration
2 Evolution of public administration in Europe
3 Evolution of public administration in the US
4 Evolution of public administration in Turkey
5 Linkage between social structure and public administration
6 Theoretical approaches to public administration
7 Effects of social theories and democracy theories on public administration
8 Effects of democracy theories on public administration
10 Classical management theory
11 Neoclassical management theory
12 New public management theory
13 Patterns of new public management
14 New public management and Turkey as a case study
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have knowledge on public administration (e.g. administrative sciences, bureaucracy, Turkish public administration, local government and comparative public administration), new management techniques (e.g. strategic management, performance management, human resource management), politics and sociology (e.g. political science, history of political thought, Turkish political life, sociology, social structure of Turkey, contemporary political movements and political parties), public law (e.g. Turkish constitutional law, administrative law) and private law, urbanization, environmental problems and environment legislation. X
2 Using fundamental statistical package programs, making researches on academic and occupational issues, and gripping research processes. X
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership. X
4 Predominant on public law as well as private law, follows changes of legislations, comments legislations and adapts it to practice. X
5 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments. X
6 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts. X
7 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels. X
8 Following technologies of informatics, fundamental computer programs, information systems on administration and management field, and using them effectively. X
9 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought. X
10 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy. X
11 Know at least one foreign occupational language. X
12 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes. X
13 X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
3. Kısa 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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 3 8 24
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 129
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.16
dersAKTSKredisi 5