Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Public Administration SBK 318 6 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi HALE BİRİCİKOĞLU
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi HALE BİRİCİKOĞLU,
Course Assistants Res. Assis. Ömer Faruk KÖKTAŞ
Course Category
Course Objective Examining the concept and organization of public administration, and explaining the structure and function of Turkish public administration
Course Content Definition, relation with other fields, subject, and evolution of public administration, administration thought, organization of public administration, characteristics of public administration, central government, local government and functional decentralized organizations, bureaucracy, public personnel administration, auditing of public administration
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Analyzing the concept of public administration, evaluating the occurrence and evolution processes of public administration Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Gaining the assessment ability of the structure and function of public administration Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Examining the concept of bureaucracy in a wide view conceiving historical, political, cultural, economic and social background of occurrence and evolution of bureaucratic organizations Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Examining main principles of personnel administration making an evaluation of functioning, quality and problems of public administration in Turkey Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Learning main processes of auditing in public administration Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Definition and elements of public administration, evolution of administrative thought B. Eryılmaz (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, Kocaeli: Umuttepe Yayıncılık, s.1-6.
2 Public administration and business management, fields close to public administration, authority and expansion of state Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.14-24.
3 Organization of public administration Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.106-137..
4 Organization of central government Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.137-150.
5 Provincial organization of central government Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.150-171.
6 Local government: Importance of local governemnt and local government organizations Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.171-222.
7 Intergovernmental relations, evolution of local government, functional decentralized organizations Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.222-262.
8 Definition and characteristics of bureaucracy, negative consequences of bureaucracy, bureaucracy and political institutions Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.262-289.
10 Evolution and problems of bureaucracy in Turkey Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.289-311.
11 Qualification of personnel administration, personnel systems Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.311-326.
12 Main principles and characteristics of public personnel regime in Turkey, public servants, recruitment of public servants Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.326-341.
13 Statute of civil servants, recording and punishment in civil service, training and motivation of public servants Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.341-362.
14 Responsibility and auditing of public administration Eryılmaz, B. (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, s.362-410.
Course Notes B. Eryılmaz (2014), Kamu Yönetimi, Kocaeli: Umuttepe Yayıncılık, s.1-6.
Course Resources Course materials
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To research the functions, basic concepts and features of the international system; to learn the basic knowledge about the sub-topics of the international relations discipline. X
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations. X
3 To improve the foreign language skills. X
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations. X
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process. X
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework X
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively X
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law X
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework X
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically X
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law X
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics X
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples X
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field X
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively X
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events X
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines X
18 To research the ideas of philosophers/thinkers who built the philosophical foundations of political science and to examine the contribution of these philosophical ideas to the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations X
19 To gain basic computer skills X
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually 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 2 5 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5