Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Urbanization and Environmental Problems SBK 361 5 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. FERRUH TUZCUOĞLU
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Res. Asst. Mustafa Kömürcüoğlu
Course Category
Course Objective To deal with urbanization, which is important part of public administration, its theoretical background and its values; in that sense to examine urbanization problems, shanty towns, historical development of urbanization principles and rules of urban and regional planning in our country, shortly problematic part of urbanization and solutions
Course Content Basic principles and concepts of urbanism, Urban theories, urban and regional planning, housing policy, City administration and urban policy, migration, shanty towns and urbanization. Urbanism and local governments. Urbanization policy and its results in Turkey.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 One comments urban theories and theoretical foundations of urbanization and analyzes them. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 One explains historical circumstances the urbanization in general for the world, in special for Turkey. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 One evaluates theories, process and the legal basis of of urban planning and meaning with regional plans. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Homework, Testing,
4 One analyses basic characteristics of housing problem, and the solutions to deal with this problem. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
5 One analyses basic characteristics of urban land problem, and the solutions to deal with this problem. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
6 One evaluates shanty town problem in Turkey, and discuss solutions related whit the problem. Discussion, Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 City history in the world and in Turkey
2 Concepts of urban and urbanisation
3 Urbanisation of Turkey
4 Theories of Urbanisation
5 Town planning
6 Regional planning
7 City security
8 Housing policy
9 Midterm exam
10 Shanty town policy
11 Sea-shore policy
12 City administration
13 Metropolitan government
14 Natural disasters and Turkey
Course Notes
Course Resources
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.
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations.
3 To improve the foreign language skills.
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations.
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
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law
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
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines
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
19 To gain basic computer skills
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually
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 5 5
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.8
dersAKTSKredisi 5