Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Political Sciences SBK 297 3 3 + 0 3 5
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. İRFAN HAŞLAK
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Course Objective Main objective of the course is to conceive politics which contains one of the vital fields of social life and is a leading scope of the reality, to give knowledge about main concepts and institutions of politics, to have the distinguishing ability of political process, to introduce students basic concepts, subject, methodolgies, institutions and historical evolution of politics
Course Content The main objective of the course is to analyze the leading actors of political life like political power, state, individual, and political parties. Processes related to the political power are analyzed. Also political socialization, political participation, and democracy as a dominant system in the current epoch are examined.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Grasping the political foundations and processes. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 To have the ability of distinguishing and foreseeing the political processes Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Catching on the importance and main characteristics of democracy Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Catching on to individual as an active actor of political life Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
5 Explain the political power concept Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
6 Determine the "state" as a political constitution Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Analyzing the fundamental concepts related to the course: Scientific Knowledge, Politics, Political System, State, Democracy etc.
2 Concluding the analysis of main concepts and to discuss what the subject of the political Science might be.
3 A short review of the political science within a historical method: main political philosophers of pre-modern and modern epoch and their writings.
4 Introduction to political institutions and analyzing the concept of power
5 Analyzing the concept of political power as a political foundation 1
6 Analyzing the concept of political power as a political foundation 2
7 Analyzing the concept of State as a political foundation 1
8 Analyzing the concept of State as a political foundation 2
9 MIDTERM EXAM
10 Democracy (Principles, main characteristics and main models)
11 Actors of the political life: Individual; political behavior, socialization and political participation 1
12 Actors of the political life: Individual; political behavior, socialization and political participation 2
13 Political powers within the context of actors of political life: Political parties
14 Political powers within the context of actors of political life: Pressure groups, public opinion and bureaucracy
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Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring theoretical and practical competency in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, social policy and labour and social security law both at national and international levels
2 Mastering core industrial relations concepts
3 Demonstrating awareness of issues related to social justice X
4 Competent use of Turkish language in written and oral communication and ability to reflect on what you have learned, and to conduct an inventory of skills and competencies gained X
5 Ability to engage in independent analysis and communication of results and ability to independently formulate research or term paper topics X
6 Competent use of statistics and databases to analyze data, interpreting graphs , tables, and index numbers and constructing them to convey information
7 Ability to work effectively in groups
8 Competent use of a foreign language in terms of oral, written and learning skills
9 Competent use of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and statistical software used in human resources and labour relations
10 Developing an ethical sensitivity in professional and scientific contexts
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 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 10 10
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 131
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.24
dersAKTSKredisi 5