Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Ethics In Public Administration SBK 520 0 3 + 0 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. MUSTAFA LÜTFİ ŞEN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants

Araş. Gör. Ömer Faruk KÖKTAŞ

Course Category Field Proper Education
Course Objective

Basic concepts regarding ethics, elements of ethics, administrative ethics, philosophical dimension of administrative ethics, importance of ethics in public administration, ethical dilemmas, ethical codes, legislation of ethics, whistleblowers and their protection, administrative culture based on ethics, decision making based on ethics, character and virtue ethics, normative draft regarding administrative ethics in Turkey is aimed to examine in this course.

Course Content

Main concepts regarding ethics, elements of ethics, administrative ethics, philosophical dimension of administrative ethics, importance of ethics in public administration, ethical dilemmas, ethical codes, legislation of ethics, whistleblowers and their protection, administrative culture based on ethics, character and virtue ethics, decision making based on ethics, normative draft regarding administrative ethics in Turkey is evaluated.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 One gains knowledge about corruption and its forms Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
2 One understands the importance of ethics in Public Administration Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 One knows the philosophical background on administrial ethics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Performance Task,
4 One analyzes the ethical dilemmas and conflict of interest Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Role Playing, Case Study, Testing, Performance Task,
5 One comprehends the ethical principles and standards Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Case Study, Testing, Performance Task,
6 One knows the ethical regulations. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Public Administration and corruption
2 Factors affecting corruption and consequences of corruption
3 Sorts of corruption
4 Importance of ethics in public administration and ethical dilemmas
5 Basic concepts related to ethics and philosophical foundations of administrative ethics
6 Ethical behavior rules
7 MIDTERM EXAM
8 Ethical legislation
9 Whistleblowing, ethical committees
10 Decision making based on ethics
11 Virtue ethics
12 Ethical education
13 Normative draft regarding administrative ethics in Turkey
14 Public Service Ethics Committee
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources

Aytekin Yılmaz, “Siyasal ve Bürokratik Yozlaşma”, Yeni Türkiye Dergisi, S:13, 1997
Mustafa Erdoğan, Siyasal Yozlaşma ve Türkiye Örneği, Yeni Türkiye Dergisi, S:13, 1997
Kemal Özsemerci, “Türk Kamu Yönetiminde Yolsuzluk ve Yozlaşmanın Kültürel Altyapısı”, Sayıştay Dergisi, S:58.
Mehmet Hüseyin Bilgin, “Yozlaşma ve Türk Siyasal Yaşamının Yeniden Yapılanması: Bir Model Önerisi”, Amme İdaresi Dergisi, C:36, S:2, Haziran, 2003.
Gazi Baykaler,”Kamu Görevlilerine Yönelik Etik Davranış İlkeleri”, Türk İdare Dergisi, Y:78, S:453, Aralık, 2006.

Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Performans Görevi (Seminer) 100
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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
Performance Task (Seminar) 1 30 30
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 6