|Course Title||Code||Semester||L+P Hour||Credits||ECTS|
|European Union *||POLZ 303||5||3||3||6|
|Prerequisites and co-requisites|
|Recommended Optional Programme Components||None|
|Language of Instruction||English|
|Course Level||First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)|
|Course Coordinator||Prof.Dr. Harun ARIKAN|
The main aim of the course is to examine the dynamics in the historical background of European integration process and to analyze the changes in the European Union since its foundation. In this context, the EU institutions, decision-making mechanisms and member states approaches to the European integration process will be examined within a theoretical and practical framework.
Introduction to law examines basic concepts of law, the relationship between law and social order, sources of Turkish law, legal persons and business associations, branches of law, Turkish judicial system.
|Course's Contribution To Program|
|No||Program Learning Outcomes||Contribution|
Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
Identifies the international and national issues by methodologies used in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations; chooses the appropriate analysis techniques across the issues and applies the appropriate empirical studies.
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
Develops critical thinking skills.
|1||Theories of the European Integration||none|
|2||European integration in historical perspective||Reading assignment|
|3||Legal framework for European integration: The Rome Treaty||Reading assignment|
|4||The history of the European integration from Messina Agreement to the Single Act||Reading assignment|
|5||The implications of Maastricht Treaty for European integration||Reading assignment, homework|
|6||European integration from 2009 Lisbon Treaty to the present days||Reading assignment, homework|
|7||The EU Institutions: European Council||Reading assignment|
|8||Mid Term Exam||Studying for exam|
|9||The EU Institutions: EU Council of Ministers||Reading assignment|
|10||The EU Institutions: European Parliament||Reading assignment|
|11||The EU Institutions: European Commission||Reading assignment|
|12||EU Common Policies: The common agricultural policies of the EU||Reading assignment|
|13||EU Common Policies: Monetary Union of the EU||Reading assignment, homework|
|14||EU Common Policies: The Enlargement Policy of the EU||Reading assignment, homework|
|15||EU Common Policies: Common Foreign and Security Policy||Reading assignment, homework|
|16-17||Final Exam||Studying for exam|
|Recommended or Required Reading|