COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Foreign Policy Analysis * POLZ   302 6 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 Type
Course Coordinator Assoc.Prof.Dr. Aslı ILGIT
Instructors
Doç.Dr.ASLI ILGIT1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
By focusing on the details of foreign policy analysis perspectives and case studies, the course aims to help students improve their analytical skill to examiene foreign policy making processes and consequences.
Content
This course covers foreign policy making process as well as the role of actors and internal and external factors in shaping and understanding of foreign policy making. We will examine several foreign policy analysis perspectives and cases of foreign policy behaviors.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
Has the conceptual and theoretical competence to explain the phenomena in the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations.
X
2
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.
X
3
Becomes skilful at following and interpreting different social areas in international and national levels and also applies the problem-solving oriented practices.
X
4
Collects, reviews and analyzes the data obtained which necessary for modelling applications in the Social Science.
X
5
Individually and/or in a team, takes responsibility, leadership, and works effectively.
X
6
In recognition of the need for lifelong learning, follows the latest developments in the field and improves himself/herself.
X
7
Uses Turkish, and at least one more foreign language, in accordance with the requirements of academic and work life.
X
8
Understands and interprets the feelings, thoughts and behaviors of related persons correctly; and expresses himself/herself in written and oral forms accurately.
X
9
Improves his/herself constantly by defining educational requirements considering interests and talents in scientific, cultural, art and social fields besides career development.
X
10
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
X
11
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
X
12
Develops skills of defining and analyzing the international, regional and national oriented issues, producing appropriate conflict-resolution techniques and negotiation skills.
X
13
Develops critical thinking skills.
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction Lecture and Discussion
2 What is Foreign Policy How do analyze it Lecture and Discussion
3 Theoretical Perspectives: Systemic Approaches Lecture and Discussion
4 Societal Factors: Culture and Identity Lecture and Discussion
5 Societal Factors: Public Opinion Lecture and Discussion
6 Government and Political Opposition Lecture and Discussion
7 Organizational Procedures Lecture and Discussion
8 Mid-Term Exam Exam
9 Decision-making: Personality Lecture and Discussion
10 Decision-making: Group Dynamics Lecture and Discussion
11 NonState Actors Lecture and Discussion
12 NonState Actors II Lecture and Discussion
13 Future of Foreign Policy Analysis Lecture and Discussion
14 Comparative Foreign Policy Lecture and Discussion
15 Recap the Semester Lecture and Discussion
16-17 Term Exams Exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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