COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Turkish Foreign Policy I * POLZ   401 7 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 Prof.Dr. Harun ARIKAN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.HARUN ARIKAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The main objective of this course is to analyse the basic principles of Turkish foreign policy from the establishment of the Republic to the present day and to examine changes in Turkish foreign policy. In this context, one of the main objective of the course, is to provide students with theoretical and practical knowledge on Turkish foreign policy.
Content
This course introduces students to the basic principles and dynamics of Turkish foreign policy from the establishment of Turkish Republic to the present day. It intends to provide an analysis of major foreign policy concerns of Turkey, including Cyprus, the European Union and bilateral issues between Turkey and Greece.

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 Theoretical Framework and Implementation of Turkish Foreign Policy None
2 Turkish Foreign Policy: From 1923 to 1945 Reading assignment, homework
3 Turkish Foreign Policy: From 1945 to 1990 Reading assignment, homework
4 Turkish Foreign Policy: From 1990 to 2010 Reading assignment, homework
5 Turkey and the US relations during the Cold War Reading assignment
6 Turkey and the EU relations during the Cold War Reading assignment
7 Turkey and the NATO relations during the Cold War Reading assignment
8 Mid-Term Exam Studying for exam
9 The relationship between Turkey and Russia during the Cold War Reading assignment, preparing presentation
10 Greek-Turkish relations during the Cold War Reading assignment, preparing presentation
11 Turkey- Caucasus and Middle Asia Relations during the Cold War Reading assignment, preparing presentation
12 Turkish relations with the states in the Middle East during the Cold War Reading assignment, preparing presentation
13 Turkish relations with the states in the Balkans during the Cold War Reading assignment, preparing presentation
14 General Evaluation Homework
15 General Evaluation Reading assignment
16-17 Term Exams Studying for exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources