|Course Title||Code||Semester||L+P Hour||Credits||ECTS|
|Turkish Foreign Policy II *||POLZ 402||8||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 objective of this course is to provide students with the ability to analyze critically current problems of Turkish foreign policy by analyzing the theoretical background of developments and changes in Turkish Foreign Policy after the Cold War.
This course introduces students to conceptual and theoretical explanation of the changes in Turkish Foreign Policy after the Cold War and also provides informations about the dynamics and motivations behind changes in Turkish Foreign Policy.
|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||Changes in the international system after the Cold War||None|
|2||Changes in regional systems in the post-Cold War||Reading assignment, homework|
|3||Turkish Foreign Policy after the Cold War: the conceptual and theoretical framework I||Reading assignment, homework|
|4||Turkish Foreign Policy after the Cold War: the conceptual and theoretical framework II||Reading assignment, homework|
|5||Actors in decision making process of Turkish foreign policy||Reading assignment|
|6||Turkey-US Relations after the Cold War||Reading assignment|
|7||Turkey-EU Relations after the Cold War||Reading assignment|
|8||Mid-Term Exam||Studying for exam|
|9||Turkey-Russia Relations after the Cold War||Reading assignment, preparing presentation|
|10||Turkey-NATO Relations after the Cold War||Reading assignment, preparing presentation|
|11||Greek-Turkish Relations after the Cold War||Reading assignment, preparing presentation|
|12||Turkey, the Caucasus and Central Asia after the Cold War||Reading assignment, preparing presentation|
|13||Turkey and the Middle East after Cold War||Reading assignment, preparing presentation|
|14||Turkey and the Balkans after Cold War||Reading assignment, preparing presentation|
|15||General Evaluation||Reading assignment|
|16-17||Term Exams||Studying for exam|
|Recommended or Required Reading|