COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Topics in European Integration * POLS   412 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 Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Fulya MEMİŞOĞLU
Instructors
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiFULYA MEMİŞOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This course aims at enhancing students' theoretical, conceptual and practical knowledge and analytical thinking on EU governance, EU politics and institutions.
Content
This course covers a wide range of theoretical, conceptual and contemporary topics on European integration process.

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.
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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.
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10
Questions traditional approaches, practices and methods; and develops and applies new study methods if necessary.
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11
Recognizes and implements social, scientific and professional ethical values.
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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 Historical process of European integration Weekly reading list will be distributed on the first week
2 European integration theories I
3 Avrupa bütünleşmesi teorileri II
4 EU institutions and EU-level policy-making process I
5 EU institutions and EU-level policy-making process II
6 EU enlargement policy I
7 EU enlargement policy II
8 Mid-term exam
9 EU and civil society
10 EU insan hakları politikası
11 EU neighbourhood policy
12 EU foreign and security policy
13 EU migration policy
14 EU and world politics
15 Student presentations II
16-17 Student presentations II and final exam

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources