Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Politics * YLY   214 4 3 3 4

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level Short Cycle Programmes (Associate's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Lec. Ayşe BOZKURT
Öğr. Gör.AYŞE BOZKURT1. Öğretim Grup:A
In this course; politics, political science definitions, historical development of political science related disciplines, power, political power, the source of political power, sovereignty, state, elements, attributes, types of structures, maintenance, constitution and types of democracy, basic requirements of democracy, as democracy theories topics will be discussed. In addition, the scope of political forces, political parties, interest groups and individuals with printing and public relations society and the state will be examined.
In this course, students gain political science formation, the basic concepts of political science and to address issues of political organizations, the interpretation to the students about political events and political behavior, to teach the analysis and discussion habits.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Have theoretical and practical knowledge about the local government area.
Strategies related to the field, have knowledge of methods and techniques of measurement and evaluation.
Evaluate the accuracy and timeliness of information about the site.
Identifying information about the area, it is able to identify and solve this purpose and apply appropriate methods and techniques
Events and facts about the area can be examined using the theoretical and practical knowledge gained by scientific methods and techniques.
Evaluate and interpret the data it has obtained.
Problems can recognize, analyze and develop solutions based on edebilir.kanıt.
Activities related to the field can execute independently. It should take responsibility for solving the problems encountered as an individual and a team member.
Evaluate the basic level of knowledge and skills gained in the field.
inquisitive and would investigator.
Life-long learning will win
With the degree of using Turkish language skills
Thought it was in line with the basic information on issues related to local government can express written and oral.
        Al the field will be level enough to have knowledge of a foreign language.
         To have knowledge and consciousness about Atatürk Principles and History of Turkish Revolution
         Software and hardware required to use Al MySpace.
Board and management concepts and functions of the job, knows issues such properties  
Under the authority of elected political representatives, retains the overall benefit of society.   
The universality of social rights, social justice , quality and environmental protection have sufficient awareness of ethical issues and cultural values.                 

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Political Concept of Development Process of Political Science, relationship with other branches of science Reading
2 Fundamentals of Political Science and Political Thought Fundamentals of Political Science and Political Thought Reading
3 Power, political power, Theory Related to Political Power Source Reading
4 The concept of legitimacy, the legitimacy of political power Reading
5 Sovereignty and Elite Theory Reading
6 State Definition, Concept, Government Properties, Items, Differences from Other Organizations Reading
7 Opinions of the State on the source, the State Types (in terms of structure and independence) Reading
8 Mid-Term Exam Exam
9 The Restriction of Political Power Reading
10 Constitutional Definition, Types, Turkish constitution Reading
11 Democracy Definition, History, Basic Requirements and Types. Reading
12 Theories of Democracy Reading
13 Definition, type, source and pressure method of non-governmental organization Reading
14 Definition, type, source and pressure method of non-governmental organization Reading
15 Definition, type, source and pressure method of non-governmental organization Reading
16-17 Term Exams

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