COURSE INFORMATION
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourSemesterECTS
SBKY 420INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE3 + 08th Semester5

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Elective
Course Objective The goal of this course is to analyze the nature and basic institutions of politics, political processes and to apply some basic concepts such as state, power, authority, legitimacy, class, elections, voting behavior into concrete political institutions and processes.
Course Content Political science and positivism, definition of political science, the relations among political science and other social sciences, power, legitimacy, sovereignty, state, political participation, types of participation and political behavior, political parties, pressure groups-public opinion, elections and techniques of elections.
Prerequisites No the prerequisite of lesson.
Corequisite No the corequisite of lesson.
Mode of Delivery Face to face

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1It defines the main concept of political science.
2In the context of history of political thought, it denotes which subjects are traditionally interested by political science.
3Comparatively discusses the contemporary subjects which fall within the scope of political science.
4Critically appreciates the nature of power and what the state means as an institution.
5Analyzes the process and the political consequences of globalization.
1It defines the main concept of political science.
2In the context of history of political thought, it denotes which subjects are traditionally interested by political science.
3Comparatively discusses the contemporary subjects which fall within the scope of political science.
4Critically appreciates the nature of power and what the state means as an institution.
5Analyzes the process and the political consequences of globalization.

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
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ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
ActivitiesQuantityDuration (Hour)Total Work Load (Hour)
Course Duration (14 weeks/theoric+practical)14342
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)14570
Mid-terms144
Final examination11414
Total Work Load

ECTS Credit of the Course






130

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COURSE DETAILS
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 Course TermNoInstructors
Details 2020-2021 Spring2ÖZLEM ÖZDEŞİM SUBAY

Course Details
Course Code:  SBKY 420 Course Title:  INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE
L+P Hour : 3 + 0   Course Code : 2   Language Of Instruction: Turkish Course Semester :  2020-2021 Spring
Course Coordinator :  RESEARCH ASSISTANT ÖZLEM ÖZDEŞİM SUBAY E-Mail:  oikiz@pau.edu.tr Phone Number : 
Course Location İİBF C0103,
Goals : The goal of this course is to analyze the nature and basic institutions of politics, political processes and to apply some basic concepts such as state, power, authority, legitimacy, class, elections, voting behavior into concrete political institutions and processes.
Content : Political science and positivism, definition of political science, the relations among political science and other social sciences, power, legitimacy, sovereignty, state, political participation, types of participation and political behavior, political parties, pressure groups-public opinion, elections and techniques of elections.
Attendance : %60
Topics
WeeksTopics
1 Introduction to Political Science
2 State Concept in Accordance with Political Science
3 Political Power
4 Legitimacy Basis of Political Power
5 Elites and Masses
6 Political Participation
7 Democracy
8 Midterm Exam
9 Political Ideologies- 1
10 Political Ideologies- 2
11 Political Parties
12 Public Opinion and Pressure Groups
13 Political Culture and Media- 1
14 Political Culture and Media- 2
Materials
Materials are not specified.
Resources
ResourcesResources Language
Münci Kapani- Politika Bilimine GirişTürkçe
Andrew Heywood- SiyasetTürkçe
Course Assessment
Assesment MethodsPercentage (%)Assesment Methods Title
Final Exam60Final Exam
Midterm Exam40Midterm Exam
L+P: Lecture and Practice
PQ: Program Learning Outcomes
LO: Course Learning Outcomes
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