|Course Code||Course Name||Semester||Theory||Practice||Lab||Credit||ECTS|
|Language of Instruction||French|
|Course Level||Bachelor Degree|
|Course Instructor(s)||Burcu ERTUNA BİÇER firstname.lastname@example.org (Email)|
|Objective||The objective of this course is to make known to the students the concepts, the currents and the big authors of the political science. Besides the course aims that the students of communication are in a position to situate and link up the political one to their knowledge presented by of other courses.|
|Course Learning Outcomes||
- The student will know the basic concepts of political science.
- The student will know the actors of the political domain.
- The student will know the difference between different systems and political regimes.
- The student will be able to define different types of political participation.
- The student will identify different types of political culture.
- The student will differentiate a political fact of a social fact.
- The student will be able to evaluate the effects of the media in the political domain.
|Teaching and Learning Methods||Theoretical course|
- Course notes
- Dominique Chagnollaud, Science Politique. Elémenets de sociologie politique, Paris: Editions Dalloz, 2000.
- Philippe Guillot, Introduction à la Science Politique, Paris: Armand Collin, 1998.
- Dominique Colas, Sociologie Politique, Paris: PUF, 1994.
- Yves Schemeil, La Science Politique, Paris: Armand Collin, 1994.
- Jean-Marie Denquin, Science Politique, 5e edition, Paris: PUF, 1985.
|1||Knowledge and presentation of the course and program|
|2||Definition of politics|
|3||The object of political science|
|4||State: The definition, elements, characteristics, philosophical foundations|
|6||Systemic analysis of political life (David Easton)|
|9||Political Socialization and Political Participation|
|13||The elections and the democracy|
|14||The media and politics|
Contribution to Overall Grade
|Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade||1||40|
|Contribution of final exam to overall grade||1||60|
|Midterm Examinations (including preparation)||1||100|
|Term Paper/ Project||0||0|
|No||Program Learning Outcomes||Contribution|
|1||Understanding the major theories, concepts, foundations, and methodologies used in the study of politics.||X|
|2||Identifying the structure and operation of the political system in Turkey and other political systems in the world.||X|
|3||Identifying and gathering information from credible primary and secondary sources; analyzing and synthesizing the acquired knowledge.||X|
|4||Generating and testing empirically hypotheses about political processes, institutions, mechanisms and relationships.||X|
|5||Designing, conducting and interpreting the results of original research in accordance with the scientific and ethical principles by using basic research methods.||X|
|6||Showing awareness and sensivity towards issues related to democracy, human rights and social peace.||X|
|7||Appraising the sources of societal conflict and how they can be resolved by political means.||X|
|8||Examining critically the nature of change in the global political community, and the complex character of processes such as globalization.||X|
|9||Taking a role in a teamwork in political science and general fields of other related disciplines.||X|
|10||Following publications in foreign languages and communicating with the colleagues in the international environment by using French which is the language of education in Galatasaray University and English, the compulsory foreign language.||X|
|11||Using required level of information and communication technologies.||X|
|Working Hours out of Class||14||1||14|
|Midterm Examinations (including preparation)||1||24||24|
|Final Examinations (including preparation)||1||24||24|
|Term Paper/ Project||0||0||0|
|Total Workload / 25||4,16|