Political Science

Political Sociology(SP302)

Course Code Course Name Semester Theory Practice Lab Credit ECTS
SP302 Political Sociology 6 3 0 0 3 5
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Course Level Bachelor Degree
Course Instructor(s) Hüseyin Özgür ADADAĞ oadadag@gmail.com (Email)
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Theory Topics
Week Weekly Contents
1 Introduction to the Course -Basic Concepts to be Used in the Course -Political science and political sociology
2 State and its Components (1) -From power without state to “modern” states -Feudal structure
3 State and its Components (2) -Formation of the modern state -Social stratification
4 State and its Components (3) -Ottoman Empire and Experience of Republic of Turkey -“center-periphery” relations and critiques of center-periphery approach.
5 Discussions through the Reading Texts
6 State and its Components (4) -“Citizens Community” : Two Faces of National Identity
7 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (1) -Businessmen
8 Discussions through the Reading Texts
9 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (2) -Army
10 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (3) -Kemalist Ideology
11 Discussions through the Reading Texts
12 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (4) -Political Participation, social movements
13 Sociology of the Political Life in Turkey considering the actors, values and institutions: (5) -Socialization, public opinion and media
14 Discussions through the Reading Texts General evaluation and result
Practice Topics
Week Weekly Contents
Contribution to Overall Grade
  Number Contribution
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade 2 50
Contribution of final exam to overall grade 1 50
Toplam 3 100
In-Term Studies
  Number Contribution
Assignments 1 20
Presentation 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 70
Project 0 0
Laboratory 0 0
Other Applications 1 10
Quiz 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0
Reports 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0
Seminar 0 0
Other 0 0
Toplam 3 100
No Program Learning Outcomes Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
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
Activities Number Period Total Workload
Class Hours 14 3 42
Working Hours out of Class 12 2 24
Assignments 1 30 30
Presentation 0 0 0
Midterm Examinations (including preparation) 1 15 15
Project 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Other Applications 0 0 0
Final Examinations (including preparation) 1 20 20
Quiz 0 0 0
Term Paper/ Project 0 0 0
Portfolio Study 0 0 0
Reports 0 0 0
Learning Diary 0 0 0
Thesis/ Project 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Other 0 0 0
Total Workload 131
Total Workload / 25 5,24
Credits ECTS 5
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