ECTS - Public Administration and Political Science (without Thesis)

Compulsory Departmental Courses

KAM501 - Public Administration and Its Theories (3 + 0) 5

Classical and modern public administration theories; public administration organizations; Turkey`s administrative structure.

KAM503 - Political Theory (3 + 0) 5

Liberalism; conservatism; socialism; Islamism; fascism; totalitarianism; democracy.

KAM598 - Term Project (0 + 0) 40

Research techniques, academic writing skills and term project.

Elective Courses

ISL555 - Research Methods (3 + 0) 5

Research designs, probability theories, hypothesis tests, reliability and validity of measurement, model construction, multiple regression, multivariate variance analyses, correlation, exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis and econometric models.

KAM502 - The Social Structure of Turkey (3 + 0) 5

The Ottoman modernization; The Ottoman Empire`s heritage to the Republic; Turkey`s modernization; secularism in Turkey; ethnic problems; democracy.

KAM504 - Contemporary Debates in Political Philosophy (3 + 0) 5

The concept of freedom; the concept of equality; political power; violence; revolution; transformation; genocide; democracy; civil society.

KAM505 - Comparative Politics (3 + 0) 5

States; democracy; political institutions; civil society organizations; international organizations.

KAM506 - Contemporary Trends in Turkish Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

The relation between political authority and society in Turkey; current political and societal problems and needs.

KAM507 - Turkey`s Contemporary Social Problems (3 + 0) 5

Political polarisation; gender problems; urbanisation; immigration.

KAM509 - The Concept of Crisis in Public Administration and Crisis Management (3 + 0) 5

Crisis in public administration; theories of crisis; crisis process; risk management; disaster management; political crisis.

KAM510 - Nationalism and Ethnicity (3 + 0) 5

The concepts of nation and nationalism; nationalist movements; the concept of race; the concept of ethnic origin.

KAM511 - Leadership and Administration (3 + 0) 5

The concept of leadership; political authority.

KAM512 - Turkey`s Political Economy (3 + 0) 5

Turkey`s economic and political structure; the interaction between economic and political structures.

KAM513 - Contemporary Debates in Democracy Theory (3 + 0) 5

Classical democracy; republicanism; liberal democracy; elitism; pluralism; deliberative democracy; confrontational democracy.

KAM514 - Islam and Democracy (3 + 0) 5

Political Islam; democracy.

KAM515 - Political Thought in Turkey (3 + 0) 5

The Ottoman Empire-Turkish Republic continuity; strong state; liberalism; Kemalism; nationalism; military; leftist thought; political Islam; conservatism.

KAM516 - Philosophy of Science (3 + 0) 5

The Fundamental theories of science; the relation between science and political power; history of science.

KAM517 - Resource Management in Institutions (3 + 0) 5

The effective management of institutions with special regard to institutional resources.

KAM519 - Turkey`s Political Structure (3 + 0) 5

Social classes and layers; ethnic groups; civil and military bureaucracies.

KAM521 - Globalization Debates (3 + 0) 5

Trans-national political and social developments; multi-national corporations; nation-states.

KAM522 - Multiculturalism and Politics (3 + 0) 5

Ethnic and cultural heterogeneity; democracy; political culture; political authority.

KAM523 - Discussions on Gender (3 + 0) 5

The social origins of the concept of gender; the concepts of sex and gender.

KAM524 - Politics and Media (3 + 0) 5

The mutual effects of political regimes and media on each other; the consequences of this interaction on societies.

KAM525 - Civil-Military Relations (3 + 0) 5

The Turkish military`s role in political life and its interactions with other political agents.

KAM526 - Judiciary and Politics (3 + 0) 5

The role of the judiciary branch within state; the concept of judiciary independence; examples drawn from various cases.

KAM527 - Comparative Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

Examples of the relation between political authority and society.

KAM528 - Administrative Law (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental concepts and principles of administrative law.

KAM529 - E-State: Its Theory and Applications (3 + 0) 5

The practice of e-state as an administrative tool; its contribution to the effective functioning of bureaucracies.

KAM530 - Public Organization (3 + 0) 5

The organization and functioning of various state institutions and civil society organizations.

KAM531 - Public Ethics (3 + 0) 5

Principles in politics, lies, merit, public policy, the role of personal values in politics, money and its effects, ethical concerns in politics.

KAM532 - Public Finance and Budget (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental concepts and principles of public finance and setting a budget.

KAM533 - Bureaucracy and Organizational Behaviour (3 + 0) 5

The birth and evolution of bureaucracy; legal-rational, rational-productive and patriarchal bureaucracies; organizational behavior.

KAM534 - Strategic Management and Visioning (3 + 0) 5

The means and mechanisms of ensuring more effecitve administrative organizations.

KAM535 - Regional Development (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental concepts and principles of reducing the income gap between various regions within a country; examples drawn from various cases.

KAM536 - Art and Politics (3 + 0) 5

The mutual effects of political and artistic movements; the parallel reactions shown both by political and artistic movements to political and social problems.

SBE-KAM-T-AE1FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-T-AE1FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-T-AE1FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-T-AE1FA4 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-T-AE1FA5 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-T-AE1FA6 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-T-GE1FA7 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

SBE-KAM-T-GE1FA8 - Non-Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5