History of Civilizations (KAM211) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
History of Civilizations KAM211 3 0 0 3 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Aslı Yiğit Gülseven
Course Assistants
Course Objectives
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
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Course Content The political, social, and economic development of the Western civilization.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
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2 Greek civilization; early Greek renaissance; classical and Hellenistic periods. -
3 Greek civilization; early Greek renaissance; classical and Hellenistic periods. -
4 Roman Republic. -
5 Roman Empire and Christianity. -
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9 Changes in European culture (Europe in the 14th and 16th Centuries); humanism and the Renaissance. -
10 Reform in religion; Luther and Protestantism; Thirty Years War; The Treaty of Westphalia. -
11 Overseas trade and the rise of colonialism. -
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13 Industrial Revolution. -
14 The Age of Enlightenment and the conditions in which the French Revolution took place. -


Course Book 1. Roberts, J. M., Avrupa Tarihi, Çev. Fethi Aytuna, İstanbul: İnkılap Kitabevi, 2010.
Other Sources 2. Braudel Fernand, Uygarlıkların Grameri, Çev. M. Ali Kılıçbay, Ankara, İmge Kitabevi, 2001.
3. Carr, E.H. Tarih Nedir, Çev. M.G. Gürtürk, İstanbul: Birikim Yayınları, 1980.
4. Elias, Norbert, Uygarlık Süreci, Çev. E. Ateşman, İstanbul: İletişim Yayınları, 2000.
5. Şenel, A., Siyasal Düşünceler Tarihi, Ankara: Bilim ve Sanat, 1998.
6. Tanilli, Server, Uygarlık Tarihi, İstanbul: Adam Yayıncılık, 1996.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 40
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Learning the basic concepts, theories and methods of political science and Public Administration and their use in the analysis of national and global political developments, cause-and-effect relations. X
2 Understanding how policies are created and implemented in real life at local, national, regional and/or global levels, recognizing important institutions and actors playing a role in these processes, knowing the functioning of Public Administration. X
3 Gaining a basic level of knowledge about other fields related to political science and public administration disciplines (such as International Relations, Sociology, Psychology, cultural studies, economics, law, history) and thus having an interdisciplinary understanding that takes into account the relations between different areas of life and establishes connections. X
4 Learning the use of quantitative and/or qualitative research techniques that can be used in the field of political science and public administration, software, hardware and/or technical tools that can be useful; gaining experience in designing and executing research projects to develop their application skills in this field.
5 Developing the ability to be open-minded, avoid discrimination, and be sensitive and respectful to different points of view through the promotion of critical analytical thinking, intellectual discussion, and lifelong learning, thereby developing the skills to act jointly.
6 Development of decision-making and initiative, job completion and time management competencies by understanding business ethics in public administration, politics and all related areas.
7 Development of communication skills, oral and written expression, presentation techniques; learning the principles and procedures that are required to write an academic article on the disciplines of political science and public administration.
8 Mastering English terminology in the disciplines of political science and Public Administration and acquiring a level of foreign language knowledge that can help to follow studies written in English, so that current political events and cases in various countries can be analyzed comparatively.
9 Knowing both the Turkish and world political history in terms of periods, important milestones and actors, understanding the impact of the social-historical backgrounds of countries on current political and administrative issues. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 0