ECTS - - Political Science and Public Administration

Compulsory Departmental Courses

ENG121 - Basic English I (4 + 0) 3

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines

ENG122 - Basic English II (4 + 0) 3

Vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at beginners level; various themes such as transport, travel, dates, holidays, money, and shopping..

ENG221 - Basic English III (3 + 0) 3

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as touristic places, hotel services, life styles and daily routines, people and personality, food and drink and various cultural elements.

ENG222 - Basic English IV (3 + 0) 3

More vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at elementary level; various themes such as travel, places, appearance, plans, health, weather, phone conversations, and cultural elements.

HIST101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (2 + 0) 2

French Revolution; structure and geopolitic positioning of Ottoman Empire, reasons of its decline; Westernization movements, First and Second Constitutional Monarchy declarations; Libya and Balkan wars; First World War; period before the War of Independence, congresses, National Pact, establishment of Turkish Grand National Assembly.

HIST102 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (2 + 0) 2

War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.

IKT101 - Introduction to Economics I (3 + 0) 5

Introduction to demand, supply and market price formation; household behaviour; elasticity; production process; profit maximizing firm behavior; different market types such as monopoly, perfect competition, oligopoly.

IKT102 - Introduction to Economics II (3 + 0) 5

Aggregate demand, aggregate supply, unemployment, inflation, aggregate expenditure, aggregate income models, fiscal policy, money demand, money supply, monetary policy, multiplier.

ISL102 - Introduction to Law (3 + 0) 5

Basic concepts of law and preliminary matters, general legal concepts and institutions of law, overview of the Turkish Legal System, interaction of law and economics, interrelated areas, basic concepts of competition law.

KAM-AE3FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE3FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE3SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE3SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE3SP3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE4FA1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE4FA2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE4FA3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE4SP1 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE4SP2 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM-AE4SP3 - Departmental Elective (0 + 0) 5

KAM101 - Introduction to Political Science I (3 + 0) 8

Political authority/power; political regimes; ideologies; nation and nationalism; religion and politics; state and economy.

KAM102 - Introduction to Political Science II (3 + 0) 6

Political authority/power; political regimes; ideologies; nation and nationalism; religion and politics; state and economy.

KAM104 - Introduction to Public Administration (3 + 0) 3

Turkey`s administrative structure; central and local governments.

KAM105 - Introduction to Sociology (3 + 0) 6

Situating sociology in social science and in our life, basic nature and scope of sociology; sociological explanations: theories, social change, method in sociological inquiry; socialization and social interaction; social structure and social institutions; groups; family; political, religious and educational institutions; social stratification and

KAM141 - Studio for Public Reason I (2 + 2) 6

Public administration; public institutions; organization; budget; scale; human resources.

KAM142 - Studio for Public Reason II (2 + 2) 6

Political science; political parties; political finance; party programs; elections; political powers.

KAM201 - Constitutional Law (3 + 0) 4

The fundamental principles of constitutions; constitutional jurisdiction; the structure and functioning of the Constitutional Court.

KAM203 - History of Political Thoughts I (3 + 0) 6

Sophists; Ancient Greece; Roman thought; Christian thought; Islamical political thought.

KAM204 - History of Political Thoughts II (3 + 0) 6

Modern political thought; Machiavelli; reformation; scientific revolution; Hobbes; Locke; Rousseau; Smith; Marx; Burke; Kant.

KAM205 - Political Structure of Turkey I (3 + 0) 5

The heritage of the Ottoman Empire; Kemalism; nationalism; political Islam; left; liberalism.

KAM206 - Political Structure of Turkey II (3 + 0) 5

The heritage of the Ottoman Empire; Kemalism; nationalism; political Islam; left; liberalism.

KAM208 - Political History (3 + 0) 8

World War I and II; Cold War; international relations; The Eastern Bloc`s collapse.

KAM209 - Statistics and Research Methods in Social Sciences I (3 + 0) 5

Quantitative and qualitative strategies; ontology; epistemology; research design; research tools.

KAM210 - Statistics and Research Methods in Social Sciences II (3 + 0) 5

Quantitative methods; SPSS; statistical tests; area research.

KAM211 - History of Civilizations (3 + 0) 4

The political, social, and economic development of the Western civilization.

KAM243 - Studio for Public Reason III (2 + 2) 3

Local governments.

KAM244 - Studio for Public Reason IV (2 + 2) 3

Local governments.

KAM303 - Theory of State and Society (3 + 0) 8

Modern state and its features; state-society relations; liberal-pluralist theory; elitist theory; Marxist theory.

KAM304 - Comparative Political Regimes (3 + 0) 10

Political regimes; authoritarianism; political culture; political parties and party systems; elections; civil society.

KAM305 - Political Sociology (3 + 0) 7

Politics-political distinction; state; the birth of the modern state; political authority/power; social movements.

KAM331 - Reading For İnformation (4 + 0) 5

English language course.

KAM332 - Critical Reading (4 + 0) 5

English language course.

KAM412 - Seminar in Politics I (3 + 0) 8

Area researches; content analysis; political communication.

KAM429 - Media and Politics (3 + 0) 8

Media-political authority relation.

KAM431 - Media Literacy (4 + 0) 5

English language course.

KAM432 - Addressing an Audience (3 + 0) 5

English language course.

KRY111 - Career Planning (1 + 0) 1

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TURK401 - Turkish Language I (2 + 0) 2

Languages and their classification; history of Turkish language, its spread over the world and its place among other languages; Turkish language in the republic era; orthography; expressions; foreign words, suffixes and prefixes; punctuation; language and verbalism.

TURK402 - Turkish Language II (2 + 0) 2

Written expression and its genres; bibliography; sentence structure and types; misexpression; verbal expressions.

Elective Courses

IKT125 - Economic History (3 + 0) 6

Main characteristics of a feudal economic system, prerequisites of the formation of industry; legal system, guilds, technological accumulation, manpower, entrepreneurs, capital market; the industrial revolution 1780-1840,the sociological results of the industrial revolution ;second phase standards of living 1850-1914

IKT313 - International Economics I (3 + 0) 5

Labor productivity and comparative advantage: the Ricardian model, comparative advantage, the standard trade model, economies of scale, imperfect competition, and international trade, international factor movements, the instruments and the political economy of trade policy, trade policy in developing countries, controversies in trade policy.

IKT324 - Public Finance and Fiscal Policy (3 + 0) 6

Fiscal functions and institutions; types of budgetary activity; public provision for social goods; public choice and fiscal politics; public expenditures; case studies in expenditure policies; principles of taxation; tax structure; fiscal federalism; fiscal policy and stabilization; economics of the public debt.

IKT401 - Turkish Economy (3 + 0) 7

Oveview of the economic policy from 1923 to 1980; (January) 1980 stabilization and structural adjustment program; new financial cycle and economic-financial crisis (1994,1998, 2000, 2001), 17th, 18th, 19th stand-by arrangements and structural reforms; the impact of the 2008-2009 financial crisis and further developments.

ISL111 - Introduction to Business (3 + 0) 6

Fundamentals of business, global business, small business, forms of business, functions of business namely, management and organization, and information technology.

ISL409 - Entrepreneurship (4 + 0) 5

The nature, importance and history of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneurial mind, creativity, innovation and the business idea, marketing and financial planning, franchising, entrepreneurial strategy and strategic management in operations, entrepreneurship background of Turkey, changes in Turkish entrepreneurial features and activities, characteris

KAM301 - Administrative Structure of Turkey (6 + 0) 6

Central and local governments; political authority and society; Turkey`s administrative structure and its history; the structure and functioning of Turkish administrative institutions.

KAM302 - Bureaucracy and Turkish Bureaucracy (3 + 0) 5

Patrimonial bureaucracy; legal-rational bureaucracy; rational-productive bureaucracy; Turkey`s bureaucratic structure from the Ottoman Empire to present day.

KAM306 - Administrative Law (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental concepts and principles of administrative law; the structure and functioning of administrative courts; administrative law in Turkey.

KAM311 - Theory of Democracy (3 + 0) 5

Liberal democracy; pluralist democracy; the problems of liberal democracy; deliberative democracy; radical democracy.

KAM312 - Philosophy of Science (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental concepts of science; scientific method; science and antiquity; science and the Middle Ages; paradigms.

KAM313 - Citizenship and Civil Society (3 + 0) 5

Freedom; authority; civil society; theories of civil society; civil society in Turkey.

KAM314 - Political Parties and Electoral Systems (3 + 0) 5

Political parties; electoral systems; party systems; cleavages in society.

KAM315 - Administrative History of Turkey (3 + 0) 5

The administrative history of Turkish states; important institutions in history.

KAM316 - Urban Sociology (3 + 0) 5

Urban classes; urbanization policies and their effects upon society; internal migration and its effects upon social classes.

KAM317 - Strategic Human Resources Management (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental concepts and principles of human resources management; human resources management in Turkey.

KAM318 - Political Psychology (3 + 0) 5

Identities; group behaviour; cults of leadership; voting behaviour; impacts of the media; ethnic conflicts; nationalism; social movements.

KAM320 - Organization Theory (3 + 0) 5

Organizational structure and its functioning; classical and neo-classical approaches; contemporary theories and practices.

KAM345 - Studio for Public Reason V (3 + 0) 5

Professional organisations with public institution status.

KAM346 - Studio for Public Reason VI (3 + 0) 5

Professional organisations with public institution status.

KAM401 - Modern Political Theories (3 + 0) 5

Liberalism; socialism; conservatism; Western Marxism; post-Marxism; fascism; totalitarianism; Islamic political thought.

KAM402 - Public Policy (3 + 0) 5

Public policies; actors of public policy; models of public policy; stages in public policy making; public policy in Turkey.

KAM403 - Local Governments and Urbanization Policies (3 + 0) 5

Local governments; urbanisation; urbanisation policies; the concept of space; planning.

KAM404 - Urban Politics (3 + 0) 5

City; politics; space and political authority.

KAM411 - E-State and Applications (3 + 0) 5

Thery of e-state; state/state, state/private sector, state/citizen, state/personnel applications.

KAM413 - Development Policies (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental concepts and principles of development policies; transition to planning after 1961.

KAM414 - Education Policies (3 + 0) 5

Education as a social institution; education policies.

KAM415 - Ethics and Politics (3 + 0) 5

The concept of ethics; political authority and ethics.

KAM416 - Environmental Politics (3 + 0) 5

Environment and economic development; environment and politics.

KAM417 - Intellectual History of Modern Turkey (3 + 0) 5

The heritage of the Ottoman Empire; Kemalism; nationalism; political Islam; left; liberalism.

KAM419 - Politics of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender (3 + 0) 5

The concepts of race and ethnicity; fascism and racism; nationalism; gender and gender apartheid.

KAM420 - Violence and Politics (3 + 0) 5

Types of violence; legitimacy of violence; violence and civilization; violence and state; violence and social movements.

KAM421 - Globalization and Democracy (3 + 0) 6

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KAM422 - Social Policy (3 + 0) 5

The concept of social policy; fundamental principles in social policy.

KAM423 - Administrative Law (3 + 0) 5

The principals of administrative law; the functioning of administrative courts; Turkish administrative law; Turkish administrative courts, their organization and functioning.

KAM424 - European Union Law (3 + 0) 5

The emergence of the European Union; the EU`s institutional structure; the fundamental concepts and principles of the EU law.

KAM425 - Game Theory (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental principles and concepts of game theory.

KAM426 - Law of Obligations (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental principals and concepts of law of obligations; Turkish law of obligations and its development.

KAM427 - Social Security Law (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental principles and concepts of social security law; Turkish social security law and its development.

KAM428 - Civil Law (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental principals and concepts of civil law; Turkish civil law and its development.

KAM430 - Public Finance (3 + 0) 5

The fundamental principles and concepts of public finance; Turkish public finance and its development.

KAM433 - Turkey-EU Relations (3 + 0) 5

Turkey's membership process in the EU; negotiations; Turkey-EU relations in historical perspective.

KAM441 - Seminar in Public Administration (3 + 0) 5

Public administration; public institutions; organization; budget; scale; human resources.

KAM443 - Seminar in Politics II (3 + 0) 5

Area researches; content analysis; political communication.

KAM447 - Studio for Public Reason VII (3 + 0) 5

Central government institutions.

KAM448 - Studio for Public Reason VIII (3 + 0) 5

Central government institutions.

KAM451 - Regional Studies I (3 + 0) 5

The study of the political, historical, economic and military structures of Russia and Central Asia; the study of the political, historical, economic and military structures of Balkans and Central Europe; the study of the political, historical, economic and military structures of North and South America.

KAM452 - Regional Studies II (3 + 0) 5

The study of the political, historical, economic and military structures of the Black Sea and the Caucasus region; the study of the political, historical, economic and military structures of the Middle East region; the study of the political, historical, economic and military structures of the Far East and South Asia region; the study of the political, historical, economic and military structure of the Africa.

MLY203 - Budget and Public Finance (3 + 0) 5

Description and nature of the budget; the evolution of budget; development of budgeting and budgeting systems; budget functions; budgeting principles: classical and modern budgeting principles; deviation from budget guidelines; budget concepts and theory of industrial budgets; budgeting process: preparation of the budget, its restoration

MLY206 - Criminal Law (3 + 0) 5

Selected topics in substantive criminal law: principles underlying the definition of crime such as the requirements of actus reus and mens rea and general doctrines such as ignorance of fact and ignorance of law, causation, attempt, complicity and conspiracy; principles of justification and excuse with particular attention to the doctrines of

MLY302 - Government Accounting (3 + 0) 6

Definition, scope, development process and legal basis of state account; administrative structuring, accounts used in government accounting; collection and payment; reporting operations; problems in public accounting and proposal of solution; State Procurement Law and its functioning.

MLY304 - Turkish Taxation System (3 + 0) 6

Overview of the Turkish tax system; tax classification; taxes on income: Income tax, corporation tax; taxes on expenditures: value-added tax, customs tax, etc; taxes on wealth: inheritance and transfer tax, real estate tax, etc.; tax issues in taxes, income elements, forms of liability, reductions, exceptions and exemptions; taxes in taxies, decla

MLY322 - Public Economics (3 + 0) 5

Public sector and public economics; structure, composition and scope of public sector; fundamentals of welfare economics; market failure and government intervention; public goods and theory of social goods; externalities; natural monopolies, regulation and privatization; public choice; income distribution and redistribution; social cost-benefit

MLY324 - Local Government Finance (3 + 0) 5

Manifestation of the concept of local governments in Turkey, examining the duties of local governments and their financing methods.

MLY412 - Current Finance Problems (3 + 0) 5

Analysis of the current financial subjects with theoritical backgrounds specially related with Turkey; Turkish budget system implementation and results, financial public institutions in Turkey, Turkey and the EU, the global financial crisis and fiscal policies.