COURSE INFORMATION
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourSemesterECTS
SBKY 420INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE3 + 06th Semester5

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Elective
Course Objective The goal of this course is to analyze the nature and basic institutions of politics, political processes and to apply some basic concepts such as state, power, authority, legitimacy, class, elections, voting behavior into concrete political institutions and processes.
Course Content Political science and positivism, definition of political science, the relations among political science and other social sciences, power, legitimacy, sovereignty, state, political participation, types of participation and political behavior, political parties, pressure groups-public opinion, elections and techniques of elections.
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Corequisite No corequisites.
Mode of Delivery Face to face

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES
1It defines the main concept of political science.
2In the context of history of political thought, it denotes which subjects are traditionally interested by political science.
3Comparatively discusses the contemporary subjects which fall within the scope of political science.
4Critically appreciates the nature of power and what the state means as an institution.
5Analyzes the process and the political consequences of globalization.
1It defines the main concept of political science.
2In the context of history of political thought, it denotes which subjects are traditionally interested by political science.
3Comparatively discusses the contemporary subjects which fall within the scope of political science.
4Critically appreciates the nature of power and what the state means as an institution.
5Analyzes the process and the political consequences of globalization.

COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
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ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
ActivitiesQuantityDuration (Hour)Total Work Load (Hour)
Course Duration14342
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)13339
Assignments11010
Mid-terms11313
Final examination12626
Total Work Load

ECTS Credit of the Course






130

5

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