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INT1000 INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS 3+0+0 ECTS:6
Year / Semester First Year / Spring Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusCompulsory
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerASSIST. PROF. DR. Alper Tolga BULUT
Co-LecturerProf. Dr. Gökhan Koçer
Language of instruction English
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
To introduce the students to the fundamental concepts and issues of International Relations
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

Upon successful completion of the course, the students will be able to :

LO - 1 :

acquire a basic knowledge of fundamental concepts of IR

1,2,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 2 :

acquire a basic knowledge of the history of international relations

1,2,4,6,7,8

1

LO - 3 :

comment on current affairs in international relations

1,2,3,4,5,8

1

LO - 4 :

acquire a basic knowledge of Turkish foreign policy

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

LO - 5 :

acquire a basic knowledge of United Nations

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8

1

CTPO : Contribution to programme outcomes, TOA : Type of assessment (1: written exam, 2: Oral exam, 3: Homework assignment, 4: Laboratory exercise/exam, 5: Seminar / presentation, 6: Term paper), LO : Learning Outcome

 

Contents of the Course

Fundamental concepts and issues of International Relations

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

Course info

 Week 2

Introduction to International Relations

 Week 3

A Brief History of IR

 Week 4

Realism

 Week 5

Liberalism

 Week 6

Marxism

 Week 7

International Conflicts

 Week 8

International Conflicts (continued)

 Week 9

Mid-term exam

 Week 10

Terrorism

 Week 11

Military Power

 Week 12

International Organizations

 Week 13

International Law

 Week 14

Environmental issues

 Week 15

Review

 Week 16

Final exam

 

Textbook / Material

1Joshua Goldstein and Jon Pevehouse, International Relations, 7th ed., 2006, New York, USA

 

Recommended Reading

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

9

06/04/2017

1

40

End-of-term exam

16

01/06/2017

1

60

 

Student Work Load and its Distribution

Type of work

Duration (hours pw)

No of weeks / Number of activity

Hours in total per term

Lectures (face to face teaching)

3

14

42

Own (personal) studies outside class

6

14

84

Laboratory studies

0

0

0

Own study for first mid-term exam

26

1

26

Mid-term exam

1

1

1

Practice

0

0

0

Clinic Practice

0

0

0

Homework

0

0

0

Project

0

0

0

Quiz

0

0

0

Own study for final exam

26

1

26

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

180