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ULS2015 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATIONS 3+0+0 ECTS:4
Year / Semester Second Year / Fall Semester
Level of CourseFirst Cycle
StatusElective
DepartmentINTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Prerequisites and co-requisites None
Mode of DeliveryFace to face
Contact hours14 weeks - 3 hours of lectures per week
LecturerPROF. DR. Coşkun TOPAL
Co-Lecturer
Language of instruction Turkish
Professional practise ( internship )None
 
Objectives of the Course
Creation of the world until today, the values of human nature that makes it possible to live in a social structure, within the framework of human events, and works laid down by the flow line. In other words, the world financial and moral values that allow human beings to pursue humane generation of the history of the struggle for survival. Mission to protect and develop these values, which the nations throughout history, which was received back was to investigate whether conditions.
 

Learning Outcomes

CTPO

TOA

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

LO - 1 :

To be able to make inferences about History of Civilization and the development of social, economic and cultural background

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

LO - 2 :

Civilization forming civilizations and civilizations with important thinkers to have information about the views

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

LO - 3 :

idea to conduct about Socialism, capitalism, third world, universal human rights, humanity's historical development issues

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

LO - 4 :

About the clash of civilizations thesis Based on the work done to reveal their own opinions.

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

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

Agricultural revolution, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, the rise of early civilizations. Classical Greek and Hellenistic world, Rome and the Empire. Distribution and migrations of civilization. Byzantium and Europe. The rise and spread of Islam, African civilizations, Western civilization, the Middle-Ages, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the French and Industrial revolutions. World economy. The rise of Russia, outside of the West, industrialization, I. World War II, the second global conflict, globalization: world history, 1990-2012.

 

Course Syllabus

 Week

Subject

Related Notes / Files

 Week 1

The birth of civilization

 Week 2

The Rome Empire

 Week 3

The interaction between Islam and World Civilizations

 Week 4

Medieval and Renaissance

 Week 5

Reform movements and nation-states

 Week 6

Enlightenment period

 Week 7

Imperialism and World War I

 Week 8

Discussion

 Week 9

Midterm Exam

 Week 10

Dictatorship and II. World war

 Week 11

Dictatorship and II. World war

 Week 12

East and West Asia

 Week 13

Ottoman history of civilization

 Week 14

Clash of civilizations

 Week 15

Clash of civilizations

 Week 16

Final Exam

 

Textbook / Material

1William Hendrik and Loon Van, 2013; Gençler için Uygarlık Tarihi, Say Yayınları

 

Recommended Reading

1William Craig, 2012; Heritage of World Civilizations, Pearson

2Tanilli, Server, 2009; Uygarlık Tarihi, Cumhuriyet

 

Method of Assessment

Type of assessment

Week No

Date

Duration (hours)

Weight (%)

Mid-term exam

1

14/11/2016

1

50

End-of-term exam

1

05/01/2017

1

50

 

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

4

14

56

Laboratory studies

0

0

0

Own study for first mid-term exam

4

2

8

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

4

3

12

End-of-term exam

1

1

1

Other 1

0

0

0

Other 2

0

0

0

Total work load

120