sap course 1429463192

Course Code & Number:

PSIR 291

Course Title:

Global Politics

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

(3+0+0) 3 TEDU Credits, 6 ECTS Credits

Catalog Description:

Political, economic and security relations among states and regions. Structure of the international system. International actors and their roles. Peace, conflict and security. Diplomacy. The role of international law and organizations.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Sophomore
Semester: 
Fall
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Compulsory
Required Reading: 
1. John Baylis, Steve Smith, Patricia Owens, Globalization of World Politics. An Introduction to Intern
Course Objective: 

This course intends to familiarize the students with political, economic and security relations among states and different regions. The major aim of the course is to make students comprehend the tripodal relationship between International Relations theories, concepts and global issues and problems.

Extended Description: 

The Globalization of World Politics. The Historical Context. Theories of World Politics. Structures and Processes. International Issues. Globalization in the Future.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Recite the main events, which took place before, during and after the Cold-War era. 
2. List main aspects of Realism, Liberalism and socialist theories.
3. Describe and evaluate the transformation in security studies.
4. Discuss and critique International political economy.
5. Discuss the importance of transnational actors in international affairs.
6. Describe and analyze issues of global politics such as environmental problems, nationalism, culture, poverty, hunger, gender, human rights. 

Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Questioning
Reading
Inquiry
Case Study/Scenarion Analysis
Video Presentations
Oral Presentation
Guest Speakers
Web Searching
Assessment Methods and Criteria: 
Test / Exam
Quiz/Homework
Written Project
Presentation (Oral/Poster)

Student Workload:

Quizzes /Homeworks
32
hrs
Midterm Exam 1
16
hrs
Final Exam
16
hrs
Research Review
16
hrs
Case Study Analysis
16
hrs

Prepared By:

Aylin Özman

Revised By:

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