sap course 1429463611

Course Code & Number:

PSIR 294

Course Title:

International Organizations

Level of Course:

BS

Credits:

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

Catalog Description:

Institutional structures, policy making processes, and functions of international organizations.

Pre-requisites & Co-requisites:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Sophomore
Semester: 
Spring
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language of Instruction: 
English
Course Type: 
Elective
Required Reading: 
1. Kelly-Kate S. Pease, International Organizations: Perspectives on Governance in the Twenty-First Century. Upper Saddle River (Prentice Hall, 2000).
Course Objective: 

This course aims to explore the institutional structures, policy making processes and functions and role of international organizations in world politics.

Extended Description: 

Terminology. International organizations. Mainstream approaches: Realism. Mainstream approaches: Liberalism. Critical approaches: Radical views. Critical approaches: Feminist views. Non-governmental organizations and multi-national corporations. From the League of Nations to the United Nations. International security organizations. International trade organizations. International development organizations. Environmental organizations. Human rights organizations.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Discuss international organizations by applying theoretical perspectives. 
2. Describe the importance of intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations.
3. Analyze the growing role of international organizations within international security, political economy, economic development, environmental protection, women’s rights, human rights and other areas. 
4. Evaluate successes and failures of international and non-governmental organizations.
5. Evaluate successes and failures of international and non-governmental organizations.

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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