sap course 1429480365

Course Code & Number:

PSIR 492

Course Title:

Ethics in International Relations

Level:

BS

Credit Hours/ ECTS Credits:

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

Catalog Description:

Ethical issues prevalent in international politics. The sources of morality and the guidelines for ethical judgment. Specific issue areas such as sovereignty, just war, and human rights. Cultural relativism. Public and private morality.

Pre-requisite / Co-requisite:

Pre-requisites: NONE
Co-requisites: NONE
Year of Study: 
Senior
Semester: 
Spring
Type: 
Elective
Mode of Delivery: 
Face-to-face
Language: 
English
Objectives: 

The major objective of this course is to explore the ethical issues in international relations. The course aims to provide students an overview of the key theoretical approaches to ethics and examine the issue through a range of cases in international relations.

Learning Outcomes: 

Upon succesful completion of this course, a student will be able to
1. Understand the meaning of ethics and its role in international relations.
2. Identify the theoretical approaches regarding the role of ethics in international relations.
3. Critically asses the theories of international relations with reference to the question of ethics.
4. Analyze ethics in the context of a range of issues (war, humanitarian intervention, inequality…etc.) in international relations. 
5. Demonstrate understanding of the significance of ethics for global justice and equality.
6. Critically evaluate arguments and texts related to ethics in international relations.

Learning Activities and Teaching Methods: 
Telling/Explaining
Discussion/Debate
Reading
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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