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Siyaset Bilimi ve Uluslararası İlişkiler Yandal Programı

MINOR PROGRAM IN POLITICAL SCIENCE & INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Students who are registered for any of the major programmes at METU NCC may wish additionally to undertake a formal path of study in a minor programme in Political Science and International Relations.

There are two PSIR Minor Programmes, one designed for students registered in another programme in the Economic and Administrative Sciences, and a second minor programme for those registered in all other programmes.

The curriculum of study for each of the minor programmes is listed below, together with an indicative list of electives.


Students from the Economic and Administrative Science Programs are required to complete 3 must courses and 3 elective courses as specified below:

Must Courses

 
(a)
EITHER
PSIR 105 World History, 1453-1914
(3-0) 3
   
OR
PSIR 110 International History, 1914-1989
(3-0) 3
AND
(b)
EITHER
PSIR 203 History of Political Thought I
(3-0) 3
   
OR
PSIR 206 History of Political Thought II 
(3-0) 3
AND
(c)
EITHER
PSIR 108 Issues in Global Politics
(3-0) 3
   
OR
PSIR 210 Theories of International Relations
(3-0) 3
AND
(d)
3 ELECTIVES
   
         

Students from programs other than the Economic and Administrative Science Programs are 
required to complete 4 must courses and 2 elective course as specified below:

         

Must Courses

         
 
(a)
PSIR 101
Introduction to Sociology and Politics
(3-0) 3
AND
(b)
EITHER
PSIR 105 World History, 1453-1914 
(3-0) 3
   
OR
PSIR 110 International History, 1914-1989
(3-0) 3
AND
(c)
EITHER
PSIR 203 History of Political Thought I
(3-0) 3
   
OR
PSIR 206 History of Political Thought II
(3-0) 3
AND
(d)
EITHER
PSIR 108 Issues in Global Politics
(3-0) 3
   
OR
PSIR 210 Theories of International Relations
(3-0) 3
AND
(e)
2  ELECTIVES
   
         

Sample Elective Courses

 PSIR 112

Research Methods in Social and Political Sciences

PSIR 201

Principles of Law

PSIR 202

Constitutional Law

PSIR 211

Comparative Government

PSIR 212

Comparative Politics

PSIR 214

War and Peace Studies

PSIR 218

Political Sociology

PSIR 303

Public International Law

PSIR 304

International Organisations

PSIR 305

International Political Economy

PSIR 306

Processes of European Integration

PSIR 308

Gender and Politics

PSIR 311

Nations and Nationalism

PSIR 314

Political Economy of Turkey

PSIR 316

Understanding Capitalism

PSIR 318

Imperialism and the Making of the Modern Middle East

PSIR 320

International Human Rights

PSIR 321

Political Sociology

PSIR 322

History of the Cyprus Conflict

PSIR 333

States and Societies in Central Asia

PSIR 341

Contemporary Social Theory

PSIR 342

Southern Europe in World Politics

PSIR 343

International Development

PSIR 345

Turkish Foreign Policy

PSIR 381

Development and the Developing World

PSIR 413

Comparative Political Cultures : Greece, Turkey, Cyprus

PSIR 415

Political Economy of Environment and Energy

PSIR 416

Terrorism and Global Society

PSIR 418

International Humanitarian Law

PSIR 420

Politics and Society in Turkey

PSIR 421

Transitional Justice

PSIR 423

Historical Sociology and International Relations

PSIR 425

Ethics and International Relations

PSIR 431

Law and Institutions of the European Union

PSIR 451

Theories of Democracy

Note : Only a selection of the above listed courses will be open each year