Welcome to the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the World Peace University. Our department began teaching in the spring semester of 2022-2023. Our academic staff are professionals who are actively conducting research in the fields of Comparative Politics, Political Psychology, Political Philosophy, Public Administration, and Public Policy. Our staff aspires to actively share their research with the students, teach them the principles of their respective disciplines, and ensure that they are actively involved in the courses through their teaching. Our staff also priorities sharing practical knowledge with our students about what to expect and how to prepare for their professional lives. The Department will assist students in gaining a solid understanding of political and social issues, as well as enabling them to apply analytical thinking, data analysis, and problem-solving skills to tasks related to such topics. Our graduates will have the opportunity to find employment in government institutions, non-governmental organizations, consultancy firms, research centers, and universities.

ASSIST. PROF. DR. ANTHONY ENIAYEJUNI
Chair, Department of Political Sciences and Public Administration
[email protected]

Political Science and Public Administration Curriculum

 

YEAR 1
FALL
Course No Course Code Course Name Course Category Credit Pre-requisite
T P C[1] ECTS  
1 POLS101 Introduction to Political Science I DC 3 0 3 6  
2 PUBA101 Introduction to Public Administration I DC 3 0 3 6  
3 POLS103 Modern Political History DC 3 0 3 6  
4 WENG101 Academic English I UC 3 0 3 6  
5 WTUR101 Turkish I UC 2 0 2 2  
6 WATA101 Principles of Atatürk I UC 2 0 2 2  
7 WICT101 Introduction to Information Technologies I UC 0 2 1 2  
Total Credits 16 2 17 30  
 

SPRING

8 POLS102 Introduction to Political Science II DC 3 0 3 6 POLS101
9 PUBA102 Introduction to Public Administration II DC 3 0 3 6 PUBA101
10 LLAW101 Introduction to Law NFC 3 0 3 6  
11 WENG102 Academic English II UC 3 0 3 6 WENG101
12 WTUR102 Turkish II UC 2 0 2 2 WTUR101
13 WATA102 Principles of Atatürk II UC 2 0 2 2 WATA101
14 WICT102 Introduction to Information Technology II UC 0 2 1 2 WICT101
Total Credits 16 2 17 30  
 
YEAR 2
FALL
15 POLS201 History of Political Thought I DC 3 0 3 6  
16 SSRM201 Social Science Research Methods FC 3 0 3 6  
17 STAT201 Introduction to Statistics FC 3 0 3 6  
18 ECON101 Economics I FC 3 0 3 6  
19 WETH201 Principles of Ethics UC 3 0 3 6  
Total Credits 15 0 15 30  
SPRING
20 POLS202 History of Political Thought II DC 3 0 3 6 POLS201
21 POLS204 Political Psychology DC 3 0 3 6
22 POLS208 Society and Culture DC 3 0 3 6  
23 PUBA204 Introduction to Public Policy DC 3 0 3 6  
24 ECON102 Economics II FC 3 0 3 6 ECON101
Total Credits 15 0 15 30
 
YEAR 3
FALL
25 POLS301 Comparative Politics I DC 3 0 3 6  
26 POLS303 Political Communication DC 3 0 3 6  
27 INRS305 International Political Economy FC 3 0 3 6  
 28 HRMN301 Organizational Behaviour FC 3 0 3 6  
29 POLSXXX Departmental Elective DE 3 0 3 6  
Total Credits 15 0 15 30  
SPRING
30 POLS302 Comparative Politics II DC 3 0 3 6 POLS301
31 POLS304 Contemporary Political Theory DC 3 0 3 6  
32 LLAW302 Public Law NFC 3 0 3 6 LLAW101
33 HRMN302 Human Resource Management FC 3 0 3 6  
34 PUBAXXX Departmental Elective DE 3 0 3 6  
Total Credits 15 0 15 30  
 
YEAR 4
FALL
35 POLS401 Political Parties and Interest Groups DC 3 0 3 6  
36 PUBA401 Management of Nonprofit Organizations DC 3 0 3 6  
37 PUBAXXX Departmental Elective DE 3 0 3 6  
38 XXX Faculty Elective FE 3 0 3 6  
39 WXXX University Elective UE 3 0 3 6  
Total Credits 15 0 15 30  
SPRING
40 PUAD402 Advanced Policy Theories DC 3 0 3 6  
41 ECON402 Public Finance FC 3 0 3 6  
42 PUBAXXX Departmental Elective DE 3 0 3 6  
43 XXX Faculty Elective FE 3 0 3 6  
44 WXXX University Elective UE 3 0 3 6  
Total Credits 15 0 15 30  

 

  

 ELECTIVE COURSES

Course No Course Code Course Name Course

Category

Credit Pre-requisite
T P C ECTS
1. POLS405 Politics and Political Economy of China FE 3 0 3 6
2. POLS402 African Politics FE 3 0 3 6
3. POLS403 European Union Politics DC 3 0 3 6
4. PUBA403 Comparative Migration Policy DC 3 0 3 6
5. POLS404 Middle East Politics DC 3 0 3 6
6. POLS406 Gender and Politics DC 3 0 3 6
7. WAPO401 Art and Politics UE 3 0 3 6
8. WMPO401 Media and Politics UE 3 0 3 6
9. INRS418 Nationalism, Identity and Conflicts FE 3 0 3 6
10. INRS417 Globalization FE 3 0 3 6
11. INRS416 Politics of Inequality FE 3 0 3 6
12. INRS407 Turkish Foreign Policy FE 3 0 3 6

 

[1] To calculate total credits practical credits should be divided by two and added to theoretical credits.