Graduate Courses

POLS 501 Advanced Research Methods Credits 3

Basic experimental and non-experimental methods available to social scientists. Logic of social scientific methodology 

POLS 521 International Politics Credits 3

Contending theoretical approaches to the study of international politics. Methodological problems. The boundaries and content of the field. 

POLS 532 Turkish Politics Credits 3

Turkish constitutional , political, and administrative system. Institutional and electoral structures, the role of political parties, interest groups, public opinion and the military. 

POLS 541 Comparative Politics Credits 3

Study of the comparative method in political science and major approaches to contemporary issues in the field. 

POLS 552 Political Theory Credits 3

Study of political theory with emphasis on underlying assumptions behind theoretical debates.