COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Civil Law I
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
HUK 103
Fall
3
0
3
8
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
Turkish
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s) -
Course Objectives The object of this course is to enable students to have information on sources and basic concepts of civil law and its sub sections and law of persons which is one of the sub sections.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Know the basic concepts of civil law.
  • Recognize sub sections of civil law and make necessary interpretations.
  • Explain basic principles of law of persons. Differentiate natural persons and legal persons
  • Explain the concept of personal rights and know the defence methods to be used in assaults on personal rights.
  • Knows the difference between the capacity to have rights and capacity to act. Knows how to limite persons by these capacities.
Course Content Main content of the course is basic principles of civil law and law of persons. The notion of 'person' and 'personality' in terms of comparative law, natural persons and legal persons (associations and foundations), capacity to have rights, capacity to act in law and act of injustice, assaults in personal rights, protection of personality and protection of private life and human's dignity, name, kinship and habitation, register of births, deaths and marriages are examined.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
X
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 The concept of law, description of civil law, sub sections, legal systems and legalization movement
2 Sources of civil law and the application. Legal interpretation, The concept of right, legal gap and judicial discretion
3 The concept of right, forms of rights
4 Earning and losing rights. Good faith principle and the role of this principle on earning rights
5 Exercise of rights, good faith and protection of rights
6 Review of the subjects and case solving
7 Midterm Exam
8 Introduction to law of persons and general information. Beginning and the finality of natural personality
9 Distinction between capacity to have rights and juridical capacity
10 Personal right and its protection
11 Name and kinship
12 Place of residence and register of births, deaths and marriages
13 The concept of legal personality and difference between legal and natural personality
14 Associations
15 Foundatios
16 Review of the semester and practices
Course Textbooks
References M.Kemal Oğuzman/Nami Barlas, Medeni Hukuk, İstanbul, 2014; Mustafa Dural/Suat Sarı, Türk Özel Hukuku Cilt 1 Temel Kavramlar ve Medeni Kanunun Başlangıç Hükümleri, İstanbul, 2013; Mustafa Dural/Tufan Öğüz, Türk Özel Hukuku, Cilt II Kişiler Hukuku, İstanbul,2013; A. Zevkliler/A. Havutçu /H. Albaş /M.B. Acabey/İ. Serdar/D. Gürpınar, Medeni Hukuk Pratik Çalışmaları, Ankara, 2013.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
60
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
40
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
60
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
Including exam week: 16 x total hours
16
Study Hours Out of Class
16
5
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Portfolios
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
40
Final / Oral Exam
1
52
    Total
220

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To solve problems, to have analytical and holistic viewpoint and to develop strategic thinking as a principle in the field of law X
2 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to critique what they have already learn in the field of law, adopting lifelong learning and continuously developing themselves X
3 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to analyze and interpret their academic knowledge and express their solutions regarding legal problems both oral and written X
4 It is aimed to graduate students whom are able to understand the legal concepts and ideas in both national and multinational settings and practice cross disciplinary and comparative analysis X
5 To be aware of principles of social, occupational, and legal ethics X
6 To create solutions with creative and innovative motives when coming across with unexpected legal situations, and be able to apply the academic gain during new and unconventional occasions X
7 Acquiring leadership qualifications and applying them successfully X
8 Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, vulnerable to criticism and having self confidence X
9 To be able to reach the latest scientific resources, court decisions and other sources of law and be able to transfer the academic knowledge to real life with both national and international thinking X
10 To know and act according to the social, scientific and ethical values under any circumstances such as data collection, interpretation, announcing and practicing regarding legal, social and political progress X
11 To be able to use a foreign language as fluent as possible for both pursuing the legal information and court decisions and developing proper communication with colleagues from other countries, ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1) X
12 Above average in both written and spoken of a second foreign language X
13 Able to use computer programs and technology to an adequate level required by the field of law ("European Computer Driving License", Advanced Level") X

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest