COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Fundamentals of Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 100
Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Required
Course Level
First Cycle
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives To provide a basic understanding of law through a general introduction on the subject followed by specific lectures on various branches of law.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Define and discuss properly legal issues of general concern,
  • Report on basic legal concepts.
  • Refer to basic legal principles.
  • Use correctly fundamental legal terms
  • Examine legal information from different sources.
  • Explain the structure of the Turkish Judicial System.
  • Progress for further studies in specific fields of law
Course Content The concept of law, rights, systems of law, the distinction between private and public law, various branches of law, sources of law, implementation of the law, courts and their competence, legal personality, natural and legal persons, capacity to act, basic concepts of property law and law of obligations.

 



Course Category

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

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Related Preparation
1 Introduction and the concept of law AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 21-54.
2 The sources of law AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 74-77.
3 The practice of Law AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 54-74.
4 Law systems AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 77-85.
5 Branches of Law, Constitutional Law AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 85-110.
6 Criminal law, administration law AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 110-125.
7 Procedural law, international public law AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 125-134.
8 MidTerm Exam
9 Civil law (Beginning) AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 136-141.
10 Law of Persons AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 140-141.
11 Law of Property AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 144.
12 Law of Obligations AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 144-147.
13 Trade Law AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 147-154.
14 International Private Law AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 154-159.
15 General evaulation and presentation
16 Final exam
Course Textbooks AYBAY (Rona), An Introduction to Law, Alfa Basım, İstanbul, 2013, s. 7-376.
References ADAL (Erhan), Fundamentals of Turkish Private Law, Legal, İstanbul, 2012. ANSAY (Tuğrul) / GÜRİZ (Adnan), The Concept of Law, Ankara, 2003. ANSAY (Tuğrul) / WALLACE (Don Jr.) (eds.), Introduction to Turkish Law, 6th ed., Kluwer, The Netherlands, 2011. AYBAY (Rona), Hukuka Giriş, 9. Baskı, İstanbul Bilgi Üniversitesi Yayınları, İstanbul, 2013. BİLGE (Necip), Hukuk Başlangıcı, Turhan, Ankara, 2013. CANSEL (Erol) / ÖZEL (Çağlar), Hukuk Başlangıcı, Seçkin, Ankara, 2009. DEMİR (Fevzi), Hukukun Temel Kavramları, Birleşik, İzmir, 2007. GÖZLER (Kemal), İngilizce Karşılıklarıyla Hukukun Temel Kavramları, Ekin, Bursa, 2013. GÖZÜBÜYÜK (A. Şeref), Hukuka Giriş ve Hukukun Temel Kavramları / Introduction to Law and Fundamental Concepts of Law, Turhan, Ankara, 2013. GÜVEN (Kudret), General Principles of Turkish Law, 2nd ed., Bilge, İstanbul, 2007, 280 pp. KARAYALÇIN (Yaşar) / YONGALIK (Aynur), Hukukta Öğretim - Kaynaklar - Method (Problem Çözme), 7. baskı, Banka ve Ticaret Hukuku Araştırma Enstitüsü, Ankara, 2008. KAYIHAN (Şaban) ,Hukukun Temel Kavramları, Seçkin, 2011. HARRIS (Phil), An Introduction to Law, 7th ed., Cambridge, NY, 2007. HİRŞ (Ernest.E.) Pratik Hukukta Method, Banka ve Ticaret Hukuku Araştırma Enstitüsü, Ankara, 2009. OĞURLU (Yücel) / GÜRPINAR (Bünyamin), Introduction to Turkish Law, XII Levha, İstanbul, 2010. ÖZEKES (Muhammet), Sorular / Şemalar Örneklerle Temel Hukuk Bilgisi, Yetkin, Ankara, 2013. SÖZER (Ali Nazım), Hukukta Yöntembilim, Beta, İstanbul, 2013. SÖZER (Bülent), Legal Environment of Business, Beta, İstanbul, 2001. URAL (Engin), Handbook of Turkish Law, Milet, Ankara, 2001. VAGO (Steven), Law and Society, 10th Edition, Pearson, NJ, 2011.

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Requirements Number Percentage
Participation
1
10
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
30
Final / Oral Exam
1
40
Total

Contribution of Semester Work to Final Grade
60
Contribution of Final Work to Final Grade
40
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
14
1
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Midterms / Oral Exams
1
12
Final / Oral Exam
1
16
    Total
110

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Qualifications / Outcomes
* Level of Contribution
1
2
3
4
5
1 To be able to critically discuss and interpret the theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of media and communication discipline.
2 To have the fundamental knowledge and ability to use the technical equipment and software programs required by the mediaproduction process.
3 To be able to use the acquired theoretical knowledge in practice.
4 To be able to critically interpret theoretical debates concerning the relations between the forms, agents, and factors that play a role in the field of media and communication.
5 To be able to critically discuss and draw on theories, concepts and ideas that form the basis of other disciplines complementing the field of media and communication studies.
6 To be informed about national, regional, and global issues and problems; to be able to generate problemsolving methods depending on the quality of evidence and research, and to acquire the ability to report those methods to the public.
7 To be able to gather, scrutinize and use with scientific methods the necessary data to for the processes of production and distribution.
8 To be able to use and develop the acquired knowledge and skills in a lifelong process towards personal and social goals.
9 To be able to follow developments in new technologies of media and communication, as well as new methods of production, new media industries, and new theories; and to be able to communicate with international colleagues in a foreign language. (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale,” Level B1)
10 To be able to use a second foreign language at the intermediate level.
11 To be able to use computer software required by the discipline and to possess advancedlevel computing and IT skills. (“European Computer Driving Licence”, Advanced Level)

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

 

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