COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Fundamentals of Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 100
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Service Course
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
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;
  • Will properly define and discuss legal issues of general concern.
  • Will implement basic legal principles and explain fundamental legal terms.
  • Will comprehend Turkish Judicial System.
  • Will search legal information from different sources.
  • Will progress for further studies in specific fields of law.
Course Description Social order and law, rights, sanctions, justice and equity, disputes, systems of law, the distinction between private and public law, various branches of law, sources of law, implementation of law, judicial system, courts and their competence, legal personality, natural and legal persons, capacity to act, basic concepts of property law and obligations law.

 



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 Required Materials
1 Social Order Rules Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p.21-54
2 Implementation of Legal Rules Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 54-74.
3 Sources of Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 74-77.
4 Legal Systems Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, s. 77-85.
5 Branches of Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 85-97, p. 136-138.
6 Constitution Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 97-110.
7 Administrative Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, s. 110-119.
8 Mid-Term Exam
9 Criminal Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 119-125.
10 Procedural Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 125-130.
11 Public International Law, Environmental Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 130-136.
12 Civil Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 138-147.
13 Commercial Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 147-154.
14 Private International Law Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 154-159.
15 Branches of Law where Public and Private Characteristics are Mixed Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020, p. 159-163.
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Aybay Rona, An Introduction to Law, 13th Edition, Der Yayınları, İstanbul 2020

Suggested Readings/Materials

Güven, Kudret, General Principles of Turkish Law, 4. ed., Yetkin, Ankara, 2016; Gürpınar, Bünyamin / Oğurlu Yücel, Introduction to Turkish Law, Oniki Levha, Istanbul, 2015; Adal, Erhan, Fundamentals of Turkish Private Law, Legal, İstanbul, 2012; Brieger, Nick, Professional English Law, Pearson, UK, 2003.; Ansay Tuğrul/Wallace Don/Önay Işık, Introduction to Turkish Law, 7th Edition, Seçkin Yayıncılık, Ankara 2020

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
20
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
40
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester 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
2
32
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
Presentation / Jury
1
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
15
Final Exams
1
25
    Total
120

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to acquire a sound knowledge of fundamental concepts, theories, principles and methods of investigation specific to the economic field.

2

To be able to apply adequate mathematical, econometric, statistical and data analysis models to process economic data and to implement scientific research for development of economic policies.

3

To be able to participate in academic, professional, regional, and global networks and to utilize these networks efficiently.

4

To be able to have adequate social responsibility with regards to the needs of the society and to organize the activities to influence social dynamics in line with social goals.

X
5

To be able to integrate the knowledge and training acquired during the university education with personal education and produce a synthesis of knowledge one requires.

X
6

To be able to evaluate his/her advance level educational needs and do necessary planning to fulfill those needs through the acquired capability to think analytically and critically.

7

To be able to acquire necessary skills to integrate social dynamics into economic process both as an input and an output.

8

To be able to link accumulated knowledge acquired during the university education with historical and cultural qualities of the society and be able to convey it to different strata of society.

9

To be able to take the responsibility as an individual and as a team member.

10

To be able to attain social, scientific and ethical values at the data collection, interpretation and dissemination stages of economic analysis.

11

To be able to collect data in economics and communicate with colleagues in a foreign language ("European Language Portfolio Global Scale", Level B1)

12

To be able to speak a second foreign at a medium level of fluency efficiently.

13

To be able to relate the knowledge accumulated throughout human history to their field of economics.

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