Basic experimental and non-experimental methods available to social scientists. Logic of social scientific methodology
Contending theoretical approaches to the study of international politics. Methodological problems. The boundaries and content of the field.
Turkish constitutional , political, and administrative system. Institutional and electoral structures, the role of political parties, interest groups, public opinion and the military.
Study of the comparative method in political science and major approaches to contemporary issues in the field.
Study of political theory with emphasis on underlying assumptions behind theoretical debates.