HST1001 Atatürk's Principles and History of Turkish Republic IBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs CIVIL ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
HST1001 Atatürk's Principles and History of Turkish Republic I Fall 2 0 2 2

Basic information

Language of instruction: English
Type of course: Must Course
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: E-Learning
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi NURİ YAZICI
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi NURİ YAZICI
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: * To understand the meaning and significance of historical Turkish Revolution,
* Ataturk and his world view and understand their thoughts
* Won the War of Independence and how you understand what environment
* Turkey's territorial integrity and indivisibility of the Turkish nation, Ataturk's unifying feature for this goal to teach and understand the importance of
* National Struggle, the universal values ​​of the reforms of Atatürk and foreign nations, is a model for how to teach
* In the face of today's and tomorrow's issues and ideas to develop an approach improve the ability of Kemalist.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
Students who have completed the course successfully will have acquired the following skills:
* Recent history in the interpretation of events, cause-effect relationships.
* Republican reforms in a coherent historical view.
* Be able to distinguish differences in historical terms, interpret, and each other.
* Acquisition of the Turkish War of Independence, military, political and economic environment, to grasp.
* Homeland, flag, independence, sovereignty for a nation such as the concepts to grasp what they are worth.
* Ataturk, the Turkish nation is to grasp a unifying value.
* International community, "an independent nation state and dignity" to comprehend what is the cost of living as
* Ottomans to the Republic as a transition state structure of society and to grasp the changes in both.

Course Content

This course is a new organization of the Turkish state, this state, this change is based on the basic principles and ideas, and principles of Ataturk himself known by his name is subject to reforms.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) * The scope of the course students, are informed about the purpose and objectives. * "History" and "Revolution" ...... The textbook and free research
2) * History of Ottoman Modernization Overview: * The tradition of reform in the Ottoman Empire and the rationale of reforms. (Including the period of Mahmut II) The textbook and free research
3) "Tanzimat-ı Hayriye" Period The textbook and free research
4) "Meşrutiyet" period. The textbook and free research
5) XIX. late-XX centuries. century Ottoman Empire, the political-military-economic environment) The textbook and free research
6) The Ottoman Empire in the First World War The textbook and free research
7) Mudros Armistice and the entry into force .. The textbook and free research
8) * Developments in foreign policy after the Armistice of Mudros The textbook and free research
9) * Going to the national struggle. The textbook and free research
10) * Turkish War of Independence: A) Preparation Period-I (Amasya Circular included) The textbook and free research
11) Turkish War of Independence: A) Preparatory Period-II (Congresses, the Anatolia) The textbook and free research
12) * Turkish War of Independence: A) Preparatory Period-III (After Congress advances and National Pact) The textbook and free research
13) Turkish War of Independence: A) Preparatory Period-IV (Developments after the National Pact, And after the invasion of Istanbul ...... The textbook and free research
14) Turkish War of Independence: A) Preparatory Period-V (Opening of Parliament, and the first activity.) The textbook and free research
15) Final exams
16) Final Exam


Course Notes / Textbooks: Nuri Yazıcı, Millî Mücadele ve Türkiye Cumhuriyeti İnkılâp Tarihi, İstanbul. 2011, Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi Yay.
References: *Kemal Atatürk, Nutuk 1919-1927, Bugünkü dille yayına hazırlayan: Prof. Dr. Zeynep Korkmaz, Atatürk Araştırmaları Merkezi Yay.Ankara 2004
* Ergun Aybars, Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Tarihi I, İzmir 1984
* Selâhattin Tansel, Mondros’tan Mudanya’ya I, II, III, IV, İstanbul 1991, M.E.B. yay.
* Peyami Safa, Türk İnkılâbına Bakışlar, Atatürk Araştırma Merkezi Yay. Ankara 1988
* Bernard Lewis, “Modern Türkiye’nin Doğuşu” Çev: Metin Kıratlı, Ankara, 1984
* Salahi R. Sonyel, Osmanlı Ermenileri, Remzi Kitabevi, 2. Basım ,İstanbul 2009
* Nuri Yazıcı, Millî Mücadelede (Canik Sancak’ında) Pontosçu Faaliyetler (1918 – 1922), II. baskı, Çizgi yayınevi, Konya 2003

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 50
Final 1 % 50
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Midterms 1 10 10
Final 1 10 10
Total Workload 48

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and civil engineering; the ability to use theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas in complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design a complex system, process, structural and/or structural members to meet specific requirements under realistic constraints and conditions; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to develop, select and use modern techniques and tools necessary for the analysis and solution of complex problems encountered in civil engineering applications; ability to use civil engineering technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design, conduct experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for the study of complex engineering problems or civil engineering research topics.
6) Ability to work effectively within and multi-disciplinary teams; individual study skills.
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing.
8) Awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning; ability to access information to follow developments in civil engineering technology.
9) To act in accordance with ethical principles, professional and ethical responsibility; having awareness of the importance of employee workplace health and safety.
10) Information about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Knowledge about contemporary issues and the global and societal effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety; awareness of the legal consequences of civil engineering solutions.