HST1002 Atatürk's Principles and History of Turkish Republic IIBahçeşehir 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
HST1002 Atatürk's Principles and History of Turkish Republic II Spring 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 unity of the Turkish nation, Ataturk's unifying feature of this goal and understand the importance of
* The establishment of the new Turkish state, and in a coherent way to understand the historical reforms
* National Struggle, military, economic and political environment, teach respect and sacrifice for unity to success
* 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

In this course, at the end of a Turkish state agency explains a new Turkish state. Based on the basic values ​​are subject to the new Turkish state. In addition, the great leader Ataturk's ideas and are subject to the revolutions of statesmanship.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) * First Turkey Grand National Assembly and the first activities of the opening; opening prepares the events, the opening speeches, the first interviews, preparation of the first laws and the Constitution The textbook and free research
2) * The domestic and foreign policy issues facing the first Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Istanbul government relations, internal uprisings and the measures taken ... The textbook and free research
3) * Treaty of Sevres: the basic policies, preparation, application-to-talk and reactions, properties. The textbook and free research
4) * The military phase of the Turkish War of Independence (Facades): Eastern Front, Southern Front of the Thracian battles. The textbook and free research
5) The Western Front Battles and Mudanya Armistice The textbook and free research
6) * Abolition of the Ottoman Sovereignty and the Treaty of Lausanne. Lausanne internal political developments in post- The textbook and free research
7) * Atatürk's Reforms: Political revolutions: the proclamation of the republic, and M. Kemal Pasha, "the President" election. Abolition of Caliphate. Multi-Party Political Life (TCF and SCF) The textbook and free research
8) * Rights and revolutions to Life Society: Law secularizing order. Changes are made in the Constitution. Civil Code and other legal arrangements. * The Society of the revolutions made ​​in his life. Configuration of a secular society and national society The textbook and free research
9) * Educational in the movements of revolution and regulations. The textbook and free research
10) The new economic and financial policies: Public Works, reforms in the areas of transportation. Regulations. "Mixed Economy" applications. The textbook and free research
11) * Domestic and foreign policy issues and political principles of the Republican era .. The textbook and free research
12) * Basic principles of the Turkish Revolution and Atatürk's principles: Republicanism, Nationalism, Populism, Statism, Secularism. * Elements of national power. The textbook and free research
13) * The death of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk: echoes inside and the world public opinion. Ismet Inonu, "President" election. The textbook and free research
14) * Second World War and Turkey:the new regimes in Europe. New political balance. War and the attitude of Turkey .. The textbook and free research
15) Final Exams
16) Final Exams


Course Notes / Textbooks: Nuri Yazıcı, Millî Mücadele ve Türkiye Cumhuriyeti İnkılâp Tarihi, Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi Yay., İstanbul 2011
References: *Kemal Atatürk, Nutuk 1919-1927, (Yay. haz: 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.