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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
ATİ112 Principles of Ataturk And History of Revolution 927006 1 2 4
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Turkish War of Independence, Atatürk’s Principles And The History Of Turkish Revolutions, Ataturkist Thought, Presenting confidential and correct information about the history of Turkish Republic. Uniting Turkish Youth around the national objectives in indivisible integrity with their country, nation and state in accordance with Ataturkist Thought.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Ortak Dersler Bölüm Başkanlığı
Learning Outcomes
  1. Having proper knowledge of the rise and development of modern Turkey.
  2. Knows about the threats to Turkey, Ataturk's principles and reforms, and Ataturkist thought.
  3. With the encouragement from Turkish history and Turkish National Struggle, stands by the Turkihs State and Nation.
  4. Absorbes rational, scientific and contemporary ideas
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Collapse of Ottoman State, Turkish War of Independence., Foundation and basic values of Republic of Turkey and , Ataturkist Thought.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The objective of Atatürk’s Principles And The History Of Turkish Revolutions Course and the concept of “Revolution”, Reasons for the collapse of Ottoman Empire and Turkish Revolution. Internal and External Reasons, Geopolitical Position of Ottoman Empire.
2.Dismemberment of Ottoman Empire, Tripoli War; Balkan Wars; First World War, The fronts in which Ottoman Empire fights and Çanakkale Wars.
3.Armistice of moudros; The position of the Country in the face of Occupations, and the Reaction of Mustafa Kemal Pasha and arrival of Mustafa Kemal Pasha to Samsun. Occupation of İzmir, Helpful and harmful communities and Armenian Issue.
4.The first step for the war of independence; Organization through congresses. Turkish revolutionaries and National pact; Opening of T.G.N.A. ; T.G.N.A.’s assuming responsibility of the direction of Turkish War of Independence.
5.Political developments in 1920, Transition to regular army.
6.National Struggle up to Sakarya War, Sakarya War and The great offensive
7.From Mudanya to Lausanne; Signing of Mudanya Aggrement. National Struggle in terms of Education, Culture, and Economic Areas.
8.Abolition of Ottoman sultanate, Lausanne Peace Treaty, Strategy of Turkish Revolution, Two important revolution in political area, Foundation of Republican Administration and Abolition of caliphate.
9.Terakkiperver Republican Party and the period of maintenance of order; Şeyh Sait Rebellion, assassination attempt to Atatürk, Trial for transition to a multi-party system, Foundation of Free Republican Party; Menemen Event. Turkish Law Revolution; Revolutions in Education and Culture. Economic Revolution.
10.Revolutions in health and social structure; hat and clothes revolutions, Closing of lodges, sects and hermitages, International calendar, time, numbers and measurements; Atatürk!s reading great sermon, law of surname
11.Foreign politics of Turkish Republic; Turkish foreign politics during the period with Atatürk, Atatürk’s Principles; republicanism and nationalism principles
12.Populism and secularism principles, Statism and reformism principles, Reliagion and Secularism
13.Introduction to Atatürk’s Ideology; Ataturkist Thought, Secularism in Ataturkist Thought
14.A general evaluation towards Turkey and Ataturkist Thought
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination12525
Final Examination12525
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12525
Individual Study for Final Examination12525