Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9201395062014European History IIElective126
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The purpose of this course is to examine the political and socio-economic changes in Europe in Early Modern period
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Dr. Ömer BIYIK
Learning Outcomes
1XVII-XVIII. yüzyıllarda Avrupa’nın siyasi ve sosyo-ekonomik durumunu kavrayabilme. PÇ: 1, 2
2Aydınlanma Çağı ile birlikte Bilimsel ve Kültürel gelişmeleri kavrayabilme PÇ: 6
3Sanayi Devriminde üretim ve işgücünde yaşanan değişim ve sorunları değerlendirebilme PÇ: 5, 7
4Fransız İhtilali öncesi Avrupa’nın toplumsal ve ekonomik durumunu analiz edebilme PÇ: 1, 7, 8
51. to be able to comprehend Europe's political and socio-economic conditions in XVII and XVIIIth centuries. (PÇ: 1,2)
62. to be able to comprehend Scientific and cultural changes in the age of Enlightenment. (PÇ: 6)
73. to be able to analyze In the Industrial Revolution and the changes and problems in production and labor.(PÇ. 5, 7)
84. to be able to analyze the social and economic situation in Europe before the French Revolution, PÇ: 1, 7, 8)
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
to examine the political and socio-economic changes in Europe after the Treaty of Westphalia
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Objectives and contents of the courseIntroduction to the course
2general political situation in Europe in XVIIth mid-century Lecture
3The Individuals and Civil Life in Europe in XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries.Lecture
4Europe after the Treaty of Westphalia in 1648Lecture
5Age of EnlightenmentLecture
6The basics of the English revolutionLecture
7Pre-revolutionary France's political and socio-economic structureLecture
8Midterm exam.
9The Rise of The Netherlands "The Golden Age"Lecture
10Agricultural Revolution in Europe in XVIIth -XVIIIth centuries.Lecture
11Europe's Demographic Structure in XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries.Lecture
12The Industrial revolutionLecture
13The economic and commercial changes in Europe after the Industrial Revolution Lecture
14Trade and colonial wars in the Far EastLecture
15General assessment and preparation to final examLecture
16Final exam.
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Norman Davies, Avrupa Tarihi 2. Merry E. Weisner Hanks, Erken Modern Dönemde Avrupa 1450-1789 3. J.M. Roberts, Avrupa Tarihi 4. Eric Hobsbawm, The Age of Revolution
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination155
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures14342
Individual Study for Mid term Examination14342
Individual Study for Final Examination5945
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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