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Course syllabus B1-P - Political Science (FCE - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Civil Engineering
Course unit code: B1-P
Course unit title: Political Science
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 2
Recommended semester/trimester: Building Construction and Architecture - bachelor (semi-compulsory), 7. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods:
test, semester award
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
To offer students knowledge about political life in the sphere of humane society, in order to get involved in social practice and participate in the political life after their graduation.
Course contents:
 The politology -- science about politics, its delimitation, objects and methods. Genesis of its formation.
 The survey history of the political theory.
 The modern political ideologies -- their characteristics and the present time.
 The politics and political power. Subjects and objects of politics. Ways and means of the political power realization.
 The political system -- its delimitation and components. Typology of political systems.
 The state and citizen society. Attributes, functions, legality and legitimacy of the state. Legally consistent state and social state.
 The forms of the state: democratic and undemocratic forms, parliamentary and presidential democracy, unitary and composite states.
 Public administration and self-administration -- delimitation of the terms. Regional self-administration -- its models.
 Political parties and political system. Party systems and realization of the political power.
 Elections and election systems. Functions of elections. Typology of election systems.
 The politics and its subjects in the globalization process. Neoliberal market principles of contemporary globalization
 The political culture -- its delimitation, values and norms. Political culture, ethics and human rights.
 The environment and politics. Environmental crisis -- manifestation of the civilization crises.
Recommended or required reading:
RYBÁRIK, J. -- LYSÝ, J. -- KONEČNÝ, S. Politológia: Vybrané základné kapitoly pre technikov. Bratislava : STU v Bratislave, 2005. 153 p. ISBN 80-227-2216-2.
LIĎÁK, J. -- KOGANOVÁ, V. Politológia pre ekonómov. Bratislava : SOFA, 1998. 209 p. ISBN 80-85752-74-3.
RYBÁRIK, J. humanizácia a životné prostredie. Bratislava: Vydavateľstvo STU, 2007. 165 p. ISBN 978-80-227-2591-0.
SWIFT, A. Politická filosofie: Základní otázky moderní politologie. Praha : Portál, 2005. 302 p. ISBN 80-7178-859-7.
Politológia. Nitra : Enigma, 2003. 269 p. ISBN 80-89132-03-0.
LIĎÁK, J. -- KOGANOVÁ, V. Politológia. Bratislava : SOFA, 2004. 220 p. ISBN 80-89033-38-5.

Language of instruction: slovak
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 478

32,0 %31,6 %25,7 %7,1 %3,6 %0 %
Name of lecturer(s): PhDr. Libor Bernát, CSc. (examiner, lecturer) - slovak
Mgr. Martina Porubčinová, PhD. (person responsible for course) - slovak
Last modification: 28. 2. 2019
Supervisor: Mgr. Martina Porubčinová, PhD. and programme supervisor

Last modification made by Ing. Peter Korčák on 02/28/2019.

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