Curricular Standard of the Course“Political science”
Curricular Standard of the Course “Political science”Total number of hours 120: second year, second semester 45 hoursTotal number of audience hours: 30; 20 theoretical and 10 practicalIndependent work – 15 hoursCredits ECTS: 2Evaluation: 2 year 2 semester: a written examTargeted audience: 2-nd year students, socio-humanitarian profile
Gnoseological and praxeological preliminary competences:
Before approaching this course thestudents have been made familiar with socio-humanitarian modulus at school which gave them ageneral grasp of the political problems.Interdisciplinarity: The course “Political science” has direct links with other socio-humanitariancourse, which will be studied by students: Philosophy, History, Sociology and Psychology, Thetheory of the state and law< European Community Bodies.
The Course’s Place in the General Curriculum:
this course is attributable to the generalframework elaborated by the Ministry of Education in the field of socio-humanitarian modulus.“Political science” as a course differs from other humanitarian disciplines by introducing a more practical approach to the social issues.
: The course of “Political science”
is directly linked to socio-humanitariancourses such as: Philosophy, History, Psychology, Sociology, etc.
The position of the course in the study program –
course is a part of the socio-humanitarianmodule contained
in the study frame of the Ministry of Education.” Political science” is a coursefrom the socio-humanitarian module which comes in harmoniously in the system of theoretical and practical disciplines taken to assure the multilateral background of the future specialists in differentdomains. Unlike other courses of the socio-humanitarian module “Political science” is as well a practical course as a theoretical one.
1) the deepening of the theoretical knowledge of the students in the area of politics as a sphere of society in general and in particular different issues of politics such as: political power, politicalsystems, the state, political parties etc. One of the main objectives is to approach all political issuesthrough the view of political realities of Moldova. The themes that will be discussed during thissubject will be an opportunity to understand more profoundly the political reality of Moldova and of other countries as well.2) the enlargement of the knowledge about current issues of moldovan and international politics, theformation of the political values through the main principles and postulates which will influencethe future activity of the students as economists, lawyers, engineers, philologists, journalists, etc.
These major tasks realized through other reference objectives:
a) perfectioning of the analysis and synthesis competences of the theoretical sources in the domain; b) the promotion of the presentation and polemization abilities on the main issues of politics, itsinstitutes, its objectives and evolutions c) the formation of the competences of interdisciplinaryapplication of the theoretical knowledge coming from other socio-humanitarian disciplines; d) theaptitudes’ development in the administration of the professional activity on the market as aneconomist, engineer, lawyer, philologist, journalist (elements of profession marketing). The coursehas a preponderant theoretical value, but also practical one.
FORMATIV/ DEVELOPMENT OBJECTIVES:
At the end of the discipline “Political science”
the students must achieve the following:
GNOSEOLOGICAL COMPETENCES:to reproduce
the fundamental concepts of the course “Political science”
the epistemological apparatus of the domain.
the principles of the political processes, elements of political system
the political mechanism and the political system