Course: French for Political Sciences - propedeutics

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Course title French for Political Sciences - propedeutics
Course code KAP/FPP
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 5
Language of instruction French
Status of course Optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Fenclová Marie, Doc. PhDr. CSc.
  • Vondráková Sylvie, Mgr.
Course content
1. Political Science Methodology 2. Politics, Power and State as the Main Political Science Objectives 3. Three-dimensional Concept of Politics 4. Political Thinking and Political Philosophy 5. Political Actors 6. Political Parties 7. Political Regimes and Forms of Government

Learning activities and teaching methods
Students' portfolio, Textual studies, Practicum
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Presentation preparation (report in a foreign language) (10-15) - 15 hours per semester
  • Preparation for formative assessments (2-20) - 20 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 25 hours per semester
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 20 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
No particular prerequisites specified.
learning outcomes
Students are able to: - analyse texts in French from the field of political science - build political vocabulary and specific style - effectively apply terms, - create presentations and written texts, - communicate at a higher level of professional French
teaching methods
Practicum
Textual studies
Students' portfolio
assessment methods
Individual presentation at a seminar
Continuous assessment
Recommended literature
  • Lire et commenter (soubor vybraných autentických textů).
  • ARON, R. Démocratie et totalitarisme. Paris, Gallimard, 1965.
  • BADIE, B.; HERMET, G. Politique comparée. Paris, Presses universitaires de France, 1990.
  • BÉNÉTON, P. Introduction a la politique moderne. Paris, Hachette, 1987.
  • Cabada, Ladislav; Kubát, Michal. Úvod do studia politické vědy. Praha : Eurolex Bohemia, 2004. ISBN 80-86432-63-7.
  • DENQUIN, J.-M. Science politique. Paris: Presses universitaires de France, 1985.
  • DUVERGER, M. Les partis politique. Paris, A. Colin, 1951.
  • DUVERGER, M. Méthodes de la science politique. PUF, 1959.
  • Ferro, M. Le livre noir du colonialisme. Paris, 2003. ISBN 978-2-01-279183-1.
  • SEILER, D.-L. Comportement politique comparé. Paris: Economica, 1986.
  • SEILER, D.-L. Les partis politiques. Paris, A. Colin, 1993.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (14-4) Social sciences - Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (15-1,2,3) Social sciences - Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (14-4) Social sciences - Winter
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Political Science (15-1,2,3) Social sciences - Winter