Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
BUSN101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS 3 3 0 6
This course is designed to teach introductory business students fundamental knowledge about a business. For this purpose, understanding the contemporary business environment is a starting point. After briefly covering the business of managing, all functional areas of a business are discussed. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of business concepts as a foundation for studying other business subjects. The students will be able to identify potential marketing opportunities, relate how business institutions are operated nowadays, describe business ownership forms. The course is also designed to expose students to the multitude of career fields in the area of business and it will also help them to obtain information about starting their own businesses, identifying basic long and short term planning techniques.
ECON101 MICROECONOMICS 3 3 0 7
Course involves introduction to economics, what is economics? Micro and Macro Economics, Needs, wants, preferences, scarcity and consumer preferences, Production Possibilities Frontier, Opportunity Cost, Budget Line, Cost-Benefit Principle, Explicit and Implicit costs, Elasticity -Inferior goods, normal goods, luxury goods, complement goods and substitute goods, Demand Curve and Supply Curve, Excess demand and supply,Demand and Supply functions, Equilibrium price and quantity by using functions, Types of taxes and their effects on demand and supply,Types of Costs; Fixed costs and variable costs. Calculating total revenue and total costs,Calculating profit and loss,Calculating Break even quantity,Drawing Break Even chart,Types of Depreciation and calculating depreciation.
ENGL141 READING AND WRITING SKILLS-I 3 2 2 4
This course aims to develop students' listening, speaking, reading - writing and study skills. The course provides students with the opportunity to develop their communication skills through controlled activities and to equip students with the basic study skills necessary to follow the curriculum of English. This course also provides students with the opportunity to process the newly acquired knowledge and to develop their ability to ask questions about how to apply the new knowledge to new situations and ask them to think critically. In addition, this course will enable students to learn about the different strategies required to review the various reading pieces, such as finding the main idea and distinguishing the details from the main idea.
ITEC101 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 3 2 2 4
MATH111 MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS-I 3 3 0 7
This course is designed for students who study in the departments of Business and Economics in order to equip students with the knowledge and aspects of mathematics such as simple and compound interest, payroll, annuities, asset valuation, retail evaluation, linear programming. The intention behind this course is to teach students how to integrate key components of economic analysis into managerial decisions by using mathematical tools. Topics include: working with algebraic statements, power and indices, fractions, factorization, functions of one variable, linear and quadratic functions, solving linear and quadratic equations, sketching graphs of functions of one variable, linear and power functions, using linear models to model cost, revenue, profit, demand, supply, break-even points, and equilibrium points.
TARH100 MODERN TURKISH HISTORY 0 2 0 2
In this course, the basic concepts of the course, internal and external factors leading to the disintegration of the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman reform and reform efforts, Tripoli and Balkan Wars, World War I, Mondros Armistice, peace treaties at the end of the war, the organizations established during the period of armistice, led by Mustafa Kemal Beginning of the War of Independence, Havza and Amasya Circulars, Congresses, National Pact, Opening of the Grand National Assembly, riots, the establishment and wars of the regular army, external relations and treaties of the Turkish Grand National Assembly, the Organization Law, the Battle of Sakarya and the Great Offensive The Peace Treaty, the Lausanne Peace Treaty and the abolition of the sultanate, the capital of Ankara, the proclamation of the republic, the 1924 constitution, multi-party system, secularization and modernization in law, nationalization in education and culture, socio-economic innovations, Atatürk's 6 principles, Atatürk's foreign policy , İnönü period and II. World War II is the transition to multi-party period are studied.
TURK100 TURKISH 0 2 0 2
This course provides an orientation to modern Turkish language for foreign students who wish to communicate in this language for their needs. It mainly focuses on the differences between Turkish and English Alphabets, especially the sounds and the letters which are not included in the English alphabet (i.e. Turkish letters ç-ğ-i-ö-ş-ü). In addition, basic grammar and sentence structure forms in Turkish are practised. The required grammar and vocabulary will also be developed through their adaptation to daily situations in contexts such as introducing yourselves, greeting, talking about the things they possess by using possessive adjectives, forming positive, negative and question sentences by using present simple, telling the time, talking about their own timetables, using demonstrative pronouns when describing the place of objects and becoming familiar with vocabulary related to family members.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ECON102 MACROECONOMICS 3 3 0 7
This is an introductory course covering money, the monetary system and their relevance to the functioning of the national economy. It covers monetary and fiscal policies, unemployment, interest rates, and inflation as well. It dwells on the measurement of the level of output and its determination. Particular emphasis is placed on the forces that determine the actual and potential level of output and on policies designed to promote economic stability and growth. Important policy debates such as the sub-prime crisis, social security, the public debt and international economic issues are critically explored. The balance of payments is explained. The determination of the exchange rate is presented with reference to the international monetary system.
ENGL142 READING AND WRITING SKILLS-II 3 2 2 4
This course is the continuation of ENG 101. The course aims to improve students' listening, speaking, reading, writing and working skills. In the course, students are guided in writing compare and contrast essays using Venn diagram. In addition, the aim of the course is to learn the necessary conjunctions for composition writing. In addition, the students will be able to write a four-part critical composition by learning the difference between ideas and factual real sentences and how to write the opposing opinion and sentences used to refute it. Thus, the students will be able to distinguish between the compare and contrast essay and discursive essay. Students will also be able to make presentations by using presentation techniques. In addition, this course aims to summarize the reading pieces of the students and to use the strategies of reading and to draw conclusions and meanings using their reading skills.
HIST100 HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION 0 2 0 2
The aim of this course is to outline the development of civilizations in the course of history. It firstly focuses on the concepts such as “Civilization”, “Prehistoric”, and “Historic” and on the factors forcing the emergence of the first civilizations. As well as examining the prehistoric periods and their characteristics in the course of human life since the first appearance of human beings on earth, the course mainly focuses on the early civilizations, namely the Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Aegean, Classical Greek, Hellenistic, Indian, Chinese and Roman Civilizations. Political, social, economical, cultural, intellectual, philosophical and scientific aspects in these entities are also examined in this course.
ITEC102 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY II 3 2 2 4
This course aims to teach concepts concerning computer assisted education, its basic theories, implementation methods. It will introduce Microsoft Word and how to use the most common formatting and review tools needed to create a Word Document that can be printed. This course also introduces the student to PowerPoint, which is a Microsoft application that lets one create professional computerized presentations. The presentations can include slides, animations, graphics, drawings, and more. Students will be taught to building and editing worksheets, formatting and printing worksheets, sorting, filtering, and analyzing list data; working with formulas and functions, and charting in MS Excel. In this course students will learn as well the basic concepts of macros.
MATH112 MATHEMATICS FOR BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS-II 3 3 0 7
The course is a continuation of MATH111, Mathematics for Businesss and Economics-II.This course is designed to equip students with the knowledge and aspects of mathematics for business and economics such as linear programming, matrices and their properties, matrices with applications to business, management and economics, linear and non-linear equations, their properties, finding solutions, their graphs and principles of differentiations ( derivative of elementary functions, derivative of quotient, product etc.), marginal concepts and optimization, partial differentiation, rules of differentiations and applications, definite and indefinite integrals, integration integral of elementary functions, integration by parts and substitution methods, applications of the integral, matrix addition , subtraction, multiplication and elementary operations, inverse, transpose of matrices.
PSYC110 PSYCHOLOGY 3 3 0 6
The aim of this course is to provide an introduction to the wide range of topics covered by psychology. By the end of the course, students will be familiar with the major theories and the methods of research used to analyse behavior. These include the biological basis of psychological functions, sensation, perception and different states of consciousness. In addition to cognitive topics, the course provides an introduction to social, developmental and clinical psychology.
TREG100 TURKISH LANGUAGE 0 2 0 2
This course examines basic areas of language and expression. In the first half of the course, the theoretical approach to language is formed and the spelling rules of the Turkish language are studied. In the latter part of the course, language and narrative errors are studied together with editing. In the second half of the course, formal writing, curriculum vitae, petition, evaluation of the columns in terms of language and style, types of written expression and practice; Turkish production and application of shooting attachments; Turkish grammar structure; It is aimed to teaching subjects like phonetics of Turkish to students.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
BUSN201 BUSINESS LAW 3 3 0 6
The course is about law and legal institutions in society, emphasizing areas of law relevant to business operations, general legal and social environment with emphasize on business ethics, the role of contracts in business, and employment obligations. The main aim of the course is to offer an insight to various aspects of business law. To this end, general principles of contract law, company law, international trade law and competition law will be examined. Furthermore, the nature of negotiable instruments and international payment instruments will be analyzed. The course is essentially based upon Turkish law, but at times references will be made to other jurisdictions for comparative purposes.
BUSN209 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3 3 0 6
This course is an advanced seminar designed to explore the field of ideas relating to human modes of communication and personal relationships in the shaping of our social environment. The course focuses not only developing a particular set of “skills” (communication competence), but also exploring the overarching structures that influence interpersonal interaction and investigate research on some of major topics of interpersonal communication. The course instructs the students’ practices and principles of interpersonal communication. Topics of the course will involve the communication process; issues addressed include perception, listening, self-disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication. Students will be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills in a group discussion as well as manage communication conflicts.
BUSN211 ACCOUNTING-I 3 3 0 6
This course is a basic course in financial accounting that covers the fundamental concepts and techniques of introductory accounting. The course is also an introduction to the financial environment, accounting cycle, financial statement which contains theory, practice and application of accounting principles. It also helps students to gain an understanding of basic accounting concepts, develop basic skills using financial accounting information and also helps them to learn principles of accounting control, theft prevention, and safeguarding of assets. The objective of this course is to achieve a strong foundation of accounting principle and to ensure students understand the process of classifying, reporting, evaluating and interpreting financial information.
SOCY101 SOCIOLOGY 3 3 0 5
This introductory course in Sociology begins with an overview of the nature of the discipline, followed by a survey of various aspects of the structures and dynamics of social life. The history of sociology, the views of its founders and the major modern sociological perspectives are examined afterwards. Research methods and theories in sociology are explored to illustrate how thinking sociologically adds to our knowledge of the world around us. In this course, basic topics of sociology such as culture, socialization, media, family, education, social stratification, urbanization, social change are analyzed through different sociological perspectives. The course is accommodated to groups of students with different backgrounds and professional education. Class discussions on covered topics are encouraged and are valuable parts of this course.
STAT203 STATISTICS 3 3 0 4
The main purpose of this course is to introduce to fundamentals of probability theory and basic statistical concepts. Students will learn the brief information about statistics and graphical representations of different types of data, measures of central tendency and dispersion (variance and standard deviation) are some of the main topics of statistics. This course will also help the students to understand basic probability concepts and to achieve this aim; the sets and set operations, counting techniques like multiplication rule, permutation and combination, details about events and sample spaces, tree diagrams, statistical dependence and independence, main information about the random variables are given.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
BUSN204 CASE STUDIES IN BUSINESS 3 3 0 6
The objective of the course is to make students gaining ideas of processes and rules employed by the companies in the pursuit of their missions and visions by visits to firms. With these trips, the students will find the opportunities to have wider aspects for the applications of theories. During trips students ask questions from all cadres of management and employees to buttress theoretical knowledge; see and learn work flow process in business until production is ascertained with vision and mission of the organization being fulfilled. The course is a bridge of theoretical knowledge to practicality of business theories.
BUSN212 ACCOUNTING-II 3 3 0 6
Students will be able to develop advanced skills that built upon those acquired in Accounting I. Additional accounting skills such as reconciling uncollected accounts, calculating depreciation on assets, interpreting financial information, and calculating notes and interest will be developed. Computerized accounting will again be incorporated as an essential tool where resources are available. The course emphasizes understanding the role of accounting in product costing, costing for quality, cost-justifying investment decisions, and performance evaluation and control of human behavior. The learning of basic principles of financial accounting, including a study of corporation accounts and the statement of cash flows. The course deals with the development of accounting theory with emphasis on managerial techniques for interpretation and use of data in planning and controlling business activities.
BUSN214 BUSINESS COMMUNICATION 3 3 0 5
The course will equip the students with the communications skills needed in the business environment. Course includes writing memoranda, letters, reports, resumes, and electronic messages; delivering oral presentations; seminars and developing interpersonal skills. Also skill needed for critical thinking and problem solving are going to be instructed. Lead and share discussions on various types of professional communication with emphasis on business writing. Students will gain experience writing and revising business email, letters, proposals, bidding and job search documents. Students will work both individually and in teams and will exit the course with a clear understanding of the centrality of communication in business
BUSN250 INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 6
This is an introductory course to the science of management. It covers the definition and the function of organizations, the role of the manager; uncertainty and business planning including the tools and techniques of planning. It then proceeds to the presentation of the decision making process. The role of technology in production and in management is introduced with special reference to the initiation and management of change. This is followed by the introduction and elaboration of the topics of human resource management, leadership and control. Students will be able to understand and comprehend the important role played by management in the contemporary business environment, enhance skills to meet the challenges facing today’s management, encourage collaborative learning and teamwork as necessary management tools with global perspective of management.
EASC270 RESEARCH METHODS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES 3 3 0 7
Research Methods is an introductory course in social science research methodology. It is designed to introduce the student basic concepts and problems encountered in a social scientific investigation. Research methods aim to clarify major concepts regarding to the methodology of the social sciences. This course emphasizes the importance and limitations of theory and methodology in social science research as well as the purposes of applied research program evaluation, policy analysis, and research ethics. This course aims to introduce the field of social scientific methodologies by providing basic research tools to the students. Following some methodological debates in social sciences, the rules and procedures for writing research papers, reading books and doing practical research are introduced.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
EASC327 COST ACCOUNTING 3 3 0 8
The aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge of cost and cost-related concepts, and teach them how to use these concepts in evaluating the cost of a product; in the process of planning and control; and decision-making. This course examines in depth cost analysis and product costing for both the profit and not-for-profit sectors of the economy. Accounting for labor, materials, and manufacturing overhead emphasizes the use of source documents to analyze and record cost data in both manual and computerized accounting systems. Methods of allocating indirect costs to products are introduced. Budgeting concepts are reviewed with emphasis on capital budget techniques. Reporting for segments and decentralized operations are also covered.
EASC331 MARKETING 3 3 0 6
This course introduces the essential principles of marketing (key concepts, methods of analysis, strategies and tactics) critical to managing profitable customer relationships in today’s dynamic and allied environment. Topics include, understanding the marketplace, product, services and branding strategies, new product strategies, pricing products, marketing channels, integrated marketing communication strategies. The course will help in understanding development of managerial decision-making techniques and problem-solving through practice in analyzing practical marketing cases. It will expose students to the commonly problems faced by marketing managers and to develop skills in analyzing marketing problems and preparing implementable plans of action based on analyses of given business situations. Cases and a marketing simulation are used to focus the discussion and to reinforce learning of key marketing concepts.
EASC345 BUSINESS FINANCE 3 3 0 7
This course is designed to familiarize students with major financial decisions made by firms, the process those decisions passes through, and to provide a conceptual frame work for understanding and analyzing those decisions. Particularly, topics covered in this course will deals with financial statements, long term financial planning, and time value of money, bond and stock valuation. This course is designed to introduce you to the fundamental issues of financial management and to the quantitative techniques used to address them. Adrressing questions of concern for both corporate financial managers and investments managers, describe and evaluate the basic features of financial markets identify the basic components of nominal interest rates and use them to make expected return comparisons among assets .
EASC363 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3 3 0 5
This course provides students the knowledge of understanding the role of entrepreneurial businesses and assesses the skills necessary to operate an entrepreneurial venture successfully. At the end of the course, the students are expected to be able to analyze and to decide about the business concept that fits into the current business environment. The students could also write a sound business plan for their entrepreneurial venture. The course is designed to familiarize students with the world of small business, and analyze the personal strengths and weaknesses of students relative to launching a career in entrepreneurship. Attention is given to planning, financing, starting and managing a small business.
UNIEXX1 UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE 3 3 0 4
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BUSN302 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3 3 0 7
In this course, the development, interpretation, and use of relevant cost behavior, control, and traceability concepts for management planning, controlling and decision making are emphasized. Topics include: an introduction to product costing, the contribution concept, performance standards and variance analysis, responsibility accounting, segment profitability, alternative choice decisions, and capital budgeting. A study of the uses of accounting information for managerial decision making. Areas covered include: manufacturing, merchandising, and service cost systems: costvolume profit analysis; budgeting; and capital investment decision making, cost accounting terminology, job costing, process costing, activity-based costing, activity-based management, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting, standard costing, variance analysis, responsibility accounting, variable costing, transfer pricing and decision making.
BUSN306 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOUR 3 3 0 6
The purpose of this course is to train students with theories and applications dealing with motivation, decision-making, team dynamics, negotiation, leadership and organizational culture. Development of analytical skills and critical thinking are important for the course. The course exposes students to advanced behavioral science theories and applications in management. Organizational behavior (OB) is an interdisciplinary field drawing from numerous disciplines including psychology, sociology, economics, organization theory, statistics, and many others. After an overview of OB and how to assess the value-added of "soft" management interventions, topics will include work motivation, work attitudes, newcomer socialization, "natural" and nominal work teams, leadership, decision making, and management of change.
BUSN310 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 6
This course is designed to provide students with a basic working knowledge of the main facets of the human resources management functions. Topics discussed in this course include; selection, orientation and socialization practices, training, development, and performance appraisal systems; view of HRM from the perception of both management and subordinate employees. The importance of maintaining fair and equitable compensation and benefit program will be alighted. The student will be exposed to practical situations and problem solving regarding areas of employee counseling, discipline and termination, equal employment opportunity will be discussed in order for the student to understand its need, importance and the legal issues surrounding it. Other critical areas of international human resource management, staffing and strategy will also be explored.
EASC346 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 8
This course aims to give students detailed information about investment techniques, capital budgeting, risk and return, cost of capital; financial leverage and capital structure policy and long term financial planning. The course provides the student with basic concept of corporate finance, investment and financing concepts, which are important to most managerial people. Students are required to learn the content and scope of financial management and the vital role-played by a financial manager. Specific attention is given to present value and capital budgeting; risk and asset pricing; financial analysis and forecasting; financial decisions and market efficiency; and capital structure.Problem-solving methodology is used to illustrate the theories and tools in financial decision making.
UNIEXX2 UNIVERSITY ELECTIVE 3 3 0 4
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BUSNXX1 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0 6
BUSNXX2 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0 6
EASC465 INVESTMENTS 3 3 0 7
MISY421 MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS 3 3 0 6
The course introduces the information systems to encourage the strategic management level of an organization. The topics covered in this course are: hardware and software components of an information system, e-business concepts and implementation, and a survey of common information systems used today, theories of management, communication and information resources, computer hardware and software and e-commerce and internet based business models are adapted to reach global based business environments. The course explores current Information systems concepts and technologies. Students learn how information systems give a business or an organization a competitive edge by providing technologies that help managers plan, control, and make decisions.
STAT461 STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES 3 3 0 5
The course aims to instruct students to use word, excel and statistical packages in an integrated approach at an advanced level. In this course students will be presenting their statistical applications on Power Point in a professional manner; using statistical capabilities to get simple percentages to complex analyses of variance, multiple regressions, and general linear models as well as to generate tabulated reports, charts and plots of distributions and trends. The course makes statistical analysis more accessible fort he beginner and more convenient for the experienced user.It offers a simple and efficient spreadsheet-like facility for entering data and browsing the workingdata file.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
BUSN460 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 7
This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the foundations of the operations function in both manufacturing and services. The course will analyze operations from both the strategic and operational perspectives and highlight the competitive advantages that operations can provide for the organization. This course introduces students to the concepts underlying effective operation and control of manufacturing and service businesses. It states approaches to production control, inventory policy, facilities planning, methods improvement and technological assessment decision-making, capacity planning, aggregate planning, forecasting, inventory management, distribution planning, materials requirements planning (MRP), project management and quality control with aided computer soft wares are studied.
BUSN486 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 6
Business policy is a synthesis of the principles of business management with emphasis upon the formation of business decisions and policies. The purpose of this course is to enable the student to draw on analytic tools and factual knowledge from all other courses in analyzing comprehensive business problems.to enhance ability to do the job of a general manager responsible for strategic performance. Specifically, to integrate the different functional areas of business into a cohesive whole. The challenge is not only in identifying weaknesses and threats facing firms , but to appreciate the strengths of the firm and anticipate opportunities in the external environment. This course is to correct organizational failures and expand upon organizational successes,however failureand success may be defined.
BUSNXX3 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0 6
BUSNXX4 AREA ELECTIVE 3 3 0 6
EASC420 ETHICS AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 3 3 0 5
The course is designed to familiarize students with concepts such as morality, theory of right and wrong, the theory of value, what entails goodness and badness, and the theory of virtue and vice. After introducing these concepts, the course encourages students to think about ethical aspect of real life events and issues, makes them analytically examine their position in social life and how they deal with ethical issues. Students become more effective decision makers by examining the meaning and role of ethics in the business environment, and the social responsibility of business organizations. Topics include the relationship between business and society; identifying stakeholdersand issues; the theoretical basis of business ethics; business ethics in management and leadership; the concept of corporate social responsibility; corporate social responsibility in practice; regulating business; ownership and governance of the corporation; environmental and business responsibilities; globalization and business responsibilities; and ethics, responsibilities and strategy
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BUSN484 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 3 3 0 5
BUSN471 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 5
BUSN361 ORGANIZATION THEORY 3 3 0 5
BUSN236 CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION 3 3 0 5
BUSN416 SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT 3 3 0 5
BUSN433 MONEY AND BANKING 3 3 0 5
BUSN423 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 3 3 0 5
BUSN437 MANAGING SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY PROJECTS 3 3 0 5
DMMA102 INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL MARKETING 3 3 0 5
BUSN465 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS 3 3 0 5
INRE412 ISSUES IN GLOBALIZATION 3 3 3 5
This course aims to provide a holistic perspective on the historical development of globalization. It will examine the definitions of globalization in different centuries and geographical dimensions to provide a pre-theoretical framework for understanding the heterogeneous and diversified nature of globalization. Issues such as multilateral institutions, diplomacy, human rights, and terrorism constitute the fundamental aspects shaping contemporary world politics in the era of globalization today will be discussed. At the end of this course, students will be able to analyze the emergence of a state-centric global society, globalization of international system and constructing a global civil society with different theoretical perspectives.
ECON465 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS 3 3 0 5
BUSN210 SOCIAL POLICY 3 3 0 5
INRE447 AFRICAN STUDIES 3 3 3 5
This course provides an in-depth socio-economic and political understanding of the African continent. This course helps students to understand the issues and dynamics shaping politics in Africa from a regional point of view and to explore the diversity of historical experiences, political systems, economic as well as socio-cultural structures of the region. The effect of the colonial period upon socio-cultural development is examined through a variety of literature and field notes. Central themes to be addressed are: the emergence of colonialism in Africa, the process of state formation, multi-party system, elections, and political parties as well as governance.
BUSN428 E-COMMERCE 3 3 0 5
BUSN321 MANAGEMENT SCIENCE 3 3 0 5
BUSN424 INTERNATIONAL FINANCE 3 3 0 5
BUSN445 DEVELOPIG ENVIRONMENTALLY SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS 3 3 0 5
EASC327 COST ACCOUNTING 3 3 0 5
The aim of the course is to provide students with knowledge of cost and cost-related concepts, and teach them how to use these concepts in evaluating the cost of a product; in the process of planning and control; and decision-making. This course examines in depth cost analysis and product costing for both the profit and not-for-profit sectors of the economy. Accounting for labor, materials, and manufacturing overhead emphasizes the use of source documents to analyze and record cost data in both manual and computerized accounting systems. Methods of allocating indirect costs to products are introduced. Budgeting concepts are reviewed with emphasis on capital budget techniques. Reporting for segments and decentralized operations are also covered.
ACFN423 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS 3 3 0 5
The purpose of this course is to help students understand the basics of international trade and the effects of various international economic policies on domestic and world welfare. The course will cover sources of comparative advantage, gains and losses from trade. This course also focuses on international trade of goods, services, and capital. The issues discussed include gains from trade and their distribution; analysis of protectionism; strategic trade barriers; the trade deficit; exchange rate determination; and government intervention in foreign exchange markets. Students who master this material will be better able to work in and make contributions to organizations (e.g., business firms) involved in international trade and finance issues.
ACFN421 AUDITING-I 3 3 0 5
The aim of this course is to provide students with knowledge of basic auditing concepts, and teach them the requirements of an audit and assurance system. In success of completion of this course, all students will develop their knowledge and understanding on: an introduction to assurance and financial statement auditing, , the financial statement auditing environment, audit planning types of audit tests and materialism, evidence and documentation, internal control in a financial statement audit, auditing internal control over financial reporting, and apply critical thinking skills and solving auditing problem through the use of case studies.
INRE431 HUMAN RIGHTS 3 3 3 5
This course aims to generate necessary conceptual, historical, theoretical, and methodological background to assess the different aspects of human rights from a multi-cultural perspective. To serve this main goal, the course will mainly focus on the basic concepts, theories, methods, and measures of human rights; history of ideas and institutions of human rights; international regimes of human rights, issues in human rights respectively. Within this framework, a functioning and internally consistent theoretical, methodological, and practical background are analysed to make students understand and explain the specific cases of human rights regulations and practices in the multicultural world.
INR334 HISTORY OF POLITICAL IDEOLOGIES 3 3 0 5
Given that ideology is one of the most crucial concepts encountered in political analysis, this Course intends to examine and explore various political ideologies and scholars to provide the students the ability to compare and contrast different perspectives on politics. Liberalism, Conservatism, Socialism, Feminism, Environmentalism, and Anarchism are the most significant political ideologies that will be analyzed in this course. At the end of this course student will be able to explain how ideologies bodies of thought affect individuals, social movements, nations, institutions, and groups and its normative implications.
INRE456 MEDIA AND INTERNATIONAL CONFLICT 3 3 3 5
Basing on main theoretical debates and empirical case analyses about the complex role of media in conflict situations, this course aims to provide a critical outlook and broad conception of the contemporary media in conflict situations within international arena. Within this framework it will mainly deal with the operational modes, embeddedness and freedom of media in its relations with decision-making mechanisms, armed forces, other armed players (i.e. militia, gangs, warlords, etc), international and regional agencies while reporting the crisis situations before, during and after the conflict.
STAT461 STATISTICAL APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES 3 3 0 5
The course aims to instruct students to use word, excel and statistical packages in an integrated approach at an advanced level. In this course students will be presenting their statistical applications on Power Point in a professional manner; using statistical capabilities to get simple percentages to complex analyses of variance, multiple regressions, and general linear models as well as to generate tabulated reports, charts and plots of distributions and trends. The course makes statistical analysis more accessible fort he beginner and more convenient for the experienced user.It offers a simple and efficient spreadsheet-like facility for entering data and browsing the workingdata file.
INRE422 US FOREIGN POLICY 3 3 3 5
This course aims to familiarize student with the process and content of US foreign policy. It intended to help students acquire a sound conceptual and practical understanding of the foreign policy challenges that US policy-makers face, and of the reasons for and implications of their decisions. Conceptual approaches to the analysis of American foreign policy and some of the key foreign policy issues that confront the United States since the end of the Cold War. The course will draw attention to the evolution of U.S. foreign policy during the Cold War years (1945-1991), on the post-Cold War period (post-1990 era) as well as on the post-September 11 era will be discussed.
INRE421 POLITICS IN CENTRAL ASIA AND CAUCASUS 3 3 3 5
This Course is aimed to analyze the political systems and types of rules in post-Soviet Republics of Central Asia and Caucasus. The territorial demarcations and collapse of Soviet Union in the ex-Soviet geography after the end of the Cold War led to a radical transformation in the political rules of Azerbaijan, Georgia, Armenia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The systemic transformation of CIS countries will be assessed in detail and country by country. A specific highlight will be done about the relations of those countries with Turkey after the collapse of Soviet Union.
INR418 CURRENT WORLD EVENTS 3 3 0 5
BUSN436 CREATIVITY AND INNOVATION 3 3 0 5
INRE440 POLITICS IN BALKANS 3 3 3 5
This course is organized to introduce the student with a thorough understanding of Balkan politics. The topics in this course are history of the Balkans, territorial settlement of 1919-1923, revisionism in the Balkans, characteristic features of the regimes during the period between the two World Wars, the establishment of communist regimes in the 1940s and their collapses in 1989-1990. International and domestic problems faced by the Balkan states during the transitional period will also be examined, with particular emphasis on issues in the Balkans such as Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia issues. The European Union perspective of the Balkan states and Turkey’s foreign policy towards the region are also of special interest for this course.
INRE428 CRITICAL SECURITY STUDIES 3 3 3 5
This course aims to analyze security studies with a specific focus on the critical approaches to international security and new conceptual tools developed in the post- the Cold War era. The objectives of this course are to provide the students with awareness of key debates and knowledge of issues in the new security agenda in a theoretical perspective. The course also aims to develop analytical and critical skills of the undergraduate students to comprehend and discuss the specific cases in the changing conceptual/theoretical framework of International Security by referring to different sectors of security such as military, economy, society, politics, energy and environment
BUSN209 INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION 3 3 0 5
This course is an advanced seminar designed to explore the field of ideas relating to human modes of communication and personal relationships in the shaping of our social environment. The course focuses not only developing a particular set of “skills” (communication competence), but also exploring the overarching structures that influence interpersonal interaction and investigate research on some of major topics of interpersonal communication. The course instructs the students’ practices and principles of interpersonal communication. Topics of the course will involve the communication process; issues addressed include perception, listening, self-disclosure, speech apprehension, ethics, nonverbal communication, conflict, power, and dysfunctional communication. Students will be able to demonstrate interpersonal communication skills in a group discussion as well as manage communication conflicts.