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European Studies * (B.A)

Degree
B.A.
Duration (Years)
4
Medium of Instruction
English

Curriculum

Course Code Course Title Semester Credit Lecture Hour (hrs/week) Lab (hrs/week) Tutorial (hrs/week) ECTS
Semester 1
INTL101 Introduction to Global Politics
The course is built on a number of controversial issues in the field of contemporary global politics. Students are expected to read and think about these controversial issues and that they are encouraged to put forward their own points of view in an atmosphere of discussion and debate in the class.
1 3 3 1 -
ECON101 Introduction to Economics - I
Elementary microeconomics. The economic problem. Supply and demand. Elasticity. Marginal analysis of consumers' and firms' behavior. The theory of profit maximization. Analysis of markets. Pricing in competitive and non-competitive markets
1 3 3 1 -
MGMT171 Introduction to Information Technology - I
Introduction to information technology and its significance for business, economics, and society. Understanding how computers work, introducing fundamental concepts relating to hardware, software, central processing unit, input and output, storage, networks and internet. Basic PC, Windows, and MS Office skills, and intermediate-level Word and PowerPoint skills.
1 3 3 1 1
ENGL191 Communication in English - I
ENGL191 is a first-semester freshman academic English course. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to B1+ level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The course connects critical thinking with language skills and incorporates learning technologies such as IQ Online. The purpose of the course is to consolidate students’ knowledge and awareness of academic discourse, language structures, and lexis. The main focus will be on the development of productive (writing and speaking) and receptive (reading) skills in academic settings.
1 3 3 1 -
ENGL181 Academic English - I
ENGL 181 is a first-semester freshman academic English course. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to B1+ level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The course connects critical thinking with language skills and incorporates learning technologies such as IQ Online. The purpose of the course is to consolidate students’ knowledge and awareness of academic discourse, language structures, and lexis. The main focus will be on the development of productive (writing and speaking) and receptive (reading) skills in academic settings.
1 3 5 1 1
HIST280 Atatürk's Principles and History of Turkish Reforms 1 2 2 - -
TUSL181 Turkish as a Second Language 1 2 2 - -
Semester 2
POLS104 Introduction to Political Science
This course focuses both on the different structures and the different ways in which people may influence the single most powerful organization in each society, the state. Clarification of such concepts as: science; politics; power; authority; nation; state; constitution; political system; democratic and authoritarian states; organs (e.g. parliament, council of ministers, head of state, supreme court) and functions of states (e.g. legislative, executive, judicial); separation of power; division of power; presidential and parliamentary forms; unitary and federal systems; civil society; political participation.
2 3 3 - -
ECON102 Introduction to Economics - II
Elementary macroeconomics. Determination of national income. The role of government. The banking system. Problems of inflation, unemployment and growth.
2 3 3 1 1
MGMT172 Introduction to Information Technology - II
Introduction to business applications of information technology and related issues, including electronic commerce, computer security and privacy, database management systems, programming languages, systems analysis and design, and expert systems. Intermediate-level Windows and MS Office skills, and advanced-level Excel skills.
2 3 3 1 1
ENGL192 Communication in English - II
ENGL192 is a second-semester freshman academic English course. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to B2 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The course connects critical thinking with language skills and incorporates learning technologies such as IQ Online. The purpose of the course is to consolidate students’ knowledge and awareness of academic discourse, language structures, and lexis. The main focus will be on the development of productive (writing and speaking) and receptive (reading) skills in academic settings.
2 3 3 - 1
ENGL182 Academic English - II
ENGL182 is a second-semester freshman academic English course. It is designed to help students improve the level of their English to B2 level, as specified in the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages. The course connects critical thinking with language skills and incorporates learning technologies such as IQ Online. The purpose of the course is to consolidate students’ knowledge and awareness of academic discourse, language structures, and lexis. The main focus will be on the development of productive (writing and speaking) and receptive (reading) skills in academic settings.
2 3 5 1 -
Semester 3
INTL201 International Relations 3 3 3 1 1
AE01 Area Elective - I
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR205 - Political History of Europe - I
3 3 3 - -
INTL205 Introduction to Law 3 3 3 - 1
EURO201 Political History of Europe - I 3 3 3 - 1
MATH105 Mathematics for Arts and Social Sciences
Cartesian coordinate system; Linear equations and lines, system of linear equations, quadratic equations, functionsSelected application to economics and accounting. Matrices, determinants, systems of linear equations and their solutions using Cramer's Rule. . Set theory, counting theory, discrete probability. Descriptive statistics
3 3 3 1 1
Semester 4
INTL210 International Organizations 4 3 3 - 1
AE02 Area Elective - II
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR205 - Political History of Europe - I
4 3 3 - -
EURO202 Political History of Europe - II 4 3 3 - 1
STAT201 Statistics - I
The course familiarizes students with the basic concepts and techniques in statistics. The course will focus on descriptive statistics and a brief introduction to inferential statistics. Scope of statistics, descriptive and inductive statistics, measures of central tendency and measures of dispersion. Probability, sampling, estimation
4 3 3 1 -
EURO204 European Integration 4 3 3 - 1
Semester 5
EURO301 The Politics of the European Union 5 3 3 - -
SOCI212 Sociology
The principal aim of the course is to provide the students with a basic understanding of the domain of sociology as a social science discipline. It places a particular emphasis on a general understanding of the core concepts of sociology and key societal structures such as the family, religion, education, science and technology, economic and political institutions. The course begins with an analysis of science and the scientific method of investigation. The notion of culture, personality and personality development, role, and status, social order and social control, social class and mobility are analyzed and presented. The course ends with a discussion of the theories and processes of socio-cultural change.
5 3 3 - -
ECON372 The Economics of the European Union
Course has been designed to give the students an evolutionary approach of the European Community as well as the analysis of common policies within Union. Starting with the historical aspects, course covers the evolution with the treaties, changes in the decision making processes, focuses mainly on economic policies of the Union. Course also covers the problems and future trends in the process of vertical and horizontal enlargement of Union. Course aims to give the basic understanding of how the EU economy is operating in a coordinated manner and renew its aims and objectives in time.
5 3 3 - -
MGMT101 Introduction to Business - I
Understanding the business system. Understanding the global context of business. Conducting business ethically and responsibly. Entrepreneurship and the small business. Managing the business enterprise. Organizing the business enterprise.
5 3 3 - -
MGMT211 Business Communication
Communicating within the organization,with stakeholders and on a cross cultural level.Techniques for effective business communication: use of communication technology, types of business letters,memos and reports,resume writing, how to act during presentations and interviews.Listening skills, non verbal cues and international business etiquette.
5 3 3 - -
Semester 6
EURO302 Comparative Politics of Europe 6 3 3 - -
FINA302 Money and Banking
This course presents the students underlying economic explanations for why the financial system is organized as it is and to teach them functions of the financial system in the economy. It focuses on the role of interest rates, financial markets and institutions.
6 3 3 - -
AE03 Area Elective - III
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR205 - Political History of Europe - I
6 3 3 - -
EURO304 The Euro - Mediterranean Dimension 6 3 3 - -
UE-AH01 Uni.Elective - Arts & Humanities- I
Uni. Elective - Art & Humanities - II

The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR407 - Politics of the European Union
6 3 3 - -
Semester 7
INTL310 Politics of Development 7 3 3 - -
INTL401 International Law 7 3 3 - -
AE04 Area Elective - IV
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR205 - Political History of Europe - I
7 3 3 - -
AE05 Area Elective - V
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR205 - Political History of Europe - I
7 3 3 - -
UE-NP Uni Elective - Natural & Physical Sciences
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR407 - Politics of the European Union
7 3 3 - -
Semester 8
POLS316 Local Government and Urban Politics 8 3 3 - -
EURO402 Regional Government and Public Administration in the EU 8 3 3 - -
EURO404 European Union Law 8 3 3 - -
AE06 Area Elective - VI
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR205 - Political History of Europe - I
8 3 3 - -
AE07 Area Elective - VII
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR205 - Political History of Europe - I
8 3 3 - -
UE-AH02 Uni. Elective - Art & Humanities - II
The elective courses offered this semester are listed below. For a complete list of elective courses, please check the department website.
  • PSIR407 - Politics of the European Union
8 3 3 - -