ECTS - - International Relations
Compulsory Departmental Courses
ENG101 - English For Academic Purposes I (4 + 0) 3.5
English language skills, especially academic skills, such as reading comprehension, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts; listening and note-taking, class discussions, presentations, writing, research assignments and use of technology.
ENG102 - English for Academic Purposes II (4 + 0) 3.5
Academic skills such as reading comprehension, class discussions, use of academic vocabulary and critical analysis of texts; research assignments and review of the English language structure; skills such as listening and note-taking, analysis of written products, writing, portfolio keeping, presentation and use of technology.
ENG201 - English for Academic Purposes III (3 + 0) 3
Advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author?s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay.
ENG202 - English for Academic Purposes IV (3 + 0) 3
Preparing and writing research reports and delivering effective oral/written informative and persuasive presentations; gathering information, organizing data, outlining, using appropriate techniques in presentation and delivering for a maximum impact, using visual aids and citation effectively.
HIST111 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I (in English) (2 + 0) 2
French Revolution; structure and geopolitic positioning of Ottoman Empire, reasons of its decline; Westernization movements, First and Second Constitutional Monarchy declarations; Libya and Balkan wars; First World War; period before the War of Independence, congresses, National Pact, establishment of Turkish Grand National Assembly.
HIST112 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II (in English) (2 + 0) 2
War of Independence; Lausanne Treaty; declaration of the Republic; removal of sultanic rule and caliphate; Atatürk`s revolutions; establishment of national economy; Second World War, before and after; Turkish Republic after 1960.
IR111 - Fundamentals Of Law for International Relations (3 + 0) 7
Basic concepts of law and preliminary matters; general legal concepts and institutions of law and overview of the Turkish Legal System; interaction of law and economics; interrelated areas such as economic and social rights recognised in international legal documents; basic concepts of competition law.
IR112 - Political Psychology (3 + 0) 6
In-depth explanations about identity, group behavior, leadership cults, voting behavior, media impact, ethnic conflict, nationalism, social movements, terrorism, international security and conflict resolution topics from a political psychology perspective; the impact of political psychology to IR discipline.
IR207 - European Political History I (3 + 0) 6
The diplomatic relations between the European Powers and the Ottoman Empire in the 19th Century starting with the Vienna Congress of 1814; policies of Great Powers of Europe with regard to the Ottoman Empire and the main factors influencing these policies.
IR303 - Turkish Foreign Policy I (3 + 0) 6
The Turkish foreign policy at the establishment of the Turkish Republic; the main foreign policy issues during Cold War years and the factors affecting Turkish foreign policy in this period; the characteristics of Turkish diplomacy and the structure and organization of the Turkish Foreign Ministry.
IR304 - Turkish Foreign Policy II (3 + 0) 6
Turkish foreign policy from 1960 until today; Turkey?s relations with Europe, the USA and the South America, the Middle East, Russia and the Far East in this period; the foreign policy of Turkey according to the periods of Relative Autonomy, Turkey in the Orbit of Western Block and Turkey in the Orbit of Globalization.
IR405 - American Foreign Policy (3 + 0) 6
The history, patterns and trends of American foreign policy; American foreign policy objectives in the light of its global engagement after the Second World War; the external and domestic influences on the formation of the American foreign policy during the Cold War.
IR422 - Rising China: Current Issues in China`s Foreign and Economic Policies (3 + 0) 6
A comprehensive study of the foreign policy of China by focusing on topics like nationalism, multilateralism, terrorism, human rights, status and wealth; study of the strengths and problems of Chinese economy and its integration with the rest of the world.
KRY111 - Career Planning (1 + 0) 1
Being a student at Atilim University, Student-centered programs at Atilim University, Faculty, Department presentations, Career Planning and Coop Program, Erasmus, CV writing types, Interview techniques, Effective Communication and presentation techniques, Intelligence and Personality
TURK401 - Turkish Language I (2 + 0) 2
Languages and their classification; history of Turkish language, its spread over the world and its place among other languages; Turkish language in the republic era; orthography; expressions; foreign words, suffixes and prefixes; punctuation; language and verbalism.
ART270 - Entrepreneurship Inspired by Nature: Interdisciplinary Approaches (3 + 0) 5
Biomicicry; the natural processes of sustaining life on earth and using it as a model for social and economic innovations; the integration among the components of ecosystems: living organisms; climate, and the chemical environment;opportunities for innovative entrepreneurship practices with interdisciplinary approaches; the 21st century skills and nature?s principles for innovative and creative entrepreneurship opportunities.
IR320 - Turkish-Greek Relations and Cyprus (3 + 0) 4
The basics about the dispute between Turkey and Greece over the Aegean and Cyprus in a geo-political perspective; the details of each and every point of dispute; all the phases of the Cyprus question from the 1950`s to the establishment of the Republic as well as its destruction; the Greek violence against the Turkish community until the Turkish in
IR403 - Theory and Practice in Diplomacy (3 + 0) 4
The key concepts, theories and practices of diplomacy; various theoretical perspectives; historical and practical aspects of diplomacy, including prenegotiations, `around?the-table negotiations, momentum, packing agreement as well as the modes of diplomacy, such as bilateral diplomacy.
IR406 - Current Issues in World Affairs (3 + 0) 4
Various current political issues and problems like Arab uprisings, Iranian nuclear crisis, latest developments in Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Turkish foreign policy, EU-Turkey relations, political developments in Russia and the US power and the rise of China and India.
IR419 - War and Peace in the Middle East (3 + 0) 4
The origins of wars and conflicts and their consequences on the regional politics; the war and peace periods in the Middle East; objectives of individual states both inside and outside the region; the influences of Cold War on the peace and conflicts in the Middle East.
IR442 - EU Non-discrimination Promotion in Turkey (EUNONDI) (3 + 0) 5
The course unpacks EU's transformative power and Turkey, EU's non-discrimination regime and the role of the EU in promoting it in Turkey, Turkish current state in non-discrimination, different issue areas within the principle of non-discrimination in Turkey.
MAN313 - Managerial Skills for the 21 st Century (3 + 0) 5
Self- Management, Personal Financial Management, Time and Stress Management and Organization Skills, Workplace Etiquette/Dress, Ethics, Politics and Diversity, Accountability and Workplace Relationships, Communication and Electronic Communication, Motivation, Leadership and Teams, Conflict and Negotiation, Networking, Job Search Skills, Resume Preparation, Interview Techniques, Career Management
MAN328 - Financial Literacy and Legislation for Entrepreneurs (3 + 0) 5
Tax legislation, business law information and obligations related to legal legislation in start ups, different company and business types and selection principles, interpretation of financial statements (balance sheet, income statement, cash flow statement).
MAN408 - Introduction to Sustainability (3 + 0) 5
What is sustainability; sustainability and related polices; climate and global change; environmental and resource economics; sustainable business practices; sustainability: ethics, culture, and history; sustainable development; sustainability indicators.
MAN409 - Entrepreneurship (4 + 0) 5
The nature, importance and history of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneurial mind, creativity, innovation and the business idea, marketing and financial planning, franchising, entrepreneurial strategy and strategic management in operations, entrepreneurship background of Turkey, changes in Turkish entrepreneurial features and activities, characteri
MAN414 - Entrepreneurship and Business Plan (3 + 0) 5
Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship, personal characteristics of entrepreneurs, innovative thinking techniques and types, strategic management and planing, alternative ways of launching a business, business plan and fundamental elements of busines plan, techniques of preparing a business plan, from planning to practice, marketing, production
MAN437 - Entrepreneurship and Innovation Seminars (3 + 0) 5
Fundamental concepts of entrepreneurship, personal characteristics of entrepreneurs, innovative thinking techniques, barriers of innovation, internal and external factors of entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, strategic management and planing, alternative ways of launching a business, business plan and fundamental elements of busines plan