ECTS - Economics (English)
Compulsory Departmental Courses
ECON125 - Economic History (3 + 0) 6.5
Main characteristics of a feudal economic system, prerequisites of the formation of industry; legal system, guilds, technological accumulation, ma.npower, entrepreneurs, capital market; the industrial revolution 1780-1840, the sociological results of the industrial revolution; second phase standards of living 1850-1914.
ECON126 - Research Methods (3 + 0) 6.5
Science and research; dimensions of research; theory and research; the meanings of methodology; literature review and ethical issues; qualitative and quantitative research designs; qualitative and quantitative measurement; qualitative and quantitative sampling; qualitative data analysis; quantitative data analysis.
ECON207 - Macroeconomic Theory I (3 + 0) 6
National income accounting; aggregate income and spending model; IS-LM model (closed and open economy versions); monetary and fiscal policy in the IS-LM model; AD-AS model; Phillips curve and Okun?s law; wages, prices, output and unemployment; SRAS alternative views.
ECON213 - Mathematical Economics (3 + 0) 4
The mathematical framework of economic analysis; equilibrium (static) analysis; comparative static analysis; univariate functions and optimization; multivariate functions and optimization; exponential and logarithmic functions in economics; integral calculus; introduction to dynamic analysis.
ECON303 - Monetary Theory and Policy (3 + 0) 6
Money and credit, behaviour and structure of interest rates, financial systems, money demand and supply, analysis of competing monetary theories and the use of monetary policy tools in economic stabilization; current issues in monetary theory and policy, inflation targeting.
ECON313 - International Economics I (3 + 0) 5
Labor productivity and comparative advantage: the Ricardian model, comparative advantage, the standard trade model, economies of scale, imperfect competition, and international trade, international factor movements, the instruments and the political economy of trade policy, trade policy in developing countries, controversies in trade policy.
ECON316 - History of Economic Thought (3 + 0) 4
Mercantalism, capitalist development, the development of the classical and the neoclassical theories, the analysis of socialism and the modern economic theories ; Malthusian theories; Ricardian economics; utilitarianism; Karl Marx and the critics of political economics; marginal revolution; Jevons, Menger, Walras, Marshall and Clark and Keynes.
ECON324 - Public Finance and Fiscal Policy (3 + 0) 6
Fiscal functions and institutions; types of budgetary activity; public provision for social goods; public choice and fiscal politics; public expenditures; case studies in expenditure policies; principles of taxation; tax structure; fiscal federalism; fiscal policy and stabilization; economics of the public debt.
ECON401 - Turkish Economy (3 + 0) 7
Oveview of the economic policy from 1923 to 1980; (January) 1980 stabilization and structural adjustment program; new financial cycle and economic-financial crisis (1994,1998, 2000, 2001), 17th, 18th, 19th stand-by arrangements and structural reforms; the impact of the 2008-2009 financial crisis and the further developments.
ECON407 - Seminar in Economics (3 + 0) 7
The origins and development of global capitalism and the capitalist state through its various stages; the characteristics of the neo-liberal globalization; the causes and the nature of the financial crisis in the context of globalization and its impact on economic and social grounds.
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.
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.
ENG301 - English for Occupational Purposes I (3 + 0) 3
Job-related communication skills;the functions such as describing relationships at work,discussing performance reviews and giving feedback,discussing plans and arrangements,using social media for professional communication,discussing on recruitment tests and job interviews,presenting a service or product,writing reviews on websites
ENG302 - English for Occupational Purposes II (3 + 0) 3
More detailed job-related communication skills;describing and organising meetings,developing communicational styles in various cultural settings,handling mistakes and apologizing,getting familiar with marketing styles and advertising,deciding how to adapt and market a product in different countries,
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.
ART201 - Introduction to Photography (3 + 0) 4
Definition of photography and the photographer, the uses of photography in life, camera and its parts (aperture, iso, shutter, lens), light and its use in photography, composition rules in photography, the works of photographers from the world and Turkey.
ART222 - History of Jazz (3 + 0) 4
The history of music before 1900`s; Blues and Ragtime music genres; the impacts of musical, social and cultural structures of jazz music in New Orleans before its emergence in the region; main jazz movements starting from the very first Dixieland music to Fusion jazz movement today.
ART282 - Voice Training, Solfage, Correpetition (3 + 3) 4
Correct usage techniques of breathing, diaphragm and voice, professional singing education, excercises of developing musical ear, theoretical knowledge of musical note and rhythm, dictation (be able to writing down on paper in the form of notes and rhythm the heared sound or music), excercises of developing musical ear, working accompanied with
ART284 - Stage Management of Theater and Movie Review (3 + 0) 4
Analysing theater plays that dominated the history of theater in philosophical theme; finding the substances and determine in search of theatric space at the world theater journey, discussion of the predeterminated movies that made the breakthrough in world history within the context of Sartre/Existentialist philosophy and Spinoza/Ethica.
ART291 - Body Language and the Art of Persuasion (3 + 0) 4
Posture, mimic, gesture, a correct and accurate way of using the intonation of speech; leadership skills and abilities to convince or persuade someone to accept a desired way of thinking in the business and social environment; convincing others to adopt new ideas using body language.
ECON309 - Markets and Economic Indicators (3 + 0) 6
Goods, labor and financial markets; economic and financial indicators; GDP, GNP, growth, inflation, CPI, PPI, GDP deflator, unemployment rates, labor force participation rate, balance of payments, current account balance interest rates, exchange rates, budget, budget deficit.
ECON314 - International Economics II (3 + 0) 6
National income accounting; aggregate income and spending model; IS-LM model (closed economy and open economy versions); monetary and fiscal policy in the IS-LM model; AD-AS model; monetary and fiscal policy in the short and long-run; Phillips curve and Okun?s law; wages, prices, output and unemployment; derivation of AS curve and alternative views
ECON318 - Digital Economy (3 + 0) 6
Dynamics of the digital economy which has become inevitable in everyday transactions; the contemporary use of the predatory innovation and its essential component; algorithms; concrete examples of regulatory challenges in response to escalating tension from relevant markets from various countries.
ECON381 - Analysis and Design of Algorithms (3 + 0) 5
Review of algorithm analysis; divide and conquer algorithms; graphs; dynamic programming; greedy algorithms; randomized algorithms; P and NP; approximate algorithms for NP-hard problems or polynomial algorithms for subproblems of NP-hard problems; partial recursive functions; computations and undecidable problems.
ECON405 - Agricultural Economics (3 + 0) 6
The basic concepts like production, productivity, crop season, inputs and production functions; the relation between these concepts and agricultural production and agricultural policies; analysis of these concepts via employment of basic econometric tools; the effects of World Trade Organization, IMF and World Bank on Turkish agriculture.
ECON417 - Economics of Crises (3 + 0) 6
World system and financial crises; different aspects of financial crises; theories of crises and models; impact of the globalisation on economic-financial structures, analysis of the 2008-2009 global financial crises and its impact on real economy; political significance and impact of the crises.
ECON419 - Globalization and Regionalization (3 + 0) 6
Globalization, financial globalization, foreign direct investment, multinational companies, globalization and economic development, developing countries, the theory of integration, types of integration, economic unions, the experiment of EU, regionalism and regional unions, the theories of regionalism.
ECON423 - Applied Economic Data Analysis (3 + 0) 6
Introduction to economic data analysis; displaying economic information graphically, introduction to Stata and Stata commands; creating and summarizing data in Stata; two-way graphs; bar graphs; box plots; dot plots; pie charts; spatial maps; contingency tables; tests of association; interpreting and displaying results from regression analysis.
ECON425 - Enviromental Economics (3 + 0) 6
The relation between environment and economics; the problems of environment and the micro and macro effects of the policies regarding these problems; the preventive policies regarding the enviromental policies at domestic and international levels and the effects of these policies on developing and developed countries.
ECON426 - Financial Economics (3 + 0) 6
Functions and structure of the financial system, financial instruments, the risk management and control, issues in corporate finance and capital budgeting, the real economy and the financial markets: macroeconomic activity and financial markets; monetary policy and financial markets; banking sector and the financial markets.
ECON427 - Institutional Economics (3 + 0) 6
The main representatives of the new institutional economics; its contribution to theory of firm and economic development; current transactions costs economics, governance structures, positive externalities, bounded rationality, property rights, the extent of institutional economics on the determination of macroeconomic policies.
ECON440 - Economics of Competition (3 + 0) 6
Firm behavior in imperfectly competitive markets; how governments regulate competition; market power; market structures, industry analysis, demand-supply; market concept in competition, entry, exit barriers, price discrimination, monopoly, market power, cartels, integration and integration regulation; privatization, vertical integration.
ECON441 - Innovation and Ethics (3 + 0) 6
Ethics and moral reasoning; major traditional theories and concepts in ethics and human behavior; ethical codes; business life applications; responsibilities to society; internal and external factors affecting business life and moral reasoning; entrepreneurship related issues; concepts related to moral reasoning in business life.
ECON442 - Economics of Innovation (3 + 0) 6
The role of science, technology and innovation in economics at the macro and at the micro level; the diffusion and absorption of innovation; issues concerning the measurement of innovation; the national, regional systems of innovation and clusters; the relationship between R&D support mechanisms and economic performance in Turkey.
ECON443 - Entrepreneurship (3 + 0) 6
The nature and importance of entrepreneurship, history of entrepreneurship, the entrepreneurial and intrapreneurial mind, creativity, innovation and the business idea, marketing and financial planning, franchising, entrepreneurial strategy and strategic management in operations, and presentation to business angels.
ECON444 - Science and Technology Policies (3 + 0) 6
The relation between economic development and science, technology and innovation policies; demand and supply approaches; the science, technology and innovation organizations at national level; public support mechanisms, technology transfer options and direct investment channels; the cases of Turkey and Chili.
ECON458 - Qualitative Methods in Economic Research (3 + 0) 6
Qualitative vs. quantitative research design in economics; qualitative data collection; interviews; participant and non-participant observation; interviews; diaries and document analysis; qualitative study examples in economics; qualitative data analysis; introduction to content analysis; qualitative data analysis with QDA Miner; ethical issues in qualitative research.
ECON483 - Stochastic Processes for Data Science (3 + 0) 6
Essentials of stochastic integrals and stochastic differential equations; probability distributions and heavy tails, ordering of risks, aggregate claim amount distributions, risk processes, renewal processes and random walks, Markov chains, continuous Markov models, Martingale techniques and Brownian motion, point processes, diffusion models, and applications in various subject related data science.
ECON484 - Machine Learning (3 + 0) 5
Supervised learning, unsupervised learning; learning theory; reinforcement learning and adaptive control; recent applications of machine learning, such as to robotic control, data mining, autonomous navigation, bioinformatics, speech recognition, and text and web data processing and evaluation of policies and programs.
HUM211 - Gender Studies and Women Rights (3 + 0) 4
Introduction; gender perceptions; woman and health; woman and politics; woman and law; modernism, gender and women rights; types of violence against women and their prevention; woman and literature; woman labor in the global economy; worklife and woman; woman and entrepreneurship; woman and environment.
HUM212 - Gender Equality (3 + 0) 4
This course focused on examine main subjects and current issues of Gender Studies by precisely taking the principle of equality and discrimination at hand, Help students follow gender studies in Turkey and across the globe and develop abilities of students to examine and generate behavioral patterns in their daily social life in a gender-mainstrea
IE320 - Business Process Reengineering (3 + 0) 5
Identifying, mapping, measuring, objectively analyzing and improving business processes and practices within enterprise and across enterprise boundaries with customers, suppliers and business partners; best practices, supporting techniques and practical knowledge gleaned from the experience of numerous real-world projects.
IE415 - Industrial Economics (3 + 0) 5
Competitive markets, real world institutions, and the internal organization of firms; price discrimination; vertical control; oligopoly theory; product differentiation under oligopoly; entry, entry deterrence and predation; new empirical industrial organization; non-cooperative game theory.
IE421 - E-Commerce and ERP (3 + 0) 5
Introduction to the business concept and content of the new economy; basic concepts and foundations of e-commerce; developing issues in enterprise resource planning (ERP) and supply chain management (SCM); e-commerce within the business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C) context and discussions regarding the implementation of these sy
IE426 - Labor Law (3 + 0) 5
General concepts, scope of the labor law, contract of employment, creation of a healthy and safe working environment for workers, accidents and risks at the workplace, liability issues, social security, labor unions, employee-employer bargaining for salaries and benefits, strikes and lock-outs.
IR303 - Turkısh 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.
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.
LOG305 - Logistics and Transportation Law (3 + 0) 6
Logistics services work in processes among international logistics organizations (F.F., 3PL. 4PL. agency) and army unite, control systems positions on in- and out-material and product flow, material management, temporary storage, physical distribution and supply chain between international company and firms, law related to international logistics a
LOG311 - Supply Chain Management (3 + 0) 6
The basic SCM concepts; purchasing, manufacturing flow management, production, marketing, sales, distribution, customer relationship and service management, demand management, order fulfilment, supplier relationship management, IT, product development and commercialization, returns management.
LOG405 - Customs Regulations and Applications (3 + 0) 6
Students will be informed about basic principles related to customs, basic concepts related to customs legislation, tariff, value, rules of origin, customs regimes, non-regime transactions, principles of subject to customs, customs and financial obligations related to customs, customs offenses, customs disputes, customs consultancy, customs
LOG409 - E-Business (3 + 0) 6
Types of e-commerce, business paradigms, fundamental concepts, tools of e-commerce, types of payment, types of infrastructure such as communication, technology and payment infrastructure, current positions of Turkish companies in e-commerce and data storage technologies for e-business.
MAN101 - Introduction to Behavioral Science (3 + 0) 5
Thinking critically with behavioral science, exploring the biology of mind, discription of human diversity, sensation and perception, learning process and conditioning, the phenomenon of memory and memory construction, thinking and language, motivation and work, emotions, personality.
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).
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
MAN442 - Seminar (3 + 0) 5
Main aspects of business research; the scientific approach and alternative approaches to research; the broad problem area and defining the problem statement; the critical literature review; theoretical framework and hypothesis development; elements of research design; data collection methods: introduction and interviews, observation,questionnaires
MATH313 - Introduction to Mathematical Finance (3 + 0) 6
Introduction to theory of interest: simple and compound interest, time value of money, rate of interest, rate of discount, nominal rates, effective rates, compound interest functions, generalized cash flow modelling, loans, present value analysis, accumulated profit, and internal rate of return for investment projects, annuities, perpetuities, meas
MATH316 - Mathematics of Financial Derivatives (3 + 0) 6
Introduction to options and markets, European call and put options, arbitrage, put call parity, asset price random walks, Brownian motion, Ito?s Lemma, derivation of Black-Scholes formula for European options, Greeks, options for dividend paying assets, multi-step binomial models, American call and put options, early exercise on calls and puts on a
MATH333 - Matrix Analysis (3 + 0) 6
Preliminaries, eigenvalues, eigenvectors and similarity, unitary equivalence and normal matrices, Canonical forms, Hermitian and symmetric matrices, norms for vectors and matrices, location and perturbation of eigenvalues, positive definite matrices, nonnegative matrices.
MATH378 - Partial Differential Equations (3 + 0) 6
Basic concepts; first-order partial differential equations; types and normal forms of second-order linear partial differential equations; separation of variables; Fourier series; hyperbolic, parabolic and elliptic equations; solution of the Wave Equation.
MATH417 - Computational Methods of Mathematical Finance (2 + 0) 6
Introduction to MATLAB, finite difference formulae, the explicit and implicit finite difference methods, The Crank-Nicolson method, European option pricing by the heat equation, pricing by the Black-Scholes equation, pricing by an explicit, an implicit and Crank-Nicolson method, pricing American options, projected SOR and tree methods, pseudo-rando
MATH437 - Statistical Methods and Financial Applications (3 + 0) 6
Central tendency/dispersion measures, moments, maximum likelihood estimation, correlation and simple linear regression, multi-regression model, autocorrelation and multi-collinearity on regression models, portfolio theory, CAPM and ARMA approaches.
MATH483 - Special Functions of Applied Mathematics (3 + 0) 6
Gamma and Beta functions; Pochhammer`s symbol; hypergeometric series; hypergeometric differential equation; generalized hypergeometric functions; Bessel function; the functional relationships, Bessel`s differential equation; orthogonality of Bessel functions.
PR335 - Popular Culture and Media (3 + 0) 5
This course examines and analyses the mass culture and popular culture. It explores the key features of popular culture and differences of it from mass culture and high culture. It will further examine the interaction between mass media organizations and popular culture. The course will also focus on the role of the popular culture in reinforcing t
PR437 - Media and Social Representation (3 + 0) 8
How is identity formed, maintained, and represented; how can identity be understood through an historical perspective; how do individuals use traditional and new media to reflect their identities; how does popular culture inform personal displays of identity.
PSY332 - Attitude Measurement (3 + 2) 8
Direct and indirect assessment techniques, different types of attitude scales, development of item pools, development of attitude scales, assessing the reliability and the validity of attitude scales, conducting item analyses and using exploratory factor analyses in the development and validation of attitude scales.