Course Contents

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GENERAL CULTURAL COURSES DEPARTMENT
CURRICULUM
(Course Content)

Last Update: 29.06.2016

UNDERGRADUATE COURSES – CORE COURSES
HIST 201 Principles of Atatürk I (2-0) 0
The modernization of the Ottoman Empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, the spread of nationalism, and the revolutionary changes in Ottoman institutions and society that led to the Empire’s demise, the transitional period from the Empire to the national state and the foundation of the Turkish Republic following the national struggle led by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

HIST 202 Principles of Atatürk II (2-0) 0
The foundation of Turkish Republic, Principles of Atatürk and major events and changes that have taken place in politic, society, economy, and culture as a results of revolution for reorganization of state and society

HIST 203 History of Turkish Revolution I (2-0) 0
The modernization of the Ottoman Empire during the nineteenth and early twentieth century’s, the spread of nationalism, and the revolutionary changes in Ottoman institutions and society that led to the Empire’s demise, the transitional period from the Empire to the national state and the foundation of the Turkish Republic following the national struggle led by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

HIST 204 History of Turkish Revolution II (2-0) 0
The foundation of Turkish Republic, Principles of Atatürk and major events and changes that have taken place in politic, society, economy, and culture as a results of revolution for reorganization of state and society

TURK 201 Turkish Language I (2-0) 0
Definition of the language and the place and importance of language as a social institution in life, relationship with culture-language, language-society and thought-language, place among the world languages of Turkish, exchange of words between languages, vocabulary, basic grammatical features and evaluated the current status of present state

TURK 202 Turkish Language II (2-0) 0
Turkish writing expression, identification, discussion and practical training for oral and written expression

TURK 203 Turkish for International Students I (2-0) 0
Turkish sound knowledge of basic level, simple sentence structures, establish a dialogue, introducing yourself

TURK 204 Turkish for International Students II (2-0) 0
A study on the simple sentence structure of Turkish with tenses, possessive suffixes with -e, -de, -den, or -(y)i and certain structures necessary for fluent communication

MAN 211 Corporate Communication and Management Skills for Engineers (0-3) 0
Recruitment process, organizational structure and culture, developing communication and management skills, customer relations management and ethical issues in a global world and growing economies

NON-TECHNICAL ELECTIVE COURSES

ART 201 Freehand Drawing and Sketching I (0-3) 0
To draw 2 dimensional images that we see, dream or design for the basic purposes of art and aesthetics

ART 203 Sculpture (0-3) 0
Casting three dimensional shapes with clay for the basic purposes of sculpture art

ART 204 Ceramic Design and Pottery (0-3) 0
Basic ceramic production techniques, retouching before bisque firing, drying, moldings techniques

ART 205 Colour Photography (0-3) 0
Teaching technically and theoretically part of the color photography and to inform students about basic photography knowledge such as composition, light and cameras

ART 210 Western Music and Aesthetics (0-3) 0
An overview of the factors those influencing the processes of creation and perception of the music and creating the criteria of aesthetics; Pythagoras and the music of the planets, “Ethos” in music, Gothic period, church and music, opera, Baroque period, Classical period, Wagner, interaction of classical and jazz music, approaches to music in the 20th century, analysis of works depending on the periodical approaches of aesthetic

ART 211 Music Workshop (0-3) 0
Individual instrumental studies; fundamentals of music; chords; vocal techniques

MUS 212 Introduction to Harmony (0-3) 0
Basic theory of harmony; major-minor scales; modes; harmonic and melodic scales; individual instrumental studies; notes form knowledge; toning; fundamentals of music; circle of fifths

ART 230 Dance Education (0-3) 0
Definition of dance, its importance and historical development; basic practice in dance technics

ART 231 Traditional Turkish Folk Dances I (0-3) 0
General definitions about culture and folklore; information about traditional Turkish folk dances and types, instruments, rhythms and wearing; basic figures about types of Turkish folk dances

ART 232 Traditional Turkish Folk Dances II (0-3) 0
Definitions about traditional Turkish folk dances (types, instruments, rhythms and wearing); teaching dance according to types

HUM 201 Thinking through Philosophy (3-0) 3
Concepts of philosophy; philosophers and their texts; elated works of art and science

HUM 203 Introduction to Social Anthropology (3-0) 3
To introduce fundamental concepts and issues of social anthropology and to provide a relativistic view of human diversity

HUM 204 Correct Speaking and Writing (3-0) 3
Using Turkish correctly and effectively, pronunciation problems, improving the skills of public speaking

HUM 205 Current Problems of Turkish Language (3-0) 3
The use of mass media in Turkish, teaching of Turkish and the main problem of language awareness, the problem of Turkish language at work, the use of Turkish language at communication

HUM 206 Cross-Cultural Studies (3-0) 3
Within the frame of different approaches in social and cultural anthropology, introducing the students the unique and universal features of both their own culture and others’ through a variety of case studies focused on different cultures

HUM 207 History of Ottoman Empire I (3-0) 3
The Classical period of the Ottoman Empire, from 1300 to 1600. The course studies the economic, social, political and religious institutions, and the Ottoman economic system

HUM 208 History of Ottoman Empire II (3-0) 3
The Ottoman Empire from its peak in the1600 until 1808 the end of the reign of Selim III; the aspects of 17th and 18th centuries: examines the transformation of the Ottoman Empire in terms of its political and administrative structures, its social structures and its economy, as well as its relationship with Europe and its responses of the change

HUM 211 Introduction to Russian Culture (3-0) 3
The highlights of Russian culture through Russian history from its beginning to the present days

HUM 213 History of Western Civilization I (3-0)3
History from the ancient to the age of Absolutism; traditions and changes which have shaped Western political institutions, economic systems, social structures, and culture

HUM 214 History of Western Civilization II (3-0) 3
The knowledge on political institutions, economic systems, social structures, and cultures of modern Western world from the Absolutism to the present

HUM 215 Mythology (3-0) 3
Ancient mythology, Greek mythology and comparative study with world myths; logic of myth and its structure, language and historical roots of myths

HUM 216 Structure and Meaning of Fairy Tales (3-0) 3
Morphology of Fairy Tale; classification; function of the main personages; historical roots of fairy tale; psychological aspects; ideas of the famous contributors for understanding fairy tale: Vl.Propp, J.G.Frazer, L.Levy-Bruhle, C.G.Yung, M.L.von Franz, V.Turner, C.Levy-Strauss

HUM 217 History of Art I (3-0) 3
Visual art and its terminology for description; prehistoric art; Mesopotamian, Egyptian, Aegean, Greek, Etruscan, and Roman art; description and analysis of ancient sculpture

HUM 218 History of Art II (3-0) 3
Visual history of European art, description of terminology; Early Christian, Byzantine, Gothic art; Italian and Northern Renaissance; Baroque style in Europe

HUM 219 History of Art III (3-0) 3
Important concepts of European Art from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries, including especially the main abstract tendencies of the twentieth century

HUM 220 Introduction to Japanese Culture (3-0) 3
The brief history of Japan, Meiji Restoration, Second World War and its impact on the country, customs and culture, religion, traditional sports, Japanese cuisine, music and poetry, detailed meaning of some Japanese words which we use in everyday life such as yakuza, tsunami,samuray and numerous other cultural elements

HUM 223 Introduction to French Culture (3-0) 3
Different topics such as the 20th century brief history of French, French cuisine, music and literature, effects of French culture on the Turkish culture or effects of Turkish culture on the French culture and numerous other cultural elements

HUM 226 Text Analysis from Turkish Literature (3-0) 3

Selected examples of contemporary Turkish poetry and novels of texts to read understand and interpret the work

HUM 227 Turkish Language Reform (3-0) 3
Causes and consequences of the Turkish Language Reform and language debates

HUM 230 Group Dynamic (3-0) 3
Ways of maintaining successful relationships in various organizations, by introducing the structure, function and dynamics of social groups

HUM 231 Sociology of Work (3-0) 3
What is the sociology of work?  Key terms and concepts; theoretical foundations: Marx, Durkheim & Weber; labor process & employment relations; occupational differentiation & professions; education and careers; equality of opportunity; gender and work; race and ethnicity; immigration, diversity, discrimination; culture of poverty; labor market and welfare system institutions; social movements

HUM 240 Introduction to Spanish Culture (3-0) 3
Diverse aspects of Spanish civilization; most significant historical and political events; most representative works of Spanish art, architecture and literature; development of modern Spain; comparative analysis of Spanish and Turkish cultures

HUM 251 Ottoman Turkish I (3-0) 3
Arabic alphabet, reading and writing of letters, readings and writings of Turkish words, reading and writing of Arabic and Persian words

HUM 252 Ottoman Turkish II (3-0) 3                                   Prerequisite: HUM 251
Continuation of Ottoman Turkish I Arabic and Persian elements used in Ottoman Turkish, transcription

HUM 255 Latin I (3-0) 3
History of Latin Language; the Latin alphabet; phonology, morphology and syntax of Latin Language; translation technics in Latin

HUM 256 Latin II (3-0) 3                                                           Prerequisite: HUM 255
Vocabulary, morphology and syntax of Latin Language; translation technics in Latin

MAN 203 Project Management (3-0) 3
Organization and planning the project; controlling time, cash, and risk; qualified, successful management in project

MAN 205 Innovation Management  (3-0) 3
Main concepts of creativity and innovation; importance to individuals, teams, organizations, and the entrepreneurial process; tools and practices for creative/innovative processes

MAN 206 Business and Workplace (3-0) 3
Providing a broad view of the main functions of management, organization types and basic organizational operations

MAN 210 Corparate Communication and Management Skills (3-0) 3
Recruitment process, organisational structure and culture, developing communication and management skills, customer relations management and ethical issues in a global world and growing economies

MAN 215 Engineering Economics (3-0) 3
Interest and money-time relationships; methods of comparison of alternatives by using present worth, annual equivalent and rate of return techniques; depreciation and replacement analysis, economic life problems, cost-benefit analysis, break-even analysis, payback period, effect of inflation

MAN 216 Introduction to Maarketing (3-0) 3
Concepts of marketing as product, price, promotion, and distribution; implementation of marketing activities by regarding planning, market research, market analysis, managerial concepts; approaches to marketing problems’ solutions

MAN 217 Fundamentals Management (3-0) 3
Analysis of organizations forms of business. The management processes of planning, organizing, directing, and controlling in the context of social and technical systems. Decision making, managing change, ethics and social responsibility, information technology and e-commerce, financing activities in companies

MAN 218 Entrepreneurship (3-0) 3
Elements of entrepreneurship, fundamentals of small scale business, business idea, innovation, basic functions of an economic establishment

MAN 220 Leadership (3-0) 3
Mission, vision and values. Leadership theories What leaders do and what makes a person a leader. Leadership styles, good-bad leadership. Examples of leaders from history and world. Identifying students’ leadership styles.  Establishing a virtual institute/company in class, and applying the concepts and methodologies discussed in class to this virtual institute/company

MAN 221 Organizational and Individual Career Management (3-0) 3
Career concept and theories. Organizational career development and tools. Talent management and succession management systems in organizations. Individual career development and tools. Individual mission, vision and values. Career assessment tests. Identifying career inclinations of students. Preparing CVs. Job hunting. Job interviews. Work-Life balance. New career approaches

MAN 230 Law in Business Life (3-0) 3
Introduction to law, the principles of law, concepts of civil law of obligation, business law, commercial law, law and securers law

MAN 231 Intellectual and Industrial Property Law (3-0) 3
Industrial property rights, patents, utility models, trademarks, industrial designs, geographical signs, the topography of integrated circuit

SPRT 201 Tennis I (0-3) 0
Game rules: single and double competitions; equipment; pitch sizes; explanation of technical terms: forehand, backhand, forehand volley, backhand and service

SPRT 202 Tennis II (0-3) 0                            Prerequisite: SPRT 201                                 
Game rules, single and double competitions: repetition of shot techniques, forehand, backhand, service; practices of shooting: forehand volley, backhand volley, smash lob and service, graduated tournaments; 1st degree, 2nd degree, classification tournaments, general information about refereeing.

SPRT 203 Badminton (0-3) 0
Game Rules; equipment: racket, ball, net, clothes, badminton pitch and posts; techniques of shooting and running; racket handling, basic standing s fields and shooting types: high service, short service, swipe service, smash, up-forehand shooting, down-forehand shooting, down-backhand shooting, drive, game on the net; running techniques and directions; education of shooting and running

SPRT 204 Basketball (0-3) 0
Modern basketball; education via basketball; rules; pitch and equipment; warm-up exercise and stretching; practicing with the ball; techniques playing with the ball; ball handling, standing with the ball, running with the ball, passing, stopping, turnings, drive, shoot, rebound; techniques without ball: standing fundamentals, defending steps, jumping, box out; personal offence and defense techniques; team defense and offence

SPRT 206 Table Tennis (0-3) 0
Materials used in table tennis; development of the technique of table tennis

SPRT 208 Fitness Assessment Techniques (0-3) 0
Conscious exercises; properties and structure of the muscles; effect of exercises on the body; cardio-vascular, circulation and respiratory system; the importance of stretching, warming and cooling exercises; exercises according to muscle groups

SPRT 209 Swimming I (0-3) 0
Coordination development of breath, arms, legs and body and technical education skills of free and backstroke styles

GRADUATE COURSES

EDU 601 Development and Learning (3-3) 0
Individual growth and learning; educational psychology; physical, mental, affective, sexual and social development of students and how to evaluate them in education

EDU 602 Instructional Planning and Evaluation (3-2) 4
Education programs and new approaches and developments in teaching; studies in deferent program planning and evaluation; practicing modern teaching methods and strategies in classroom

HUM 501 Latin for Research I (4-0) 4
Grammar types in archeological and architectural research area; using of standard dictionary, vocabulary indexes, readings of sample text; epigraphs from the excavations of Izmir and Aegean region; readings from Classic, Middle Age and modern Latin

HUM 502 Latin for Research II (4-0) 4                   Prerequisite: HUM 501
Advanced research on Latin text; advanced grammar topics