Courses

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FIRST YEAR

Fall Semester

CODE COURSE NAME C ECTS
ENG 101 English I 3 4
MAT 171 Maths for Bus & Econ.I 3 6
CIS 151 Intro.to Computers 3 6
MAN 101 Introduction to Business 3 6
ECON101 Principles of Econ.I 3 6
ATA 101 Atatürk İlkeleri I 0 2
TOTAL Semester CREDITS/ECTS 15 30

Spring Semester

CODE COURSE NAME C ECTS
ENG 102 English II 3 4
MAT 172 Maths for Bus & Econ II 3 6
EU 100 Introduction to European Integration 3 6
MAN 102 Principles of Management 3 6
ECON102 Principles of Econ.II 3 6
ATA 102 Atatürk İlkeleri II 0 2
TOTAL Semester CREDITS/ECTS 15 30

SECOND YEAR

Fall Semester

CODE COURSE NAME C ECTS
ENG 201 Business Communication 3 6
HIST 103 Hist. Of Civilazation 3 6
EU 201 EU Comperirion Policy 3 6
POL 101 Political Science I 3 6
ECON201 Microeconomics 3 6
TOTAL Semester CREDITS/ECTS 15 30

Spring Semester

CODE COURSE NAME C ECTS
ENG 202 Oral Communication 3 6
MAT 281 Statistics I 3 6
POL 102 Political Science II 3 6
EU 208 Theories of EU Integration 3 6
ECON202 Macroeconomics 3 6
TOTAL Semester CREDITS/ECTS 15 30

THIRD YEAR

Fall Semester

CODE COURSE NAME C ECTS
EU 301 History of Europe 3 6
LAW 205 Constitutional Law 3 6
IR 207 Intro. To IR I 3 6
Elective 3 6
Elective 3 6
TOTAL Semester CREDITS/ECTS 15 30

Spring Semester

CODE COURSE NAME C ECTS
EU 307 Diplomatic History 3 6
EU 308 European Monetary Union 3 6
IR 208 Intro. To IR II 3 6
Elective 3 6
Elective 3 6
TOTAL Semester CREDITS/ECTS 15 30

FOURTH YEAR

Fall Semester

CODE COURSE NAME C ECTS
EU 404 EU and International Trade 3 6
EU 406 European Economy 3 6
Elective 3 6
Elective 3 6
Elective 3 6
TOTAL Semester CREDITS/ECTS 15 30

Spring Semester

CODE COURSE NAME C ECTS
EU 410 European Union Labour Market 3 6
Elective 3 6
Elective 3 6
Elective 3 6
Elecive 3 6
TOTAL Semester CREDITS/ECTS 15 30

TOTAL CREDITS 120 / TOTAL ECTS 240

Course Descriptions

ECON 101 Principles of Economics I
Basic concepts of economics and mainly elementary microeconomics- Topics covered are: The economic problem, Scarcity, Supply and Demand, Elasticity, Marginal analysis of consumers and firms behaviour, The theory of profit maximization, Analysis of markets, Pricing in competitive and non-competitive markets.

MAN 101 Introduction to Business
Broad integrative course covering all functional areas of business: finance, human resources, management sciences, information systems and marketing. Relationships among business, government and society considered.

MAT 171 Mathematics for Business & Economics I
This course aims at providing a comprehensive treatment of selected topics in both finite mathematics and calculus. It will make students as competent as possible in an environment of quantitative analysis of computers.

CIS 151 Introduction to Computers
Introduction to the World of the Computer, Defining the Computer, The History of Computer, Computer Generations, Elements of Computer Systems, Hardware of Computer, Classification of Computers, Principle of Computer Working, Using the Computer and MS-Dos Operating System, Dos Editor.

ENG 101 English I
Focusing on grammar and developing of all language skills. This course aims at enabling students to understand their lessons and to express themselves in English.

ATA 101 Principles of Atatürk I
The Principles of Atatürk will be discussed analytically and historically in both Semesters.

ECON 102 Principles of Economics II
This course is concerned with elementary macroeconomics. Topics covered are such as: Determination of National Income, The Role of the Government, The Banking System, Problems of Inflation, Unemployment and Growth.

MAN 102 Principles of Management
Principles of management includes: The Basis of Management, Theory and Practice, The Nature of Planning, Decision-Making, The Nature and Purpose of Organising, Basic Departmentation, Line / Staff Authority and Decentralisation, Human Resource Management and Selection, Motivation, Leadership, and The System and Process of Controlling.

MAT 172 Mathematics for Business & Economics II
Limits and Continuity, Average Rate of Change and Slope, Derivatives, Instantaneous Rate of Change, Higher Order Derivatives, Optimisation, Concavity of Inflection Points, Maximal and Minima, Revenue, Cost and Profit Applications, Anti Derivatives, Rules of Integration, Differential Equations, Mathematics of Finance, Simple and Compound Interest, Present Value, Effective Interest, Future Value, Annuities.

EU 100 Introduction to European Integration
This course is designed as an introduction to the process of post-1945 European integration for students who have never studied the European Union previously. After analyzing general integration theories, we will examine in detail the integration of the EU in five blocs: EU Identity and Values; History of the EU; EU Institutions; EU Policy Sectors; and EU Enlargement.

ENG 102 English II
This course aims to take students to advanced level of English.

ATA 102 Principles of Atatürk II
The Principles of Atatürk will be discussed analytically and historically in both Semesters.

ECON 201 Microeconomics
The main objective of this course is to familiarise the students with the topics of microeconomics. The main topics covered in this course consist of the Firm and the Industry, Perfect competition, Monopoly, Oligopoly, Analysis of Factors of Production, Human Capital, Trade Unions, Game Theory, etc.

HIST 103 History of Civilization
The course covers the main developments of the mankind from the coming of the man 2.5 million Years ago to the present time. The main focus is on the big turning points of the cultural as the Neolithic Revolution (10.000 Years ago), the rise of the civilization (5.500 Years ago), the Renaissance (1350-1520) and the coming of Modernity.

EU 201 EU Competition Policy
To make students familiar with European competition policy, which is one of the most developed and successful areas of policy-making in the EU. Students will be made aware the how the policy seeks to tackle distortions in the common market caused by both public and private actors, although the course will concentrate on the latter. Where appropriate and relevant, comparative study will be undertaken as an aid to understanding the Community competition law regime, how it is applied and how it is enforced.

POL 101 Political Science 1
What is Politics, Political Science, Nations and State, Political Ideologies, Political Culture, The People and the State, Politics and the Media.

ENG 201 Business Communication
This course aims to improve the student’s ability to understand and use English Grammar and vocabulary in business context.

ECON 202 Macroeconomics
The main objective of this course is to familiarise the students with the topics of macro economics. The main topics covered in this course include: Component of Aggregate Demand and Planned Spending, Monetary and Fiscal Policies, the IS-LM Model, Demand Management, The Adjustment Process, Unemployment, Inflation.

POL 102 Political Science II
The Institutions of Government, Elections and Electoral Systems, Political Parties, Interest Groups, Presidential and Parliamentary Systems, Political Leadership, Bureaucracy and Administration, Revolution, International Relations, Environmental Politics, Politics and Religion, The Rise of Religion and Nationalism.

MAT 281 Statistics I
Frequency distributions and Graphing Frequency Distributions, Measures of Central Tendency, Measures of Dispersion and Skewness, Basic Concepts and Rules of Probability, Probability Distributions: Binomial, Poisson, Normal, and Chir-Square Distributions, Sampling Concepts, Sampling Distributions.

EU 208 Theories of EU Integration
This course will look at the main political studies theories which try to explain the historical development of the European Union. In this context, new theories which have specifically emerged to explain European integration and which have their roots in the political studies theories will be discussed in detail. This course also aims at looking into the important events in the history of the EU in explaining how these theories emerged.

ENG 202 Oral Communication
This course presents a business story within the context and structure of two typical business communication situation. The target language items are described in terms of the functions they perform within the communicative structure of the meeting or negotiation.

EU 301 History of Europe
This course will examine the history of Europe and how the European Union emerged to be as it is today. It will not only analyze the historical development of the EU process after the Second World War but also the historical developments before that period.

LAW 205 Constitutional Law
An introduction to the main aspects of Constitutional Law, namely its Nature, Classification of Constitutions, The Doctrine of the Separation of Power, The Rule of Law, Parliamentary, Supremacy and Constitutional Connections. There is an examination of the freedom to Experience, Association, Persons and Property. Natural Justice, Delegated Legislation, Judicial Review of the Administration and Judicial Remedies and Administrative Law are also covered.

IR 207 Introduction to IR I
The course introduces key conceptual issues in international relations it analyses contemporary global problems such as security, international organisations, resources, peace and of war. The main aim of the course is to encourage students for critical thinking and analysis of the world events.

EU 307 Diplomatic History
The main aim of this course is to analyze the historical developments in the relations between the countries of the world since the French Reform.

EU 308 European Monetary Union
The integration of European financial markets, the theory and measurement, determinants of European financial integration, the development of the European monetary system, different phases of development, the costs and benefits of a monetary union, comparison and evaluation of costs and benefits, the transition to an economic and monetary union, EMU and the European Central Bank.

IR 208 Introduction to IR II
The course introduces key conceptual issues in international relations it analyses contemporary global problems such as security, international organisations, resources, peace and of war. The main aim of the course is to encourage students for critical thinking and analysis of the world events.

EU 404 EU and International Trade
The process of European integration: a historical overview, the single market, industrial specialization and reallocation, International investment and trade, the world economy and the globalization of economic activity, technology and economic changes, global corporations and national competitiveness, Europe in the global trade, Competitive performance of the European firms and technology, Possible policy responses: toward new international rules and institutional arrangements.

EU 406 European Economy
This course will bring together various aspects of the European Economy from its history and institutions to its main economic policies and the European Monetary Union (EMU). These policies include subjects such as agriculture, competition, science and technology, transportation, environment, and foreign trade.

EU 410 European Union Labour Market
Labour supply and labour demand, the static model of labour supply, the effects of taxation and welfare benefits on work incentives. Non-competitive, non-union, and union theories of wage setting behaviour, wage models, union effect on wages, understanding unemployment and policies to counteract unemployment, earning and inequality, alternative theories of earning determinations, human capital theory, EU policy issues, immigration, labour market rigidities.

ECON 312 International Political Economy
This course examines the politics of global economic relations. The first part of the course examines the three IPE perspectives which are mercantilism, liberalism and structuralism. The second part focuses on international trade, the role of global financial institutions, alternatives to neoclassical trade theory, third world debt, stabilization packages and the relationship of the world economy to development in poor countries.

ECON 313 International Finance
This course will be an introduction to exchange rates, the market for foreign currency, exchange rate regimes, and the international monetary system, balance of payments, prices in the open economy, financial markets in the open economy, managing operating exposure, forward, futures and options markets, international banking, souring debt internationally, souring equity internationally.

ECON 420 Small Economies
Course devoted to the examination of the economic consequences of the size of a nation. Problems faced in the development process. Cases of the economies of different small nations will be examined, especially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

ECON 422 Project Planning and Investment Appraisal
Project Planning and Investment Appraisal is an elective course. The course will start with project management in term of its objectives, techniques and impacts. Various forms of project management will be discussed along with assessments of the values and limitations. Objectives and organisation of different stages of investment appraisal will be analysed. Financial analysis will include the development of performance cash flow statements and application of various investment criterions. These criterions are namely Net Present Value, Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Pay Back Period and Cost-Benefit. The course will also cover the economic, risk and distributive analyses within an integrated approach model.

ECON 424 World Economy
The course investigates developments, trends, cycles and facts of the world economy during the 1970’s and its future. A framework is developed within which to examine the subject matter. Outcomes of structural adjustment on major country basis well on global basis are evaluated.

EU 305 Enlargement of EU and Harmonization
Enlargement is an ongoing process in the EU. The EU currently has 27 members and hopes to enlarge even further. In such a union, harmonization of policies and rules is essential and the only way to make the EU last is to have harmonization of the economic, social and cultural policies in the EU as a whole. This course will examine how the EU is aiming to achieve this goal.

EU 310 Freedom of Movements
This course examines the historical roots and developments of the system in the EU which has brought complete freedom of movement of people, goods, services and capital in the union. The course will analyze how this system is practiced in the EU.

EU 312 EU Macroeconomic Policy
The course consists of lectures on international macroeconomics. Topics include money market equilibrium, goods market equilibrium, economic policy in an open economy international monetary institutions, exchange rates, sustainable EMA, fiscal, monetary and exchange rate policies, labour markets and competition policy.

EU 313 International Politics and Security
In this course, the current structure of the world politics is discussed. Before the discussing of the current structure, we will focus on historical and theoretical debates about international politics. Otherwise, we will study on nation state, national interest, national security and foreign policy concepts comparatively with alternative concepts: transnationalism, international security and economic cooperation etc.

EU 314 Environmental Economics
Environment is a natural resource and it has become a scarce resource. So as economy trying to provide more efficient use of scarce resources, environment became more important. It is very new topic for our society so the course will start from very beginning by explaining the economic importance, problems and solutions. Market failure and government solutions will be explained separately. Also examples from EU will be given and this will help students to think about the environmental problems of their country.

EU 315 Turkish Foreign Policy I
This course will analyze the Turkish foreign policy starting from the period of the fall of the Ottoman Empire. In this context, the political relations within all the world countries will be examined in order to clearly see how the Turkish foreign policy emerged over the Years. People, institutions, incidents and developments affecting foreign policy in this period will be discussed throughout the course.

EU 316 Public Finance and Fiscal Policy in EU
This course offers a general introductory survey of the field of public finance in general and in the EU. The topics include: when market fail, methods of government intervention, program and project evaluation, major state and local taxes and their effects, and financial relations. Study the productive and allocative role of government and of other aggregations of individuals, as well as the interaction among politics, economics and ethics. The course includes welfare economics, the theory of public goods, collective choice problems, cost-benefit analysis, and governmental public finance. Analyse the equity and efficiency effects of major taxes, including the personal income tax, the corporate income tax and the social security tax.

EU 317 Turkish Foreign Policy II
This is a continuation of EU 315 course broadening the systematic enquiry on Turkish Foreign Policy with special emphasis on Post Cold War systemic changes and their impact on Turkish Foreign Policy. The challenges of adapting to global systemic transformation, globalization, rising regional conflicts will be looked at together with efforts to deal with old issues in the new environments such as the Cyprus issue and European integration.

EU 318 Institutions of the EU
The institutions of the EU are the most important organs of the EU. The students will learn in detail how the EU works by learning about these institutions which are the European Parliament, Council of the EU, European Commission, Court of Justice of the European Communities, European Court of Auditors, European Ombudsman and European Data Protection Supervisor. The course will also include information about other financial, advisory, inter-institutional bodies and non-governmental organizations of the EU.

EU 320/IR 462 Multiculturalism
This course explores both contemporary theories and practice of multiculturalism and identity politics. On one hand, it dwells upon theoretical construction and components of multiculturalism. It examines some relevant concepts and ideas such as identity, culture, nation, race, ethnicity and gender. On the other hand, experiences and practices of multiculturalism is examined in the examples of some western countries as case studies.

EU 321 Finance in the EU
This course will mainly analyze the European Union budget. It will examine areas such as the budget preparation process, income convergence and contributions of the member states. This course will also discuss issues such as taxation, financial legislation and regional aid policies of the EU.

EU 322 Industrial Economics
This course is mainly an introduction to industrial organization in economies. Industrial Organization applies microeconomic theory and econometric analysis to study firms and markets. Both theoretical and empirical work is considered, and implications for business strategy and public policy are discussed. Topics include imperfect competition, pricing, advertising, entry and exit, industry evolution, cartel formation, vertical integration, mergers, antitrust, and regulation. Several real world industries are used to focus ideas, provide examples, and test theories.

EU 325 / IR 312 International Organizations
The aim of this course is to inform the students about the functions and roles of international organizations in contemporary international relations. In this course, international system and theories of international relations are also discussed.

EU 401/IR 401 Analysis of International Relations
The course aims at the analysis of a topic at international relations. During the course the current world events are discussed and analysed. The students produce a paper and deliver a presentation on a current question.

EU 405 Turkey and EU Relations
The aims of this course evaluate the Turkey and EU relations. The course starts with explain the fundamental EU enlargement theories and explain the dynamics of the process of enlargement by identifying the main actors and institutions involved. After these introduction topics, the course will study on the history of the EU and Turkey relations. During the second part of the course, students will apply the theories of EU enlargement to Turkey-EU relations and make comparisons with other enlargement rounds and define and analyse the political, legal and official dimensions of Turkey’s EU accession process.

EU 407 / IR 407 Cold War
The aim of this course is to explore reasons for the Cold War; polarizations, the leaders of intelligence profile / propaganda activities, cultural, military and political struggles or conflict alongside to examine the relationship between the United States and the Soviet Union.

EU 411 Human Rights in Europe
This course focuses on two regional organizations for human rights protection in Europe: the Council of Europe and the European Union. First, it examines the human rights system of the Council of Europe, with a strong focus on the European Convention on Human Rights. In the second part, it gives a brief history of human rights protection in the EU and explores the role of human rights in the Union, including the jurisprudence of the European Court of Justice, the content and meaning of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights. The relation between the EU Charter and the European Convention will be discussed in detail. The last part of the course will study human rights in the EU’s external relations. The policies, methods and tools adopted by the EU for worldwide promotion of human rights will be assessed critically. Students are expected to understand the principles and institutions of human rights in Europe and how these principles and institutions apply in practice, at the end of the course.

EU 412 EU Funding and Project Management
This course aims to introduce students the EU funding instruments and policies from which Turkey and Northern Cyprus Community may benefit. Different programmes and funds available such as IPA, EIDHR, and Community Programs are briefly discussed, together with their objectives, target groups and coverage. The national and European official web-sites for the EU grants and project-calls are overviewed with the help of internet-based learning environment. Some selected examples from successful funded projects in Turkey are examined. The second part of the course focuses on the project proposal preparation, funding application and project management for the EU funds. Especially the methods of project management cycle (PMC) and Logical Framework approach (LFA) are studied with abundant number of class activities and case-studies. As a final project, students are expected to prepare a project proposal for a current EU call by using the application documents of selected call.

EU 415/IR 415 Russia and Caucasus
The course is concerned with historical and cultural background of the region. The current political issues: Nationalist and religious movements are also discussed while focusing on foreign affairs of the newly independent states of the region (Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan etc.). The foreign policy orientations of the regional and global powers over Central Asia and Caucasus are also discussed.

EU 418 Agricultural Policies in EU
Agricultural sector is one of the sectors in E.U that is heavily protected. It’s a strategic section especially the highest indirect tax revenue in E.U is gained from the agricultural sector. The course analyzes the current economic policies and also future economic policies in E.U.

EU 420 Globalisation, Regionalization and the EU
After a brief introduction to globalisation and regionalization in general, the major emphasis is placed upon regional economic integration (i.e. custom union, common market, economic and monetary union and common policies) in the European Union. Other international economic integrations will also be examined.

EU 422 European Single Market
Competitiveness, growth and market openness, Principles and institutions of the single market, integration with diversity, the role of standards, competition policy, regulatory policy, industrial policy, R&D, technology and innovation, European research policy, globalisation, technology conflict.

EU 423/IR 423 Balkan Politics
This course aims to examine political history of Balkans throughout the 19th and 20th centuries. In the first part of the course, erosion of Ottoman control over the Western Provinces and the emergence of new nation-states in Serbia, Rumania, Bulgaria and Albania will be analyzed. Within this context, influences of foreign powers like Russia (Pan-Slavism) and Austria-Hungary (Bosnia/Croatia) will be evaluated. The second part of this course deals with the role of Balkans in the upcoming of the First World War, and its aftermath in the region (Dissolution of Austria-Hungary/Foundation of Yugoslavia etc.). The third part will examine Balkans during the Second World War and in the following Cold War era. Finally, post-Cold War conflicts in Balkans, particularly in the former Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, will be described.

EU 426 Marketing Strategies in the European Union
This course enables students to acquire expertise in developing marketing strategies for the European Union and thereby to extending their range of marketing understanding, both to deal with global marketing situations in non-domestic markets and the impact of global competitors on the domestic market. It promotes an understanding of marketing strategies that can be developed to gain competitive advantage in the EU market.

EU 440 EU Foreign Policy Analysis
In EU it’s not possible to see a common foreign policy just like in the United States. The main reason is the number of countries in EU. The course aims to explain the foreign policy structure of EU for today, and the ways to achieve a common foreign policy in EU.

EU 445 Security in the EU
The EU is not a typical international organization. It has got unique structure. It has got supranational character but this character cannot adopt itself to foreign and security policy of member states. All the member states have got different perceptions and understandings ‘security’ and ‘threat’. This course is examining the EU’s security policy; in general course is focusing on European Security policies of nation-states in the Europe and their relations with regional and international security organizations in the Europe and changes in their policies and relations in post-11 September era.

EU 450 Pol. History of EU
The aim of the course is to provide empirical understanding to historical context of European Union with contributions of theoretical knowledge and analytical skills and critically assess the structure of E.U. by utilising from political science broadly.

EU 455 Politics of the EU
This course is designed to provide knowledge about the major features of European institutions, integrations, policy making and major policies. The course assesses the structure, workings, and major domains of political policy activity of the European Union.