Economics and Finance in English
Bachelors in Financial Economics in Middle East 2016/2017. Compulsory Courses
CIP 101 (TDP 101) Civic Involvement Projects I 0(0+0+0) ECTS 1,00
These are team projects that require volunteer work of the students with a civic organization. Every undergraduate student must succeed this course by working in a project for at least one year. Students choose their projects out of the lists announced. Passing the course depends on the dynamics of the projects and the evaluation of the supervisor of the project together with the approval of the project coordinator.
COME 101 (BİM 101) Introduction to Computing 3(2+0+2) ECTS 3,00
Essential computing concepts; productivity and multimedia software; files and data storage; computer architecture; networks; the Internet. Practical sessions covering computer usage, word processing, spreadsheet, database, web-page development, and presentation software packages.
ECON 103 (EKON 103) Economics I 3(3+0+0) ECTS 5,00
Essentials of microeconomics and macroeconomics: the economic problem; demand, supply, and price determination; theory of consumer behaviour; theory of the firm; market structures
ENG 101 Advanced English 2(0+4+0) ECTS 3,00
This course aims to enable students to improve their foreign language skills in listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar with the help of materials that meet academic standards. This course also involves various applications in order to improve academic study skills. Furthermore, the lesson aims at improving thinking faculties of students, as well as encouraging them toward critical thinking and research by providing them with in-class and outside classroom activities.
HUK 130 (LAW 130) Introduction to Law 3(3+0+0) ECTS 4,00
The social order, principals of law; hierarchy of law; branches of the judicial system; legal relationships and rights; law for financial tools; Commercial Law; individual rights; Private contracts (leasing, franchising, factoring, forfaiting)
IUL 100 (UYG 100) Introduction to University Life 0(0+0+0) ECTS 1,00
MATH 121 (MATE 121) Business Mathematics I 3(2+2+0) ECTS 5,00
Real numbers, algebraic operations and basic identities, cartesian coordinate system, linear and quadratic equations, functions, limit, continuity, derivative, techniques of differentiation, marginal analysis, higher order derivatives, extreme points, exponential and logarithmic functions and their derivatives, mathematics of finance, compound interest, matrices and determinants, inverse matrices, systems of linear equations, Cramer's rule, introduction to linear programming.
TÜRK 101 Turkish Language I 2(2+0+0) ECTS 2,00
In this course one of the two objectives is to raise individuals who are free in their thinking and have aquired the skills of scientific thinking and possess an open minded view of the world. The course emphasizes the enrichment of our national culture through the study of how the languages were created, the analysis of the world languages from the origin and structural points of view and the status of the Turkish Language amongst the world languages. This course also aims at examining the historical development of the Turkish Language, Turkish Language structure, separating its words into their origins and suffixes, creation of words, examining problems associated with the expressions, writing petitions, preparing curriculum vitea etc. In order to support the objectives of the course various novels, poems and essay books are read and investigated.
BA 102 (İŞ 102) Introduction to Business Administration 3(3+0+0) ECTS 5,00
Foundations of business; economic environment and globalisation; social responsibility and business ethics; Forms of business ownership; entrepreneurship, small business and franchising; total quality management; internal organization; management of human resources; production management, marketing management; management information systems; accounting; finance.
CIP 102 (TDP 102 ) Civic Involvement Projects II 0(0+0+0) ECTS 2,00
Students who are getting theoretical education through TDP 101/CIP 101 lesson get informative trainings, do pre-project work and realize their projects under the guidance of the supervisor and program assistant who have been appointed by the TDP Office, via choosing one of the team projects that have been worked on with public institutions and non-governmental organizations that are dependent on voluntary work within the scope of TDP 102/CIP 102 lessons. Success is determined by the supervisor and the Project coordinator within the internal dynamics of the project.
ECON 104 (EKON 104) Economics II 3(3+0+0) ECTS 5,00
National income and its determination; problems of economic growth, unemployment, and inflation; macroeconomic policy tools.
ENG 122 (İNG 122) Advanced English for Social Sciences I 2(0+4+0) ECTS 3,00
This course aims to improve the foreign language and academic study skills of students who are studying in various fields of Social Sciences which they previously studied in Advanced English course. Course materials are generally selected and arranged toward their field of study and hence, they are given a chance to expand their vocabulary in social sciences. The course also aims at diversifying students' vocabulary and knowledge in the target language, improving their use of language and encouraging them to write unified, coherent and adequately developed essays by introducing them to different types of essays through which they can express their opinions by different modes of organisation
HUK 134 Business Law 3(3+0+0) ECTS 4,00
Rules organizing industrial relations, scope of business law, labour contracts and responsibilities created by labour contracts, termination of contracts, working hours and pay leave; labour unions.
MATH 122 (MATE 122) Business Mathematics II 3(2+2+0) ECTS 5,00
Review of exponential functions and the natural logarithm, definite and indefinite integrals, area, the fundamental theorem of calculus, application to business and economics, functions of two variables, partial derivatives, chain rule, maxima and minima, introduction to probability, constrained optimization, Lagrange multipliers, double integral and applications, volume.
TÜRK 102 Turkish Language II 2(2+0+0) ECTS 2,00
The essence of this course is to allow the students to gain skills to use their mother tongues correctly and for those students who have already aquired to these skills in their pre-university studies to enhance their skills in this area through creation of thought and develop their ability to write what they think. Punctuation marks and the rules of spelling, rules of composition, types of literature are investigated by examples and essays are written about these topics. In addition, various novels, poetry books and plays are read and discussed. By reading plays in the classes various dictions , applied emhasis and toning techniques are implemented .
BA 211 (İŞ 211) Financial Accounting I 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Accounting as the language of business; Financial statements; Accounting records: The Ledger, the journal, the trial balance; Measuring business profit and completing the accounting cycle; Adjusting entries and preparing the financial statements; Accounting for merchandising activities; Accounting for current assets, fixed assets and current liabilities.
ECON 211 (EKON 211) Microeconomics 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Demand, supply, and price determination; elasticity; theory of consumer behaviour; theory of production and costs; determination of output level in competitive and non-competitive markets; pricing of factors of production; general equilibrium analysis; welfare economics.
HUM 302 (İNB 302) Sources of Contemporary Europe and Modern Ethics 3(2+2+0) ECTS 5,00
The course focuses on the continuities and transformations observed in the Mediterranean and European civilizations from the beginning of the 18th century to the present with special emphasis on the evolution of modern ethics during this period. Enlightenment, its relation to humanism, modernism, and the development of modern ethics; the inception of nationalisms in Europe, the impact of revolutions as well as the major themes and events of 20th century are explored both with a view to their intrinsic characteristics and their effect on the shaping of contemporary Europe.
STAT 201 (İSTA 201) Business Statistics I 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Descriptive statistics; fundamental concepts of probability; random variables; probability distributions (binomial, geometrical, hyper-geometrical, Poisson, normal and Student's distributions); sampling theory; point estimation and interval estimation.
TAR 201 Principles of Atatürk and History of the Revolution I 2(2+0+0) ECTS 2,00
In this course the meaning and the importance of the Turkish Revolution , the conditions which led to the Turkish Revolution , the enviroment and the developments,the National War of Independence under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Pasha, the founding of the new Turkish State that is totally independent that rests upon national sovereignty, Ataturk as a genious soldier, as a great statesman, as a reformer and as a perfect organiser are presented.
BA 212 (İŞ 212) Financial Accounting II 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Forms of business organisations; Accounting systems; Generally accepted accounting principles; Turkish uniform accounting system; Partnership accounting; Corporate accounting; Cash Flow statements; Tax accounting.
ECON 212 (EKON 212) Macroeconomics 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
National income and models of national income determination; problem of economic growth, unemployment, and inflation; fiscal policy; money and monetary policy; international trade and finance.
S0250403 (S0260403) Internship 0(0+0+0) ECTS 3,00
STAT 202 (İSTA 202) Business Statistics II 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Tests of hypotheses (Z, t, x2, and F tests); Simple regression and correlation; Multiple regression and correlation; Problems of multicollinearity, heteroscedasticity, and auto-correlation; Dummy variables; Index numbers; time-series analysis; non parametric statistics.
TAR 202 Principles of Atatürk and History of the Revolution II 2(2+0+0) ECTS 2,00
The struggle of the Turkish Nation to go above the level of the contemporary nations with all its institutions and values, Principles and Revolutions of Ataturk,Ataturk's School of thought, Turkey's national and international politics during Ataturk's leadership, Second World War and Turkey and the transition period to the multi political party era in Turkey.
ECON 321 (EKON 321) International Economics 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Classical and neoclassical theories of international trade; Heckscher-Ohlin theory; Stolper-Samuelson theory, contemporary theories; tariffs and subsidies; quotas; efforts for trade liberalisation; economic integration; balance of payments; foreign exchange markets.
ECON 323 (EKON 323) Monetary Economics 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Introduction to Money and Financial Systems; Fundamentals of Interest Rates; Investment Institutions and Banking Sector, Central Bank; Money Supply; Money, National Income and the Price Level; Goals, Targets, Instruments and Impacts of Monetary Policy; International Monetary System, Monetary System of European Union.
FIN 331 (FİNS 331) Financial Management I 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Introduction to business finance; financial environment and interest rates; analysis of financial statements; financial planning and control; risk and rates of return; time value of money; bond and stock valuation; working capital policy; management of cash, marketable securities, accounts receivable and inventories; short-term financing.
ECON 322 (EKON 322) Econometrics 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Classical linear regression model; relaxing the assumptions of the classical linear regression model (problems of multicollinearity, heteroscedasticity, auto-correlation, and specification errors); dummy variables; selected topics in econometrics.
FIN 328 (FİNS 328) Financial Markets and Institutions 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Financial claims; interest rates and markets; Financial intermediaries and their role in the economy; Government's role in the financial sector; Managing financial intermediaries with special emphasis on interest rate risk, credit risk, and foreign exchange risk.
FIN 332 (FİNS 332) Financial Management II 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Capital budgeting; project cash flows and risk; the cost of capital; capital structure; dividend policy; common stock financing; investment banking; long-term debt financing; financial derivatives; corporate restructuring; multinational finance.
CDS 490 (KGS 490) Cultural Development Seminar 0(0+1+0) ECTS 1,00
This seminar intends to enhance a student's knowledge of social, cultural, and scientific aspects, to acquint with the expert thoughts of respected fields. This course evaluates a student's participation in extracurricular activities. A student is required to participate in at least two activities each semester, making a total of at least 16 activities for eight semesters.
ECON 429 (EKON 429) Research Methods in Economics and Finance 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Principles of research in the areas of business and administration, choosing the research topic, research proposing, the essentials of research survey, determination of research strategies, primary and secondary data and basic criteria of data- gathering, sampling and types of sampling, organizing and analysing data, writing and presenting a research project.
FIN 421 (FİNS 421) International Finance 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Overview of multinational finance; International flow of funds; Foreign exchange, futures and option markets; Government influence on exchange rates; Parity conditions in International Financial markets; exchange rate risk management; Measurement and management of translation, transactions and economic exposures; Short term asset and liability management: Long term asset and liability management; International banking; International capital markets.
S0250705 (S0260705) Internship 0(0+0+0) ECTS 5,00
ECON 422 (EKON 422) Turkish Economy 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Developments in the Turkish economy from its establishment; analysis of the Turkish economy with special emphasis on its structure; economic trends, problems, and policies; Globalization and Turkish economy; relations between European Union and Turkey.
EF 492 (EKF 492) Graduation Project 3(0+6+0) ECTS 6,00
Students are required to write and present a research project in order to qualify for graduation. The project will be written under the supervision of an advisor, and has to be defended orally in front of a jury. Students are expected to prove that they can utilize the knowledge and skills they have acquired during their studies. This experience will furnish them with the opportunity to apply scientific methods, improve their written and oral skills.
FIN 432 (FİNS 432) Investment Management 3(3+0+0) ECTS 6,00
Expected return and risk; Securities and securities markets; Sources of financial information; Market Indices; Determinants of securities prices; Portfolio analysis; Capital Assets Pricing Model; Bond Valuation; Yield curve; Interest rate risk; Default risk and purchasing power risk; Equity valuation; Movements of stock prices and technical analysis; Portfolio selection; Investment performance evaluation; Derivatives.