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Core Courselists

Below, you can find the core courselists.

Please note that some courses, such as PSYC 100, are also offered as core courses even though their course code does not indicate a core area. In this example, PSYC 100 can be taken as a SOSC course.

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CORE AREAS

Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding (ASIU) courses

Economic and Strategic Analysis (ECSA) courses

Empirical and Quantitative Reasoning (EQUR) courses

Ethical Reasoning (ETHR) courses

Humanities (HUMS) courses

Natural Sciences (SCIE) courses

Social Sciences (SOSC) courses

 


ASIU Courses

Course Code Title Credit
ASIU 100 LITERATURE AND THE SOCIAL WORLD 3
ASIU 101 FILM AND THE VISUAL 3
ASIU 102 IMAGINING THE OTHER 3
ASIU 103 LITERATURE AND THE SENSES 3
ASIU 104 ART AND INNOVATION 3
ASIU 105 WAR IN LITERATURE, ART AND CULTURE 3
ASIU 106 GENRE 3
ASIU 107 LANDMARKS OF ART AND ARCHITECTURE 3
ASIU 108 THE ETHICAL DILEMMA IN LITERATURE 3
ASIU 109 ART OF MUSIC AND MOVEMENT IN THE 20TH CENTURY 3
ASIU 110 ISLAMIC ART: PROBLEMS AND TRENDS 3
ASIU 111 FILM GENRE 3
ASIU 112 STORIES IN THE AGE OF MECHANICAL REPRODUCTION 3
ASIU 113 WOMEN'S WRITING AS COPING 3
ASIU 115 GREEK AND ROMAN ART AND ARCHITECTURE 3
ASIU 116 BODIES IN LITERATURE 3
ASIU 117 WOMEN AND GENDER IN LITERATURE 3
ASIU 118 DESIGN THINKING 3
ASIU 126 VISUAL RHETORIC 3

 


ECSA Courses

 

Course Code Title Instructor(s) Credit
ECON 110 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMIC AND STRATEGIC BEHAVIOUR LEVENT KOÇKESEN 3
ECON 100 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS MEHMET TÜTÜNCÜ, MURAT USMAN 3

 


EQUR Courses

Course Code Title Credit
EQUR 101 QUANTITATIVE REASONING USING  COMPUTERS 3
EQUR 102 MATHEMATICS FOR EVERYDAY LIFE 3
EQUR 121 INTRODUCTION TO SYMBOLIC LOGIC 3
MATH 101 FINITE MATHEMATICS 3

 

ETHR Courses

Course Code Title Credit
ETHR 101 ETHICS IN INSTITUTIONS AND SOCIETY 3
ETHR 102 LEGAL PHILOSOPHY 3
ETHR 103 HUMAN RIGHTS 3
ETHR 104 POLITICAL THEORY AND LAW 3
ETHR 105 ETHICS AND EVERYDAY LIFE 3
ETHR 106 EDUCATION: RIGHTS AND POLICIES 3
ETHR 107 SEXISM AND DISCRIMINATION 3
ETHR 109 ENVIRONMENTAL ETHICS 3
ETHR 111 THE ETHICS OF HAPPINESS 3
ETHR 112 BIOETHICS 3
ETHR 113 A QUEST FOR ETHICAL FOUNDATIONS 3

 


HUMS Courses

Course Code Title Credit
HUMS 101 MODERN HISTORY 3
HUMS 102 ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATIONS 3
HUMS 103 FOUNDATIONS OF CIVILIZATIONS 3
HUMS 104 SEA ROUTES: CIVILZATIONS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN 3
HUMS 105 FAITH AND POWER: EXPLORING THE WORLD MIDDLE AGES 3
HUMS 106 ANTHROPOLOGY OF SETTLING AND SPACE 3
HUMS 107 HEGEMONY, POWER AND THE PEOPLE 3
HUMS 108 IDENTITY, POWER AND CULTURE 3
HUMS 109 THINGS: THE MATERIAL WORLDS OF HUMANITY 3
HUMS 110 HISTORY, CULTURE AND SOCIETY OF TURKEY THROUGH CINEMA 3
HUMS 111 HUMAN IMPACTS ON ANCIENT ENVIRONMENTS 3
HUMS 112 LIFE AND DEATH IN ANCIENT EGYPT 3
HUMS 113 THE CRUSADES 3
HUMS 114 HISTORY OF ISTANBUL: ANCIENT TO CONTEMPORARY 3
HUMS 115 MYTHOLOGY AND RELIGION 3
HUMS 117 RATIONALITY & IRRATIONALITY 3
HUMS 118 HUMAN IMAGE THROUGH THE AGES 3
HUMS 119 PHILOSOPHY AND FILM 3
HUMS 120 TRUTH AND POLITICS 3
HUMS 121 MONARCHS AND MERCHANTS: ART, ARCHITECTURE & ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE MEDIEVAL MEDITERRANEAN 3
HUMS 122 HISTORY OF TURKISH NATIONALISM 3
HUMS 123 THE ARCHAEOLOGY AND CULTURAL HERITAGE OF İSTANBUL 3
HUMS 124 TRUTH AND MUSIC 3
HUMS 125 EMPIRES OF THE STEPPES: ART AND ARCHITECTURE OF EURASIAN EMPIRES 3
HUMS 128 LITERATURE AND EMPIRE 3
HUMS 129 CRITICAL THINKING 3
HUMS 130 HISTORY OF SCIENCE&TECHNOLOGY 3

 

 

 


SCIE Courses

Course Code Title Credit
SCIE 102 INTRODUCTION TO  ECOLOGY 4
SCIE 103 LIFE SCIENCES 4
SCIE 104 EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE 4
SCIE 105 MATERIALS AND SOCIETY 4
SCIE 106 THE FASCINATING NATURE OF LIGHT 4
SCIE 107 ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENT 4
SCIE 108 WORLD OF CHEMISTRY 4
SCIE 110 PHYSICS OF THE SPHERE 4
SCIE 111 BALANCE SHEET FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY 4


SOSC Courses

Course Code Title Credit
INTL 101 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE 3
PSYC 100 PSYCHOLOGY 3
SOCI 100 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY 3
SOSC 101 CITY AND SOCIETY 3
SOSC 102 CULTURE AND SOCIETY 3
SOSC 103 PSYCHOLOGICAL HEALTH AND STRESS 3
SOSC 105 MIGRATION & GLOBALIZATION 3
SOSC 106 LAW AND TECHNOLOGY 3
SOSC 107 ISSUES IN WORLD POLITICS 3
SOSC 108 SOCIAL ORIGINS OF WEALTH, POVERTY AND DEVELOPMENT 3
SOSC 109 SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 3
SOSC 110 STATE AND SOCIETY 3
SOSC 111 STUDIES IN POPULAR CULTURE 3
SOSC 112 MUSIC AND SOCIETY 3
SOSC 114 CIVIL SOCIETY AND DEMOCRACY 3
SOSC 115 THINKING ABOUT THE ECONOMY 3
SOSC 116 CHALLENGES FACING YOUNG DEMOCRACIES 3
SOSC 118 ENCOUNTERS WITH GLOBALIZATION 3