Vocational School

BANKING & INSURANCE PROGRAM

Goals:

Banking & Insurance Program is designed to equip the students with both theoretical and practical knowledge of the rapidly changing finance world as qualified intermediate staff members  needed to perform a particular job in banks and insurance companies or in finance departments of business organizations.

Objectives:

Banking & Insurance Program aims to provide its students with the fundamentals and techniques of banking & insurance based on the elementary and relevant theoretical and applied information.

The main objective of the program is to equip students with problem solving abilities, using basic and technical scientific background, and to improve their communication skills and capabilities of critical thinking, cooperation and individual resposibility  that help them to conduct their life-long personnel development by keeping and pursuing ethical and social criteria.

General Description of  Banking & Insurance Program

 

Foundation & Recognition

Cag University Higher Vocational School is founded  with the objective of training well qualified intermediate managers needed to perform a particular job in private and public business organizations.

Official Gazette: 09.07.1997, No.(R): 23050

Banking & Insurance Program aims to provide its students with the fundamentals and techniques of banking & insurance based on theoretical and applied information.

Certified by Higher Education Council: 05.05.2008/011425

Qualification Awarded

The students who have succesfully completed the program will be awarded with a Associate's Degree in Banking and Insurance.

Level Of Qualification

Short Cycle Degree Program on Banking and Insurance.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students who have started studies in other domestic or international universities may apply for admission according to Regulations of Council of Higher Education and Çağ University. 
See for details information about Çağ > Admission Requirements

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of  Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal And İnformal)

Students who have studied at other Universities may transfer Çağ University Vocational School Programmes after the completion of first semester. Exemption is given for any other courses which have been taken with passing grades and same content from other universities.

Qualification Requirements And Regulations

A student is required to have a minimum CGPA of 2.00/4.00, no failing grades and total 120 ECTS credits.

Profile Of The Programme

Banking and Insurance Program is designed to equip the students with both theoretical and practical knowledge of the rapidly changing finance world as qualifiedintermediate staff members needed to perform a particular job in banking & insurance  sector.

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates With Examples

Graduated students have opportunity to work in banking & insurance institutions or in finance departments of  business organizations as intermediate staff members  or start their own small insurance agencies. Most of them work in their family corporations and the others work in a wide range of business organizations in banking & insurance sector.

Access To Further Studies

Students may apply to undergraduate (first cycle) programs.

Examination Regulations, Assessment And Grading

The examination regulations are specified for each course. However, generally, there is 1 Midterm Exam and 1 Final Exam for each course. See the exam regulations, assessment and grading of each course in the Course Structure Diagram for details.

Graduation Requirements

The graduation requirements for the Program of Banking & Insurance are as same as the general qualification requirements and regulations of Çağ University. There is no additional requirement to secure the Associate's Degree provided that the students have passed all the courses in the curriculum with at least a DD grade, had a cumulative gross point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00,and total 120 ECTS credits.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Programme Language

Turkish

Program Director

Assist.Prof.Dr. Canol Kandemir
ckandemir@cag.edu.tr  
Tel: +90 324 6514800 
Fax: +90 324 6514811

ECTS & Erasmus Coordinator

Prof.Dr. İlhan ÖZTÜRK 
ilhanozturk@cag.edu.tr 
Tel: +90 324 6514800 
Fax: +90 324 6514811

 BANKING & INSURANCE PROGRAM

INTENDED STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (ISLOs)

A student who has successfully completed the program should be able to:

1. Recognise elementary and relevant theoretical and applied information related with financial management such as business, economics, law, mathematics, statistics, accounting and finance courses,

2.  Use elementary and relevant information related with banking & insurance,

3. Suggest creative and innovative solutions to potential problems using basic and technical scientific background, participate prepositions with the partners and when necessary compose a team and take responsibility,

4.  Learn how to apply skills for life by improving them how to reach and research information related with banking & insurance, select, appreciate, interpret and use the available data,

5.  Present information orally and in writing both in Turkish and English at the stated level with the colleagues over banking & insurance,.  

6. Follow the information and data from public, private and media sources in both Turkish and English,

7. Use computer software at a Basic Level of European Computer Driving Licence and also information & communication technologies particularly related with  banking & insurance,

8. Depend on and behave appropriately regarding social, scientific, cultural and ethical values and criteria in the phases of  obtaining, using, applying and announcing data related with  banking & insurance,

9. Carry the ideas of universality of social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, labor health and labor security and protection of environment.

First Year, First Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
ING-101 English I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
TRK-101 Turkish I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
IKT-103 Economics Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
ISL-103 Principles of Accounting Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
MAT-103 İşletme için İstatistik Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
ISL-105 General Management Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 18 30
First Year, Second Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
BNK-102 Money and Banking Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 07
ING-102 English II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
TRK-102 Turkish II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
MAT-104 Statistics Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
BIL-108 Computer Use and Applications Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 04
ISL-108 Financial Accounting Supplementary Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 18 30
Second Year, Third Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
BNK-201 Basic Banking Sevices Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
HLK-201 Communication and Persuasion Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
HUK-201 Introduction to Law Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
ING-201 English III Supplementary Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
TAR-201 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
SIG-203 Basic Insurance Services Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 18 30
Second Year, Fourth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
BNK-202 Banking Law Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 05
ING-202 English IV Supplementary Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 05
TAR-202 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 02
SIG-204 Insurance Applications Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
BNK-208 Banking Applications Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
BNK-212 Graduation Project Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 18 30
ING-101 - English I

The course aims to provide the students recall and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type, also introduce him/herself and others and ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has and finally interact in a simple way provided the other person talks lowly and clearly and is prepared to help.


TRK-101 - Turkish I

To bring the students in the proficiency of expressing themselves and commenting on certain subjects together with the linguistic ability with which they would be able to express the things they read, listen and see. To offer selected Turkish literary texts to students.


BNK-102 - Money and Banking

Course aims to provide students a thorough understanding of financial markets, financial institutions, and monetary theory and help to gain skills in following the financial news, interpreting government and central banks’ use of policy and monetary tools, dealing with interest rates, risk / return structure in financial markets, as well as monetary and fiscal policy and their effect on the financial markets.


ING-102 - English II

The course aims to provide the students comprehend sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g.: very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment). And also provide them to communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters. To describe in simple terms, aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.


TRK-102 - Turkish II

To anable students to expres themselves by using the linguıstic rules affactively.To let students to gain both spoken and written communicative skils in mother tounge


IKT-103 - Economics

The course focuses on the definition and scope of economics, the common economic problems of societies, how market mechanism solves these problems, market failures and what does the state make to remedy these failures, suply and demand, cost, GDP, employment, macroeconomic issues.


ISL-103 - Principles of Accounting

The course aims to provide students with the ability to record, classify and summarize major financial and commercial transactions within the framework of the basic accounting cycle.


MAT-103 - İşletme için İstatistik

MAT-104 - Statistics

An introduction to the science of statistics for business and economics. Basic statistical contepts, data types and data collection methods, sensitive averages, possibility concept and applications to  simple daily life problems, permutations and probability distribution are the main topics covered.


ISL-105 - General Management

An introduction to the science of business.  Foundations of business as a sociotechnical system and private enterprises, forms of business ownership, global effects on business, business ethics, business functions, management and organization, organizational structure, human relations, human resource management and labor relations are the main topics covered.


BIL-108 - Computer Use and Applications

The course includes the general introduction of a computer and its Operating System, the Windows XP OS, the Microsoft Word Package Program as word process, Excel, Word, Power Point, and the Internet and the basic computer networks. 


ISL-108 - Financial Accounting

The course focuses on how companies prepare financial statements for financial information users. In a similar manner with real-life financial statement preparers (i.e. accountants), students are directed to practice principles and rules of accounting for the purpose of obtaining primary financial statements. After the preparation phase, students try to make overall interpretations with a fast look at those statements.


BNK-201 - Basic Banking Sevices

Banking Services course covers the fundamentals of banking services. In this sense the consumer demand and purchasing behavior, the role of service strategies, service quality and methods, pricing of banking services, the importance and role of marketing communication concept and fundamentals of promotion in banking services are studied and exhibited practices by cases.


HLK-201 - Communication and Persuasion

This course is designed to provide knowledge and skills to improve and develop their body language. And how they effectively will use the methods of communication in their professional and private life.


HUK-201 - Introduction to Law

Introduction to Law begins with rules that regulate the society, basic concepts of law and continues with Law Systems, Public and Private Law, recognizes Turkish Law System, types and functions of Turkish Canons and ends explanations with right and liability concepts, legal conflicts and juridical institutions.


ING-201 - English III

This course is aimed to combine engaging content with a strong focus on grammar, vocabulary, and basic languages skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and to take students from beginner to pre-intermediate level in English.


TAR-201 - Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I

To teach the foundation and development of  Modern Turkey.  To give the right information about  Ataturk’s way of thinking, Turkish Republic History, Turkey and some factors threatening   the applications of Ataturk’s way of thinking. Educate Turkish youth as regards to Ataturk’s way of thinking which offers an absolute unity at home as a system including all cultural components of Turkish country.  To raise rationalist, contemporary, humanist, hardworking, and honourable youngsters.


BNK-202 - Banking Law

The legal principles relating to the banker-customer relationship; banking and other financial services provided by banks, including secured lending and investment advice and services; the operation of bank accounts; security.


ING-202 - English IV

This course is aimed to combine engaging content with a strong focus on grammar, vocabulary, and basic languages skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and to take students from pre-intermediate to intermediate level in English.


TAR-202 - Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II

The course aims to provide the students about the foundation and development of  Modern Turkey.  In this context it is objected to tell the right information about  Ataturk’s way of thinking, Turkish Republic History, Turkey and some factors threatening   the applications of Ataturk’s way of thinking, to train Turkish Youth as regards to Ataturk’s way of thinking which offers an absolute unity at home as a system including all cultural components of Turkish country and finally to raise rationalist, contemporary, humanist, hardworking, and honourable youngsters.


SIG-203 - Basic Insurance Services

To equip the students about the insurance sector structure, insurance services, processes and procedures compatible with current legal frame.


SIG-204 - Insurance Applications

The course introduces basic insurance concepts and focuses on how to sell insurance policies to certain customers. In addition, course aims to teach students the practical method of insurance applications.


BNK-208 - Banking Applications

Banking Applications course covers the reasons of establishment of banks,  produced and presented commodities to customers, the relationship between sources and uses of funds, banking revenues, expenditures and profits, other concepts and applications related with banking.  


BNK-212 - Graduation Project

Basic Occupational Courses
Code Course Credit ECTS
ING-102 English II 4-0-4 05
Specialized Field Courses
Code Course Credit ECTS
BNK-102 Money and Banking 3-0-3 07
ISL-103 Principles of Accounting 3-0-3 06
BNK-201 Basic Banking Sevices 3-0-3 06
HLK-201 Communication and Persuasion 3-0-3 06
HUK-201 Introduction to Law 3-0-3 05
BNK-202 Banking Law 3-0-3 05
SIG-203 Basic Insurance Services 3-0-3 06
SIG-204 Insurance Applications 3-0-3 06
BNK-208 Banking Applications 3-0-3 06
BNK-212 Graduation Project 3-0-3 06
Supplementary Courses
Code Course Credit ECTS
ING-101 English I 4-0-4 05
TRK-101 Turkish I 2-0-2 02
TRK-102 Turkish II 2-0-2 02
IKT-103 Economics 3-0-3 06
MAT-103 İşletme için İstatistik 3-0-3 05
MAT-104 Statistics 3-0-3 06
ISL-105 General Management 3-0-3 06
BIL-108 Computer Use and Applications 3-0-3 04
ISL-108 Financial Accounting 3-0-3 06
ING-201 English III 4-0-4 05
TAR-201 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution I 2-0-2 02
ING-202 English IV 4-0-4 05
TAR-202 Ataturk's Principles and History of Turkish Revolution II 2-0-2 02