Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

Mission

The mission of the Department of International Relations is to prepare students in international relations sciences to satisfy the needs of contemporary and competitive international business world.

Vision

To be one of the leading departments in education, research, and societal contribution in the field of international relations

Broadly Defined Learning Objectives:

To accomplish this task (mission), the Department of International Relations;

  • Equips the students with fundamental and technical knowledge and information in the area of international relations by using up-to-date Information Technologies. (Related Software, Expert Systems, Artificial Intelligence, Industrial 4.0 Applications etc.)

  • Improves political and diplomatic skills of the students as leadership, team working and cooperation, to lead them to adopt creative and innovative approaches in problem solving, to encourage them to take initiative, to be entrepreneur and develop learn to learn abilities and so to be able to increase self-confidence and self-expression efficiency.

  • Contributes/uses the intellectual accumulation for the society that he/she lives in by committing superiority of law, being respectful to human rights, ethical values and environment.

GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS  PROGRAM

Foundation & Recognition

Çağ University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences was founded in 1997 with the objective of giving analytical and practical skills for professional and managerial staffs working in public and private organizations. 

Official Gazette: 09.07.1997, No.4281 (R): 23050

The Program of International Relations was founded to provide its students with the fundamentals of international relations based on the relevant theoretical and practical information.

Certified by Higher Education Council: 08.09.1997/017602

Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully completed the program will be awarded with a Bachelor's Degree in International Relations.

Level Of Qualification

First Cycle Degree Program on International Relations.

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 Bachelor Degree 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 and no failing grades.

Profile Of The Programme

International Relations Program is designed to train students not only for state and international organizations but also for growing private sector opportunities.

Occupational Profiles Of Graduates With Examples

Graduated students have opportunity to work in universities, public and private sector, including the media, banking and marketing.

Access To Further Studies

Students may apply to graduate (second 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 International Relations are as same as the general qualification requirements and regulations of Çağ University. There is no additional requirement to secure the Bachelor'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 240 ECTS credits.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Programme Language

English

Program Director

Prof.Dr.Ali Engin OBA

enginoba@hotmail.com

alienginoba@cag.edu.tr

Tel: +90 324 6514800  

Faks: +90 324 6514811

ECTS & Erasmus Coordinators

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Sevgi BALKAN ŞAHİN

sbalkan@cag.edu.tr

Tel: +90 324 6514800   

Fax: +90 324 6514811

 

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS  DEPARTMENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES (LOs)

A student is able to

1. Demonstrates mastery of theories and principles related to the field of international relations and can critically analyze them.

2. Understands the fundamental concepts of the science of International Relations.

3. Possesses the ability to analyze global political, economic, and social structures.

4. Has the ability to identify fundamental concepts, functions, and issues related to the field of international relations, considering the country's strategic priorities.

5. Is knowledgeable about power dynamics, crisis and conflict management, international security threats, and the ability to develop solutions in the field of international relations.

6. Understands the dynamics of global economic relations and international trade.

7. Takes responsibility as an individual and group member to solve encountered and unforeseen complex issues in practice.

8. Expresses knowledge, opinions, and suggestions verbally and in writing, utilizing English at the B1 General Level of the European Language Portfolio.

9. Utilizes acquired knowledge, collaborates with other professional groups, and produces optimal solutions in the face of problems.

10. Demonstrates scientific rigor and ethical values ​​in the stages of data collection, interpretation, dissemination of results, and implementation.

11. Utilizes necessary information and communication technologies.

12. Is knowledgeable about understanding and analyzing diplomatic processes and international negotiations.

13. Is aware of occupational health and safety, social responsibility, and environmental protection.

14. Participates in social responsibility projects aimed at raising awareness in the community regarding social justice, environmental issues, and sustainable development goals, while respecting fundamental human rights.

 

  INTERNATIONAL  RELATIONS  DEPARTMENT

INTENDED STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES (ISLOs)

A student who has successfully completed the International Relations Program should be able to:

1. Produce reports and presentations to accomplish effective and professional communication in different business settings,

2.Demonstrate professionalism while using information technology tools in his/her field,

3.Develop a world view based on an awareness of the diversity of perspectives that structure the global political, social, economic, and legal environment ,

4.Carry out the ethical and legal principles when making decisions in global business environments,

5.Contribute to the improvement of the system that she/he lives in by combining the acquired  theoretical and practical knowledge,

6.Use leadership, team working and interpersonal relationship abilities,

7.Describe the basic actors, events, and concepts of international relations and can relate these to contemporary global issues ,

8.Coordinate appropriate analytical and research skills to the study of international relations and improve critical thinking and skills in making research independently from public, private and media sources (media literacy) in both Turkish and English,

9.Use initiative under changing business conditions, uses analytical, innovative and creative approaches to solve problems.

 

First Year, First Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
FLE-101 Freshman English I Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 06
TUR-101 Turkish I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 03
UNI-101 Introduction to University Life Department Elective Courses Compulsory 1-0-1 01
ECO-105 Economics Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-107 Diplomatic History I Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
FLX-101 Second Foreign Language I - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
OSD-110 OSD (Common Elective Courses) Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 03
Total Credit 18 31
First Year, Second Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
FLE-102 Freshman English II Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 06
TUR-102 Turkish II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 03
FEA-104 Career Planning Department Elective Courses Compulsory 1-0-1 02
IRE-108 Introduction to International Relations Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-110 Diplomatic History II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-114 Research Essentials in IRE Basic Occupational Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 03
FLX-102 Second Foreign Language II - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 19 32
Second Year, Third Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
FLE-201 Sophomore English I Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 06
HIS-201 Atatürk's Principles & History of Turkish Revolution I Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 03
IRE-213 Theories of International Relations Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
FLX-201 Second Foreign Language III - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
OSD-210 OSD (Common Elective Courses) Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 03
ELC-301 Third Semester Elective Courses I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 17 30
Second Year, Fourth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
FEA-200 Critical Thinking Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
FLE-202 Sophomore English II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 4-0-4 06
HIS-202 Atatürk's Principles & History of Turkish Revolution II Supplementary Courses Compulsory 2-0-2 03
IRE-216 International Organizations Department Elective Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
FLX-202 Second Foreign Language IV - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
ELC-401 Fourth Semester Elective Courses I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 18 33
Third Year, Fifth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
IRE-301 Current Issues in World Politics Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
LAW-301 International Law I Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-311 Communication in IRE Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
FLX-301 Second Foreign Language V - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
ELC-501 Fifth Semester Elective Courses I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30
Third Year, Sixth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
LAW-302 International Law II Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-310 Political History of Middle East Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-340 Social Movements Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
FLX-302 Second Foreign Language VI - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
ELC-601 Sixth Semester Elective Courses I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30
Fourth Year, Seventh Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
IRE-419 International Political Economy Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-425 United States & World Politics Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-430 International Relations and Globalization Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
FLX-401 Second Foreign Language VII - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
ELC-701 Seventh Semester Elective Courses I Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30
Fourth Year, Eighth Semester
Code Course Type Credit ECTS
IRE-408 Climate Change Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-418 Simulation in International Relations Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
IRE-428 Turkish Foreign Policy Specialized Field Courses Compulsory 3-0-3 06
FLX-402 Second Foreign Language VIII - Elective Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
IRE-000 Capstone Department Elective Courses. Click on the course name to see the lessons. Elective 3-0-3 06
Total Credit 15 30

First Year, First Semester

UNI 101 – Introduction to University Life

Introduction to University Life Course covers the subjects of newly registered students getting to know Çağ University and university life with its social-cultural-academic aspects and students' adaptation to university life.


FLE-101 Freshman English I

This course aims to provide International Relations students with the necessary opportunities to enhance their basic English language skills. The course is designed to expand students' professional vocabulary by introducing new words and contexts, and it aims to improve their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills. The classes are conducted in the form of lectures, classroom exercises, discussions, and group activities.


TUR-101 Turkish I

This course focuses on Turkish language rules with the aim of improving students' ability to express themselves clearly. In the course, techniques such as panel discussions, symposiums, and conferences are explained to support the development of listening skills, and topics such as presentations, essays, and compositions are addressed. Additionally, the course aims to help students enhance their oral and written communication by imparting effective communication skills.


IRE-107 Diplomatic History I

The course Diplomatic History I aims to provide students with an opportunity to understand and examine the history of international relations and diplomacy. This course serves as an introduction to world history from the French Revolution to 1914. Topics such as national, political, and economic developments are discussed in detail with an emphasis on the balance of power system among European powers. Within the course, the analysis focuses on how inter-state behaviors evolved across different time periods worldwide.


ECO-105 Economics

The aim of this course is to teach students the fundamental concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics. Topics covered will include economic problems encountered in everyday life, supply and demand, price determination, market equilibrium-elasticity, production and cost concepts, market structures, economic inequality, economic growth, GDP, and measurement of economic growth.


FLF-101 Second Foreign Language I (French)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. Within such a learning environment, the aim is to maximize student participation and learning by allowing students to use their own experiences and ideas. To achieve this, the course brings real-life conditions into the classroom to enable students to experience the use of French. Basic French vocabulary and reading texts are used in the course to enhance students' reading and listening skills, and dialogue activities are employed to promote speaking.


FLG-101 Second Foreign Language I (German)

This course encompasses the learning of the four fundamental foreign language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing). Recognizing the importance of practice in foreign language learning, in-class activities are provided to enable students to practice. The aim is to equip students with basic communication skills, enabling them to use German in daily life and international relations.

Formun Üstü


FLR-101 Second Foreign Language I (Russian)

This introductory-level course covers the Russian alphabet, phonetic writing, and practical grammar topics for beginners. Within the course, topics such as an introduction to the alphabet, self-introduction, describing objects, family members, numbers, types of adjectives, comparison sentences, discussing time, defining months and days, present and past tense patterns, seeking permission, direction determination, and suggestion sentences are covered. Additionally, writing and reading exercises are conducted as part of the course.


FLS-101 Second Foreign Language I (Spanish)

The aim of the Spanish course, as the second foreign language, is to develop students' skills in dealing with predictable, limited daily communicative situations by providing them with the necessary tools. This course aims for students to communicate in Spanish using both oral and written language tools. In this introductory course, students will learn basic vocabulary and grammar.

Formun Üstü


OSD-131 Financial Literacy

The Financial Literacy course aims to provide students with the skills to understand financial issues, manage individual and family finances, and develop general financial awareness. This course covers topics such as personal finance management, borrowing, savings, investing, retirement planning and risk management. It also offers students the opportunity to develop critical thinking and analytical skills when making financial decisions.


OSD-133 Disaster Management

The fundamental disaster awareness training prescribed by AFAD for individuals and families, who form the foundation of society, aims to enable them to navigate disasters with minimal damage. This training includes basic disaster awareness, first aid knowledge, amateur radio skills, information about debris removal tools, knowledge of disaster psychology, and is provided in accordance with national and international standards.


OSD-135 Volunteering Activities

This course, within the framework of the concept of volunteering, aims to enable students to gain awareness about various issues and problems by using the knowledge, skills, and knowledge they have acquired throughout their educational lives, and to develop human, social, cultural and moral values and skills through various volunteer activities in which they will participate. In line with this purpose, the aim is to ensure that students take part in volunteer work throughout the semester in a volunteer area they will create themselves, within the scope of a plan to be prepared in advance and share their results.


OSD-111 Diction

This course aims to equip students with a strong and effective oral communication skill. The course teaches the correct pronunciation of words and instructs on controlling emphasis, intonation, speed, and voice. Additionally, diction lessons assist students in overcoming speech anxiety and acquiring skills for clear and effective communication. Within this framework, the course provides students with opportunities to prepare for public speeches, presentations, meetings, and other communication situations.


OSD-109 Theater

The theater course aims to provide students with the opportunity to explore the basic principles, history, and practices of theater art. This course aims to provide a general introduction to the performing arts while also developing skills in preparing, directing, and analyzing stage performances. It provides students with knowledge and experience in exploring the creative and expressive aspects of theater art, character analysis, text interpretation and stage performance.


OSD-147 Green Social Work

The main aim of the Green Social Work course is to enable students to develop an innovative approach that combines environmental sustainability and social welfare. This course aims to help students understand how to better serve the needs of societies while tackling environmental problems. Various methods, policies and practices will be taught to students in order to provide them with skills on issues such as effective use of natural resources, development of environmental protection strategies and observance of social justice. This course aims to simultaneously support the welfare of the environment and society by providing students with leadership skills in the field of green social work.


OSD-139 Communication Skills

The Communication Skills course aims to develop students' effective communication skills. This course includes oral and written communication, listening skills, non-verbal communication, and effective communication strategies. It helps students communicate more successfully in their personal and professional lives.


OSD-141 Health Literacy

The aim of this course is to increase students' level of health-related knowledge and skills, and to increase their competence in decisions about basic health concepts, diseases, healthy lifestyle behaviors and access to health services. In addition, by providing information about basic health rights, our aim is to support students in making informed decisions about health and adopting a healthy lifestyle.


OSD-143 Management Skills

The Management Skills course aims to provide students with the basic knowledge, skills and understanding required to effectively assume leadership and management roles. This course offers students the opportunity to develop communication, problem-solving, decision-making, time management, teamwork, and leadership skills. Additionally, it helps students understand ethical responsibilities and management principles in the business world. The Management Skills course supports students in gaining the competencies needed to address and manage complex challenges in the business world, while aiming to become effective leaders in organizations. This course provides students with a strong foundation to prepare them for leadership roles in their careers


OSD-145 Tennis

Tennis course aims to teach students the basic principles, techniques, and strategies of tennis. This course teaches students ball control, hitting techniques, foot mobility, playing strategies, tennis equipment selection and player physical preparation. It also provides students with the opportunity to learn discipline, concentration and sports ethics while playing tennis.


First Year, Second Semester

IRE-108 Introduction to International Relations

This course provides a general introduction to the discipline of International Relations and to major themes in global politics. It focuses on the instruments of international politics like diplomatic bargaining, economic sanctions, clandestine actions, and war. Major theories and approaches to world politics are covered, including Realism, Liberalism, Feminism, and Critical Approaches. Also, techniques of crisis management are examined as a case study in the context of decision-making process. Starting with a typology of current international relations, it focuses on issues that concern, primarily, Turkey and the Middle East region. It covers also an analysis of problems created by nationalism, ethnicity, religion, regionalism and tight interdependence.


FLE-102 Freshman English II

The aim of the course is to acquire the skills of reading and writing academic texts. These skills are developed thanks to the classroom activities and group discussions. Every week, a different topic is handled and each topic begins with reading exercises, and continues with exercises to develop critical reading skills.


IRE-110 Diplomatic History II

It aims to expand the topics covered with IRE 107 with emphasis on the rise and fall of great powers as political, military, and economic entities. The course intends to examine history of international relations from World War I to the present. Interwar years, the origins and the consequences of WW II, the developments of the Cold War and Détente, and the post-Cold War period are the topics covered in this course.


IRE-114 Research Essentials in International Relations

The course "Research Fundamentals in International Relations" aims to enhance students' academic research methods, writing skills, and analytical thinking abilities. This course covers topics such as conducting scholarly research in international relations, evaluating and analyzing sources, designing research plans, and preparing written reports. The goal is to equip students with research skills and enhance their ability to generate knowledge in the field of international relations.


FEA-104 Career Planning

The Career Planning course aims to provide students with the opportunity to plan their future professions, set career goals, and prepare for a successful career in the business world. This course encompasses career planning processes such as career research, skill development, self-assessment, and job search strategies. It guides students in recognizing their own talents and interests, setting career goals, and achieving these goals.

Formun Üstü


TUR-102 Turkish II

The Turkish II course aims to provide students with the opportunity to understand the more complex aspects of the Turkish language, apply grammar rules, and enhance their writing skills. This course covers fundamental topics such as written and oral communication, grammar rules, and punctuation marks. Additionally, it offers students the chance to analyze literary works and engage in writing practice.


FLF-102 Second Foreign Language II (French)

The French II course, as a continuation of French I, focuses on gaining basic proficiency in the language and understanding the culture of France and the French-speaking world. The goal is for students to be able to construct simple sentences when expressing themselves. In the classroom, necessary materials are utilized to maximize student participation, and various activities such as speaking, writing, listening, and reading are implemented.


FLG-102 Second Foreign Language II (German)

The course is a continuation of German I, offered in the first semester. Basic language proficiency is reinforced with new language and grammar knowledge, laying the foundation for the meaningful, effective, and creative development of these skills. The course primarily focuses on enhancing listening and speaking skills, along with the development of simple dialogues during class hours.


FLR-102 Second Foreign Language II (Russian)

In this course, besides the review of FLR101, the focus is on topics such as speaking on the phone, giving reasons, constructing sentences, present tense forms, giving advice, expressing people's interests and hobbies, and conveying desires and plans.


FLS-102 Second Foreign Language II (Spanish)

The aim of this course is to continue enriching the knowledge and skills acquired in Spanish I and to practice different daily life experiences a student may encounter in a Spanish-speaking country. The course includes various activities in the areas of speaking, writing, listening, and reading.


İkinci Yıl, Üçüncü Yarıyıl

FLE-201 Sophomore English I

The Second Year English I course aims to advance previous English education and enhance students' reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. It provides students with more complex language structures, cultural content, and communication skills. This course helps students deepen their understanding of English and improve their ability to communicate.


HIS-201  Atatürk's Principles & History of Turkish Revolution I

In this course, the establishment, rise, decline, and fall of the Ottoman State, the causes and consequences of World War I, the preparation, conduct, and results of the National Struggle, and the principles and reforms of Atatürk are discussed. Students are expected to define and comprehend fundamental topics. Additionally, the course covers "Principles of Atatürk and History of Revolution" or "Kemalism," focusing on the content of the "Kemalist Thought System."


IRE-213 Theories of International Relations

The aim of this course is to equip students with conceptual tools that allow them to understand and critically evaluate contemporary academic literature analyzing both global political events and the theories explaining these events. The course covers evolving theories in the discipline of international relations since the early 20th century, focusing on fundamental concepts, actors, institutions, and debates in international relations studies such as the structure/agency debate and the state-centric issue. Topics covered include realism, neorealism, liberalism, neoliberalism, Marxism, and constructivist theory.


IRE-215 Human Rights

The purpose of this course is to enhance students' understanding of international human rights law and provide them with a solid understanding of the principles and institutions of international human rights law, including their origins, assumptions, contents, limits, and potentials. The course will focus on the causes of human rights violations and prevention. After an introduction to organizations and international human rights standards, the course will concentrate on the political and economic reasons for human rights violations, using various case examples from different regions of the world.


MAN-205 Principles of Management

The main objective of the Principles of Management course is to teach the fundamental functions of management. Students will also have the opportunity to acquire knowledge about managerial issues such as the environment, technology, and change. Another goal of the course is to enhance students' skills in planning, organizing, directing, and controlling techniques in future work environments.


FLF-201 Second Foreign Language III (French)

This course includes information that encourages students to speak French. Utilizing necessary materials to maximize student participation in the learning environment, the course incorporates speaking, writing, listening, and conversation activities.


FLG-201 Second Foreign Language III (German)

This course is a continuation of the German education students have started. Within this scope, students are aimed at expressing themselves in different verb tenses (past tense, future tense, present tense, etc.). Through short German dialogues on topics involving everyday language (family, friends, shopping), students will communicate. They will develop German writing skills by writing short essays in class and enhance their vocabulary, gaining the ability to speak German.


FLR-201 Second Foreign Language III (Russian)

The aim of this course is to improve students' oral and written communication levels, increase their experience in various social situations, and provide enjoyment of awareness of the Russian language and culture. The course also includes communication on various basic topics and reinforces grammar. The goal is to improve Russian pronunciation and make speech more understandable.


FLS-201 Second Foreign Language III (Spanish)

In this course, students develop their knowledge and language skills in Spanish I and II to communicate meaningfully, effectively, and with increasing fluency. The course includes a review of language structures, as well as the development of reading, writing, and speaking skills, textual analysis, and cultural stories of the Spanish-speaking world.


OSD-201 Individual Entrepreneurship

The aim of this course is to explain the concept of entrepreneurship to students, specifically the concept of individual entrepreneurship, and to raise awareness in students about individual entrepreneurship. Within the scope of the course, topics such as the concepts of entrepreneurship and individual entrepreneurship, the characteristics of the individual entrepreneur, the factors that make the individual entrepreneur stand out and the factors that lead the entrepreneur to success will be explained.


OSD-203 Family Sociology

This course covers the formation of families and family types, changes in family structure due to industrialization, intra-family relationships (power and authority relationships within the family, horizontal and vertical communication in family relationships), gender and the value of children in different societies. Different family structures in various societies are compared by examining transformations in family structures throughout the historical process. Problematic issues such as family inequality, violence, sexual abuse, divorce, single-parent families, step-parents, and spouse preferences are discussed and analyzed within the scope of the course.


OSD-205 Disadvantaged Groups

The aim of this course is to inform students taking the elective course about groups and communities in a disadvantaged situation due to various social problems within the society or globally. The main focus of the course is to address social problems affecting society, such as poverty, disability, aging, gender inequality, disasters, migrations, crime, and addiction, and to examine disadvantaged groups with special needs within the society in relation to these problems.


OSD-207 Our Seas: Blue Homeland

This course covers the importance of seas, the legal rules governing seas, the definition of maritime jurisdictions, the boundaries of Turkish maritime jurisdictions, the meaning of the blue homeland concept, and our rights and interests in our seas, including the Turkish Straits.


OSD-209 Social Responsibility Project

The Social Responsibility Project course offers students the opportunity to plan, implement, and evaluate projects related to social problems in their communities or globally in order to contribute to the solution of social needs. This course aims to help students develop empathy, leadership, communication, and collaboration skills. It also enhances awareness of issues such as sustainability, environmental awareness, and ethical responsibility, fostering students' sensitivity to social issues. The Social Responsibility Project course aims to equip students with the ability to benefit society and promote social change while preparing them as active and responsible citizens.


OSD-211 Understanding Economics with Numbers

In this course, the aim is to explain the basic concepts of microeconomics and macroeconomics with numerical examples. Topics covered include understanding economic issues encountered in daily life, the importance of supply and demand, basic information on the price system, balance, production and production costs, market structures, calculations of gross domestic product, economic growth, employment/unemployment, inflation, economic stability, and economic policies (fiscal and monetary policies).


OSD-213 Critical Thinking and Social Sciences

When social phenomena/practices are examined with the methods used in natural sciences, a deceptive image of an objective, scientific, and unbiased reality is produced, and phenomena/practices are accepted as they exist in the external world, even if they are false and incomplete. However, the social world is not a physical object waiting to be discovered and explored like the natural world; it is a social reality created and mutually created, affected by the researcher, and in turn affecting the individual. In this respect, there is a need to critically review the methods used to explain physical reality to explain social reality and introduce new methods that explain social phenomena/practices in their unique social, historical, political, cultural, and economic contexts. This course examines critical thinking in functionalist, interpretive, humanistic, and structuralist thoughts comparatively. Critical thinking has a higher potential for explanation and prediction than traditional and mainstream thinking because it offers a roadmap that discusses not only what is but also what can be and what should be in researching social practices.


OSD-215 Sustainable Development Studies

The Sustainable Development Studies course aims to enable students to understand and apply sustainable development principles at the global and local level. This course emphasizes the concept of sustainability, which includes environmental, economic, and social dimensions, and teaches students how to achieve sustainable development goals. Additionally, it raises awareness on issues such as social justice, environmental protection, resource management and economic development. While the Sustainable Development Studies course aims to develop students' sensitivity to global problems and provide them with the skills to cope with these problems, it strives to raise them as conscious leaders in protecting the welfare of future generations and the sustainability of the planet. This course helps students understand the importance of sustainable development and create comprehensive solutions.


Second Year, Fourth Semester

FLE-202 Sophomore English II

The course focuses on reading (to develeop a variety of reading strategies) , speaking (role plays, discussions), listening (conversations, interviews) writing (describing objects and diagrams, summarizing texts, writing essays with pros and cons, making predictions, writing posts for online forums, writing emails, faxes and letters, etc.)


HIS-202 Atatürk İlkeleri ve İnkılap Tarihi II

In this course, efforts towards establishing a modern state from 1923 (Treaty of Lausanne and the establishment of the Republic of Turkey) to 1938 (Atatürk's death) are discussed. Topics include social and cultural reforms, internal politics and political parties, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's ideology, principles, and goals, and Atatürk's main policies and reforms..


FEA-200 Critical Thinking

In this course, students will develop a fundamental understanding of critical thinking. The course covers basic topics such as logical concepts, reasoning, logical fallacies, and more.


IRE-216 International Organizations

The aim of this course is to help students understand how international organizations operate. The course examines international political and economic organizations such as the United Nations, NATO, the World Trade Organization, OECD, G20, and introduces theoretical concepts, debates, and ideas that support the work of international organizations.


FLF-202 Second Foreign Language IV (French)

In this course, second-year students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. The emphasis is on experiencing real-life conditions in the classroom through the use of students' own experiences and ideas, increasing participation, and maximizing learning. The most important point of the course is to bring real-life conditions to the classroom to experience the use of French. The course uses basic French vocabulary, reading texts, and dialogue activities to improve students' reading and listening skills.


FLG-202 Second Foreign Language IV (German)

The specific goal of this foreign language course is to reach a certain level. This means that students can express themselves at level B1 and communicate without any communication problems. In this regard, this course aims to review grammar topics covered so far and learn new vocabulary. This way, students are prepared for new topics by filling in the gaps in their knowledge.


FLR-202 Second Foreign Language VI (Russian)

This course provides students with the opportunity to improve their basic Russian language grammar and communication skills. The course will be delivered using various teaching methods such as face-to-face in-class training, online resources, group work, and student-oriented learning. This will provide students with the opportunity to practice speaking and writing in Russian.


FLS-202 Second Foreign Language IV (Spanish)

The aim of this course is for students to reach a level where they can read, write, understand, and speak. This allows students to discuss current issues and explain their opinions on topics within their expertise. In this context, the course will focus primarily on vocabulary and grammar. Additionally, the acquired knowledge will be supported by listening and speaking activities. In this course, students will engage in activities such as group work, presentations, and discussions


IRE-212 World Geography Simulation

The aim of this course is to help students understand the geographical features, populations, and political-economic characteristics of countries and regions around the world.


Third Year, Fifth Semester

IRE-301 Current Issues in World Politics

The aim of this course is to address important debates on prominent international issues in world politics. The course examines key international issues in world politics through example events such as the Arab-Israeli Conflict, the Middle East Peace Process, Nuclear Crisis, and the rise of China and India.


IRE-311 Communication in International Relations

This course aims to increase students' knowledge on various topics and promote social dialogue among students. The course involves the analysis of various articles, political debates, and simulations of some political organizations. By taking advantage of new learning materials and opportunities for effective communication, the course helps third-year students further develop their English writing and presentation skills. The goal of the course is to encourage students to think about and internalize the best ways to convey their thoughts and opinions clearly and effectively to the target audience.


LAW-301 International Law I

This course serves as an introduction to International Law. International Law I aims to analyze the role of law between nations. The course covers fundamental topics such as the basic definition of international law, compatibility between states and other institutions, sources of international law, and international treaties. The effects of international law and the elements that make up international law will be discussed.


FLF-301 Second Foreign Language V (French)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. Utilizing necessary materials to maximize student participation, the course includes speaking, writing, listening, and reading activities. The course involves speaking and writing exercises related to situations that may occur at different moments of daily life


FLG-301 Second Foreign Language V (German)

This course is an introductory stage to advanced written and spoken German. The aim is to use the B1 level of German according to the European Language Portfolio. The course includes the development of the four fundamental foreign language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) as well as grammar and vocabulary exercises. The course involves reviewing important topics in foreign language learning and conducting additional research.


FLR-301 Second Foreign Language V (Russian)

The goal of this course is for students to create meaningful sentences by practicing vocabulary exercises. Reading from storybooks is done in the course to contribute to the improvement of pronunciation. Additionally, basic grammar topics are covered in the course.


FLS-301 Second Foreign Language V (Spanish)

This course includes exercises to motivate students to speak Spanish. Additionally, the course aims to improve students' reading and writing skills. In this context, various words related to international relations are also taught in the course.


ITL-313 Virtual Worlds

The course will be taught through Second Life, an online virtual environment through avatars. Students will see how the virtual environment works and evaluate the way virtual content is created. This lesson; students cultural differences, language barriers, time difference, technological problems, etc. It aims to teach students how to manage effective teamwork in a virtual and intercultural environment while dealing with many obstacles. This course will also provide the opportunity for collaboration and networking among participants and lecturers from different disciplines, institutions and cultures. Technological components of Virtual Worlds, ethical and social issues related to Virtual Worlds will be covered in this course. Thus, after one semester of study, students will be able to understand the role of Virtual Worlds in today's society.


IRE-333 EU Policies

This course examines the historical development and the process of political-economic integration of the European Union since 1945. The course focuses on the EU integration process, responsibilities of EU institutions such as the European Commission, the Council of Europe and the European Parliament and the role of these institutions in the integration process. The current structure and problems of the Union are examined and expansion strategies are emphasized. It also examines common policy areas such as the EU Security and Defense Policy, the Economic and Monetary Union. At the same time, current stage of development and existing problems on the road to Turkey's European Union membership are discussed in the lesson


ITL-305 New Technologies for Businesses

The course provides an examination of the technology aspects of digital transformation, as well as the market and business aspects, and the policy and regulatory initiatives affecting digitalization processes. This includes examining business processes and services, including network infrastructures, management and processing of data and digital services and applications made available, business models and ecosystems. Additionally, policy initiatives and regulatory measures operating at this point, including EU policies in the region, will be discussed. Thus, after one semester of study, students will be able to understand the impact of digitalization in today's society.


IRE-337 Peace & Diplomacy

This course offers students the opportunity to understand the conceptual framework of peace and diplomacy and examine the diplomatic processes for maintaining peace and resolving conflicts in international relations


Third Year, Sixth Semester

LAW-302 International Law II

This course will complete the basic introduction to International Law. It will provide students opportunities for the analysis and synthesis of the role of law among nations. This course covers several topics such as recognition of states & governments, rights & duties, state responsibility towards aliens, the law of the law of the sea, and issues regarding international diplomacy.  The course also makes contribution to the English level, analytical and critical thinking skills of the students.


IRE-310 Political History of Middle East

In this course we will address the major social, economic, and political developments in the Middle East, from the Ottoman period to the present. The course provides an examination of the Middle East from a historical and cultural context. Also, some countries such as Syria and Iraq, Turkey's relationship with these countries, important issues like terrorism are discussed in this course


IRE-340 Social Movements

The aim of this course is to examine the politics of global social movements. The students are provided with theoretical and practical information about the structure of the social movements and the complex interaction process of this structure with political institutions. Within this aim, the course examines the causes of social movements, its effects on the globalization process and its consequences. The course analyzes the relationship between democratization, modernization, economic transformation, globalization and social movements. In this context, social movements in various countries and regions are discussed together with the historical developments.


FLF-302 Second Foreign Language VI (French)

In this course, students are encouraged to express themselves in French in a motivating classroom environment. This course helps to develop intermediate-level speaking and listening skills.


FLG-302 Second Foreign Language VI (German)

This course addresses verb forms, present tense, future tense, and conditional structures to help students improve their language skills.


FLR-302 Second Foreign Language IV (Russian)

The aim of this course is to enhance students' ability to express themselves in Russian. The course assists students in developing reading and writing skills at the beginner and intermediate levels. Additionally, students practice dialogues related to leisure activities and inviting friends to have fun. The course covers vocabulary development, past tense, numbers, asking for addresses, and time-related topics.


FLS-302 Second Foreign Language VI (Spanish)

The goal of the Spanish course is to provide students with proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Additionally, this course helps students acquire fluent speaking skills, which are the foundation of effective communication and meaningful language proficiency.

Formun Üstü


IRE-338 International Relations in Movies

Within the scope of the course titled "Movies on International Relations," discussions are conducted based on films, documentaries, and various articles that address prominent topics in the field of international politics. Throughout the semester, 8 films/documentaries focusing on subjects such as ethnic conflicts, humanitarian intervention, international organizations, and nuclear weapons are watched. The aim is to reinforce theoretical knowledge by using visual materials that cover significant events and developments in the field of International Relations and to follow the developments in the international system.


ITL-314 Virtual Worlds

The course will be taught through Second Life, an online virtual environment through avatars. Students will see how the virtual environment works and evaluate the way virtual content is created. This lesson; students cultural differences, language barriers, time difference, technological problems, etc. It aims to teach students how to manage effective teamwork in a virtual and intercultural environment while dealing with many obstacles. This course will also provide the opportunity for collaboration and networking among participants and lecturers from different disciplines, institutions, and cultures. Technological components of Virtual Worlds, ethical and social issues related to Virtual Worlds will be covered in this course. Thus, after one semester of study, students will be able to understand the role of Virtual Worlds in today's society.


IRE326 Model United Nations

The aim of this course is to provide students with information about the United Nations, international relations, and current global issues. It seeks to enhance students' skills in researching, presenting, problem-solving, and engaging in discussions and negotiations with other delegates on these topics.


ITL-310 New Technologies for Businesses

The course provides an examination of the technology aspects of digital transformation, as well as the market and business aspects, and the policy and regulatory initiatives affecting digitalization processes. This includes examining business processes and services, including network infrastructures, management and processing of data and digital services and applications made available, business models and ecosystems. Additionally, policy initiatives and regulatory measures operating at this point, including EU policies in the region, will be discussed. Thus, after one semester of study, students will be able to understand the impact of digitalization in today's society.


Fourth Year, Seventh Semester

IRE-419 International Political Economy

The purpose of this course is to examine the mutual interaction of economic and political processes. The course provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge about the structure of the international economic system and the complex interaction process between this structure and political institutions. Topics discussed in the course include trade and protectionism, the role and performance of global institutions such as the IMF, World Bank, and World Trade Organization, the importance of multinational corporations, regional economic integration efforts such as the EU and NAFTA, and the emergence of new economic actors like China, India, and Brazil.


IRE-425 America and World Politics

This course examines American and world politics in two stages. Firstly, it explores the history of American foreign policy to understand how America's priorities have changed over time. This history will assist in comprehending current issues and debates in American foreign policy. Secondly, it delves into world politics based on the policies of some important countries such as China, Russia, France, Iran, Germany, the EU, India, among others


IRE-433 International Relations and Globalization

This course aims to analyze the definition, causes, nature, and effects of the term globalization. It focuses on debates about the pros and cons of pro-globalization and anti-globalization movements. Additionally, the course aims to equip students with critical thinking, analytical thinking, and research skills.


FLF-401 Second Foreign Language VII (French)

This course helps students improve their French speaking and listening comprehension skills. Various activities are carried out within the course to enhance French reading and writing skills. Moreover, students learn to express themselves in contemporary French culture


FLG-401 Second Foreign Language VII (German)

The course includes exercises related to the four basic language skills (listening, speaking, reading, writing) as well as exercises on grammar and vocabulary topics. Various texts in German are read and discussed to facilitate thinking in the German language. Pronunciation is also worked on to correct students' accents. Given the importance of various applications in foreign language learning, reviewing course topics and conducting additional research are strongly recommended.


FLR-401 Second Foreign Language VII (Russian)

This course aims to help students improve their Russian speaking and listening comprehension skills. It provides an opportunity for students to enhance their understanding, speaking, writing, and listening skills in the Russian language. While aiming for the further development of linguistic structure and vocabulary, the course also contributes to understanding Russian culture.


FLS-401 Second Foreign Language VII (Spanish)

This course expects students to improve their speaking and writing skills for business purposes. Various tutorial activities are applied within the course to reinforce the basic foreign language knowledge acquired by students. Accordingly, emphasis is placed on word learning, writing in accordance with grammar rules, and fluent speaking


ECO-403 Turkish Economy

This course covers the historical transformation of the Turkish economy, experienced economic crises, sectoral structure, foreign economic relations, major economic problems, and solutions. The course enables students to define the structure, development, problems, and policy options of the Turkish economy. By examining the historical and current development of the Turkish economy, the course provides students with an in-depth perspective.


IFN-423 Blockchain Technology

This course explains the basic concepts, working principles, and application areas of blockchain technology. It also focuses on developing skills to evaluate the societal, economic, and ethical aspects of blockchain.


MAN-451 Meta Entrepreneurship

Meta entrepreneurship refers to creating and managing businesses in virtual reality environments. This course comprehensively introduces students to business applications in the metaverse and allows them to explore available resources for meta entrepreneurs on the Second Life platform. The goal is to equip students with meta-strategies for creating, building, and delivering superior value to customers through virtual production, fostering a holistic understanding of entrepreneurship.


MAN-443 Digital Citizenship

The Digital Citizenship course aims to help students understand the complexity of the digital world and gain skills to act ethically, safely, and responsibly in this world. The course provides an opportunity for students to develop awareness in areas such as digital ethics, online security, privacy, cyberbullying, and digital media literacy. It also enables students to understand and evaluate the societal, cultural, and economic impacts of digital technologies.


Fourth Year, Seventh Semester

IRE-408 Climate Change

The aim of this course is to examine the impact of climate change, a part of environmental issues, on international relations. In this context, students are provided with theoretical and practical knowledge about climate change within the global environmental issues and its impact on international relations. Topics covered in the course include climate change, the migration dimension of climate change, the effects of climate change on international security, environmental movements, the Arctic region, and the environmental policy of the EU.


IRE-418 Simulation in International Relations

IRE-418 Simulation in International Relations is a course that offers students the opportunity to examine and understand international relations topics in an applied manner through interactive course formats. This course introduces students to the basic theories and issues in international security. By participating in the simulation, students take on the roles of various foreign policy decision-makers.


IRE-428 Turkish Foreign Policy

This course covers the development of Turkish foreign policy from the Ottoman Empire to the present day. It presents an examination of modern Turkish political life and institutions. The aim of the course is to introduce and analyze the foreign policy of the Republic era, starting from the historical background of Turkish foreign policy. By examining Turkey's historical and current foreign policy goals, strategies, and challenges, the course provides students with an in-depth perspective


IRE-460 Entrepreneurship in International Relations

The purpose of this course is to inform students about business plan writing, one of the most important needs of entrepreneurs, and to enable them to develop a business idea and turn it into a business plan by conducting the necessary research, using techniques, and presenting it. As stated in the course content, a good business plan is prepared through seminars, projects, teamwork, assignments, and discussions given by entrepreneurial individuals. After learning the stages of a business plan, students prepare projects to be submitted to KOSGEB (Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization) and successful projects receive a KOSGEB Applied Entrepreneurship Training (UGE) participation certificate at the end of the semester.


IRE-462 Internship in International Relations

Work experience during the university education process is beneficial for students to develop their career goals. By taking the internship course, students have the opportunity to complete internships related to their fields and apply the knowledge they have gained during their university education. Moreover, these gains make it easier for them to adapt to the sector when they enter professional life.


IRE-464 International Relations Project

This course deals with issues such as data collection, asking research questions, and organizing the thesis to write a thesis on a specific topic. Within the scope of this course, each student prepares and presents, in front of the community, a preparation on a topic related to international politics using scientific research methods.


FLF-402 Second Foreign Language VIII (French)

This course provides students with an opportunity to become more competent and confident communicators in the French language. The course aims to develop advanced speaking and listening skills. In this course, students will receive comprehensive training in effective communication and language proficiency.


FLG-402 Second Foreign Language VIII (German)

The aim of this course is to develop the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills of students for the business world. In addition, activities such as improving German writing skills, understanding and interpreting academic texts, and practicing speaking and listening are carried out.


FLR-402 Second Foreign Language VIII (Russian)

This course guides students in using the Russian language in business life. Thus, the aim is to improve students' Russian communication skills. For this purpose, the course content includes in-depth examination of advanced Russian language grammar, vocabulary, and grammar rules.


FLS-402 Second Foreign Language VIII (Spanish)

FLS-402 Second Foreign Language VIII (Spanish) aims to provide students with more depth and proficiency in the Spanish language. This course offers students the opportunity to more effectively understand, speak, write, and listen in Spanish. While the course aims for further development of the grammatical structure and vocabulary of the Spanish language, it also contributes to understanding the cultures where Spanish is spoken.

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS PROGRAM "IRE"

Broad Based Student Learning Goals

Matrix for Courses & Intended Student Learning Outcomes (ISLOs)

1. To equip the students with fundamental and technical knowledge in the area of international business.

2. To improve managerial skills of the students by increasing self-confidence and self-expression efficiency.

3. To lead the students behaving ethical and responsible towards society and environment.

KEY  LEARNING OUTCOMES

Communication

Analytical Tools

IRE Scholarship

Environment

IRE Scholarship

Leadership

International Relations  Core

Teamwork

Critical Thinking

"IACBE"

Deliver effective and professional communications using a variety of delivery venues.

Apply decision-support tools to business decision making.

Utilize research skills in business problem solving

Apply legal, ethical, and economic standards of business within a global environment.

Utilize research skills in business problem solving

Apply strategic planning skills to effect a change initiative in a business scenario.

Apply major concepts within the traditional areas of business.

Contribute to the development of a high performing team and collaborative environment.

Demonstrate an ability to obtain and process information in order to make decisions and solve problems.

ISLOs for International Relations

("PO: Program Outputs")

1. Produce reports and  presentations to accomplish effective and professional communication in different business settings

2. Demonstrate professionalism while using information technology tools in his/her field,

3. Develop a world view based on an awareness of the diversity of perspectives that structure the global political, social, economic, and legal environment

4. Carry out the ethical and legal principles when making decisions in global business environments

5. Contribute to the improvement of the system that she/he live in by combining the acquired  theoretical and practical knowledge

6. Use leadership, team working and interpersonal relationship abilities

7. Describe the basic actors, events, and concepts of international relations and can relate these to contemporary global issues

8. Coordinate appropriate analytical and research skills to the study of international relations

9. Use initiative under changing business conditions, uses analytical, innovative and creative approaches to solve problems

Course Title 

PO1 

PO2 

PO3 

PO4 

PO5 

PO6 

PO7 

PO8 

PO9 

First Year/First Semester 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ECO 105

Economics 

   

X

X

     

 

 

IRE 101

Introduction to Political Science

   

X

X

X

 

X

 

 

IRE 107

Diplomatic History I

       

X

 

X

 

 

TUR 101

Turkish I 

X

       

X

 

 

 

FEA 101

Orientation

X

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

FLE  101

Freshman English I 

X

       

X

 

X

 

SEC  101

Development and Life Program:

             

 

 

GYP-119

Movie Types

X

           

 

 

GYP-117

Health Sociology

X

           

 

 

GYP-101

Popular Culture and Communication

X

           

 

 

GYP-103

Corporate Social Responsibility and Applications

X

           

 

 

GYP-105

Life in the Universe

             

 

 

GYP-107

Diction

X

           

 

 

GYP-113

Gender

X

           

 

 

GYP-115

Mythology

X

           

 

 

First Year/ Second Semester

             

 

 

IRE 108

Introduction to International Relations

   

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

FEA 102

Orientation II (Career Planning)

X

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

IRE 100

Speaking and Comp.

   

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

IRE 110

Diplomatic History II

       

X

 

X

 

 

TUR 102

Turkish II 

X

       

X

 

 

 

FLE  102

Freshman English II

X

       

X

 

X

 

FLX 102

Second Foreign Language II (GR) (FR) (SP) (RUS) (CHI)

X

       

x

 

x

 

Second Year/Third Semester

             

 

 

IRE 213

Theories of International Relations

   

X

X

X

   

X

 

IRE 215

Human Rights

 

X

X

 

X

   

X

X

IRE 217

International Economic Organizations

   

X

X

X

   

 

X

HIS  201

Atatürk's Prin.& Hist. of Turk. Rev. I

     

X

X

   

 

 

FLE  201

Sophomore English I

X

       

X

X

X

 

FLX 201

Second Foreign Language III (GR) (FR) (SP) (RUS) (CHI)

X

       

x

 

x

 

Second Year/Fourth Semester

             

 

 

IRE 204

History of Political Thought

   

X

X

X

X

 

 

 

IRE 220

International Political Organizations

 

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

FEA 200

Critical Thinking

     

X

   

X

 

X

IRE 236

Global Conflict & Cooperation

   

X

X

X

 

X

 

X

HIS 202

Atatürk's Prin. & Hist. of Turk. Rev. II 

     

X

X

   

 

 

FLE  202

Sophomore English II

X

       

X

X

X

 

FLX 202

Second Foreign Language IV (GR) (FR) (SP) (RUS) (CHI)

X

       

X

 

X

 

Third Year/Fifth Semester

             

 

 

LAW 301

International Law I

   

X

X

X

 

X

 

 

IRE 301

Current Issues in World Politics

 

X

X

 

X

X

X

 

X

IRE 331

International Security

   

X

X

   

X

 

X

IRE 337

Current Energy Issues

X

         

X

X

X

IRE 333

EU Politics

   

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

IRE 311

Communication in IRE

X

X

 

X

     

 

X

FL. 303

Second Foreign Language I (GR) (FR) (SP) (RUS) (CHI)

X

           

 

 

Third Year/Sixth Semester

             

 

 

LAW 301

International Law II

   

X

X

X

 

X

 

 

IRE 336

International Terorism

 

X

X

     

X

 

X

IRE 310

Political History of Middle East

 

X

     

X

 

 

X

IRE 340

IR in Movies

           

X

 

X

FLE 304

Academic Writing

X

X

 

X

     

 

X

FL. 304

Second Foreign Language II (GR) (FR) (SP) (RUS) (CHI)

X

           

 

 

Fourth Year/Seventh Semester

             

 

 

FLE 403

Professional Writing & Public Speaking

   

X

X

 

X

 

 

 

IRE 409

Turkish Politics

   

X

 

X

     

X

IRE 419

International Political Economy

   

X

   

X

X

X

X

IRE 425

United States & world Politics

   

X

X

   

X

X

 

IRE 435

Simulation in IR

   

X

 

X

   

X

X

IRE 439

 Int. Trade Law

             

 

 

FL.  403

Second Foreign Language III (GR) (FR) (SP) (RUS) (CHI)

X

           

 

 

Fourth Year/Eigth Semester

             

 

 

FLE 404

Presentation Skills & Communicative Writing

 

X

         

 

X

IRE 4XX

Capstone

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

IRE 462

Internship in IR

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

IRE 460

Entrepreneurship in IR

X

 

X

X

X

X

X

 

X

IRE 464

Project in IR

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

X

IRE 428 

Turkish Foreign Policy

X

X