General Information: Four-year undergraduate degree. Medium of instruction is English.

Goals and Objectives: The International Trade and Finance undergraduate degree program provides students with comprehensive knowledge in international trade and financial skills. Students will obtain knowledge of managing the business at international level, learn international law, ability to prepare and analyze the financial statements.

Job Opportunity: Employment opportunities include positions in department of international trade and investments, private and public business companies, export and import trade companies.

INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND BUSINESS PROGRAM

1. Semester 2. Semester
Course Code Course Name L T C ECTS Course Code Course Name L T C ECTS
BA101 Introduction to Business I 3 0 3 5 BA102 Introduction to Business II 3 0 3 4
HIST101 History of Turkish Republic I 2 0 2 3 HIST102 History of Turkish Republic II 2 0 2 3
TURK101 Turkish I 2 0 0 2 TURK102 Turkish II 2 0 0 2
MAT103 Mathematics for Business and Economics I 3 0 3 4 MAT104 Mathematics for Business and Economics II 3 0 3 4
ECO101 Introduction to Economics 3 0 3 4 ECO102 Introduction to Economics II 3 0 3 4
CMS101 Introduction to Information Technology I 3 1 3 4 CMS102 Introduction to Information Technology II 3 1 3 4
ENG103 Academic English I 3 2 3 4 ENG104 Academic English II 3 2 3 4
TOTAL 19 3 17 26 TOTAL 14 3 15 25
3. Semester 4. Semester
Course Code Course Name L T C ECTS Course Code Course Name L T C ECTS
BA210 Business Communication 3 1 3 5 POL101 Introduction to Global Politics 3 1 3 5
ACT201 Principles of Accounting I 3 0 3 4 ACC202 Principles of Accounting II 3 0 3 4
LAW205 Business Law 3 0 3 4 BA202 Organizational Behavior 3 0 3 4
POL104 Political Science 3 0 3 4 BAxxx Elective Course 3 0 3 4
BAxxx Elective Course 3 0 3 4 BAxxx Elective Course 3 0 3 4
TOTAL 15 1 15 21 TOTAL 15 1 15 21
5. Semester 6. Semester
Course Code Course Name L T C ECTS Course Code Course Name L T C ECTS
BA301 Principles of Marketing 3 0 3 4 BA203 Human Resource Management 3 0 3 5
FIN 301 Financial Management 3 0 3 4 BA 310 International Business – I 3 0 3 4
ACC203 Cost Accounting for Managerial Decision Making 3 0 3 4 BA312 Money and Banking 3 0 3 5
BAxxx Elective Course 3 0 3 5 ACC421 International Accounting 3 0 3 4
BAxxx Elective Course 3 0 3 5 BAxxx Elective Course 3 0 3 4
TOTAL 15 0 15 22 TOTAL 15 0 15 22
7. Semester 8. Semester
Course Code Course Name L T C ECTS Course Code Course Name L T C ECTS
BA402 International Business II 3 0 3 4 ECO321 International Economics 3 0 3 5
BA409 International Marketing Strategy 3 0 3 4 BA424 Business Policy 3 0 3 5
BA405 Production Management 3 0 3 4 FIN408 International Financial Analysis 3 0 3 5
 BA414 International Human Resource Management 3 0 3 5 BAxxx Elective Course 3 0 3 4
 BA418 International Trade 3 0 3 5 BAxxx Elective Course 3 0 3 5
TOTAL 15 0 15 22 TOTAL 15 0 15 24

L – stands for Lecture Hour (hours/week)
T – stands for Lab/Tutorial (hours/week)
C – stands for Credit

INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND BUSINESS

MAT103 Mathematics for Business and Economics I
In this course students examine number sets, absolute value, inequality, function as a concept, simple functions, limits, continuity, derivatives, increasing and decreasing functions, concavity, first and second derivative tests, l’Hospital’s rule, creating graphics, maximum/minimum problems, logarithmic and antilogarithmic functions, applications to economics; integrals, methods of deriving integrals, and applications.

TURK101 Turkish I
The course will cover the following: the importance of language as a social institution in the life of a nation; relations between culture and language; the Turkish languages and their geographical distribution; history of the Turkish language; phonology of the Turkish language; rules of punctuation. The rule of inflection (declension and conjugation) and derivation in the Turkish language. General rules of composition; various forms of written expression.

ECO101 Introduction to Economics I
Topics in the course include; Basic Concepts of Economics, Consumer Theory: Budget Constraint, Preferences, Utility/ Choice; Demand and Changes in Demand, Consumer’s Surplus, Individual and Market Demand, Intertemporal Choice, Uncertainty and Information, Theory of the Firm: Technology, Producer’s Problem: Profit Maximization- Cost Minimization, Cost Curves, Firm Supply, Industry Supply, Imperfect Competition: Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, Factor Pricing and Distribution.

CMS101 Introduction to Information Technology I
This course introduces the World of Computers, History of Computing, What Is a Computer System, How Does A Computer System Process and Communicate Data, Information Processing, Hardware and Software, Program Coding and Programming Languages, Word Processing and Desk-Top Publishing.

BA101 Introduction to Business I
The main objective of the course will be to explore the dynamic environment of the business organizations. In addition, we will have some other objectives including; explaining basic business and management concepts, to help students understand business systems and management functions, to discuss contemporary management practices and solution for today’s complex and competitive business world. To encourage students to look at issues from the perspective of business owners.

ECO102 Introduction to Economics II
Topics in the course include; National Income Accounting, Determination of National Income, Aggregate Demand and The Multiplier, Money and Modern Banking, Central Banking and the Monetary System, Monetary and Fiscal Policy in a Closed Economy, Unemployment, Inflation, Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Monetary System and International Finance, Monetary and Fiscal Policy in an Open Economy, Problems of Developing Economics.

CMS102 Introduction to Information Technology II
This is a first-year second semester course on information systems and business and management. It introduces the students to various ways in which IT and information systems are used in businesses at varying levels of management. Topics covered include decision support systems, expert systems, electronic commerce, corporate information systems, and enterprise resource planning systems. Excel and Access are also covered at introductory level.

BA102 Introduction to Business II
Continuing the main objective of the course. It will be to explore the dynamic environment of the business organizations. In addition, we will have some other objectives including; explaining basic business and management concepts, to help students understand business systems and management functions, to discuss contemporary management practices and solution for today’s complex and competitive business world. To encourage students to look at issues from the perspective of business owners.

ENG103 Academic English I
This course provides expertise on the following areas: Advanced Practices to Develop Reading, Listening, Writing and Oral Presentation Skills. Students also exhibit developed skills via providing feedbacks, portfolio documents in relation to comparative writing.

ENG104 Academic English II
This course provides expertise on the following areas: Advanced Practices to Develop Reading, Listening, Writing and Oral Presentation Skills. Students also exhibit developed skills via providing feedbacks, portfolio documents in relation to comparative writing.

LAW205 Business Law
The legal principles and their concrete applications in business settings. Law of contracts, offer and acceptance intention, and privity. Law of torts, liability for defective goods, services and premises. Forming a registered company and certain aspects of company law.

BA203 Human Resources Management
Basic objectives and concepts in human resource management. Fundamental functions of personel management, such as human resource planning, job analysis, recruitment, selection, orientation, training and development, and personel relations. Emerging trends in human resource management.

ACT201 Principles of Accounting I
This course is an introduction to the preparation and interpretation of financial statements. With the help of computer-based problems and internet assignments, it covers the accounting cycle by which the information about business transactions is summarized in these statements. The principal methods of instruction will consist in interactive lecturing and problem-solving.

TURK101 Turkish II
The course will cover the following: the importance of language as a social institution in the life of a nation; relations between culture and language; the Turkish languages and their geographical distribution; history of the Turkish language; phonology of the Turkish language; rules of punctuation. The rule of inflection (declension and conjugation) and derivation in the Turkish language. General rules of composition; various forms of written expression.

POL204 Political Science
Political Science: An Introduction, 13/e, provides a comprehensive and jargon-free introduction to the field’s basic concepts and themes. It draws examples from the U.S. and other countries to introduce the entire field of political science to new readers. The authors stress how exciting politics can be, balancing practical and theoretical knowledge.

HIST101 History of Turkish Republic I
A general survey of Turkish history from about the mid-19th century until World War II with a particular focus on the early Republican era. A comparative and analytical account of Westernization and Ottoman reform attempts, the struggle for constitution, the economic and social transformations, diplomacy and foreign policy, World War I, the rise of Turkish nationalism, the National Struggle, Kemalist social, economic and cultural reforms in the 1920s and 1930s with special emphasis on the Kemalist principles.

MAT104 Mathematics for Business and Economics II
Matrices and determinants; Applications. Solution of systems of linear equations; Inverse matrix method, Cramer’s rule. Rate of change. Derivatives. Higher order derivatives. Curve sketching. Optimization. Revenue, cost, profit applications. Cost-benefit analysis. Functions of several variables. Partial derivatives. Applications. Lagrange multipliers. Integrals. Definite Integrals. Areas, Applications.

BA210 Business Communication
Communicating within the organization, with stakeholders and on a cross cultural level.Techniques for effective business communication: use of communication technology, types of business letters,memos and reports,resume writing, how to act during presentations and interviews.Listening skills, non verbal cues and international business etiquette.

POL101 Introduction to Global Politics
The course is built on a number of controversial issues in the field of contemporary global politics. Students are expected to read and think about these controversial issues and they are encouraged to put forward their own points of view in an atmosphere of discussion and debate in the class.

ACC202 Principles of Accounting II
Accounting for assets, liabilities, and capital. Detailed accounting procedures for financial assets, inventories, and fixed assets. Accounting for cash, receivables, marketable securities, merchandise inventory, land, buildings, equipment, machinery, and other fixed assets. Accounting procedures for short and long-term liabilities. Components of capital.

BA202 Organizational Behavior
Introduction to organizational behavior. Motivation and leadership. Communication. Power and politics. The structure of organizations. Decision-making and control. Applications in behavior. Organization development.

BA301 Principles of Marketing
Consumer behavior. Market segmentation. Product development and policies, methods and practices. Distribution decisions. Marketing communications. Marketing research. International marketing. Contemporary issues in marketing.

FIN301 Financial Management
Introduction to financial management, time value of money; corporate investment appraisal; capital structure decisions; the cost of capital; short-term and long-term financing; dividend policy and working capital management. It also includes, net present value and other investment criteria.

BA310 International Business
Application of management science to international economic and commercial activities. Effects of economic, social and cultural factors on international business. Application of managerial factors such as finance, marketing, accounting and human resource management to international economic activities.

ACC203 Cost Accounting for Managerial Decision Making
Calculation of costs of goods and services produced by production and service companies. Measurement and reporting of financial and nonfinancial information relating to cost of acquiring and utilizing resources within the organization. Use of cost accounting data for managerial decision making.

BA312 Money and Banking
This course presents the students underlying economic explanations for why the financial system is organized as it is and to teach them functions of the financial system in the economy. It focuses on the role of interest rates, financial markets and institutions.

ACC421 International Accounting
International accounting is the international aspects of accounting, including such matters as accounting principles and reporting practices in different countries and their classification; patterns of accounting development; international and regional harmonization, foreign currency translation; foreign exchange risk; international comparisons of consolidation accounting and inflation accounting; accounting in developing countries; accounting in communist countries; performance evaluation of foreign subsidiaries.

BA402 International Business II
This is the second part of a two-part series of international business courses essential for International Trade and Business Program. The course is comprised of two parts: Part One deals with understanding of the contemporary international business environment, in which topics covered include an understanding of the international trade, foreign direct investment, international organizations, international monetary system. Second Part, which is the contents of this course, is examining the cultural factors in international business, financial forces, international competitive strategy, assessing and analyzing markets, market entry modes, export and import practices, and financial management of international business.

BA409 International Marketing Strategy
This course will be dealing; how to find new markets, to replace saturated markets; how to customize products for the demands of new markets; which products world customers want; how to best reach the customers; what pricing strategies are most appropriate; what distribution channels are adequate to serve the world customers; how to overcome barriers that hinder implementation of marketing programs.

BA405 Production Management
The Production/Operations function in business. The evaluation and growth of production and operations management (POM). POM problems. Productivity and its measurement. Forecasting demand. Qualitative and quantitative forecasting techniques. Inventory control. Single and multiple period inventories. Problems and cases.

BA414 International Human Resource Management
This course provides an introduction to the economics, legal, political and social aspects of human resource management in an international context. This course aims to identify major issues in international human resource management, understand the impact of cultural differences on the management of people in multinational organisations, compare and contrast human resource issues in the context of domestic and international operations, explain IHRM practices for different countries and regions of the world, identify major issues in expatriation and repatriation of employees, explain the strategic significance of IHRM.

BA418 International Trade
This introductory course in international trade familiarizes students with theories and policies that guide international trade. This course is usually taken in one of the first semesters of a degree program. Students learn why international trade is important for the nations, and they examine how it effects production, profit and the economy. Students analyze trade policies that are different than those that govern the U.S. discuss why those differences exist.

ECO321 International Economics
Theories of comparative advantage; classical theory, Heckscher-Ohlin theory. Gains from trade. Factor price equalization theorem, Stolper-Samuelson theorem. Contemporary theories of trade. Instruments of protection, tariffs and subsidies. Economics of integration.

BA424 Business Policy
Strategic Management elements and envıronment. The manager and management. Internal analysis and diagnosis. Computing: algorithms and data structures. Strategic implements; resource allocation, organisation and control. Case analysis and corporate simulations. team works and presentation.

FIN408 International Financial Analysis
This introductory course explores various tools, techniques and solutions for controlling money. Topics include creating and understanding a financial statement, appreciating financial disclosure issues, developing a budget and evaluating cash-flow projections. The course also explores how classic investment models and actual investment practices compare.