TURK 203 / BASIC TURKISH III
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

Emphasizing the development of understanding basic words, questions and expressions related to personal interests and needs; asking and answering simple questions in a conversation and writing about an event in a short sentence indicating where and how it happened in Turkish. Complies with the first half of level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

TURK 301 / INTERMEDIATE TURKISH I
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Targets advanced beginners to follow daily conversations, to understand texts which are not too complex; to join conversations and to write texts on most topics which are familiar in Turkish. Complies with the first half of level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

TURK 302 / INTERMEDIATE TURKISH II
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Developing skills of students to participate in a conversation, to follow a short story and commenting about them, to comprehend the main points of a text, to maintain a conversation or a discussion, to narrate a story and to write texts expressing feelings and thoughts in Turkish. Complies with the second half of level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.

TURK 330 / INTERMEDIATE OTTOMAN TURKISH
Term: Spring 2016Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Examination of handwritten manuscripts and documents in different styles (Nesih, Talik, Divani, Siyakat, etc.) and introduction to more complex Ottoman grammatical elements and vocabulary borrowed from Persian and Arabic languages. Students will not only study copies of the Ottoman written sources between 14th and 20th centuries, but will be able to see the original manuscripts by visiting various rich libraries and Ottoman archives in Istanbul.

UNIV 111 / PILATES
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: MONTimes: 14:30-15:45

Designed to improve muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, posture and balance. Relaxation techniques. Knowledge of Pilates positions and benefits associated with Pilates in order to incorporate Pilates into their lifetime fitness regime.

UNIV 111 / PILATES
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: TUESTimes: 14:30-15:45

Designed to improve muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, posture and balance. Relaxation techniques. Knowledge of Pilates positions and benefits associated with Pilates in order to incorporate Pilates into their lifetime fitness regime.

UNIV 112 / ADVANCED PILATES
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Improving muscular strength, endurance, flexibility, posture and balance. Knowledge of the advanced principles of Pilates. Breathing, center, control, concentration, precision and flow/rhythm. Incorporating Pilates into their lifetime fitness regime.

UNIV 113 / TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

This course is design to improve muscular strengthten the muscles and increase flexibility by targeting the while body at once. The exercises uses the step platform for warm up and also for hip, thigh and leg conditioning. The diffuculty of the exercises gradually increases to ensure fat burning. Music accompanied working out is designed to warm up and then to enchance the muscular strength and increase flexibility.

UNIV 113 / TOTAL BODY CONDITIONING
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

This course is design to improve muscular strengthten the muscles and increase flexibility by targeting the while body at once. The exercises uses the step platform for warm up and also for hip, thigh and leg conditioning. The diffuculty of the exercises gradually increases to ensure fat burning. Music accompanied working out is designed to warm up and then to enchance the muscular strength and increase flexibility.

UNIV 114 / GROUP FITNESS
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: TUESTimes: 16:00-17:15

This course is design to improve muscular strength and increase flexibility by targeting the whole body at once. The exercises use the step platform and dumbbells for warm up as well as for hip, thigh and leg conditioning. The difficulty of the exercises gradually increases to ensure fat burning. Music accompanied work-out is designed to warm up and then to enhance the muscular strength and increase flexibility.

UNIV 121 / EFFECTIVE SPEAKING
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

This class aims to help students use the right organs (i.e. diaphragm) and the right points in order to make an effortless speech which is at the right tone. Exercises to improve speech capability will be conducted in the light of phonetic science that forms basis of many languages. By the end of the semester, students are expected to express themselves more professionally; have a broader vocabulary, make better choices for words and express emotions congruent with words. This course will provide the opportunity to be an effective speaker by intensive experience. Breathing exercises, impromptu and prepared speeches, articulation practices are a few methods to be used throughout the course. The course is offered in Turkish.

UNIV 121 / EFFECTIVE SPEAKING
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

This class aims to help students use the right organs (i.e. diaphragm) and the right points in order to make an effortless speech which is at the right tone. Exercises to improve speech capability will be conducted in the light of phonetic science that forms basis of many languages. By the end of the semester, students are expected to express themselves more professionally; have a broader vocabulary, make better choices for words and express emotions congruent with words. This course will provide the opportunity to be an effective speaker by intensive experience. Breathing exercises, impromptu and prepared speeches, articulation practices are a few methods to be used throughout the course. The course is offered in Turkish.

UNIV 122 / EFFECTIVE SPEAKING 2
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

The aim of this course is to advance skills gained in UNIV 121 course. We will cover fundamental topics such as use of voice, stress, intonation and have practices related to reading of complex text and improvisational speech. Moreover; Fundamentals of communication, acting and rhetoric will be introduced to improve students’ understanding of effective speaking

UNIV 123 / CAREER PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

This course is designed to assist students in understanding the career planning and management process in order to make informed occupational and educational decisions. Students will enhance their understanding of self, including interests, personality and values; learn how to integrate self-knowledge into career, occupational and educational decisions; set goals and devise strategies to achieve these goals.

UNIV 131 / BRIDGE I
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: TUESTimes: 16:00-17:00

An introductory course to bridge playing. Basic concepts and principles of bridge along with the hand evaluations, opening bids, responses to opening bids, rebids, and various declaration conventions. Planning declarer?s play, defending against declarer, and card signaling.

UNIV 131 / BRIDGE I
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

An introductory course to bridge playing. Basic concepts and principles of bridge along with the hand evaluations, opening bids, responses to opening bids, rebids, and various declaration conventions. Planning declarer?s play, defending against declarer, and card signaling.

UNIV 132 / BRIDGE II
Term: Spring 2016Units 1Days: WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Intermediate card play, endplays, squeezes, advanced level defense, low & high level competitive bidding, slam bidding.

UNIV 141 / GLOBAL CIVICS
Term: Spring 2016Units 0Days: WEDTimes: 17:30-20:15

This course offers a foundation for thinking and acting on the global challenges that will require leadership and citizenship from the rising generation. A well-rounded university experience in the 21st century has to include a conversation about our responsibilities towards the whole of humanity, and the corresponding rights we all have.