INTL 308 / HISTORY OF POLITICAL THOUGHT
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

An historical analysis of great political ideas as put forth by ancient and modern philosophers and political theorists such as Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Rousseau and Marx. Intellectual debates on the foundational questions of politics (forms of government, the relationship of the individual to the state, justice and morality).

INTL 450 / TUR.&USA-EST&WST WR TWAIN MEET
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

Differences and similarities in the experiences of both countries will be examined through the prisms of major events, ideologies, movements, technologies and key leaders. Issues common to both countries, such as religion, sovereignty, nationalism, governance, liberty, the rule of law and human rights will be considered. Lectures will be followed by interactive discussion, seminar style. The breadth of subjects covered will preclude more in depth consideration of each. Topic coverage is intended to stimulate thought – whet the appetite.

INTL 480 / GLOBALIZATION, MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND STATES
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

Globalization process of the world economy. Internationalization of firms, and state-business relations from an institutionalist, interdisciplinary and comparative perspective with special reference to the recent theoretical debates and empirical findings in international and comparative political economy and international business fields. Nature and evolution of the global economy and business environment with particular emphasis on interactions between structure, institutions and agency. Motivations, strategies and operations of multinational enterprises, especially Emerging Country Multinationals (EMNCs) with particular emphasis on Turkish multinationals. State-Corporate relations with special reference to interactions among these two key actors in the context of bargaining and power. Application of theoretical concepts and frameworks to real life cases.

ITAL 201 / ITALIAN I : BEGINNERS
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

An introduction of beginners to the four language skills listening, speaking, reading and writing and to contemporary everyday Italian culture in order to be able to communicate simply in the target language. Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: first half of level A1

ITAL 202 / ITALIAN II : BEGINNERS
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

Develops the four language skills listening, speaking, reading and writing, and the awareness of contemporary everyday Italian culture in order to interact successfully with native speakers of the language in routine situations. Common European Framework of Reference for Languages: second half of level A1.

MATH 102 / CALCULUS
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

Limit of a function; Continuous functions and their properties; Derivative andapplications; Extreme values; Indefinite integral; Riemann integral and fundamental theorem of calculus; Logarithmic and exponential functions; L?Hospital?s rule; Sequence and series of numbers; Power series and their properties;

MATH 106 / CALCULUS I
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

Limits and continuity; derivative and properties of differentiable functions; mean value theorems, Taylor's formula, extreme values; indefinite integral and integral rules; Riemann integral and fundamental theorem of calculus; L'Hospital's rule; improper integrals.

MATH 107 / INTRODUCTION TO LINEAR ALGEBRA
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: WED THURSTimes: 10:00-12:45

Vectors; matrices and systems of linear equations; vector spaces; linear maps; orthogonality; algebra of complex numbers; eigenvalue problems.

MATH 201 / STATISTICS
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

Descriptive statistics; measures of association, correlation, simple regression; probability theory, conditional probability, independence; random variables and probability distributions; sampling distributions; estimation; inference (confidence intervals and hypothesis testing). Topics are supported by computer applications.

MAVA 208 / VIDEO BASICS
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-17:15

Fundamentals of digital video camera skills such as framing and exposure as well as guidelines of non-linear digital editing, such as montage, parallel editing, transitions, editing to sound and exporting for various platforms. Multiple hands on exercises with camera and final short video production.

MAVA 208 / VIDEO BASICS
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-12:45

Fundamentals of digital video camera skills such as framing and exposure as well as guidelines of non-linear digital editing, such as montage, parallel editing, transitions, editing to sound and exporting for various platforms. Multiple hands on exercises with camera and final short video production.

MAVA 223 / CONTEMPORARY ART I
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-17:15

An introduction to the appreciation of and critical debates around the contemporary arts. Engagement with work from artists working in a broad range of media within various settings - galleries, museums, public spaces, and other non-traditional exhibition venues.

MAVA 353 / :DIGITAL STORYTELLING
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 11:30-14:15

Theoretical and practical aspects of creating, visualising and digitalizing a story. Introduction to concept development and project proposal writing. Exploration of basic elements and tools of digital storytelling. Practising the steps of digital storytelling. Experimenting with various narratives and/or media such as data visualisation, mobile journalism, Instagram documentary and/or animated documentary.

MBGE 200 / INTRODUCTORY BIOLOGY
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 11:30-12:45

Principles of biochemistry; molecular and cell biology. General introduction to cell structure and function. Genetics, bioenergetics, anatomy and physiology; introduction to biotechnology.

MECH 291 / SUMMER PRACTICE I
Term: Summer 2019Units 0

A minimum of 20 working days of training in an industrial summer practice program after the completion of third year. The training is based on the contents of the "Summer Practice Guide Booklet" prepared by each engineering department. Students receive practical knowledge and hands-on experience in an industrial setting.

MECH 391 / SUMMER PRACTICE II
Term: Summer 2019Units 0

A minimum of 20 working days of training in an industrial summer practice program after the completion of third year. The training is based on the contents of the "Summer Practice Guide Booklet" prepared by each engineering department. Students receive practical knowledge and hands-on experience in an industrial setting.

MFIN 202 / INTRODUCTION TO FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

The time value of money; discounted cash flow analysis; valuing financial assets; capital budgeting; risk and return; cost of capital; corporate financing decisions; and capital structure.

MFIN 301 / CORPORATE FINANCE
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Analysis of special corporate finance topics including dividend policy, capital structure, leasing, option valuation, risk management, mergers, and acquisitions.

MFIN 552 / SELECTED TOPICS IN FINANCE
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: FRI*Times: 09:00-13:00

Topics will be announced when offered.

MFIN 661 / SEMINAR IN CORPORATE FINANCE
Term: Summer 2019Units 3

The first part of this course focuses on recent theoretical developments in corporate finance theory. Topics include relevant concepts in game theory and contract theory and their applications to corporate finance. The techniques developed are used to understand agency conflicts between debt holders and equity holders, the role of managerial reputation and monitoring by financial intermediaries; conflicts of interest between managers and shareholders; capital structure and security design under asymmetric information; interactions between capital structure and product market competition; the market for corporate control, takeovers and acquisitions; bankruptcy and reorganization; IPOs and under-pricing. The second part of the course studies the firm?s choice of its capital structure and dividend policy in settings characterized by moral hazard or asymmetric information, security issuance, investment decisions, corporate control, and corporate governance. The course introduces students to the databases and empirical methods used most frequently in corporate finance research.

MFIN 830 / VALUATION AND CORPORATE RESTRUCTURING
Term: Summer 2019Units 3

Creating value through corporate restructuring and examining how various types of restructurings impact creditors, shareholders, employees and other stakeholders. Topics covered include quantitative background on corporate valuation methodologies; application of these methodologies to value creation through restructurings such as mergers and acquisitions, bankruptcy reorganizations and workouts, corporate spin-offs, targeted stock offerings, and employee buyouts.

MFIN 853 / SELECTED TOPICS IN FINANCE
Term: Summer 2019Units 3

Topics will be announced when offered.

MGEC 802 / MACROECONOMIC ANALYSIS FOR MANAGEMENT
Term: Summer 2019Units 3

Effects of macroeconomic policies such as fiscal, monetary, and foreign exchange on business. Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, exchange rates.

MGMT 480 / GLOBALIZATION, MULTINATIONAL CORPORATIONS AND STATES
Term: Summer 2019Units 3Days: MON TUES WED THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

Globalization process of the world economy. Internationalization of firms, and state-business relations from an institutionalist, interdisciplinary and comparative perspective with special reference to the recent theoretical debates and empirical findings in international and comparative political economy and international business fields. Nature and evolution of the global economy and business environment with particular emphasis on interactions between structure, institutions and agency. Motivations, strategies and operations of multinational enterprises, especially Emerging Country Multinationals (EMNCs) with particular emphasis on Turkish multinationals. State-Corporate relations with special reference to interactions among these two key actors in the context of bargaining and power. Application of theoretical concepts and frameworks to real life cases.