Undergraduate Program (Since 2010-2011 term) Course List

Compulsory Departmental Courses

Elective Courses Taken From Other Departments

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

Elective Courses

LAN 103 (Second Foreign Language)

LAN 102 (Second Foreign Languange)

LAN 101 (Second Foreign Languange)

LAN 104 (Second Foreign Language)



Compulsory Departmental Courses

ORY 400 - Participation in Social and Cultural Activities
Students must attend at least one social/cultural activity in each semester or at least two activities in each academic year. The activities are announced on the webpage of the departments. The students get an attendance certificate for the participation of each activity. To get a passing grade from this course, students should submit these certificates to their advisors.

TOUR 101 - Introduction to Tourism
Fundamentals of tourism industry including principles and practices.

TOUR 103 - Sanitation and Hygiene
Concepts of hygiene and sanitation, hygiene and sanitation in production, hygiene and sanitation in public areas, food safety, personal hygiene, quality assurance systems and hygiene

TOUR 108 - Service Operations Management
Dersin içeriği servis işlemleri yönetiminde gerekli olan kavram ve araçları konaklama işletmeleri servis işlemleri yönetimine gerçekci ve praktiksel bir şekilde dönüştürmektir

TOUR 110 - World Tourism Geography
Tourism geography, time zones, climate and weather, continents, regions, countries, major tourist destinations of the world, tourism organizations in different countries, explains the negative and positive effects of tourism development.

TOUR 112 - International Tourism
Nature and components of tourism industry, Travel and tourism statistics, Travel and tourism statistics, The role of the state in tourism, The role of the state in tourism

TOUR 114 - Tourism Legislation
Specialties of tourism law, notions, and three main laws that are numbered as 2634, 1618 and 4848 in Tourism Law.

TOUR 122 - Introduction to Economics
Focuses on development of basic theory of demand, supply, and market price. Explores applications to selected microeconomic problems, such as basic monopoly and competition, and other issues that relate to the role of the pricing system in resource allocation and income distribution.

TOUR 208 - Travel Industry
This course aims to give a general idea about the organization of travel industry and it’s position in tourism industry. For this will be studied the intersectional relation in tourism, touristical product and travel motivators. Tour market segments and types of tours will also be covered.

TOUR 209 - Recreation and Leisure Management
Leisure in Historical Perspective, Cultural Heritage and Leisure, Leisure and Recreation, People’s needs and Leisure, Government, public sector and leisure, Trends in the leisure industry, Planning for leisure and recreation, Principles of leisure and recreation management, Time management. Event management, Leisure management in the commercial and voluntary sector

TOUR 211 - Planning and Sustainability in Tourism
Tourism growth and sustainability. Main concepts and principles of tourism planning

TOUR 213 - Tourism Economics
Interaction of Tourism with Sectors of An Economy,Equilibrium in Tourism Market, Price Determination for Package Tourism, Impacts of Tourism on Regional Development

TOUR 214 - Destination Management
Sustainable development for tourism destinations, competitive destinations, tourists’ destination choices and experiences, issues in analyzing and managing tourist destinations, destination policy, planning and development, destination management, marketing tourist destinations

TOUR 216 - Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality Industry
Nature and importance of entrepreneurship within the tourism and hospitality industry, women and youth entrepreneurship, history of entrepreneurship, international entrepreneurship opportunities, creativity, developing a business idea, preparing a business Plan, marketing plan, financing, franchising, entrepreneurial strategy, launching a new venture.

TOUR 307 - Food Production
Main content is to explores the connections among diet, the current food and food animal production systems, the environment and public health, considering factors such as economics, population and equity.

TOUR 308 - Marketing in Hospitality Enterprises
Structure and organization of Food and Beverage companies will be held in this course. Practice of subjects which is related with this course will be shown to students

TOUR 310 - Food and Beverage Management
Structure and organization of Food and Beverage companies will be held in this course. Practice of subjects which is related with this course will be shown to students

TOUR 311 - Hotel Management
The hotel business, hotels and room division operation, food and beverage department, the culinary arts, managed services, recreation and leisure, marketing and human resources, leadership, planning and organizing, hospitality information systems.

TOUR 312 - Menu Planning and Presentation
Specialities of food, balanced and enough food, menu plan, menu preparing, standard recipe making

TOUR 313 - Summer Training
The students will have a mission as its described in trainee regulations of school. Related academicians will help the students as a coach and controll them by written and oral way.

TOUR 316 - Opera-PMS
Learning the content of FIDELIO OPERA MODULE.

TOUR 407 - Research Methods in Tourism
nformation about components of social research methods and area works. Participation to different seminars by sector representatives.

TOUR 410 - Managerial Training
The students will have a mission as its described in trainee regulations of school. Related academicians will help the students as a coach and controll them by written and oral way.

TOUR 413 - Event Planning and Management
Event Planning, Management, Organization,Communication issues in event planning process, funding, marketing, event evaluation, practical issues in event management

TOUR 414 - Strategic Management in Hospitality and Tourism Enterprises
Strategic Management in Hospitality and Tourism Industry, The hospitality and tourism context, the organizational context, the business level strategies, corporate level strategies, network level strategies, strategic planning, strategy formation, strategy implementation and change

TOUR 421 - Purchasing and Cost Analysis
Cost Structure in accommodation and F&B administrations, stages of control, methods of control, analysis, pricing, package tour costs in traveling administrations, analytic approaches helping cost control

TOUR 423 - Financial Management in Tourism
Financial management in Tourism and Examples in Practice

TOUR 424 - Catering and Banquet Management
In this course the management systems of hotels’banquet and conference centers.Different marketing systems,the coordination between these departments and other departments of the hotel. Futhermore,the different designs of saloons and different sitting plans will be shown in practice.

Elective Courses Taken From Other Departments

MGMT 301 - Marketing Management I
This course includes the concepts to be considered prior to and through decision making process of marketing.

MGMT 317 - Human Resources Management
Strategic human resource management. Certain ethical, legal and social considerations. Staffing. Human resource development. Compensation and benefits. Safety and health. Employee and labor relations.

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

CMPE103 - Introduction to Computers
Fundamentals of information systems, system and application software; input, processing, storage, output and communication; exploring the windows environment; networking and communication; internet applications; use of applications software: word processing and creating presentations, integrating and sharing information between applications.

CMPE104 - Computers and Information Systems
Introduction to spreadsheets: creating, and formatting a worksheet; formulas and functions; graphs and charts; ?what-if? analysis; overview of database and database management systems; relational database model; database objects; tables, queries, forms, and reports; storing, sorting, and updating information; querying database tables; integrating a

ENG101 - English for Academic Purposes I
ENG101 consists of academic skills, such as reading comprehension, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts. In this frame, listening and note-taking, class discussions, presentations, writing, research assignments and use of technology are some of the important activities.

ENG102 - English for Academic Purposes II
ENG102 elaborates on academic skills such as reading comprehension, listening, class discussions about the topic of the unit, vocabulary building and critical analysis of texts. It also includes research assignments and response paper and graph writing. Skills like listening and note-taking, analysis of written products, portfolio keeping and use of technology are elaborated in this course, as well.

ENG201 - English for Academic Purposes III
The course consists of mainly advanced reading and writing skills, applying critical reading skills and strategies, identifying the organization of a reading text, main ideas of the texts, and the author’s main purpose, summarizing a given text, outlining and writing an argumentative essay. Some parts of the input are in flipped learning mode.

ENG202 - English for Academic Purposes IV
This course includes research-based report writing skills. The content includes types of reports and models; the choice of topics, formation of thesis statements, writing paraphrases and summaries, preparation of report outlines, evaluation of print and electronic sources, in-text and end-of-text citation, report presentation in oral and written format. Flipped learning method is utilised to a great extent.

HIST101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I
The decline of the Ottoman Empire and the developments leading to the Turkish Revolution.

HIST102 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II
Foundation of the Turkish Republic and principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

MATH101 - Introduction to Calculus
Course Description : Basic algebra, Graphs, Functions and Their Graphs, Equations and Inequalities, Polynomials and Rational Functions, Exponential and Logarithmic Functions, System of Equations, Matrices, Determinants.

MGMT 111 - Introduction to Business I
Fundamentals of business, global business, small business, forms of business, functions of business, namely, management and organization, and information technology.

MGMT 203 - Principles of Accounting I
In this course, basic accounting concepts and principles, the structure of financial statements, account classifications, books of account, accounting records within the accounting period, trial balance preparation, simple adjusting and closing entries at the end of the period, essentials of preparing balance sheet and income statement are covered.

MGMT 206 - Organizational Behaviour
This module considers a range of theories, tools and techniques which will help students to understand and manage the people within their organizations.

TURK 101 - Turkish Language I
Historical development, structure, and usage of Turkish language, Practice on texts.

TURK 102 - Turkish Language II
Historical development, structure, and usage of Turkish language, Practice on texts

Elective Courses

TOUR 315 - Rooms Division
Involves an in-depth analysis of the major components (front office, guest services, housekeeping, reservations, engineering/maintenance and security) of the rooms division within a hotel. The interaction with this division and the other areas of the hotel are explored in relationship to customer service. The concepts of revenue management and cost containment are explained from a yield management and revenue management systems approach.

TOUR 318 - Hospitality Supervision
Basic concept of hospitality supervision and the process of hospitality supervision

TOUR 323 - Nutrition Science
Details about food contaminants and food safety, and the healthy nutrition system will be held

TOUR 331 - Travel Agency Operations
To teach the students basic notions, functions description and processes of tour operators, preparing tours, marketing and ticketing

TOUR 415 - Hospitality Accounting
Notions of accomondation companies, Settings in Turkey, Accounting organizations in accomondation companies will be given to students by this course

TOUR 416 - Seminars on Hotel Industry
Presentation and critiques of current research projects of faculty, graduate students, and selected resource persons.

TOUR 419 - International Cuisines
Students will learn about safety and sanitation, nutritional analysis, menu planning and principles of cookery, through the study , preparation and serving of foods from a variety of cultures and cuisines

LAN 103 (Second Foreign Language)

FRE401 - French V
Dialogues, grammar studies and exercises, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, relative clauses, and past participle.

GER401 - German V
Dialogues, grammar studies and exercises.(tourism, business letters,oral and written translation)

RUS301 - Russian III
Dialogues, grammar studies and exercises, verbs, past tense, asking price, clock, time, concepts about whether forecast, daily simple conversations...

SPAN401 - Spanish V

LAN 102 (Second Foreign Languange)

FRE301 - French III
This course involves activities for developing vocabulary, grammar and communication skills required for communication. These activities involve talents and skills, dates telling about health problems, giving directions, leisure activities, biographic information, colloquial dialogues, phone calls. Phenomena from various cultures are also included in the content of the course in order to provide students information about various cultures.

GER301 - German III
Information concerning occupations, hobbies and countries by the help of dialogues, grammar studies and exercises.

RUS202 - Russian II
This course includes vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at A1 level. The class activities are grouped around various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines. Various cultural elements are also involved in order to make students be aware of different cultures.

SPAN301 - Spanish III
Imperative forms (review), expressing past habits, using since and for, expressing necessity, past tens (indefinido) if clauses, reflexive verbs etc.

LAN 101 (Second Foreign Languange)

FRE201 - French I
This course involves activities for developing vocabulary, grammar and communication skills required for basic communication. Introducing oneself, asking about prices, telling the time, dates, weather, giving directions, leisure activities, biographic information, colloquial dialogues, phone calls could be listed among these activities. Phenomena from various cultures are also included in the content of the course in order to provide students information about various cultures.

GER201 - German I
This course involves the necessarry activities for developing the vocabulary, grammar, and communication skills of students to help them communicate at the beginner level. These activities include learning expression of feelings, food and beverage, leisure time activities, and daily routines. Various cultural phenomena are also included within the course in order to help students acquire information about different cultures.

RUS201 - Russian I
This course includes vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at A1 level. The class activities are grouped around various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines. Various cultural elements are also involved in order to make students be aware of different cultures.

SPAN201 - Spanish I
This course includes vocabulary, structure and communicative skills at A1 level. The class activities are grouped around various topics such as countries, nationalities, jobs, family, feelings, food and drink, colors and clothes and daily routines. Various cultural elements are also involved in order to make students be aware of different cultures

LAN 104 (Second Foreign Language)

RUS401 - Russian V
Dialogues, grammar studies and exercises, verbs, past tense, asking price, clock, time, concepts about whether forecast, daily simple conversations...