Undergraduate Program (Before 2010-2011 term) Course List

Compulsory Departmental Courses

Elective Courses

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments



Compulsory Departmental Courses

COMPE 101 - Introduction to Computers and Programming
Basics of information systems. Computer software. Computer hardware: CPU, memory units, and I/O devices. Internet and networking. Basic programming concepts. Hands-on experience of application software and Internet through lab sessions.

COMPE 102 - Computer Programming
Programming concepts: data types, arithmetic expressions, assignment statements. Input/Output functions. Library functions. Selection and repetition statements. User-defined functions. Arrays and strings.

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.

TOUR 106 - Basics of Tourism Industry
The aim of this course is to introduce the major concepts in tourism industry. What makes tourism possible, what is the role of tourism for achieving sustainable development and how tourism can become an important factor in the wealth of any nation? Additionally, factors affecting domestic and international tourism, tourist behaviors, impacts of tourism, marketing strategies and future of the tourism will be determined.

TOUR 202 - Front Office Procedures
The aim of this course is to help students to understand, organize, perform and evaluate the front office functions, that are very important aspects to the success of a hotel. This course examines complex relationships between departments, technological advances, and unique front office tools.

TOUR 203 - Introduction to Hospitality Industry
The course introduces the different components of tourism, emphasizing terminology. Sustainable development and basic facts about and sustainable development, concepts and procedures important for travel and tourism industry, forces affecting growth and change in the hospitality industry, organizations and major operations are some of the topics discussed detailed.

TOUR 204 - Food and Beverage Operations
The concept of this course is to guide the students, who have decided to enter the hotel and catering industry as a profession, through the basic stages of food and beverage operations.

TOUR 206 - Housekeeping
The main objective of the course is to provide information about the principles of housekeeping department. The responsibilities of the department, the importance of the department for the hospitality business will also be covered.

TOUR 207 - Introduction to Food and Beverage Service Operations
This course provides information for management decision making within the hospitality operation. It is a study of accounting processes for managers, for analysis, control and planning in hospitality industry.

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 210 - Tourism Geography of Turkey
This course is designed to give a general idea about the formation of Anatolian Landscape. Furthermore, it covers the brief history of Anatolian civilisations and an account of the natural resources and treasures of Anatolia. Most visited ancient ruins and museums of Turkey will be mentioned as well.

TOUR 302 - Tourism Legislation in Turkey and Consumer’s Rights
General concepts of law will be introduced in addition to national tourism offices and civil initiatives in Turkish Tourism. Finally, encouragement of tourism investments and consumer rights will be taken into consideration. This course will be given in Turkish.

TOUR 304 - Tourism Economics
This course provides subject / issues of economics in order to understand and perform in tourism sector. Topic of discussion in microeconomics are at the national level , Including: Inflation , unemployment, economic growth theories, and as well as regional economic decisions . Tourism multiplier effect is one of the many other subjects, which are related to tourism industry.

TOUR 306 - Public Relations and Tourism
The course aims to introduce main issues of public relations in tourism. The role of public relations, planning public relations, the usage of Internet in public relations, publicity and media, communication, electronic media, the differences between advertising and public relations will be covered. The importance of public relations in tourism will be emphasized.

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 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 401 - Marketing in Tourism and Hospitality
Marketing is an important growing concept specifically in the tourism and hospitality. The interaction between the customer and the tourism and hospitality related businesses make the difference between the satisfied and dissatisfied customers. This course applies the general principles of marketing to the hospitality and tourism industries, comparing and contrasting the specifics of each field.

TOUR 402 - Managerial Accounting in Hospitality Accounting
This course provides internal and control techniqves, and analytical perspective to evaluate the hospitalty industry .

TOUR 403 - Business Communication
This course aims to provide better understanding of purposes and processes of communication in tourism and hospitality business. Furthermore it helps students to have opportunities to improve and evaluate their oral communication skills.

TOUR 404 - International Tourism
Course covers the marketing of tourism and the government involvement on tourism policy planning and development. In addition, the social, cultural and economic implication of tourism policies and planning in the international context will also be covered in the course.

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

TOUR 408 - Area Project II
This course aims to contribute students’ understanding of research, perceptions of their knowledge and skill development, and their career aspirations across tourism and hospitality industry.

Elective Courses

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 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.

Service Courses Taken From Other Departments

ECON 101 - Introduction to Economics I
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.

ECON 102 - Introduction To Economics II
The course focuses on the flow of national income, economic growth, and fluctuation, the role of money and banking, and monetary and fiscal policies. Emphasizes the development of conceptual tools to analyze the economic problems facing modern society.

ENG 113 - Academic Listening and Note-Taking
Preparation for academic lecture comprehension and note-taking skills; paragraph writing over evaluating, organizing, and predicting information. Getting familiar with a diverse range of topics comprising native academic English. Recognising and comprehending organizational plans. Retaining the use vocabulary by arguing inferred information.

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
In this course, students are trained to prepare and write research reports and deliver effective oral/written informative and persuasive presentations. It includes gathering information, organizing data, outlining, using appropriate techniques in presentation & delivering for a maximum impact, using visual aids and citation effectively. Flipped learning is utilized when necessary.

HIST 101 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I
The decline of the Ottoman Empire and the developments leading to the Turkish Revolution.

HIST 102 - Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II
Foundation of the Turkish Republic and principles of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk

LAN 101 - Second Foreign Language I
Dialogues, grammar studies and exercises, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, comparison contrast,, the terms on time and place.

LAN 102 - Second Foreign Language II
Dialogues, grammar studies and exercises, introducing herself/himself, asking the price, hours, time, terms about the whether, basic daily speech, etc.

LAN 103 - Second Foreign Language III
Dialogues, grammar studies and exercises, verbs, adjectives, pronouns, relative clauses, and past participle.

LAN 104 - Second Foreign Language IV

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

PSYC 102 - Introduction to Social Psychology
Perception of people and events, attitudes and social influence, and social interaction and relationships.

SOC 101 - Introduction to Sociology
Situating sociology in social science and in our life, basic nature and scope of sociology; sociological explanations: Theories, Social Change, Method in Sociological Inquiry;Socialization and social interaction; Social Structure and Social institutions; Groups; Family;Political, religious and educational institutions;Social Stratification and Social Class; Inequality; poverty;Social identity: Race and Ethnicity and Gender;Social control

STAT201 - Introduction to Probability and Statistics -I
Basic Definitions, Tables and Graphs, Central Tendency Measures, Central Dispersion Measures, Probability Concept, Conditional Probability, Bayesian Approach, Random Variables, Expected Value, Binomial and Normal Distributions.

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