About Program

The Banking & Finance Department provides contemporary knowledge and professional skills that will enable students to succeed in a variety of jobs in banking sector as well as in other financial institutions. Through various courses of banking and finance delivered both at domestic and international levels, students will acquire all the necessary concepts, principles and skills which should allow them not only to obtain positions in local financial markets and institutions but also in international ones. The graduates of this program may also continue their academic studies by proceeding with a master’s degree in Banking and Finance or in a related field of study.

 

The courses of the program aim to establish a firm knowledge in business and banking & finance; educate students with a good command in written and oral English and build strong communication skills much necessary in the local and global financial world. The program’s duration is eight semesters and during this period each student is expected to fulfill a thirty calendar day internship at a financial organization approved by the Faculty so as to be able to acquire some limited practical knowledge in his/her chosen area of interest.

 

The four-year BSc program in Banking and Finance is a structurally well-balanced program requiring the completion of forty four courses equivalent to 132 credit hours. In the first two years of the program, students are equipped with a strong foundation in the fundamental concepts of business management, business law, computer applications, accounting, economics and statistics. Upon this foundation, the students of banking and finance department continue to build a more thorough knowledge in business finance, international finance, commercial bank management, international banking, more advanced accounting concepts and management information systems in their last two years of study. Students’ knowledge is also broadened with four departmental and four non-departmental elective courses all of which are encapsulated within the four-year program.

 

Throughout their study, students can utilize computing facilities equipped with state-of -theart personal computers, high-speed internet access and students can also reach university’s library sources (cybrary) as well as external electronic databases such as ABI Inform, EBSCO Business Source Complete, EBSCO Regional Business News and EBSCO Master File Premier much required in business research and project or thesis preparation.

Career Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for careers in banking and finance industry and can use their acquired knowledge and skills in a wide range of businesses that are involved in Mergers, JVs and Acquisitions, financial forecasting, securities and loans, money marketing, foreign exchange, risk and insurance, government and investment bonds, and portfolio management.

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Departmental Courses

Year 1

 

Fall

 

ECON101

Introduction to Economics I

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:8

 

COMP103

Introduction to Computers & Information Systems I

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

SOCY100

Sociology

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

MAT101

Business Mathematics I

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:8

 

EGL101

Development of Reading Skills

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

NH001

National History I

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Spring

 

ECON102

Introduction to Economics II

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:7

 

COMP104

Introduction to Computers & Information Systems II

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

BUS108

Principles of Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:6

 

MAT102

Business Mathematics II

CR:(3,0)0

ECTS:7

 

EGL102

Development of Writing Skills

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

NH002

National History II

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Year 2

 

Fall

 

EC0N203

Intermediate Microeconomics

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:6

 

BUS203

Financial Accounting I

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:6

 

BUS205

Statistics I

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:6

 

BUS207

Introduction to Law

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:6

 

CS201

Communication Skills I

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

TURK001

Turkish I

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Spring

 

ECON204

Intermediate Macroeconomics

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:6

 

BUS204

Financial Accounting II

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:6

 

BUS206

Statistics II

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:6

 

BUS208

Business Law

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:6

 

CS202

Communication Skills II

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

TURK002

Turkish II

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:2

 

Year 3

 

Fall

 

BUS301

Organizational Behavior

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS303

Human Resource Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS307

Business Finance I

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS315

Principles of Marketing

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

ECON305

Money & Banking

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

TRME001

Departmental Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

Spring

 

BUS304

Operations Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:4

 

BUS306

Management Information Systems

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS308

Business Finance II

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

ECON306

Business Cycles & Forecasting

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS411

Cost Accounting

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

TRME001

Departmental Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

STJ030

Internship

CR:(0,0)0

ECTS:1

 

Year 4

 

Fall

 

BUS412

Financial Statement Analysis

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS423

International Finance

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS424

Commercial Bank Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

TRME001

Departmental Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

TRGE001

Non-Departmental Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

TRGE001

Non-Departmental Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

Spring

 

BUS404

Strategic Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS410

Auditing

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS427

International Banking

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

TRME001

Departmental Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

TRGE001

Non-Departmental Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

TRGE001

Non-Departmental Elective

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

Elective Courses

 

BUS401

International Business

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS403

Globalization & Economic Integration

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS406

Insurance and Risk Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS407

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS408

Non-Governmental Organizations

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS409

Corporate Governance and Family Business

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS413

Managerial Accounting

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS414

Taxation

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS417

Advanced Accounting

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS418

Small Business Seminar

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS419

Research Methods in Business

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS420

Contemporary Issues in Business

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS422

Project Evaluation & Investment

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS425

Portfolio Theory and Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS426

Financial Institutions and Markets

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS428

International Accounting

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS429

Comparative Accountingstandards

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS430

Supply Chain Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS434

Persuasive Techniques in Communication and Strategies

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS436

Contemporary Issues in Marketing

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS438

Financial Derivatives and Corporate Decision Making

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS444

Cross Cultural Studies in Organizations

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS445

Workshop in Export & Import

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS447

Comparative Banking Regulations

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS448

Marketing Channels

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS449

Managing Customer Relationship

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS450

Consumer Behavior

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS451

Sales Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS452

Advertisement & Promotion Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS453

Brand Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS454

Logistics Management

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS455

Marketing Research

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS456

International Marketing

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS457

Marketing Strategy

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS458

Integrated Marketing Communication

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS459

Marketing Seminar

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS460

Budgeting Systems and Control

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS461

Accounting Software Applications

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS462

Leadership and Organizational Culture

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS464

Accounting for Banks

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

BUS465

Special Topics in Finance

CR:(3,0)3

ECTS:5

 

Faculty Presentation Video

Information
Faculty
Faculty of Business
Program
Banking & Finance (BSc)
Degree
Undergraduate Degree
Duration
4
Fees
5500 €
Scholarship
Yes
Accreditation
YÖK - YÖDAK - IACBE
Taught Language
English