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FIRST SEMESTER

ENGL 101 Introduction to Literary Scholarship I

ENGL 101 Introduction to Literary Scholarship I
(Metin Okuma ve İnceleme I)
An introduction to principles of literary analysis, theories of criticism and methods of research including the chief bibliographical tools, form and documentation. Examples of the chief genres of literature will be studied and emphasis will be placed on literary research and the writing of papers.

ENGL 111 Expository Writing I

ENGL 111 Expository Writing I (Yazı Becerisi I)   
The objective of the course is to enhance students’ communicative skills in writing with special emphasis on unity, clarity, and coherence of expression as well as on mastering forms of argumentation, description, comparison and contrast. Two important components of the course are learning how to do library research and how to write a research paper. In evaluating students’ performance, attention will be paid to competence in English.

EL 101 Survey of English Literature I

EL 101 Survey of English Literature I
(İngiliz Edebiyatı Tarihi I)

A chronological survey of English literature from Old English times to the Restoration, with consideration of works, authors, forms, conventions, ideas and movements in a historical setting.

HUM 101 Cultural Encounters I

HUM 101 Cultural Encounters I (Kültürel Etkileşimler I)  
An interdisciplinary humanities survey, designed to introduce students to cultures east and west, ancient and modern which have, over time, impacted and interacted with their own culture, and thus to encourage critical reflection on this wider cultural heritage with emphasis on philosophy, literature, arts, political thought, science and religion. Readings in primary and secondary materials to analyze, compare and contrast ideas, paradigms, world views in ancient, classical and medieval civilizations.

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology I

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology I (Psikolojiye Giriş I)
Introduction to psychology including basic psychological processes, such as perception, learning, motivation, theories of development, intelligence, personality, social relations and psychopathology. Emphasis on research methods and experimental design in psychology.

16 Credits

SECOND SEMESTER

ENGL102 Introduction to Literary Scholarship II

ENGL102 Introduction to Literary Scholarship II
(Metin Okuma ve inceleme I-II)
An introduction to principles of literary analysis, theories of criticism and methods of research including the chief bibliographical tools, form and documentation. Examples of the chief genres of literature will be studied and emphasis will be placed on literary research and the writing of papers.

CL 104 Classical Literature

CL 104 Classical Literature (Klasik Edebiyat) 
A survey of major works of ancient Greek and Roman literature in translation, with emphasis on the structural and thematic features of epic, lyric and dramatic poetry.

EL 102 Survey of English Literature II

EL 102 Survey of English Literature II  
(İngiliz Edebiyatı Tarihi II)

A chronological survey of English literature from the seventeenth century to the present, with consideration of works, authors, forms, conventions, ideas and movements in a historical setting.

HUM 102 Cultural Encounters II

HUM 102 Cultural Encounters II (Kültürel Etkileşimler II) 
An interdisciplinary humanities survey, designed to introduce students to cultures east and west, ancient and modern which have, over time, impacted and interacted with their own culture, and thus to encourage critical reflection on this wider cultural heritage with emphasis on   philosophy, literature, arts, political thought, science and religion. Readings in primary and secondary materials from the Renaissance era to the present to analyze, compare and contrast ideas, paradigms, world views.

LING 111 Int. to Language and Linguistics I

LING 111  Introduction to Language and Linguistics I 
(Dile ve Dilbilime Giriş I)
An introductory course to the study of language focusing on the properties of natural languages and aiming to familiarize the student with linguistic terminology and the concepts underlying these terms.

16 Credits

THIRD SEMESTER

AL 201 Survey of American Literature

AL 201 Survey of American Literature       
(Amerikan Edebiyatı Tarihi)
A chronological survey of American literature with consideration of eras, movements and individual authors in a cultural and historical setting.

EL 201 Medieval English Literature

EL 201 Medieval English Literature (Ortaçağ İngiliz Edebiyatı) 
Romances, lyrics, allegories, popular tales read against the social and cultural background of the age, with special emphasis on Chaucer.

PHIL 111 Intro. to Anc. & Med. Philosophy I

PHIL 111 Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
(Eski ve Ortaçağ Felsefesine Giriş)


The evolution of philosophy from its beginning in ancient Greece till the end of the medieval period.

SCI 101 Science I

SCI 101 Science I (Fen I) 
An interdisciplinary science course for humanities and social science students. Mechanics, relativity, thermodynamics, electromagnetism, light and photons, quantum physics, uncertainty principle, atoms.Periodic table, chemical bonds, molecules, macromolecules.

LING /Unrest Elective

LING / Unrest – Elective – Language and Linguistics 

TK 221 Turkish I

TK  221 Turkish I

17 Credits

FOURTH SEMESTER

EL 202 The English Renaissance

EL 202 The English Renaissance (Rönesans İngiliz Edebiyatı) 
A study of the major texts of the English Renaissance from More to Milton with special attention to the development of lyric poetry.

EL 206 The English Novel

EL 206 The English Novel (İngiliz Romanı)   
The development of the English novel from Daniel Defoe to Thomas Hardy.

PHIL 112 Intro. to Modern Philosophy

PHIL 112 Introduction to Modern Philosophy
(Modern Felsefe Tarihi)
The evolution of modern philosophy from Descartes up to the present.

SCI 102 Science II

SCI 102 Science II (Fen II) 
An interdisciplinary science course for humanities and social science students. Biochemistry, DNA.  Nuclear and particle physics, astrophysics and cosmology.Earth, climate, energy and sustainable energy policies.Evolution, human genome.Neurons, processing sensory information, neuroscientific basis of learning and memory, rythms and psychology.  Medicinal chemistry, food chemistry and human health.

HSS/LING elective

HSS/ LING Elective

Courses from Humanities and Social Sciences Departments such as Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, and History as well as language and FA courses.

TK 222 Turkish II

TK 222 Turkish II

17 Credits

FIFTH SEMESTER

CL 305 Literary Theory and Criticism I

CL 305 Literary Theory and Criticism I 
(Edebiyat Kuramı ve Eleştiri I)

A historical survey of literary theory and criticism. The first semester is devoted to the history of criticism: the classical tradition with emphasis on Aristotle, Renaissance and neoclassical criticism, humanism and classical realism, the development of modern criticism.

EL 303 Rest. and Augustan Literature

EL 303 Restoration and Augustan Literature
(Restorasyon Dönemi ve 18.Yüzyıl İngiliz Edebiyatı)

A study of poetry, prose, drama, fiction and criticism from 1660 to the end of the 18th Century with emphasis on comedy of manners and the satires of Dryden, Pope and Swift.

HIST elective

HIST elective

WLL students have to take two courses from History Department

LL Dept. Elective

HSS/LING elective

Courses from Humanities and Social Sciences Departments such as Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, History as well as language and FA courses.

HTR 311 Hist. Turk. Rep.

HTR 311 Hist. Turk. Rep.

17 Credits

SIXTH SEMESTER

CL 306 Literary Theory and Criticism II

CL 306 Literary Theory and Criticism II
(Edebiyat Kuramı ve Eleştiri II)

In the second semester the theories of contemporary critical schools are studied in depth with reference to literary texts.

EL 306 The English Romantics

EL 306 The English Romantics (İngiliz Romantikleri) 
A study of the major romantic poets and prose writers of the 19th Century, with special emphasis on the aesthetics of Blake, Wordsworth, Coleridge, Byron, Shelley and Keats.

HIST elective

HIST elective

WLL students have to take two courses from History Department

LL Dept. Elective

LING / Unrest - Elective

LING / Unrest – Elective – Language and Linguistics 

HTR 312 Hist. Turk. Rep.

HTR 312 Hist. Turk. Rep.

17 Credits

SEVENTH SEMESTER

EL 405 Victorian Poetry and Prose

EL 405 Victorian Poetry and Prose (19. yy.İngiliz Edebiyatı)  
A study of the greater Victorian poets and prose writers, with attention to relationships between the literature and the social and intellectual trends of the age.

EL 401 Studies in Shakespeare

EL 401 Studies in Shakespeare   
A study in depth of a few great plays, emphasizing both the poetic and the dramatic aspects of Shakespeare’s art. Consideration of the historical context and of the varieties of critical interpretation.

CL 411 Myth, Literature and Ideology

CL 411 Myth, Literature and Ideology 
(Mitos, Edebiyat ve İdeoloji)

Examination of the nature of myth; readings in world mythology, with a focus on questions of ideology.

LL Dept. Elective

HSS Elective

Courses from Humanities and Social Sciences Departments such as Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, History as well as language and FA courses.

15 Credits

EIGHTH SEMESTER

DRA 402 Modern Drama

DRA 402 Modern Drama (Modern Tiyatro) 
Extensive reading and discussion of modern drama beginning with Ibsen and including the chief British and European dramatists of our day.

EL 408 Modern English Poetry

EL 408 Modern English Poetry (Modern İngiliz Şiiri) 
A study of the works of modern and contemporary English poets in their cultural and intellectual contexts.

EL 412 Senior Thesis

EL 412 Senior Thesis (Mezuniyet Tezi) 
Guided research and writing on a topic which has been approved as a suitable subject for an undergraduate project. Individually supervised by members of the department.

LL Dept. Elective

HSS Elective

Courses from Humanities and Social Sciences Departments such as Sociology, Psychology, Philosophy, History as well as language and FA courses.

15 Credits