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FIRST SEMESTER

ENGL 105 Int. to Lit. Forms I

ENGL 105 Introduction to Literary Forms I  (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Edebi Metinlere Giriş I)

An introduction to forms of literature and literary and stylistic analysis of texts. Examination of examples of poetry, short story and drama with reference to a wide range of critical principles and interpretative tools.

ENGL 111 Expository Writing I

ENGL 111 Expository Writing I (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 5

(Yazi 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 from Old English Period to Restoration

EL 101 Survey of English Literature from Old English Period to Restoration (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(İngiliz Edebiyatı Tarihi (Eski İngilizce Döneminden Restorasyon Dönemine))

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 Cult. Encounters I

HUM 101 Cultural Encounters I   (4+0+0) 4 ECTS 6 

(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 Int. to Psychology I

PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology I      (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 5

(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

ENGL 106 Int. to Lit. Forms II

ENGL 106 Introduction to Literary Forms II  (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Edebi Metinlere Giriş II)

An introduction to the novel as a major literary genre, with reference to a wide range of critical principles and interpretative tools.

CL 104 Classical Lit.

CL 104 Classical Literature    (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6

(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 from Restoration to Present

EL  102 Survey of English Literature from Restoration to Present   (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(İngiliz Edebiyatı Tarihi (Restorasyon Döneminden Günümüze)) 

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 Cult. Encounters II

HUM 102 Cultural Encounters II (4+0+0) 4 ECTS 6

(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 101 Int. to Lang.& Ling.

LING 101  Introduction to Language and Linguistics I     (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 7

(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

CL 205 Lit. Theory&Critic. I

 Literary Theory and Criticism I   (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Edebiyat Kuramı ve Eleştiri I) 

Analysis of the most significant theoretical statements on literature prior to the modern period, focusing on major critical works from the Classical (Greek, Hellenistic, Roman), Medieval, and Early Modern periods, ending with Neoclassical criticism and aesthetic theory.

EL 201 Medieval Engl. Lit.

EL 201 Medieval English Literature  (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6 

(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 A&M Phil.

PHIL 111 Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Philosophy (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6 

(Eski ve Ortaçağ Felsefesine Giriş) 

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

Science Elective*

*Science Elective (Cr. 3/ECTS:6)

Physics: STS 205, PHYS 111, PHYS 112, PHYS 205, PHYS 206, PHYS 225

Chemistry: CHEM 111, CHEM 112, STS 301,STS 302

Molecular Biology and Genetics: BIO 121

Environmental Sciences: ESC 301, ESC 305, ESC 306

SCI 101, SCI 102

Unrest. Elect

Unrestricted Elective (Cr. 3/ECTS:4)

TK 221 Turkish I

TK 221 Turkish I (2 + 0 + 0) 2 ECTS 3

(Turkce I) 

Language theories, the birth of languages and language-culture relationship. The classification of languages, with special emphasis on the Ural-Altaic language family, to which the Turkish language belongs. The study of four major areas of linguistics: phonetics, morphology, syntax and semantics. The phonetic structure of Turkish; word and sentence structure. Analysis of selected poems, essays and works of fiction.

17 Credits

FOURTH SEMESTER

CL 206 Lit. Theory&Critic. II

CL 206 Literary Theory and Criticism II   (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Edebiyat Kuramı ve Eleştiri II)

Selected critical works of European Romanticism; the foundational figures of modern criticism (Marx, Nietzsche, Freud, Heidegger, Saussure); the rise of structuralism; and the emergence of critical methodologies based in identity politics, from feminism to theories of race and ethnicity.

EL 202 The English Renaissance

EL 202 The English Renaissance   (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(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.

PHIL 112 Intro. to Mod. Phil.

PHIL 112 Introduction to Modern Philosophy   (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Modern Felsefe Tarihi) 

The evolution of modern philosophy from Descartes up to the present.

Science Elective*

*Science Elective (Cr.:3/ECTS:6)

Physics: STS 205, PHYS 111, PHYS 112, PHYS 205, PHYS 206, PHYS 225

Chemistry: CHEM 111, CHEM 112, STS 301,STS 302

Molecular Biology and Genetics: BIO 121

Environmental Sciences: ESC 301, ESC 305, ESC 306

SCI 101, SCI 102

HSS Elective

HSS Elective (Cr.:3/ECTS:4)

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

TK 222 Turkish II

TK 222 Turkish II  (2 + 0 + 0) 2 ECTS 3

(Turkce II) 

Practice and training in written Turkish for the purposes of exposition, description, narration and discussion. Fundamental rules, examples of punctuation and dictation. Styles of writing and composition; scientific and scholarly writing, reports and essays. The work of classical and contemporary Turkish writers. Practice in public speaking and argumentation techniques.

17 Credits

FIFTH SEMESTER

AL 311 Survey of Amer.Lit. from 17th to 19th Century

AL 311 Survey of American Literature from 17th to 19th Century   (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Amerikan Edebiyatı Tarihi (17. Yüzyıldan 19. Yüzyıla)) 

A chronological survey of American literature from the 17th to the late 19th century, with consideration of eras, movements, and individual authors in their cultural and historical settings.

CL 307 Lit. Theory&Critic. III

CL 307 Literary Theory and Criticism III  (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Edebiyat Kuramı ve Eleştiri III)

A survey of the most significant moments in modern and contemporary literary theory. Deconstruction, cultural studies, and the rise of post-structuralist, post-Marxist, post-psychoanalytic, and postcolonial theory. The most recent trends in critical theory. Queer theory, body theory, affect theory, object theory, material studies, post-humanism and digital humanities.

EL 303 Restorat.&August. Lit.

EL 303 Restoration and Augustan Literature (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(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 History Elective

HIST elective (Cr.:3/ECTS:5) 

WLL students have to take two courses from History Department

Dept. Elective**

Departmental Elective** (Cr.:3/ECTS:6) 

**Departmental Electives should be taken from AL, CL, DRA, EL and ENGL coded courses.

HSS elective

HSS elective (Cr.:3/ECTS:4) 

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

HTR 311 Hist. of Turk. Rep.I

HTR 311 History of the Turkish Republic I  (2+0+0) 2 ECTS 3 

(Turkiye Cumhuriyeti Tarihi I)

A general survey of Turkish history from about the mid-19th century until World War II with a particular focus on the early Republican era. A comparative and analytical account of Westernization and Ottoman reform attempts, the struggle for constitution, the economic and social transformations, diplomacy and foreign policy, World War I, the rise of Turkish nationalism, the National Struggle, Kemalist social, economic and cultural reforms in the 1920s and 1930s with special emphasis on the Kemalist principles.

20 Credits

SIXTH SEMESTER

AL 312 Survey of Amer.Lit. from late 19th Century to Present

AL 312 Survey of American Literature from late 19th Century to Present   (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Amerikan Edebiyati Tarihi (19. Yüzyıl Sonundan Günümüze)) 

A chronological survey of American literature from the late 19th century to the present, with consideration of works, authors, forms, conventions, ideas, and movements in their cultural and historical settings.

EL 305 Studies in Shakespeare

EL 305 Studies in Shakespeare   (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Shakespeare) 

In-depth analysis of a few of Shakespeare’s great plays, emphasizing both the poetic and dramatic aspects of his art. Consideration of the historical context and of the varieties of critical interpretation.

EL 306 The Romantics

EL 306 The English Romantics   (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(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 History Elective

HIST Elective (Cr.:3/ECTS:5)

WLL students have to take two courses from History Department

Dept. Elective**

Departmental Elective** (Cr.:3/ECTS:6)

**Departmental Electives should be taken from AL, CL, DRA, EL and ENGL coded courses.

Unrest. Elect.

Unrestricted Elective (Cr.:3/ECTS.:4)

HTR 312 Hist. of Turk. Rep.II

HTR 312 History of the Turkish Republic II   (2+0+0) 2 ECTS 3 

(Turkiye Cumhuriyeti Tarihi II) 

A general survey of Turkish history from the beginning of World War II until the present. A comparative and analytical account of party-politics, social movements and mobilizations; different interpretations of Kemalism, the problems of urbanization, industrialization, and immigration; cultural and ideological changes, Turkey’s foreign policy and an overall assessment of Turkey’s standing in light of national and international developments.

20 Credits

SEVENTH SEMESTER

DRA 403 Modern Drama

DRA 403 Modern Drama  (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Modern Tiyatro)

Extensive reading and discussion of modern drama, beginning with Ibsen and including the chief British and European dramatists of our day.

EL 405 Victor. Poetry&Prose

EL 405 Victorian Poetry and Prose (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(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.

Dept. Elective**

 Departmental Elective** 

(Cr.:3/ECTS:6) 

**Departmental Electives should be taken from AL, CL, DRA, EL and ENGL coded courses.

Dept. Elective**

Departmental Elective**

(Cr.:3/ECTS:6) 

**Departmental Electives should be taken from AL, CL, DRA, EL and ENGL coded courses.

HSS Elective

HSS Elective

(Cr.:3/ECTS:4) 

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

15 Credits

EIGHTH SEMESTER

EL 402 Modern Novel

EL  402 Modern Novel   (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6
(Modern Roman) 

Analysis of the examples of modern and contemporary novels from English and world literatures, mostly from the 1900s, with particular focus on the theory of the novel.

EL 408 Modern Poetry

EL 408 Modern Poetry  (3+1+0) 3 ECTS 6

(Modern Şiir) 

Analysis of modern and contemporary poetry in English, starting with W.B.Yeats, comprising mainly English and American but including European poets as well. Close examination of the poems in terms of their form and content within their intellectual and cultural contexts, employing diverse methods of literary criticism.

EL 412 Senior Thesis

EL 412 Senior Thesis  (3+0+0) 3 ECTS 6

(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.

Dept. Elective**

Departmental Elective**

(Cr.:3/ECTS:6) 

**Departmental Electives should be taken from AL, CL, DRA, EL and ENGL coded courses.

HSS elective

HSS elective

(Cr.:3/ECTS:4) 

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

15 Credits

*Science Elective:

Physics: STS 205, PHYS 111, PHYS 112, PHYS 205, PHYS 206, PHYS 225, PHYS 226, PHYS 485

Chemistry: CHEM 111, CHEM 112, STS 301,STS 302

Molecular Biology and Genetics: BIO 121

Environmental Sciences: ESC 301, ESC 305, ESC 306

SCI 101, SCI 102

 **Departmental Electives should be taken from AL, CL, DRA, EL and ENGL coded courses.