General electives can be selected from all the courses offered at Koç University.

INTL 535 / POLITICAL ECONOMY OF THE EU
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Examination of major issues of politics and public policy in the EU and its candidate countries such as: theoretically informed study of EU policy-making over core issue areas, such as the single market, Common Agricultural Policy, cohesion policies, and enlargement. Examination of major issues of politics and public policy in the EU and its candidate countries such as: theoretically informed study of EU policy-making over core issue areas, such as the single market, Common Agricultural Policy, cohesion policies, and enlargement.

INTL 536 / POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INSTITUTIONS, VALUES, AND DEVELOPMENT
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Reviews contemporary perspectives on the political economy of development with particular emphasis on institutions and values. Examines social, economic and psychological sources of institutions and values, along with an investigation of how values and institutions support or impede development by shaping incentives, organizational structures, and actors` identities. Surveys theories of institutional change and explores how improvements in institutional design can help to solve problems such as international conflict and economic inequalities, corruption, and political instability.

INTL 541 / POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

The establishment and development of Middle Eastern political systems; actors including social and political forces which shape their political processes, and their foreign policies

INTL 542 / POLITICS AND SOCIETY IN THE MEDITERRANEAN BASIN
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

The establishment and development of the political systems in the Mediterranean Basin; actors including social and political forces which shape their political processes, and their foreign policies

INTL 543 / AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Development of public and private law in America; the role of the executive, judicial and legislative branches of the US government; important Supreme court decisions which have shaped the laws and history of the United States; environmental law.

INTL 545 / US-TURKISH RELATIONS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

The history of foreign relations between the United States and Türkiye, with a particular emphasis on the Cold War era to the present.

INTL 546 / HUMAN RIGHTS AND EUROPE INTEGRATION
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Theoretical, historical and practical developments in the formation of international human rights. Impact of global actors and institutions on human rights with emphasis on the European Union and its institutions in promoting human rights at global level. Human rights policies in the EU. EU responses to human rights violations in the world. Models and policy choices in preventing human rights violations especially in multicultural contexts.

INTL 550 / ST INTL
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

INTL 551 / SELECTED TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Topics will be announced when offered.

CHEM 100 / FUNDAMENTALS OF CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Basic concepts in general and introductory organic chemistry including matter, measurements, periodic table, compounds, chemical bonding, intermolecular interactions, mole-mass relations, stoichiometry and reaction balancing, chemical reaction rates, gasses, liquids, solids, solutions, acid-base theory, nuclear chemistry, functional groups in organic chemistry, amines, alcohols, carboxylic acids, amino acids-proteins, lipids and carbohydrates

CHEM 101 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY I
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition:

Atomic structure, chemical bonds, compounds, solutions, stoichiometry. Electrochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, acids and bases, basic organic chemistry.

CHEM 102 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 101 or consent of the instructor

Atomic structure, chemical bonds, compounds, solutions, stoichiometry. Electrochemistry, thermodynamics, kinetics, acids and bases, basic organic chemistry.

CHEM 103 / GENERAL CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: Corequisite: CHEM 103L or consent of the instructor

Atomic and molecular structure, spectroscopy, stoichiometry, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, structure and properties of materials.

CHEM 200 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM. 103 or consent of the instructor

Basic concepts and important topics in organic chemistry that are needed to establish a strong foundation in health sciences will be covered. Topics to be covered include: Alkanes, alkenes, alkynes and aromatic compounds; alcohols, phenols, thiols and ethers; aldehydes, ketones and chiral molecules; carboxylic acids and esters; amines and amides; amino acids and proteins; carbohydrates; polymers and polymeric biomaterials; analysis and identification of organic molecules (Spectroscopic techniques (Ultraviolet (UV), infrared (IR), nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)), chromatographic techniques (Thin layer (TLC), gas (GC), liquid (HPLC), size exclusion (GPC)).

CHEM 201 / ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 102 or consent of the instructor

Basic principles and units of measurement, S.I. unit for chemical quantity, units of concentration, gravimetric methods of analysis, volumetric methods, titration of polyprotic acid and bases, complexation and pricipitation titrations, elements of electrochemistry, oxidation-reduction titration, electrolysis, potentiometry, conductomery, introduction to analytical separations: column chromatography. Thin layer chromatography, analysis of chromatograms, high performance ion-exchange chromatography.

CHEM 204 / INSTRUMENTAL METHODS OF CHEMICAL ANALYSIS
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM 102 or consent of instructor

Fundamental principles of a wide range of instrumental techniques in spectroscopy, chromatography, electrochemistry, thermal analysis and surface analysis. Lab component.

CHEM 206 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 102 or MATH 107 or consent of the instructor

Bonding, molecular shapes and stereochemistry in organic compounds. Functional groups, reactivity and mechanisms of basic organic reactions, such as nucleophilic and electrophilic substitution, elimination and addition. Principles of organic synthesis, critical reaction parameters and their optimization. Carbonyl compounds, amines, phenols and their reactions. Synthetic polymers and their applications.

CHEM 207 / ORGANIC CHEMISTRY II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 206

Spectroscopic methods for structure determination with emphasis on NMR and IR techniques, aromaticity and electrophilic aromatic substitution, nucleophilic addition and substitution reactions of carbonyl compounds, aldol reactions, amines, phenols, aryl halides and nucleophilic aromatic substitution reactions, named reactions. Lab component.

CHEM 301 / PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY I
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 102

Properties of perfect and real gases, the first and second laws of thermodynamics, entropy, free energy, physical transformations of pure materials and simple mixtures, the phase rule and phase diagrams, chemical equilibrium. Lab component.

CHEM 302 / PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 301 or consent of the instructor

Electrochemistry, theory of simple differential equations, rates of chemical reactions, rate laws, kinetics of complex reactions, molecular reaction dynamics, concepts and machinery of statistical thermodynamics, accurate descriptions of molecular structures. Lab component.

CHEM 303 / ATOMIC & MOLECULAR STRUCTURE
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM. 102 or MATH 107 or consent of the instructor

Quantum mechanics, solution of the particle-in-a-box, harmonic oscillator and hydrogen atom; orbital concepts, the structure of many-electron atoms, molecular orbital theory, molecular symmetry and group theory; rotational, vibrational and electronic spectroscopy.

CHEM 304 / MATHEMATICAL METHODS IN CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: CHEM 102 and MATH 106 or consent of the instructor

Series expansions of chemical properties with applications in chemical thermodynamics, quantum chemistry, chemical kinetics and statistical thermodynamics. Curve fitting to experimental data with the least square fitting, optimization and Monte Carlo method. Interpolation/extrapolation of numerical data. Solutions of one-dimensional nonlinear equations. Numerical differentiation and integration methods. Ordinary differential equations: Linear, nonlinear with constant coefficients, power series solutions. Solutons of linear set of equations. Eigenvalue equations in quantum chemistry.

CHEM 306 / INORGANIC CHEMISTRY
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: CHEM. 204 or consent of the instructor

Structural principles in various inorganic and organo-metallic compounds, chemical bonding theories, ligand theory, synthetic and mechanistic aspects of inorganic chemistry.

CHEM 350 / SELECTED TOPICS IN CHEMISTRY I
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Detailed examination of current topics in selected areas of Chemistry.