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

HEMY 404 / MENTAL HEALTH NURSING INTERNSHIP
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

This course focuses on providing experience in comprehensive nursing practice towards mental health promotion in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings. The student is expected to gain proficiency in areas related to mental health nursing practice through the development of leadership, management, consulting, teaching, research and decision making skills.

HEMY 405 / WOMEN'S HEALTH NURSING INTERNSHIP
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

This course focuses on providing experience regarding comprehensive nursing interventions in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings. The student is expected to gain proficiency in areas related to women?s health nursing practice through the development of leadership, management, consulting, teaching, research and decision making skills.

HEMY 406 / PUBLIC HEALTH NURSING INTERNSHIP
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

This course focuses on providing experience in comprehensive nursing practice towards public health promotion in the primary, secondary and tertiary health care settings. The student is expected to gain proficiency in areas related to mental health nursing practice through the development of leadership, management, consulting, teaching, research and decision making skills.

HEMY 490 / INDEPENDENT STUDY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Investigation of one or more topics of interest with the guidance of an instructor. Presentation of a research paper or project at the end of the term

HEMY 495 / INDEPENDENT STUDY
Sınıf: Credit: 1.5Precondition:

Investigation of one or more topics of interest with the guidance of an instructor. Presentation of a research paper or project at the end of the term

İKTİ 402 / ECONOMICS AND HEALTH
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

An introductory course in the general principles of economics and the study of the major characteristics of macro and micro economics. A consideration of the place of the health sector in the economy, the design and financing of health insurance, behavior of public and private hospitals, role of competition in the medical care market, determinants of technological change and effects of government regulations.

İNGL 101 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE I
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition:

Students will be introduced to foundational English skills. Students will learn practical vocabulary, important English phrases and greetings, fundamental grammatical concepts, and basic skills in reading, writing, listening and pronunciation. Students will learn to express important needs and wants in English, make simple requests and use questions in order to build confidence in communication skills.

İNGL 102 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE I
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: İNGL. 101

Students will continue improving elementary English grammar and vocabulary through a wide variety of focused practice in speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, and reading skills.

İNGL 201 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: İNGL. 101 and İNGL. 102

Students will learn upper-elementary and pre-intermediate English grammar and vocabulary through a wide variety of focused practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. Students will also begin learning and practicing basic nursing and health-related vocabulary and phrases for successful communication with patients.

İNGL 202 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE II
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: İNGL. 201

Students will continue improving upper-elementary and pre-intermediate English grammar and vocabulary through a wide variety of focused practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. Students will continue learning and practicing basic nursing and health-related vocabulary and phrases for successful communication with patients.

İNGL 301 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE III
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: İNGL. 201 and İNGL. 202

Students will learn pre-intermediate and intermediate English grammar and vocabulary through a wide variety of focused practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. Students will continue learning and practicing essential nursing, medical, and health-related English through readings, role-plays, simulations, and course projects.

İNGL 302 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE III
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: İNGL. 301

Students will continue improving intermediate English grammar and vocabulary through focused practice in speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills. Students will continue practicing essential nursing, medical, and health-related English through readings, role-plays, simulations, and course projects.

İNGL 400 / SUMMER ENGLISH
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

This voluntary course is offered to help students prepare for standardized English proficiency examinations in order for them to apply for and be successful in higher education and/or other professional opportunities.

İNGL 401 / ENGLISH LANGUAGE IV
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition: İNGL. 301 and İNGL. 302

Students will continue improving all skills of English with a focus on academic English and critical thinking in the health-care field. Specifically, students will work to increase vocabulary, comprehend more challenging texts, and present and discuss various health-related topics. Further advanced writing and grammar skills will be emphasized in order to prepare students for professional and higher-educational opportunities.

İNGL 402 / NURSING SEMINAR IN ENGLISH
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition: İNGL. 401

Students will acquire the ability to comprehend, analyze and discuss academic and non-academic material on health issues and nursing in particular. Through texts and multimedia in English, they will learn about the latest medical developments and professional experiences of nurses and doctors in various cultural contexts. They will also read and discuss illness narratives written or told by patients who suffer from common diseases. In addition to learning techniques for discourse and narrative analysis, students will recognize and implement various stylistic components of both academic and non-academic texts, such as essays and response papers, and practice writing abstracts and a formal essay on a wide variety of health-related topics.

PSİK 201 / GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OVER THE LIFESPAN
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Human growth and development from birth through senescence explored relative to behavioural, psychological and maturational processes.

PSİK 302 / PSYCHOPATHOLOGY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Psychopathology and therapeutics as applied to current practice. An historical perspective with the major psychiatric diagnoses defined along with the therapies.

SANT 201 / CREATIVE DRAMA
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Discovering the tools and methods of creative drama -a process-oriented, experiential and improvisational form of drama- through exercises in movement/dance, story-telling/story building, theatre games, physical characterization, sensory awareness, and rhythm/music. Encouraging self-expression and imagination, learning to bring personal and collective stories (lived or imagined) to life in a non-judgemental atmosphere of ?creative joy?.

TLIT 202 / TURKISH SHORT STORY
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Examines the origins and the development of the short story in Turkish language, with references to the Western tradition. Investigates the structural and content characteristics of the short story as a genre. Places special emphasis on contemporary writers. The course is offered in Turkish.

TÜRK 100 / TURKISH LANGUAGE AND COMPOSITION
Sınıf: Credit: 4Precondition:

Improved oral and written competence in Turkish; a more thorough knowledge and a better appreciation of linguistic/cultural heritage.

BMSE 590 / SEMINAR
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

BMSE 595 / THESIS
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

BMSE 695 / PhD THESIS
Sınıf: Credit: 0Precondition:

CHBI 503 / ADVANCED THERMODYNAMICS
Sınıf: Credit: 3Precondition:

Classical thermodynamics: enthalpy, entropy, free energies, equilibria; introduction to statistical thermodynamics to describe the properties of materials; kinetic processes; diffusion of mass, heat, energy; fundamentals of rate processes in materials, kinetics of transformations.