HSS Courses

Students who have started the Civil Engineering program in Fall 2017 or later may register to only the following eleven (11) courses to satisfy the HSS requirements, starting with Spring 2023:  

(LAST UPDATE: 10/18/2022)

  • HIST 105 The Making of the Modern World I
  • HIST 106 The Making of the Modern World II
  • HUM 101 Cultural Encounters I
  • HUM 102 Cultural Encounters II
  • PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL 106 Philosophical Texts
  • POLS 101 Introduction to Political Science
  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
  • CL 104 Classical Literature
  • EC 358 World Economic History

 

For students that have started the Civil Engineering program before Fall 2017, the following HSS list is valid until Fall 2021:

All undergraduate students are required to take either HUM 101 or HUM 102 as one of their HSS courses. The second HSS course may be selected from amongst the following courses offered by various programs. 

(LAST UPDATE: 10/05/2017)

HISTORY

  • HIST 101-102 Historical Method and Thought I,II
  • HIST 111 Introduction to Western European, Mediterranean, and Islamic Civilizations (from Antiquity to the end of the Middle Ages)
  • HIST 112 Western Societies, Politics, and Cultures: Renaissance to Modern Era
  • HIST 221 Pre-Ottoman Turkish History
  • HIST 222 Ottoman History:The Classic Period
  • HIST 321 Late Ottoman History
  • HIST 322 History of Modern Turkey
  • HIST 401- 402 Historiography I,II
  • HIST 105 -106 Making of the Modern World I,II
  • HIST 203 -204 Introduction to Archaeology
  • HIST 211 -212 Ancient History
  • HIST 213 -214 Social and Economic History of Medieval Europe (500-1500)
  • HIST 231 -232 Islamic History and Civilization
  • HIST 310 History of the Americas, 1750 to the Present
  • HIST 311-312 European Social and Economic History
  • HIST 313 -314 History of Asian Civilization I,II
  • HIST 323 Intellectual History of the Late Ottoman Empire
  • HIST 325- 326 History of the Turkic Peoples
  • HIST 335 -336 History of the Byzantine Empire
  • HIST 403 History and Anthropology
  • HIST 404 History and Archaeology
  • HIST 407 History and Architecture
  • HIST 408 History and Urbanism
  • HIST 411 Nationalism and Imperialsm 1789-1914
  • HIST 412 History of War and Revolution 1900-1945
  • HIST 415 -416 Seminer in Ottoman History
  • HIST 421-422 Ottoman Social and Economic History
  • HIST 431-432 Chinese History
  • HIST 433-434 Japanese History
  • HIST 451 Ottoman Architecture
  • HIST 452 Architecture in Republican Turkey
  • HIST 455-456 History of Performing Arts in Turkey

 

PHILOSOPHY

  • PHIL 101 Introduction to Philosophy I
  • PHIL 104 Critical Thinking
  • PHIL 106 Philosophical Texts
  • PHIL 111 Introduction to Ancient and Medieval Philosophy
  • PHIL 112 Introduction to Modern Philosophy
  • PHIL 213 Ancient Philosophy
  • PHIL 214 Philosophy in the Middle Ages
  • PHIL 222 Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL 251 Special Topics in Logic
  • PHIL 273 Epistemology
  • PHIL 284 Free Will and Determinism
  • PHIL 301 Problems of Contemporary Philosophy
  • PHIL 302 Continental Philosophy
  • PHIL 313 History of Modern Philosophy I
  • PHIL 314 History of Modern Philosophy II
  • PHIL 339 Philosophy of Logic
  • PHIL 341 Ethics
  • PHIL 342 The Problem of Perception
  • PHIL 351 Philosophy of History
  • PHIL 354 Social and Political Philosophy
  • PHIL 357 Philosophy of Socaial Sciences
  • PHIL 361 Natural Philosophy
  • PHIL 371 Philosophical Logic
  • PHIL 372 Philosophy of Language
  • PHIL 375 Philosophy of Mind
  • PHIL 380 Philosophy of Action
  • PHIL 382 Ontology
  • PHIL 390 Philosophical Schools
  • PHIL 400 Current Issues in Philosophy
  • PHIL 412 Advanced History of Philosophy
  • PHIL 420 Advanced Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL 431 Inductive Logic
  • PHIL 451 Human Rights and Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 461 Esthetics
  • PHIL 470 Philosophy of Mathematics
  • PHIL 490 Philosophy of Physics
  • PHIL 491 History of Turco-Islamic Thought

 

PSYCHOLOGY

  • PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 102 Essentials of Psychology
  • PSY 228 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSY 338 Psychology of Adolescence
  • PSY 241 Social Psychology
  • PSY 242 Social Influences
  • PSY 351 Psychology of Personality
  • PSY 377 Physiological Psychology
  • PSY 411 Theories in Psychology
  • PSY 427 Advanced Learning
  • PSY 448 Practical Applications in Psychology
  • PSY 463 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 464 Clinical Psychology
  • PSY 493- 494- 495- 496-497- 498 Selected Topics in Psychology I-IV
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SOCIOLOGY

  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 106 Sociological Perspectives
  • SOC 221 Social Change and Development
  • SOC 227 Sociology of Small Groups
  • SOC 272 Culture and Society
  • SOC 281 Social Anthropology
  • SOC 282 Peasant Studies
  • SOC 284 Economic Anthropology
  • SOC 285 Family and Kinship
  • SOC 320 Sociology of Organizations
  • SOC 340 Economy and Society in Camparative Perspective
  • SOC 341 Advanced Industrial Societies
  • SOC 342 Political Sociology
  • SOC 343 State and Society in Comparative Perspective
  • SOC 360 Society and Environment
  • SOC 368 Sociology of Health
  • SOC 371 History of Sociology Theory
  • SOC 373 Issues in Sociological Theory
  • SOC 387 Urban Antropology
  • SOC 430 Sociological Thought in Turkey
  • SOC 435 Contemporary Issues in Turkey
  • SOC 453 Communication and Media Studies
  • SOC 455 Post-Industrial/Post-Modern Debate
  • SOC 462 Sociology of Gender
  • SOC 465 Selected Topics in demography
  • SOC 471 Advanced Issues in Social Theory
  • SOC 472 Contemporary Social Theories
  • SOC 480- 481 Issues in Contemporary Anthropology I, II
  • SOC 482 Sociology of Religion
  • SOC 485- 486 Regional Studies I,II
  • SOC 490-496- 497- 498- 499 Directed Research and Readings, I,II,III, IV, V
  • SOC 491- 492- 493- 494-495 Specialization Seminar I,II,III, IV, V

 

WESTERN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES

  • AL 201Survey of American Literature
  • AL 301 American Poetry-Bradstreet to Dickinson
  • AL 302 Twentieth Century American Poetry
  • AL 304 The American Novel
  • AL 305 The Modern American Novel
  • AL 499 Special Topics in American Literature
  • CL 103 Classical Literature
  • CL 211 Introduction to the Novel and The Short Story
  • CL 300 The Epic
  • CL 301 The Medieval World
  • CL 302 Folk Literature
  • CL 303-304 The European Novel I, II
  • CL 311 Mythology
  • CL 401- 402 Literary Criticism I,II
  • CL 499 Special Topics in Comparative Literature
  • CL 451 Narrative Forms and Techniques
  • CL 452 Analysis of Poetry
  • CL 453 Satire
  • DRA 202 Introduction to Drama
  • DRA 204 Modern Drama
  • DRA 301 The Drama of Greece and Rome
  • DRA 304 Restoration and Eighteenth Century Drama
  • DRA 311 Elizabethan and Jacobean Drama
  • DRA 401 American Drama
  • DRA 451 Tragedy and Comedy
  • EL 101-102 Survey of English Literature I,II
  • EL 112 Cultural History of England
  • EL 202 The Sixteenth Century
  • EL 205 The English Novel
  • EL 301 The Seventeenth Century
  • EL 302 The Augustan Age
  • EL 304 The Earlier English Romantics
  • EL 307 Modern English Novel
  • EL 309 The Later English Romantics
  • EL 310 Chaucer
  • EL 311-312 Shakespeare in his Age I,II
  • EL 401 Studies in Shakespeare
  • EL 499 Special Topics in English Literature
  • EL 405 Victorian Poetry and Prose
  • EL 408 Modern English Poetry
  • ENGL 201 Structure of Modern English
  • ENGL 302 Sources and Development of Modern English
  • ENGL 311 History of The English Language I
  • FA 343- 344 Cinema as Art Form and Communication Medium I,II
  • FA 201Anatolian Arts and Cultures from Prehistoric Times to the End of the Classical Ages I
  • FA 202 Anatolian Arts and Cultures from Prehistoric Times to the End of the Classical Ages II 
  • FA 311 A General History of European Painting and Sculpture I
  • FA 312 A General History of European Painting and Sculpture II
  • FA 323- 324 History of Turkish Painting I,II
  • FA 325 Western Painting in the Nineteenth Century
  • FA 326 Western Painting in the Twentieth Century
  • FA 351- 352 The Play and the Stage I,II
  • FA 341- 342 Art of Our Times: The History and Criticism of Recent International Art
  • FA 343-344 Photography in the Artistic Context: History and Criticism I,II
  • FA 441- 442 History of Painting and Sculpture in the U.S.A. I,II

 

ECONOMY

  • EC 210 Evolution of World Economy
  • EC 211 Contemporary World Economy (20th Century)
  • EC 312 Comparative Schools of Thought in Economics
  • EC 475 European Union, The Costums Union and Turkey
  • EC 310 Economic History of Europe
  • EC 311 Economic History of the Ottoman Empire
  • EC 315 Economic History of Turkey

 

POLITICAL SCIENCE

  • POLS 101 Introduction to Political Science
  • POLS 102 Constitutional and Administrative Law
  • POLS 201 History of Political Thought I
  • POLS 202 History of Political Thought II
  • POLS 306 contemporary Political Ideologies
  • POLS 217 Diplomatic History I
  • POLS 218 Diplomatic History II
  • POLS 245 Introduction to Turksih Politics
  • POLS 315 Comparative Political Siystems
  • POLS 316 Comparative Politics
  • POLS 332 Political Sociology
  • POLS 341 Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS 348 Problems and Issues in Turkish Politics
  • POLS 413 Comparative Party Systems and Interest Groups
  • POLS 420 International Political Economy
  • POLS 251 Introduction to Political Economy
  • POLS 252 Social Policy
  • POLS 261 Politics and Law
  • POLS 304 Development of Contemporary Democracies
  • POLS 305 Politics of Nationalism and Ethnicity
  • POLS 308 Politics in Developing Countries
  • POLS 313 American Politics and Society Through Literature
  • POLS 317 Politics and Society in the Middle East
  • POLS 320 Politics in Asia and the Pacific
  • POLS 322 Japanese Politcal and Economic Dynamics
  • POLS 405 Communications and Politic
  • POLS 409 Comtemporary American Politics
  • POLS 410 Political Behavior
  • POLS 411 American Government
  • POLS 417 From Weimar to Berlin
  • POLS 419 Eastern European Politics
  • POLS 421 Comperative State and Bureaucracy
  • POLS 423 Comparative Political Economy
  • POLS 425 Politics of Caucasus and Central Asia
  • POLS 426 Balkan Politics
  • POLS 427 Environment and Politics
  • POLS 433 Public Policy
  • POLS 453 Comparative and International Politics of the Middle East
  • POLS 468 Comparative Politics of Small States
  • POLS 338 Turkish Foreign Policy
  • POLS 346 International Organizations
  • POLS 435 Issues In Turkish Foreign Policy
  • POLS 437 Diplomatic Correspondence
  • POLS 438 Diplomatic Negotiations
  • POLS 439 Diplomacy and Foreign Policy Analysis
  • POLS 440 Current Issues In World Politics
  • POLS 442 Theories of International Relations
  • POLS 443 Strategic Studies
  • POLS 444 Middle East In World Politics
  • POLS 445 European Integration
  • POLS 446 European Security
  • POLS 447 Soviet Successor States In World Politics
  • POLS 449 International Conflict Analysis
  • POLS 454 The Black Sea In World Politics
  • POLS 455 North-South Relations
  • POLS 463 International Law
  • POLS 464 The Law of International Institutions
  • POLS 312 Major Theoretical Approaches to the Study of Politics
  • POLS 328 Classical Social Theory
  • POLS 336 Great Theoristis and Political Theory
  • POLS 337 Sociology of Law
  • POLS 404 Religion And Society
  • POLS 408 Democratic Theory
  • POLS 415 Political Psychology
  • POLS 416 Literature and Politics
  • POLS 466 Human Rights: Theory and Practice
  • POLS 471 Current Debates in Social and Political Theory
  • POLS 473 Philosophy of Social Sciences
  • POLS 474 Islam and Politics
  • POLS 475 Gender and Politics
  • POLS 483 Selected Topics In Political Theory
  • POLS 247 Administrative Law
  • POLS 309 Political Economy of Contemporary Turkey
  • POLS 318 State And Bureaucracy In Turkey
  • POLS 451 Ottoman Political And Social Institutions
  • POLS 480- 481 Field Research Workshop I,II

 

THE SCHOOL OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES

  • GER 401- 402 20th Century German Literature I,II
  • GER 421 Modern German Literature I
  • GER 422 Modern German Literature I,II
  • FR 401 Modern French Literature I
  • FR 402 Modern French Literature II
  • FR 421 French Civilization I
  • FR 422 French Civilization II

 

THE DEPARTMENT OF FINE ARTS

  • PA 393 Art and Architecture of Historical Capitals
  • PA 395 Art and Architecture of Historical Capitals
  • PA 396 Art and Architecture of Ancient Anatolia

 

THE ATATÜRK INSTITUTE FOR MODERN TURKISH HISTORY

  • ATA 501 Sources, Methods and Approaches in Turkish History
  • ATA 502 Legal Reforms in Turkish History
  • ATA 510 Economic and Social History of Turkey.
  • ATA 513 Turkish Social and Political Thought
  • ATA 515 Economic and Social History of the Middle East since 1800
  • ATA 516 The Contemporary Turkic World
  • ATA 517 Political Modernization in Turkey: the Late Ottoman Background
  • ATA 518 Political Modernization in Turkey: the Republican Era
  • ATA 520 Political Economy of the Middle East and Central Asia
  • ATA 524 Foreign Policy of the Republic
  • ATA 526 History of the Balkans from the Ottoman Period to the Present
  • ATA 527 Current Issues in the Balkans and Turkey
  • ATA 528 Imperial Russia 1725-1917
  • ATA 529 19th Century Russian Intellectual History
  • ATA 530 History of the Soviet Union
  • ATA 531 Social History of Late Ottoman/Turkish Art and
  • ATA 532 Social History of Art and Literature in the Republican Era
  • ATA 533 History of Eastern Europe