ECON. AND ADM. SCIENCE
INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Ahmet AY

Erasmus Co-ordinator: Asst. Prof. Melis ATTAR

Farabi Coordinator: Asst. Prof. Melis ATTAR

Mevlana Coordinator Asst. Prof. Mustafa Tahir DEMİRSEL

ECTS Coordinator: Asst. Prof. Mustafa Tahir DEMİRSEL

Purpose: The Department of International Trade aims to provide students with necessary skills and knowledge to analyze global trade relations and markets. The Department of International Trade arms students in the interdisciplinary field of international trade with the tools to tackle challenges in business while empowering them to contribute and engage in organizations and communities in a global business environment.

Vision: Vision of the Department of International Trade is to have an active partnership with the business community to train equipped students as leading experts, with highest technical knowledge and practical skills in global standards.

Mission: Mission of the Department of International Trade is the advancement of knowledge in the interdisciplinary field of international trade and educate students to be competent, skillful, active, self-aware, critical and responsible citizens.

Program Language: Turkish

Program Description: The Department of International Trade trains a qualified labor force to accomplish the foreign trade goals of countries by providing students both practical and theoretical knowledge. The Program of International Trade mainly relies on courses combining the knowledge of different disciplines such as international trade, economics, business management, information management, and legislation. The courses have been designed to develop creativity and problem solving abilities and enrich knowledge and skills. Students need to complete 140 credits (240 ECTS) in the period of eight semesters to attain a bachelors degree from the Department of International Trade. The graduates of the Department of International Trade can claim significant competence related to trade operations in the global market.

Admissions Requirements: Following conditions are required to enroll in the programs in Selçuk University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences: a) to graduate from a high school or a vocational school equivalent to high school, b) to have the right to register to the programs in Selçuk University through central placement or provisions of Selçuk University International Students Admission Directive or to have the valid scores and conditions and to be successful at the special talent exam c) to submit the registration documents specified in OSYM guide, d) for those who are entitled to enroll an undergraduate program, not to have been registered to another formal or distance education program or distance learning degree program with quota restrictions, e) for those who are entitled to enroll associate degree program, not to have been registered to another formal or distance education associate degree program or distance learning degree program with quota restrictions. The original or a copy of the required documents certified by the university will be accepted. Action shall be taken based on the candidates declaration of military situation and criminal record. Candidates who are entitled to enroll the university must apply in person to register. However, candidates who are unable to apply in person due to excuses can register via proxies having notarized proxy statement or legal representatives.

Recognition of Prior Learning: Before registering to the Department of International Trade, students can be exempted from the courses that they have previously taken and succeeded in a higher education undergraduate or associate degree program based on the decision of Faculty Board. In addition, an exemption exam is held for English course at the ning of each academic year. Students have the right to take the exams. Students, who take the exam and obtained the adequate scores, will be exempted from the course at issue.

Graduation Requirements: In order to graduate from the program in which a student is registered, it is necessary to have taken and passed the courses in that program with a total of 240 ECTS, along with the other requirements including the applications, internships, and similar studies. Students must also have a GPA of at least 2.00.

Principles of Assessment and Evaluation: The success of a student in a course is determined by the letter grade computed by summing up the 40% of the mid-term exam(s) and 60% of the final/make-up exam. In order to be successful in a course, the letter grade of the student must be one of the following: AA, BA, BB, CB, CC. If a student receives a letter grade of DD or DC, GPA of the student must be at least 2.00 in the corresponding semester otherwise the student must repeat these courses. The evaluation of the DD and DC letter grades is done after the make-up exams. The letter grades and coefficients are as follows: (score letter Grade coefficient) 90-100 AA 4.00 85-89 BA 3.50 75-84 BB 3.00 70-74 CB 2.50 60-69 CC 2.00 55-59 DC 1.50 50-54 DD 1.00 40-49 FD 0.50 0-39 FF 0.00. The instructor is able to decrease the score intervals of the given letter grades. Students with the same scores cannot be given different letter grades. A letter grade given to a student cannot be lower than the letter grade of students whose grade is lower than him/her.

Employment Opportunities: Department of International Trade equip students to become international entrepreneurs who set up their own business and to become utives or professionals at multinational companies, foreign trade companies, international economic or political institutions and international nongovernmental institutions. This equipment s the way to graduates as professionals and as utives in a wide range of areas including the private sector, the public sector, nongovernmental organizations, and research centers.

Jump to Top Degree Programs: Graduates of the undergraduate program of the International Trade are able to attend a graduate program in International Trade or other related fields on condition that they have a valid and adequate score of ALES exam and proficiency in a foreign language.