ADANA SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY UNIVERSITY

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS

CONTENT OF THE COURSES


I. SEMESTER

EC0 101

EC0 101 Introduction to Economics I

Demand and supply, elasticity, price controls, marginal utility and indifference curve analysis, production and costs, market structures, determination of wages, return on capital.

Reference Books:
Dobson Steve, Palfreman Susan (1999) Introduction to Economics
Ip, Greg (2010) The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World
Dicken, Peter (2011) Global Shift : Mapping the Changing Contours of the World Economy

MIS 101

Introduction to Business

This undergraduate course provides necessary knowledge and skills about fundamentals of business and economics, ethics & social responsibility, functions of management, marketing, human resource management, entrepreneurship, production, motivation.

Reference Books:

Bovee, C.L., Thill, John, V. & Mescon, M.H. (2006).

Excellence in Business (3rd edition). Prentice Hall. ISBN: 0131870475 (Course book)

MIS 105

Algorithms & Programming I

This course covers the basic problem-solving concepts, flowcharts, and pseudo codes that students need to know and understand when working in any computer language or application. With the detailed explanations and numerous illustrations, it compasses all fundamental areas of problem solving from the basics of mathematical functions and operations to the design and use of codes, indicators and arrays.

Reference Books:
Crespo Daniel Sanchez (2003) Core Techniques and Algorithms in Game Programming
Steven S. Skiena (2010) The Algorithm Design Manual
Shen Alexander (2009) Algorithms and Programming: Problems and Solutions

MAT 101

Calculus I

Functions; linear functions and graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions. Limits and continuity. Derivatives and its applications. Curve sketching.

Reference Books:
Hansen Mary (2009) Business Math

ENG 101

English for Academic Purposes I

The course reinforces academic reading skills by reading selections on a variety of topics. It also aims at developing critical thinking, which enables students to respond to the ideas in a well organized written format. Other reading related writing skills are also dealt with.

Reference Books:

Cambridge University Press (1997), English for AcademicPurposes

Odtü, Eğitim Yayınları (2006), English for AcademicPurposes I

HIS 101

Atatürk’s Principles & History of Turkish Revolution 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.

Reference Books:
Bozdogan Sibel (1997) Rethinking Modernity And National Identity In Turkey (Publications on the Near East)

TUR 101

Turkish Language 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.

Reference Books:
Guise John (2012) The Turkish Language Explained for English Speakers
Lewis Geoffrey (2001) Turkish Grammar
Ozyurek Esra (2006) Nostalgia for the Modern: State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey (Politics, History, and Culture)

II. SEMESTER

ECO 102

Introduction to Economics II

Elementary macroeconomics. Determination of National Income. The role of government. The Banking system. Problems of inflation, Unemployment and growth.

Reference Books:

Mankiw, N. G. (2015). Principles of Economics (7th edition). Cengage Learning, USA

MIS 102

Principles of Management

This course will enable students to develop short and long-range plans to effectively accomplish organizational goals. Through the use of terminology, exercises and case studies, students will be able to give a critical appraisal of real life situations involving organizing, staffing and motivating others. The student will also learn tools to aid in problem solving, valuing diversity and coping with change.

Reference Books:
McShane Steven, Hill Charles W. L. (2006) Principles of Management
Carpenter Mason (2009) Principles of Management
Benowitz Ellen (2001) Principles of Management (Cliffs Quick Review)

MIS 106

Algorithms & Programming II

This course covers the basic problem-solving concepts, flowcharts, and pseudo codes that students need to know and understand when working in any computer language or application. With the detailed explanations and numerous illustrations, it compasses all fundamental areas of problem solving from the basics of mathematical functions and operations to the design and use of codes, indicators and arrays.

Reference Books:
Crespo Daniel Sanchez (2003) Core Techniques and Algorithms in Game Programming
Steven S. Skiena (2010) The Algorithm Design Manual
Shen Alexander (2009) Algorithms and Programming: Problems and Solutions

MAT 102

Calculus II

Indefinite and definite integration. Area under the curve. Matrices and determinants. Multivariable functions and partial derivatives.

Reference Books:
Sterling Mary Jane (2009) Business Math For Dummies
Hansen Mary (2009) Business Math

ENG 102

English for Academic Purposes II

The course reinforces academic writing skills. In this course students write different types of essays based on the ideas they are exposed to in the reading selections. The emphasis is on the writing process in which students go through many stages from brainstorming and outlining to producing a complete documented piece of writing.

Reference Books:

Cambridge University Press (1997), English for AcademicPurposes

HIS 102

Atatürk’s Principles & History of Turkish Revolution 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.

Reference Books:
Bozdogan Sibel (1997) Rethinking Modernity And National Identity In Turkey (Publications on the Near East)
Ozyurek Esra (2006) Nostalgia for the Modern: State Secularism and Everyday Politics in Turkey (Politics, History, and Culture)

TUR 102

Turkish Language 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.

Reference Books:
Guise John (2012) The Turkish Language Explained for English Speakers
Lewis Geoffrey (2001) Turkish Grammar

III. SEMESTER

LAW 201

Introduction to Business Law

This course introduces the student to the legal and ethical framework of business. Contracts, negotiable instruments, the law of sales, torts, crimes, constitutional law, the Uniform Commercial Code, and the court systems are examined. Upon completion the student should be able to identify legal and ethical issues that arise in business decisions and the laws that apply to them.

Reference Books:

Beatty, F. J. & Samuelson S.(2014), Introduction to Business Law5th Edition

MIS 201

Statistics I

Basic concepts of statistics, distributions and their properties, distribution parameters, bivariate relationships, correlation and regression analysis ? cross table and contingency analysis

Reference Books:

Dimitri Bertsekas, Introduction to Probability

William Navidi, Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

MIS 203

Financial Accounting I

Introduction to basic concepts and principles of accounting, accounting and book-keeping; the balance sheet equation, effects of transactions on the accounting equation, double-entry bookkeping, concept of debit and credit, the general journal and posting of transactions, preparing a trial balance, adjusting the accounts and preparing the income statement and balance sheet, merchandising concern, detailed analysis of basic accounts: cash, accounts receivable and notes receivable, inventories and inventory valuation methods.

Reference Books:
Robert Libby, Patricia Libby and Daniel Short (2010) Financial Accounting
Paul D. Kimmel, Jerry J. Weygandt and Donald E. Kieso (2011) Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making

MIS 205

Principles of Marketing

This course provides an introduction to basic marketing concepts. Topics include the marketing mix, new product development, consumer behavior, customer relationship management, strategic planning and e-commerce. Students will develop a comprehensive marketing plan and apply course concepts to real or imaginary products

Reference Books:

Gary, Armstrong, Marketing – An Introduction – Global Edition, Pearson, 2017

MIS 207

Data Structures

This course provides exhaustive coverage of different data structures like lists, stack, queue, trees. Graphs, Hash Tables and their implementation. Application of these data structures is also covered.

Reference Books:

Cormen H. et.al. (2009), Introduction to Algorithms

Lafore, Robert (2002), Data Structures and Algorithms in Java

MIS 209

Object Oriented Programming

Introduction to Java programming, Introduction to Object Oriented Programming, Objects and classes, Constructors and destructors, Function overloading, Operator overloading, Inheritance, Pointers to Objects, Polymorphism, The Unified Modeling Language (UML), Exceptions, Templates, The Standard Template Library

Reference Books:

Paul Deitel, Harvey Deitel, Java: How to Program

Matt Weisfeld, The Object-Oriented Thought Process

IV. SEMESTER

LAW 202

Commercial Law

Commercial Law is concerned with the application of substantive legal principles to commercial transactions and the practical issues involved, including the obligations between parties to commercial transactions and the role of personal property. This course is organized around the basis of the commercial transaction, the contract of sale, and will emphasis the rights and duties arising from the sale of goods and services.

Reference Books:

Clarke, M.A. et. al. (2017), Commercial Law: Text, Cases, and Materials

Baskind, E. et. al. (2016), Commercial Law

MIS 202

Statistics II

Dividing points and ratios, Chebyshevs inequality, sampling and sampling distributions, central limit theorem, confidence intervals and hypothesis tests for location variation and proportion parameters - ANOVA, hypothesis tests for multiple samples, nonparametric tests, goodness of fit tests

Reference Books:

Dimitri Bertsekas, Introduction to Probability

William Navidi, Statistics for Engineers and Scientists

MIS 204

Financial Accounting II

Presentation of financial statements: review of financial reporting requirements for companies, overview of general purpose financial reports; relevant accounting standards relating to the statement of financial position, statement of comprehensive income and statement of changes in equity, and associated notes, including revisions and errors, retained profits and underlying accounting treatments.

Reference Books:
Robert Libby, Patricia Libby and Daniel Short (2010) Financial Accounting
Paul D. Kimmel, Jerry J. Weygandt and Donald E. Kieso (2011) Financial Accounting: Tools for Business Decision Making

MIS 206

Human Resources Management

Principles of labor relations and personnel management including human resources and career planning, employee selection, orientation, training and development; compensation management, performance appraisal, incentives; job analysis and design; labor unions in Turkey.

Reference Books:
Bohlander, George W. (2004) Managing Human Resources
Effron, Marc. (2003) Human Resources in the 21st Century

MIS 210

Database Management

This course introduces the basic concepts and elements of file management techniques and database management systems. Students are expected to understand the fundamental concepts as well as get practical hands-on experience with commercial database management systems through programming assignments and projects using SQL.

Reference Books:
Carlos Coronel, Steven Morris and Peter Rob (2009) Database Systems: Design, Implementation, and Management
Thomas M. Connolly and Carolyn E. Begg (2009) Database Systems: A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation and Management
Hector Garcia-Molina, Jeffrey D. Ullman and Jennifer Widom (2008) Database Systems: The Complete Book

MIS 212

Operations Research

Operations research helps in solving problems in different environments that needs decisions. The

module cover topics that include: linear programming, Transportation, Assignment, and CPM/ MSPT techniques. Analytic techniques and computer packages will be used to solve problems facing business managers in decision environments.

Reference Books:

Winston, Wayne (2004), Operations Research: Applications and Algorithms

V. SEMESTER

MIS 301

Software Engineering

Introduction to software life cycle models. Software requirements engineering, formal specification and validation. Techniques for software design and testing. Cost estimation models. Issues in software quality assurance and software maintenance.

Reference Books:

Software Engineering: A Practitioner's Approach (Roger Pressman)

Software Engineering (Ian Sommerville)

PEC 303

Public Economics

The main objective of the course is to discuss the use of taxes and public expenditures for promoting socially efficient resource allocation and a desirable income distribution. The analysis of tax policy will highlight on the one hand harmful market effects of taxes and on the other hand the role of taxes in supporting public provision of goods and services. On the expenditure side, assessment of public projects is essential. The course will cover central theories and empirical basis for economic policy.

Reference Books:

Jonathan Gruber (2011)Public Finance and Public Policy,3rdedition

John Leach (2003) A Course in Public Economics

MIS 307

Corporate Finance

This course aims to provide the students with the fundamental concepts, principles and approaches of corporate finance, enable the students to apply relevant principles and approaches in solving problems of corporate finance and help the students improve their overall capacities.

Topics: basic types of financial management decisions, the role of the financial manager, forms of business organizations, the goal of financial management, the agency problem

Reference Books:

Peirson, G. et. al. (2014) Business Finance

Brealey, R. et. al. (2011) Principle of Corporate Finance

MIS 319

Management Information Systems

Covers the various components of business information systems, with particular emphasis on the means by which information is transmitted, the software that displays the information, and the systems that manage the data that businesses use every day.

Reference Books:

K.C. Laudon, ve J.P Laudon,. (2011). Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm

MIS 313

Cost Accounting

Cost accounting identifies the essential data to managers regarding planning and controlling, costing products and services, and customers. The student studies the basic concepts, analyses, uses, and procedures related to types of costs and costing systems. This course will concentrate on examination of the concepts, theories, principles, and practices of cost accounting. Students will develop quantitative and qualitative methods for analyzing raw data that support the business decision-making process and inventory costing

Reference Books:

Lanen, W. N. et. al. (2014), : Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

Bragg, S. M. (2001), Cost Accounting: A Comprehensive Guide

MIS 305

Operations Management

Operations involved in creating products or services, operations strategy and competitiveness, project management, product design and process selection, facility location and layout, supply chain management, just-in time and lean manufacturing systems, enterprise resource planning systems, capacity planning, sales and operations planning, material requirements planning, inventory management, operations scheduling, waiting line management and quality management.

Reference Books:
William Stevenson (2008) Operations Management
Jay Heizer and Barry Render (2010) Operations Management

MIS 309

Research Methods

The aim of this course is to prepare students for their individual research project or dissertation giving them the necessary tools and skills needed for the scientific, academic and methodological development of projects.

Reference Books:
Larry B. Christensen, R. Burke Johnson and Lisa A. Turner (2010) Research Methods, Design, and Analysis
John W. Creswell (2008) Research Design: Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Approaches
Theresa L. White and Donald H. McBurney (2012) Research Methods

VI. SEMESTER

MIS 302

Web Applications Development

Detailed study that provides an understanding of Web-based application development, with particular emphasis on developing web applications using JavaScript, HTML, XML, ASP.NET. This course will enable students to use various techniques for building browser-based applications for dynamically generated websites, e-commerce, web-enabled enterprise computing, and other applications that require web access to server-based resources.

Reference Books:

Esposito, Dino (2009) Microsoft® ASP.NET and AJAX: Architecting Web Applications

PEC 304

Fiscal Policy

The objective of the course is to introduce the students to the study of fiscal policy and some of the ongoing academic debates. In this course the following topics will be covered: types of government expenditure, different views towards government expenditure, taxation, types of inflation and fiscal policies against inflation, role of treasury and central bank, seignorage and the Laffer curve, crating revenue through government bonds, international fiscal institutions, foreign aid, depression, tax policies to cure depression, stagflation, solving the problem of stagflation

Reference Books:

Langdana, Farrokh (2009): Macroeconomic Policy: Demystifying Monetary and Fiscal Policy

MIS 306

Production Management

The course addresses the organization, management and operation of production from an industrial perspective. Manufacturing activities are treated with respect to shop floor control, decision making and measuring performance and productivity, as well as the development and management of maintenance and quality.

Reference Books:

Chary, S. N. (2004) Production and Operations Management

MIS 312

Financial Statement Analysis

Financial analysis is an integral part of the business analysis of the firm; it requires examination of the prevalent economic situation, industry analysis, and the firm’s strategic position. The financial information contained in a firm’s financial statements should be interpreted within those contexts and constraints. This course covers the basics of both qualitative and quantitative analysis of the firm’s reports and then looks further into risk analysis, forecasting and valuation techniques.

Reference Books:

Wahlen, J.M et. al. (2011) Financial Reporting, Financial Statement Analysis and Valuation: A Strategic Perspective

MIS 316

Managerial Accounting

Students develop the ability to collect, analyze, and communicate quantitative and non-quantitative information to assist management in making more effective planning and control decisions. Topics include the changing role of management accounting and basic concepts; product costing and cost accumulation; process costing and hybrid product costing systems; activity-based costing and activity-based management; activity analysis, cost behaviour and cost estimation; cost-volume profit analysis; absorption and variable costing; profit planning and activity-based budgets; standard costing and flexible budgeting; cost management tools; and decision making.

Reference Books:

Weygandt et. al. (2005) Managerial Accounting: Tools For Business Decision Making

Saxena, V. K. and Vashist. C.D. (2014) Advanced Cost and Management Accounting

MIS 318

Organizational Behavior

Detailed study of how people interact in organizations, delving into the factors that have the greatest impact on organizational behavior. Topics range from managing individuals and understanding group dynamics to managing conflict and initiating change.

Reference Books:

Robbins, S. P. et. al. : Organizational Behavior

Newstorm, J. : Organizational Behavior: Human Behavior at Work

VII. SEMESTER

MIS 409

International Finance I

The purpose of this course is for students to become familiar with the basic international finance theories and practices, from which they can explain various international phenomena and understand various international financial market policies. Students will be introduced to a range of issues in international macroeconomics.

Reference Books:

Feenstra, R.C. and Taylor, A.M. (2014) International Macroeconomics, 3rd edition, Worth Publishers

Shapiro, A C 2014, Multinational financial management, 10th edition, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ

MIS 411

Entrepreneurship

This course provides business and non-business majors with the skills necessary to succeed as an entrepreneur. The fundamentals of starting and operating a business, developing a business plan, obtaining financing, marketing a product or service and developing an effective accounting system will be covered.

Reference Books:

Bygrave, W and Zackarakis, A (2013) Entrepreneurship, 3rd Edition

Hisrich, R.D., Peters, M.P., and Shepherd, D. (2013) Entrepreneurship, McGraw-Hill Irwin, Boston

MIS 413

International Management

The International Management course focuses on opportunities and challenges created by globalization. It examines cross-cultural and management issues related to management in an international marketplace. The aim of this course is to enable students to better analyze and understand the opportunities and challenges that companies face when expanding their activities internationally and when dealing with international competitors in their home markets.

Reference Books:

Dunning, J. (2008). Multinational Enterprises and the Global Economy (2nd ed.).

Peng, M. W. (2011). Global Business (2nd ed.).

Verbeke, A. (2009). International Business Strategy.

MIS 421

Organizational Theory and Design

In accordance with the course goal, course content consists of organizations and organizational effectiveness, stakeholders, managers, and ethics, organizing in changing global environment, basic challenges of organizational design, designing organizational structure: authority, control, specialization and coordination, creating and managing organizational culture, organizational design and strategy in a changing global environment, organizational design, competences and technology, types and forms of organizational change, organizational transformations, decision making, learning, knowledge management, and information technology.

Reference Books:

Jones, G.R. (2013). Organizational Theory, Design, and Change (Seventh Edition), New York: Pearson

MIS 423

Data Analysis and Management

1. Science and Research 2. Social Research Dimensions 3. Theory and Social Research 4. Meanings of Methodology 5. Literature Evaluation and Ethical Issues 6. Qualitative and Quantitative Research Designs 7. Qualitative and Quantitative Measurement 8. Quantitative and Quantitative Sampling 9. Quantitative Data Analysis 10. Qualitative Data Analysis

Reference Books:

Introduction to Research Methods

Research Methods for Business Students

MIS 425

Organizational Psychology

This course applies behavioral science knowledge to Professional organizations. The aim of this course is to understand how businesses can be designed so that both efficiency and the quality of employee life are improved. Topics will include the history of Industrial / Organizatiıonal psychology, job analysis, psychological assessments, personnel decisions, training and development, organizational change, teamwork, motivation, leadership and work stress and health.

Reference Books:

Millward, L. (2005) Understanding Occupational & Organizational Psychology

MIS 427

Financial Markets and Institutions

This course gives fundamental knowledge on the structure, function and role of the financial system in light of the complex web of links and interconnections with the banking sector. The course will cover financial intermediaries, financial instruments and the different markets where credit institutions are active players.

Reference Books:

F.S. Mishkin and S.G. Eakins (2015): Financial Markets and Institutions. Pearson, 8th Ed.

VIII. SEMESTER

MIS 410

Digital Marketing

This course examines the emergence of the new digital markets as well as how traditional markets are affected by the widespread use of information communication technology by consumers and businesses. Internet business models, trends, strategies, and technologies are covered.

Reference Books:

Chaffey, D et. al, (2009) Internet Marketing, Strategy, Implementation and Practice

MIS 412

Business Ethics

This course will focus on the perspective of managers who must formulate policies to address issues with ethical dimensions. The principal objective of the course is to infuse a basic ethical intuition among the next generation managers on issues such as well-being, rights, and justice.

Reference Books:

Fernando, A. C. (2009) Corporate Ethics, Governance, and Social Responsibility: Precepts and Practices: Precepts and Practices

MIS 414

International Finance II

This course focuses on international financial management and international trade. Topics in financial management, viewed primarily from the perspective of managers doing business overseas, include the management of foreign exchange exposure, foreign direct investment decisions, and multinational capital budgeting.

Feenstra, R.C. and Taylor, A.M. (2014) International Macroeconomics, 3rd edition, Worth Publishers

Shapiro, A C 2014, Multinational financial management, 10th edition, Wiley, Hoboken, NJ

MIS 416

Leadership and Motivation

This course is focused on the study of fundamental concepts, theories, and models of leadership and motivation. Selected topics include: trait and behavioral theories of leadership, charismatic and transformational leadership, power and influence, emotions and justice perceptions in motivation, expectancy and equity theories. In exploring leader effectiveness, several different perspectives will be utilized, including follower, leader, and observer.

Reference Books:

Dugan, J.P. (2017), Leadership Theory: Cultivating Critical Perspectives

MIS 418

Technology Management

The focus of the course is on the key concepts, models, and methods that enable managers to effectively manage the development and utilization of technologies. The goal is to develop an awareness of the range, scope, and complexity of the phenomena, issues, and problems related to economics and management of technology and technological innovations. The course will enable the integration of technology, operations and business strategy.

Reference Books:

Thamhain, H.J. (2005) Management of Technology: Managing Effectively in Technology-Intensive Organizations

Andriole, S. J. (2009) Best Practices in Business Technology Management

MIS 422

Project Management

This course focuses on the optimum use of requirements to ensure successful Project management. The course provides the student with the tools to prioritize requirements and manage project expectations. Students will be able to use requirements to manage Project planning and decision-making.

Reference Books:

Berkun, S. (2008) Making Things Happen: Mastering Project Management (Theory in Practice)

Horine, G.M (2009) Project Management Absolute Beginner's Guide