MATH 153  Calculus I

Calculus I provides important tools in understanding functions of one variable and has led to the development of new areas of mathematics.

 CHEM 100  General Chemistry

The contents of this course is: matter and measurement (precision and accuracy), atoms, molecules, ions, and their properties, stochiometry and chemical calculations, chemical reactions in aqueous solutions, thermochemistry, atomic structure, electron configurations, atomic properties and the periodic table.

 ENG 101  Academic Skills in English I

ENG 101 is a compulsory course for freshman students. ENG 101 focuses on the cognitive skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. The course uses current reading and listening texts and focuses on how to understand relevant parts of a text, how to read quickly and effectively, how to relate different ideas from multiple texts and how to use texts as sources for an output task. In speaking and writing, the course focuses on using sources, paraphrasing, quoting, summarizing and synthesizing. The students will learn how to write coherent, concise, informative or persuasive responses to writing questions supporting their point of view.

 SFL 1013  Second Foreign Languages I


 TURK 100  Turkish

Students will be taught how to use the written and verbal communication tools accurately and efficiently in this course. Various types of verbal and written statements will be examined through a critical point of view by doing exercises on understanding, telling, reading, and writing. Punctuation and spelling rules, which are basis of written statement, will be taught and accurate usage of these rules for efficient and strong expression will be provided. As for verbal statement, students will be taught how to use the body language, use accent and intonation elaborately, and use presentation techniques.

 IUE 100  Academic and Social Orientation

Presentation of Administrative Units, Academic Units and Student Clubs

 GBE 100  General and Molecular Biology


 SE 113  Introduction to Programming

This course introduces the students to the fundamental concepts of programming using the Java programming language.

 MATH 154  Calculus II

Calculus II provides important tools in understanding functions of several variables and has led to the development of new areas of mathematics.

 PHYS 100  General Physics I: Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Through lectures and labs we aim to introduces the following classical mechanics and thermodynamics topic: space and time; straight line kinematics; motion in a plane; forces and static equilibrium; particle dynamics with force and conservation of momentum; relative inertial frames and noninertial force; work, potential energy and conservation of energy; rigid bodies and rotational dynamics; vibrational motion; conservation of angular momentum; central force motions; kinetic theory and the ideal gas; van der Waals equation of state, blackbody radiation, heat flow and the first law of thermodynamics; MaxwellBoltzmann distribution, random walk and diffusion; Carnot engine, entropy, and the second law of thermodynamics.

 ENG 102  Academic Skills in English II

ENG 102 is a compulsory course for first year students. ENG 102 focuses on the cognitive skills of listening, reading, writing and speaking. Students' academic listening skills will be improved by listening to important / relevant information from lectures or discussions and reading skills by reading recent academic texts and then using this information to create an output task. Speaking focuses on giving presentations and students get prepared to express their ideas and opinions by speaking persuasively and coherently. The writing component is a consolidation of the speaking activities.

 SFL 1024  Second Foreign Languages II


 HIST 100  Principles of Atatürk and History of Revolution

This course provides a general information of the events from the end of the 19. century until the end of the Turkish War of Independence and the signing of the Treaty of Lausanne in 1923 and the following period until 1990’s.

 FE 251  Thermodynamics

Definition of thermodynamics and its fields of use; open and closed systems; properties of pure substances; the first law of thermodynamics and related concepts (temperature, reversibility, work, and heat); second law of thermodynamics and entropy; chemical reaction thermodynamics; chemical equilibrium and phase equilibrium

 MATH 250  Linear Algebra and Differential Equations for Engineers

The main subjects of the course are the vector and matrix operations, linear independence and dependence of vectors, linear vector spaces and subspaces, dimensions and basis vectors for vector spaces, linear transformations, determinants, solution methods for first order and second order ordinary differential equations and their engineering applications, eigenvalues eigenvectors analysis and diagonalization

 GBE 201  Microbial Biotechnology

Microorganisms and their use in agriculture, medical and environmental industries

 SFL 201  Second Foreign Languages III


 POOL 005  GEC- Social Sciences C: Arts and Communication


 GBE 202  Fundamentals of Bioengineering

Microorganisms and their use in agriculture, medical and environmental industries

 GBE 204  Human Anatomy and Physiology

Structures of human anatomy and physiology, cells and organs of biological systems, their structures, functions and working mechanisms

 MATH 240  Probability for Engineers

Topics of this course include the axioms of probability, Bayes' theorem, random variables and sums of random variables, law of large numbers, the central limit theorem and its applications.

 POOL 004  GEC- Social Sciences B: Humanities and Social Sciences


 SFL 202  Second Foreign Languages IV


 GBE 303  Biotransport Phenomena

Mass, heat and momentum transport; transport phenomena in organ systems; biochemical reactions and interactions

 BME 301  Biomaterials

The course covers structure and properties of biomaterials, application areas of such materials, processing and degradation and biocompatibility of biomaterials

 GBE 305  Protein Chemistry

Protein Structure and function, enzyme mechanics, protein-drug interactions, protein folding diseases

 POOL 006  GEC- Social Awareness and Ethics


 ENG 310  Essential Speaking Skills in English

ENG 310 is a compulsory course for third year students and is designed to enable them to speak more effectively while expressing themselves in a variety of areas, such as business related and academic related topics. These areas range from participating in discusiions to presenting information in the form of short presentations, known as Pecha Kuchas. Students will also take part in role plays and formal debates.

 BME 304  Biomechanics

This course covers fundamentals of biomechanics, musculoskeletal system, engineering applications on musculoskeletal system, types of orthopedic implants and their mechanical analysis.

 GBE 306  Genetic Engineering Techniques

Genetics, Inheritance, ChromosomeMapping, DNA, RNA, Protein, Gene Manipulation, Genomics, Mutations

 GBE 308  Cancer Biology and Genetics

Cancer, tumor viruses, oncogenes, tumor suppress orgenes, steps of tumorigenesis, cellcycle, apoptosis, cancer treatment

 ENG 410  English for Career Development

In order to equip the students with necessary skills for the processes they will be faced following graduation, the course simulates the whole job / graduate school application process which entails finding a job ad or a graduate school announcement, writing a CV and a cover letter for the ad they find, writing a statement of purpose and finally being interviewed for the job or academic program. Assuming that they have successfully passed their interviews, the course then focuses on the skills they will need in their work environment.

 FENG 497  Senior Project I (Faculty of Engineering)

The design, analysis and business-plan development of a project by teams of students by using engineering techniques; preparation of project reports and presentation by using state-of-the-art tools and methods.

 GBE 401  Cell and Tissue Engineering

Stem cells, extracellular matrix and biochemical factors, biomaterials, scaffold design and clinical use of tissue enginnering products.

 ST 304  Summer Training (4 weeks)

Internship, covers field experience at any work place for 3 weeks. Students should follow the instructions stated in IUE Internship Guide in order to successfully complete their internships.

 FENG 498  Senior Project II (Faculty of Engineering)

Students in teams can specify, analyze and handle business plan of a project using engineering fundamentals. They can realize and implement the project using emerging tools. They can report and present all the details of their final product.

 BME 402  Clinical Engineering

The course contains principles of clinical management along with technical lessons on healthcare equipments to give the student technical management skills for clinical environment.


Elective Courses


 BME 307  Biosensors

The course covers Bioelectronic devices, Potentiometric, amperometric, Optical, Fluorescent, colorimetric and other biosensor systems, Enzyme electrodes, substrate electrodes, immunosensors, aptamer sensors, new approaches in biosensors.

 BME 407  Artificial Organs and Life Support Systems

Introduction to artificial organs, basic principles of mass transfer and fluidics, chemical reactions in biological system, recombinant DNA technology, biomaterials, basic principles of design of artificial organs (biomimetics), applications of artificial organs.

 BME 410  Biomedical System Design

The course covers fundamental design tools, system design, product development, documentation, testing and analysis of the results

 CE 405  Programming for Bioinformatics

The course covers bioinformatics tools/software related with biological sequence (DNA, RNA, protein) analysis, molecular structure prediction, functional genomics, pharmacogenomics and proteomics, biological pathway analysis.

 FE 260  Organic Chemistry

Carbon compounds and Chemical bonds, Functional groups, Acids and Bases, Hydrocarbons, Alcohols, Esters, Aldehydes and Ketones, Carboxylic Acids and their derivatives, Amines.

 FE 332  Biochemistry

The structure and metabolism of carbohydrates, lipids and proteins, enzyme kinetics, energy synthesis in living organisms, DNA replication and repair,the flow of genetic material.

 GBE 304  Current Topics in Genetic and Bioengineering

Current hot topics in genetic and bioengineering

 GBE 307  Biotechnology

Use of microorganisms, plantsandanimals in agriculture, medical and environmental industries

 GBE 310  Stem Cells

Embryonic stem cells, Haematopoietic stem cells, Adult stem cells, tissue enginnering, cell therapy, drug discovery

 GBE 402  Cellular Therapy and Regenerative Medicine


 GBE 403  Cell CultureTechniques

Cell culture, Sterile conditions, Primary cell culture, Cell lines, Culture of stem cells and tumor cells, Three-dimensional cell culture

 GBE 404  Developmental Biology

Gametogenesis, fertilization, segmentation and gastrulation. Embryonic development of various species.

 GBE 405  Transgenic Organisms

Recombinant DNA methods, genetically modified plants and animals and their use

 GBE 406  Epigenetic Mechanisms

Epigenetic mechanisms in plant, animal and microorganisms, transcriptional silencing, epigenetic diseases

 GBE 407  Genomics and Proteomics

Definition and application areas of genomics and proteomics approaches, structural genomics, functional genomics and usage of comparative genomic, analysis of genomes of livings, proteomic analyses.

 MATH 150  Research Methods and Biostatistics

The course content is designed in twofold. In the first part the theoretical background of statistical analysis will be discussed. In the second part of the semester, demographic distribution, public health and the analysis and grouping of thee data in the healthcare sector will be discussed with examples.

 MATH 207  Introduction to Differential Equations I

In this course basic concepts of differential equations will be discussed.The types of first order ordinary differential equations will be given and the solution methods will be taught. Also, solution methods for higherorder ordinary differential equations will be analyzed.

 MATH 208  Introduction to Differential Equations II

In this course basic concepts and classification of partial differential equations will be discussed.The heat, wave and Laplace equation will be given and the solution methods will be taught.

 MME 460  Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology

Definition of nanomaterials, classification of nanomaterials, properties of nanomaterials, applications in nanotechnology, nanochemisry