504 FOREIGN TRADE (Evening Classes)

GENERAL INFORMATION
The Vocational College of Foreign Trade Buldan program provides a 2-year education. The language of instruction is in Turkish. The Foreign Trade Program is able to produce students/employees that the sector needs.

Objective
This program is aimed to contribute to the education and training of professionals in order to supply the intermediate work force for the sectors which are interested in the foreign trade, considering their needs and characteristics. The graduates of this program have a chance to be employed by the public and private sector, in corporations in their Export and Import departments and in the Foreign Exchange Departments of financial institutions, such as Banks. Graduates can also act as individual entrepreneurs by e- trading etc.


Admission Requirements
Students who have graduated from the any high schooll and who have enough points from the exam that Student Selection and Placement Center has made are preferred.

Graduation Requirements
Students are required to complete all compulsory and elective courses in the curriculum successfully with no failing grades, including compulsory internship trainings and summer practises, and have a minimum CGPA requirement as stated in Pamukkale University’s associate program guidance.

Career Opportunties
Students, who graduate from the Associate degree program, can work for the foreign trade Ministry of Finance, Customs and as undersecretaries. In addition, professionals engaged in import-export business can find jobs at all workplaces. Students who have a very good foreign language will have no problem of finding work. Students who graduate can also find work at banks as foreign exchange professionals. In parallel with the increase in the foreign trade transactions of our country, demand for the graduates of foreign trade department is increasing. When entering the European Union, the demand for the graduates of Foreign Trade Department will increase.

Qualification Awarded
Foreign Trade

Level of Qualification
Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning


Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students are required to complete all compulsory and elective courses in the curriculum successfully with no failing grades, including compulsory internship trainings and summer practises, and have a minimum CGPA requirement as stated in Pamukkale University’s associate program guidance.

Access to Further Studies
Without examination the graduates of Anadolu University Open Education Faculty have the right to migrate 3.sınıfına. In addition, DGS, if they are successful in the graduate program of formal education there are opportunities to continue.

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Assist. Prof. Dr. CUMALİ ERDEMİL+90 258 4318620 120 cerdemil@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Students understand the importance of the Turkish national struggle and Ataturk’s principles and revolutions.
2Students learn to effectively communicate in Turkish, both verbally and in written form.
3By learning the basic concepts and tools of analysis of economy, students determine consumer and producer preferences, market and national and international economic relations and how to distinguish the types and interpret them.
4Students learn about business concepts and take part in operating management foundations. Students become knowledgeable of administrative functions, human resources, manufacturing process, and marketing activities and about managing the financial structure of the enterprises.
5Students learn about foreign trade and customs procedures; understand payment methods and delivery forms of foreign trade.
6Students regulate the relations of foreign trade unions legislations, and learn about following the exporter; how to implement and execute the different types of export and import transactions.
7Students learn to recognize general accounting principles, does accounting transactions especially applied to foreign trade accounts.
8Students learn about the general developments of information and also the developments of their own in their own fields and by doing so develop themselves.
9Students communicate both with individuals and organizations.
10Students communicate both with individuals and organizations.
11Students gain sufficient knowledge in the field of foreign language and foreign language conversation and correspondence related to their profession.
12Students learn to perform and evaluate calculations and statistical information and applications through the use of mathematical abilities in the field of commercial mathematics.
13Students learn about ethical and moral principles of professional ethics by examining them.
14By learning the basic concepts and tools of analysis used in international trade in Turkey's foreign trade structure, students learn to analyze the international economic transactions and free zone applications.
15Students perform electronic commerce and logistics.
16Students learn to apply quality standards by creating the infrastructure of the Quality Management System.
17Students learn concepts of foreign exchange regulations and implement them in Banking, insurance and foreign exchange transactions.
18Students understand international marketing techniques and implement international economic techniques.
19By learning the structure of Turkish Economy, students analyze Turkey - European Union relations.
20Students are able to make an investigation in any field, write a report and present it according to verbal and visual communication rules.
21Students learn about the ways of international operations and finance.
22Makes work measurement and time planning through work study.
23Makes export and import applications by arranging foreign trade documents.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
DemonstrationIn this method the teacher demonstrates, an experiment, test, in front of the class. And then assists students to do so too. Students learn not only by just by looking and watching, but also by taking part and participating. This method is usually applied when teaching skills.
Case Study Case studies require students to actively participate while using an analytical perspective to think about real and problematic events. The problematic event may be real or very close to real life. Student(s) working on the documents that include the necessary data and descriptions of the
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on the students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups to learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity
PerformanceIn this method, the teacher performs activities such as experiments and demonstrations in front of the class, students try to learn by looking and watching. This method is usually applied where there are limited facilities and in dealing with dangerous experimental situations.
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
Concept MapsExpress a relation network, based on figures, graphics and words propositions and principles. It enables visual learning. These steps are followed: 1) Concepts about the subjects to be taught are listed. 2) The name of the subject that will be taught is written at the top.3) Relations between
Learning Stations Is a student –centered method in which the whole class contributes to each stage and with this contribution, progress further to the next level in learning than the previous group. With the station method groups of 3-5 students are made up in classes. Each group is assigned a station chief,
Drama Drama is a method in which students learn a skill or situation by reenacting in front of the class. As well as gaining knowledge by experience, it has important effects on the development of verbal expression and socialization. It enables us to bring up individuals who are creative, productive,
ProjectProject-based learning is a learning way which leads students to deal with interesting problems and to create extraordinary products at the end of this. It allows students to use their creativity and it requires them to look at events perceptively.
Technical TourIs a method that takes learning to the out of the classroom. It is a method that provides students to make direct observations and to gain information by taking them to places, such as factories, museums, libraries, various government agencies, mountains, forests, lakes, parks and gardens.
Observation Although we generally get information related to the nature through observations, the Observation method can also be used for other situations and under other conditions. We try to reach certain generalizations by thinking about our findings which we gather from our observations.
InterviewThis is when the teacher brings in (writers, artists, designers, writers, illustrators, etc.) because he/she is not equipped with the adequate facilities to do with certain issues or situations. It is a technique that triggers the senses of students. In some cases, students interview certain people
DebateDebate is a type of discussion on a topic in compliance with certain rules and procedures. Debate, is two groups of students in either twos or threes, putting forward points, which are for or against an idea, proposal, point, action or recommendation.  The aim is to discuss topic ideas that
The opposite panelIs one of the two groups just asking the question, while another assumes the role of responder. With this technique it is possible to repeat / revise issues that have already been processed. The Class is divided into two. Half is located within the group for asking questions and half for 
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
NQF-HETR CategoryNQF-HETR Sub-CategoryNQF-HETRLearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Vocational)
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COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ATI 101 ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - I 2+0 2 Compulsory
TKD 101 TURKISH LANGUAGE - I 2+0 2 Compulsory
DIST 101 MICROECONOMICS 3+0 4 Compulsory
DIST 103 3+1 5 Compulsory
DIST 111 FOREIGN TRADE TRANSACTIONS - I 3+0 3 Compulsory
DIST 105 GENERAL ACCOUNTING 3+1 4 Compulsory
DIST 107 BASIC CONCEPTS OF LAW 3+0 3 Compulsory
- Elective 2+0 2 Elective
- Elective 2+1 3 Elective
- Elective 2+0 2 Elective
  Total 30  
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 109 STATISTICS 2+02Elective
DIST 115 COMMUNICATION 2+02Elective
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 113 OFFICE PROGRAMS-1 2+13Elective
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ING 103 ENGLISH- I 3+02Elective
ING 125 ENGLISH- I 2+02Elective

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
TKD 102 TURKISH LANGUAGE - II 2+0 2 Compulsory
ATI 102 ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - II 2+0 2 Compulsory
DIST 102 FOREIGN TRADE TRANSACTIONS - II 3+0 4 Compulsory
DIST 112 COMMERCIAL MATHEMATICS 3+0 3 Compulsory
DIST 114 MACRO ECONOMICS 3+0 3 Compulsory
DIST 152 TRAINING - I 0+2 4 Compulsory
- Elective 2+0 2 Elective
- Elective 2+0 2 Elective
- Elective 2+1 3 Elective
- Elective 1+2 3 Elective
- Elective 2+0 2 Elective
  Total 30  
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 110 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS 2+02Elective
MUHA 121 ENTREPRENEURSHIP-1 2+02Elective
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 106 GENERAL ACCOUNTING - 2 2+13Elective
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 108 OFFICE PROGRAMS - 2 1+23Elective
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
ING 104 ENGLISH-II 3+02Elective
ING 126 ENGLISH-II 2+02Elective

3rd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 201 ACCOUNTING FOR FOREIGN TRADE TRANSACTIONS 3+0 3 Compulsory
DIST 205 CUSTOMS TRANSACTIONS 3+0 3 Compulsory
DIST 211 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS - I 3+0 3 Compulsory
DIST 221 DEPARTMENTAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE - I 3+1 4 Compulsory
DIST 203 LABOR AND SOCIAL SECURITY LAW 2+0 2 Compulsory
DIST 209 LOGISTICS 3+0 4 Compulsory
DIST 207 COMMERCIAL LAW 3+0 3 Compulsory
- Elective 2+0 3 Elective
- Elective 2+0 2 Elective
- Elective 2+1 3 Elective
  Total 30  
3rd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 225 PROFESSIONAL WORK AND SEMINARS 2+03Elective
3rd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 215 FREE ZONES 2+02Elective
MUHA 122 ENTREPRENEURSHIP-2 2+02Elective
3rd Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 231 PACKAGE PROGRAMS 2+13Elective

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 204 BANKING AND EXCHANGE TRANSACTIONS 3+0 3 Compulsory
DIST 206 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 2+0 2 Compulsory
DIST 222 RESEARCH METHODS AND TECHNIQUES 1+1 3 Compulsory
DIST 218 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS - II 3+0 3 Compulsory
DIST 252 TRAINING - II 0+2 4 Compulsory
- Elective 2+0 2 Elective
- Elective 2+0 2 Elective
- Elective 2+0 2 Elective
- Elective 3+0 3 Elective
- Elective 3+0 3 Elective
- Elective 2+0 3 Elective
  Total 30  
4th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
DIST 212 PROFESSIONAL WRITING 2+02Elective
DIST 216 ELECTRONIC COMMERCE