About Us

MUĞLA SITKI KOÇMAN UNIVERSITY
FACULTY OF ECONOMICS AND ADMINISTRATIVE SCIENCES
DEPARTMENT of BUSINESS
History
It is founded by Academy of Ankara Economics and Administrative Sciences in 1974-1975 academic year in Muğla and in 1982, Business Administration High School was committed to Dokuz Eylül University by the law of Higher Education Institution, and in 1992 in december, with transforming to Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, it is founded as Muğla University with its full complement. In 1992-1993 formal education was started off and additionally in 1994-1995 evening education was introduced. The education language of faculty is Turkish.
Qualification awarded
From 2012-2013 academic year, the curriculum is regarded compatible with ECTS and to gain business administration licence, students must succeed all of the required and elective courses (totally equivalent to 240 ECTS) and grade point average must be minimum 2,00 over 4,00.
Spesific admission requirements
It is needed to succeed in the exam conducted by OSYM for the acceptance to the universities in Turkey.
Qualification Requirements
To succeed in the program, a student must succeed all of the courses in program list (equivalent to 144 credits), and minimum 2,00 grade point average must be reached over 4,00.
Recognition of Prior Learning
For Computer and English Courses, which take part in the education plan of Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Muğla University, exemption exam is handled at the beginning of every academic term. The students who peforms the learning outcomes, expected for the courses, have the right to take the exam. The students who succeed in this exam are exempted from the related courses in the program list. The students who are registered to the Department of Business Administration in the Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences of Muğla University for the first time, in case of application in the first week of academic year, the credits and final grades received in previous higher education department/program are transferred to the related department and program by board decision. The number of terms equaled to these courses are calculated by considering the total credits of the courses affirmed and the term credits of the department that the student is registered. This period is reduced from education period limit defined in the 44th article of law and the term, which is going to be acclimated, is defined by board decision.
Profile of the Programme
Department of Business Administration targets to educate and supply work force, which endowed with contemporary business, entrepreneurship and management formation and skills, that public and private sectors need. The department is responsible hierarcially Deanship of Faculty and Rectorship and final decisions are made by sending to the relevant board of Deanship and Rectorship. The students are educated for several positions in both public and private sectors. The stakeholders that department of business administration interacts are Capital Markets Board, State Planning Organisation, Ministry of Industry, Ministry of Labor, Ministry of Finance, and particularly banking sector, universities, research instututes. The department tries to serve the best for the students with its qualified academic staff. In the department, the granted projects are carried out. It also contributes to the economic, socio-cultural development of the region and contributes to the employment market of country with its educated students and to the science world with its qualified academic researches.
Program Outcomes
1-            Gains advanced knowledge about management, marketing, finance, production, quantitative methods and accounting which are the sub-disciplines of business administration. Becomes skillful at analyzing and interpreting the data, defining the problems and offering the solutions by using knowledge gained regarding business life.
2-            Expresses his thoughts and suggestions in written and verbal forms in Turkish and in other language with European Language Portfolio minimum B1 level, communicates effectively with the stakeholders in business life.
3-            Becomes skillful at using information and ommunication technology with minimum European Computer Driving Licence in advanced level and at transfering his up to date knowledge about business to other personnel and team mates.
4-            Be conscious about quality, business ethics and social responsibility, environmental protection, occupational health and safety, social rights and social justice and works in line with this awareness in the business.
5-            Be open to changes, entrepreneurship, leadership, and thinks analytically and critically.
6-            Becomes skillful at life long learning. Carries out studies regarding business topics.
7-            Runs a project as an executive or participant. Defines aims for the organization in which he belongs.
Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading
Exams consist of mid-terms, final exams, excuse exams, repeat exams, exemption exams and one course exam. Mid-terms: There are mid-term exams for the courses that exist in every term. 40% of a mid-term exam is considered. Final exams: There are final exams to test academic success at the end of the term. 60% of a final exam is considered. Excuse exams: If a student has a valid excuse for the mid-term or final exams, related board allow for excuse exams. For the excuse exams, student must submit a petition, which explains the excuse, in 3 days to deanship/ management. Moreover, the excuse should be approved by related board. Repeat exams: Students may take repeat exams for the courses, which are graded as FD or FF that they fail and which are graded as DD or DC that they pass, at the end of term. The point of a repeat exam substitutes for the final point of that course. The percentages of mid-term and repeat exams are assessed in the same way as final exams. For the repeat exams, final point is considered regardless of what was graded before. Exemption exams: Exemption exams are set for the courses defined by the senate on the specified dates in academic calender. One course exams: They are for the students who failed in one course and will graduate in case of succeeding in that course. Moreover, the students may take one course exam to increase their own average score, although they succeed all of the courses in the program, for the reason that they cannot graduate due to grade point average is less than 2,00. To take one course exam for graduation, a petition should be given to the head of department. One can take this exam only once. For every course, students are graded at the end of the term as below by the lecturer of the course.

 
Scores Mid-term/Final Grades Coefficient
90-100 AA 4
85-89 BA 3,5
80-84 BB 3
75-79 CB 2,5
70-74 CC 2
65-69 DC 1,5
60-64 DD 1
50-59 FD 0,5
49 and below FF 0
The assessments apart from the above, TT means failure becausse of absenteeism, MM means exemption for the course, GG success in course, KK means failure in the course, VV means abolished course. The students are graded as “TT” if they are absent in the courses and/or applied courses. The students, who succeed in Foreign Language Proficiency Exam, are exempt from the required foreign courses (English, German, French) and graded as “MM”. The students who succeed in Preparatory Foreign Language Program and internship graded as “GG”. The students who fail in Preparatory Foreign Language Program and internship graded as “KK”. For the courses which are abolished from the education program are graded as “VV” with the proposal of head of department and with the decision of board.
Graduation Requirements
Students must succeed all of the courses exist in the program (equivalent to 240 ECTS) and grade point average must be minimum 2,00 over 4,00.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates
The range of employment possibilities of Business Administration graduates is quite wide because of the applicability and availability of courses in the program into practice. The employment possibilities in both public and private sectors are: Banks, especially SMEs and entrepreneurship, accountancy, inspectorship, and various institutions like State Planning Organisation, Ministry of Industry and Commerce, Ministry of Labor etc.
Access to Further Studies
The students who succeed in bachelor level further in his postgraduate with thesis or non-thesis, in formal or evening education and distance education in case they succeed in Academic Postgraduate Exam, have sufficient English level and succeed in the exams offered by related institutions.
Mode of Study
Bachelor
 
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