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FE / VTS / FMPA Unit
Love in the Time of Capitalism

this course, students will be discussing love in the time of capitalism.  The course will start witn analyzing and evaluating arguments if romantic love exists in world cultures and how the “romantic love” has been existed in the history of various cultures. In addition, the students will discuss love in the time of internet technology by examining online- dating sites. Finally, students will analyze and evaluate how capitalism affects romantic love relationships in the society.

Democracy

The course is a reading based writing course designed to improve the academic skills of the students. It aims to help students improve their receptive and productive skills in English. Democracy will offer a variety of texts and genres for students to explore in terms of content and organization.  

 

The definition of democracy, fundamentals of democracy, types of democracy, democratic rights and spread of democracy are some of the themes to be covered in the course. Students will have a chance to evaluate the content of the texts make use of it and relate it to real life experiences when appropriate. In the course, through class discussion and individual research project, students will also be able to improve their research, academic writing, language and speaking skills.