Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
502001102010ECONOMICSCompulsory122
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Basic conceptions of economy are explained. The basic economic activities of countries and enterprises and the results of these activities are evaluated. By investigating micro and macro results of economical events healthier decisions are taken. Basic national economic problems of countries are analyzed. Markets and the economical concepts which provide the formation of markets are evaluated. The effects of macro economic matters on management policies are analyzed.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Turan ATILGAN - Doç.Dr. Seher KANAT
Learning Outcomes
1To be able to explain the basic concepts of economy
2To be able to comprehend the macro and micro effects of economical matters
3To be able to explain the common economical problems of countries
4To be able to explain economical systems and their properties
5To be able to comprehend the demand and supply concepts and the connections between them
6To be able to explain the types of integration between enterprises
7To be able to explain market and types of market
8To be able to explain price and types of price
9To be able to explain national income concept
10To be able to explain monetary matters and instruments of monetary policy
11To be able to comprehend the importance of employment
12To be able to explain the strategies of economic growth and development
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
The importance of economy, basic conceptions in economy, the effects of these concepts on countries and enterprises, evaluation of macro and micro economical matters, common national economic matters, the precautions which can be implemented for solving economical problems, economical systems, market and types of market, demand and supply concepts, price and types of price, integration between enterprises, monetary matters and instruments of monetary policy, national income concept, employment, strategies of economic growth and development
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Purpose and general content of the course
2Basic conceptions in economy
3Basic outline of the national economic matters (problems)
4Economical systems and their results
5Market concept and types of market
6Types of market and implemented policies
7Integration between enterprises, their reasons and results
8Midterm examination
9Demand and supply concepts and their economical effects
10Money and basic concepts connected with money
11Instruments of monetary policy
12Monetary matters (problems) (inflation, deflation, stagflation, revaluation and devaluation)
13National income, growth and development matters (problems)
14General evaluation and economical analysis of Turkey
Recommended or Required Reading
Atılgan T., 2014, Ekonominin Temelleri, Meta Yayıncılık Özgüven A., 2001, İktisat Bilimine Giriş, Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi Yayınları Harvey J., 1983, Modern Economics, Macmillan Education Ltd. Eğilmez M., 2012, Kolay Ekonomi, Remzi Kitabevi Roubini N., Mihm S., 2012, Kriz Ekonomisi, Pegasus Yayıncılık Sedlacek T., 2017, İyi, Kötü and Ekonomi, Türkiye İş Bankası Kültür Yayınları
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination11414
Final Examination12020
Attending Lectures13226
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)60
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1      3  4   
LO2       32   2
LO3      33    2
LO4      3      
LO5        2    
LO6      3      
LO7      3      
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LO10      33     
LO11        2    
LO12      3  4  2
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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