Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
2103001062005TOURISM ECONOMYCompulsory123
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Making tourist guide 1rd class students look at the economic aspects of tourism
Name of Lecturer(s)
Assist. Prof. Dr. Esin ÖZKAN
Learning Outcomes
1Learning economic economic aspects of tourism
2Learning each bussines in tourism market one by one and learning various markets.
3Understanding benefits of tourism to the country and to bussinesses.
4Handling promlems of tourism as the economic and creating reasonable solutions.
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
Basic concepts of tourism economy and economy, tourism supply and demand, the effects of tourism on economies will be informed. In the light of these informations tudetns will be able to comment about benefits of tourism to economy.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1Lesson description: Content, importance, rules of Lesson
2Concept of tourism economy
3Discussing the limits of tourism
4General market analysis and market types
5Tourism supply and properties
6Bussiness size and economies of scale in tourism
7Tourism demand and properties
8Midterm exam
9Factors affecting the tourism demand
10Development of tourism and national economies
11Effects of tourism on financial economy
12Effects of tourism on the real economy
13Effects of tourism on the real economy
14Measuring economic effects of tourism
15Measuring economic effects of tourism
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
Turizm Ekonomisi, Metin Kozak, Detay Yayıncılık Turizm Ekonomisi, Orhan İÇÖZ, Turhan Kitabevi Turizm Ekonomisi, Özcan Yağcı
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination133
Individual Study for Mid term Examination21530
Individual Study for Final Examination22040
Report5315
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)90
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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LO1      43      
LO2      54      
LO3      45      
LO4      55      
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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