COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Agricultural Policy * TEP   403 7 2 2 5

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Mustafa Necat ÖREN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.MUSTAFA NECAT ÖREN1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To provide knowledge on basic concepts and issues related to political sciences; to construct relations between economy and policy; to discuss opinions and their justifications on state interferences to economy and agriculture; to evaluate the context, objectives, tools and effects of agricultural policies and policy applications in this respects taking global relations into consideration and help those concerned with their policy preferences.
Content
Main concepts and issues; policy-economy relations; state and market interventions; goals and tools of economic policies; relations between tools and goals; decision making process; macroeconomic policies and agriculture; state subsidies in agriculture; subsidies and causes; scope, purpose, tools of agricultural and food policies; effective factors in choosing policy tools; relations between tools and goals; general and agricultural impacts of agricultural interventions; historical perspective of agricultural policies; agricultural structure, production, price, market, income, rural area oriented agricultural policies; foreign trade policies; globalization and agricultural and food policies

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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1
is be able to explain and apply basic theories related to major science and engineering courses in order to form a foundation which enables him/her to understand advanced level subjects related to his/her profession
2
is able to describe, intorduce and evaluate crop and animal production techniques, tools and equipment used in this area and explain role, importance and development of agriculture in national and world economy
X
3
is able to describe characteristics and interrelations of all stages from production to consumption in agricultural sector; is able to describe basic concepts related to efficienct and sustianable use of resources; is able to explain and apply basic econ
X
4
is able to explain concepts, thought, theory and methods related to major economic, social, natural, cultural, institutional, organizational and legal factors affecting activities in agricultural sector and rural areas, also national and international for
X
5
is able to apply basic principles of economics to the problemes encountered in agricultural sector
X
6
is able to show and express economic and social data to be used in agricultural decision making process in tables, graphs and mathematical symbols
X
7
is able to apply ecosystem, biodiversity, sustainable resource management, rural development, planning and technology use related knowledge to crop and animal production and marketing processes
8
determines required data related to the analysis of problems encountered in agricultural sector, critically examines and uses those data, selects a proper frame, model and method for the analysis, and evaluates results of the analysis
X
9
uses basic information technologies in the analysis of economic and social data and uses software prepared for this purpose and interpretes results
10
is able to carry studies related to his/her field independently and according to the legal procedures; is able to give consultancy, supervising, and expertise services in those fields; is able to join to team works
11
is able to get access to actual and updated information in the field; is able to inquire knowledge obtained and use them for public benefit according to the purpose selected
X
12
is able to communicate with sepacialist and non-specialist people both in verbal and written form; is able to select most appropriate communications methods; is able to develop cooperation with stakeholders on producer and organization basis
13
acquires general and professional foreign language command at a sufficient level to observe professional developments and communicate with colleagues;is able to use information and communication technologies
14
is able to identify problems that can be encountered in agricultural sector; determines their context, evaluates effects of solutions, projects and policies applied in this context, produces solutions, projects and policy alternatives, foresees possible
X
15
is able to describe historical development of the profession, ethical principles obligatory during the performance of the profession and to be consicous of meticulous application of these principles

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Conceptual framework: Relations between economics and politics Preparation for the related topic
2 Government and market interventions Preparation for the related topic
3 Economy policies, agriculture and policies Preparation for the related topic
4 Definition of agriculture policies, conception, aims, tools, relations between aims and tools Preparation for the related topic
5 Definition of agriculture policies, conception, aims, tools, relations between aims and tools Preparation for the related topic
6 Agricultural structure and production policies Preparation for the related topic
7 Agricultural structure and production policies Preparation for the related topic
8 Mid-Term Exam Preparation for the related topic
9 Agricultural price and market policies Preparation for the related topic
10 Agricultural price and market policies Preparation for the related topic
11 Agricultural price and market policies Preparation for the related topic
12 General and agricultural effects of agricultural interventions ; Demand and Supply applications Preparation for the related topic
13 General and agricultural effects of agricultural interventions ; Demand and Supply applications Preparation for the related topic
14 National agriculture policies, world markets Preparation for the related topic
15 National agriculture policies, world markets Preparation for the related topic
16-17 Term Exams

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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