COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Natural Resource And Environmental Economics * TEP   311 5 2 2 3

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. Haydar ŞENGÜL
Instructors
Prof.Dr.HAYDAR ŞENGÜL1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To enable students to comprehend the mutual interaction between economic activities and environment in terms of social welfare of current and future generations; to introduce poicies and analysis tools for the use, protection and development of natural resources and the environment; the ability to analayze and interpret the current environmental issues through economic approach.
Content
Natural resources and environmental economics; definition, scope, basic concepts and issues, Characteristics of natural resources and environment, market, externalities and market imperfections, solutions for externalities, The economic principles of Oil and mining operations, Renewable biological sources, Interaction between agriculture and environment

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
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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
X
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
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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 Natural resources and environmental economics; definition, scope, basic concepts and issues All lecture notes and resources
2 Characteristics of natural resources and environment, market, externalities and market imperfections, solutions for externalities All lecture notes and resources
3 The valuation problem for natural resources and environment and valuation methods All lecture notes and resources
4 Taxonomy and properties of natural resources All lecture notes and resources
5 The economic principles of Oil and mining management All lecture notes and resources
6 Water: as a scarce and renewable resource; water allocation problems All lecture notes and resources
7 Renewable biological sources All lecture notes and resources
8 Midterm exam All lecture notes and resources
9 Economic principles for forestry and fishry management All lecture notes and resources
10 Biological and time dimensions of renewable biological resources All lecture notes and resources
11 Natural resources use and environment relationships All lecture notes and resources
12 Environmental polution, policy tools for prevention of pollution All lecture notes and resources
13 Potential of natural resources and economic development All lecture notes and resources
14 Interaction between agriculture and environment All lecture notes and resources
15 General Review All lecture notes and resources
16-17 Final Exam All lecture notes and resources

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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