COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
General Economics BBT   201 3 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
Instructors
Prof.Dr.DİLEK BOSTAN BUDAK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To provide bacground knowledge at micro and macro economy levels examining basic concepts and problems of economics, economic systems, and the basic subjects that economy is interested in; to enable students to gain basic knowledge in the courses including economics in the discipline of Agricultural Economics.
Content
Basic concepts of Economics, market types, pricing, consumer behaviour theory, production theory, partition theory, national income, employment, money and banking, and foreign trade

Learning Outcomes
1) Can define basic concepts of Economics
2) Can explain the principles of effective use of sources, which is the basic problem of economy.
3) Can interpret the factors that have effect on supply- demand, market structure, and pricing.
4) Is able to discuss macro economic variables and interrelations of them.
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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Has basic knowledge generally in Agricultural Sciences and specifically in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
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Owns basic scientific information on plant nutrients and their applications which ensure healty nutritions of plants for high quality and economic plant production
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Understands the principles of ecological farming in point of sustainable and ecological farming
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Has the ability to identify, define, formulize and solve engineering problems. Choses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose.
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Assimilates the information which is used for soil conservation, protection against every kinds of misuses and pollution
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Analyses soils, their components or their actual process and plans them to accomplish the requirements of sustainable agriculture principles under real limitations
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Prepares nutritional programmes for regular nutrition of plants cultivated in each kinds of soil or soilless growing medium
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Leads to the application and development of new technolgies, methods and measuring systems in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition area, under the scope of scientific, economic and rational uses of agricultural areas,
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Gains the perfection in every kinds of soil, plant, fertilizer and water analyses and their interpretations
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Carries the effective working ability and self-confidence for taking the responsibility in solo and team works
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Accesses to information and searches literatures for this purpose ,uses databases and other sources
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Has the awareness for following the developments in science and technology and renewing them continuously
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Builds effective oral and written communication in Turkish and has enough knowledge in at least one foreign language
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Constantly improve themselves with determining their training needs in accordance with their interests and abilities in the scientific, cultural, artistic and social fields in addition to their professional development
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Gains consciousness for professional and ethical resposibilities
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Has enough awareness of project management, workplace applicaitons, health of workers, and environemt and job safety
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Be aware of the legal results of their activities
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Achieves awareness of the universal and public results of professional solutions and applicaitons and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and modernism

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Basic concepts of Economics (problems, economic systems, doctrins) Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections Lecture
Performance Task
Performans Uygulaması
2 Fundamental terms about Economics (Necessity, goods and services, utility, value) Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
3 Fundamental terms about Economics ( Production Factors) Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
4 Market Types ( Market concept, perfect competition market, other market types) Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
5 Pricing ( Demand) Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
6 Pricing (Supply) Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
7 Pricing ( Elasticity, pricing, periodical price fluctations in Agriculture) Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
8 Mid-Term Exam Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
9 Midterm Exam Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
10 Production Theory Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
11 Distribution Theory Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections Lecture
12 National Income and Employment Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
13 Money and Banking Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
14 Foreign Trade Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
15 Economic Growth, Development Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections
16-17 Term Exams Lecture notes and recommended resources relevant sections Lecture

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources