COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Natural Resources And Environmental Economics * BBT   397 5 2 2 4

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.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 management, Renewable biological sources, Interaction between agriculture and environment

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Has basic knowledge generally in Agricultural Sciences and specifically in Soil Science and Plant Nutrition
X
2
Owns basic scientific information on plant nutrients and their applications which ensure healty nutritions of plants for high quality and economic plant production
3
Understands the principles of ecological farming in point of sustainable and ecological farming
X
4
Has the ability to identify, define, formulize and solve engineering problems. Choses and applies the appropriate analytical and modelling techniques for this purpose.
X
5
Assimilates the information which is used for soil conservation, protection against every kinds of misuses and pollution
X
6
Analyses soils, their components or their actual process and plans them to accomplish the requirements of sustainable agriculture principles under real limitations
X
7
Prepares nutritional programmes for regular nutrition of plants cultivated in each kinds of soil or soilless growing medium
8
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,
9
Gains the perfection in every kinds of soil, plant, fertilizer and water analyses and their interpretations
10
Carries the effective working ability and self-confidence for taking the responsibility in solo and team works
11
Accesses to information and searches literatures for this purpose ,uses databases and other sources
X
12
Has the awareness for following the developments in science and technology and renewing them continuously
13
Builds effective oral and written communication in Turkish and has enough knowledge in at least one foreign language
14
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
X
15
Gains consciousness for professional and ethical resposibilities
X
16
Has enough awareness of project management, workplace applicaitons, health of workers, and environemt and job safety
17
Be aware of the legal results of their activities
18
Achieves awareness of the universal and public results of professional solutions and applicaitons and understands the importance of entrepreneurship and modernism
X

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 and water allocation problems All lecture notes and resources
7 Renewable biological resources 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 resource 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
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