COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Economics ILT   205 3 3 3 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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Hakkı ÇİFTÇİ
Instructors
Doç.Dr.HAKKI ÇİFTÇİ1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
It is aimed to teach the basic concepts and definitions in economics, its relations with other sciences such as sociology, law, mathematics. Its two basic subjects are microeconomics and macroeconomics. We shall begin with microeconomics in the fall term.
Content
It deals with micro units in economics such as individual or households, firms (big or small), and the relationships between them. As we learned about supply, demand, scarcity, efficiency and productivity, the price system, households, firms, markets (perfectly competitive or imperfectly competitive or factors of production). Students are expected to understand the way we get rational decisions, and rational choice.

Learning Outcomes
1) Recognize the main concepts and key issues related to the science of economics
2) Focus on the main fields of activity and learning methodology of economics
3) Learn the basic branches of economics, macro-micro level
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
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Explains the basic concepts of the field, communication patterns, communication and cultural functions within the framework of communication as the basis of Communication Studies.
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Recognizes the national and global communication systems, the basic concepts, theories and principles.
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Holds information related to the fields as a basis; Instrumental Social Communications (Radio, TV, Film, Advertising, Public Relations, Journalism) within a terminological frame (=teleological) (Public Sphere, Public Opinion, Cultural Production Areas, Ci
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Has the knowledge and skills to use and/or explain how communication works in every aspect in different cultures, from individual to group, mass, institutional communication within the major tools of communication.
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5
Distinguishes non-scientific knowledge from the scientific method, and follows technological innovations in the field with the updated work.
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6
From an interdisciplinary perspective, acknowledged the concept of communication to synthesize information that Communication Studies has background from different areas like, Sociology, History, Psychology, Linguistics, Political Sciences, Anthropology a
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Produces thoughts and knowledge to understand and solve communication problems encountered in size of individual to global communications.
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As a requirement of competence to communicate effectively, has the ability to express himself/herself up, facing the people with correct understanding in environments in which he/she is capable of empathy sets.
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9
Organizes and/or actively participates in the social, artistic and cultural activities, reports events.
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10
Follows the local, national and international events with critical comments.
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Is able to work in the group as well as having the competence of the individual work
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Develops a sense of responsibility towards the society, as individuals, develops projects for the benefit of the community, leadership and entrepreneurial skills of intellectual exhibitions.
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Improves constantly himself/herself, as well as being open to professional developments in scientific, social, cultural and artistic fields according to his/her interests and abilities, identifying needs of learning
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Has rational thinking skills, creative thinking in written, oral, visual and so on, as well as using the methods and strategies, for the purpose of communicating thoughts.
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15
Has at least one foreign language in the European Language Portfolio (B) with the level of using the information in track and communicate with colleagues abroad.
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While accessing all kinds of information, using and transmitting of all other thoughts on the process and in all other practices of the profession strives to comply with ethical requirements and endeavors.
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Has basic skills and use these skills for mediating to the general population methods in the specific praxis areas, such as media literacy,
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Is competent to use required level of knowledge of the area and use of computer software as well as all means of communication (body language, verbal and nonverbal communication, newspapers, magazines, radio, television, cinema, internet and other informa
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Identifies learning needs and future career plan and perform accordingly.
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Has the knowledge of the legal framework related to the field.
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to Main Concepts and Price Theory Reading course books Lecture
Homework
2 Supply and Demand Reading course books Lecture
Homework
3 Partial Market Equilibrium, Factors Affecting Supply and Demand Reading course books Lecture
Homework
4 Elasticity Practices and Consumer Theory Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
5 Utility (Cardinal Approach), Utility (Ordinal Approach) Reading course books Lecture
6 Consumer Equilibrium, Producer Theory and Production Function Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
7 Optimal Factor Composition, Cost Analysis and Price Theory Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
8 Mid-term week prepare to exam Discussion
Testing
9 Profit Maximization, Perfect Competition Market and Imperfect Competitive Market Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
10 Monopoly, Monopsony, Bilateral Monopoly, Monopolistic Competition and Oligopoly Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
11 Production Factors Price Analysis and Pricing of Production Factors Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
12 Labor and Wages; Land and Rant Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
13 Capital and Interest Rate; Enterprise and Profit Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
14 Distribution of Income, Urbanization and Environmental Economics Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
15 Revision Reading course books Lecture
Discussion
16-17 Final Exam Week prepare to exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
Additional Resources