Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Tourism Economics IKT 457 7 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA KEMAL AYDIN
Course Lecturers
Course Assistants Research assistants
Course Category
Course Objective The aim of this course is to make the students be able to evaluate touristic transactions from the point of economics.
Course Content This course deals with the relationship between tourism and economics, tourism demand, the determination of prices in the tourism sector, behaviours determining production and consumption, the importance of tourism in a economy and the measurement of economic effects of tourism.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He gets the point of the importance of touristic transactions as economic events. , , , , ,
2 He explains the contributions of tourism to the economies of countries, regions and the world. , , , , , ,
3 He explains some basic relevant concepts such as supply, demand, needs, market. , , , , , , ,
4 He analyses the behaviours of consumers and firms in the sector. , , , , , ,
5 He analyses how economic, social and culturel events in the world affect tourism revenues. , , , , , , , ,
6 He analyses how tourism can be utilised efficiently. , , , , , , , , ,
7 He understands and interprets the economic indicators in the tourism sector. , , , , , , , , , ,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 A general framework related to tourism aand economics
2 Demand, demand curve and demand elasticity
3 Supply, supply curve and supplyelasticity
4 Tourism market and the determination of prices
5 Consumer behaviours in the tourism sector
6 Firms´ behaviours in the tourism sector
7 The position and importance of tourism in a economy
8 The measurement of economic effects of tourism
9 Midterm exam
10 An introduction to economic plan and policies
11 Case study and applications
12 Case study and applications
13 Case study and applications
14 Case study and applications
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The students are gained the ability to look at the problems of daily life from a broader perspective. They gain the needed skills not only to understand the economic problems but also to construct a model and defend in meaningful way. X
1 The students are gained the ability to look at the problems of daily life from a broader perspective. They gain the needed skills not only to understand the economic problems but also to construct a model and defend in meaningful way.
2 They have knowledge about the microeconomic theory. X
2 They have knowledge about the microeconomic theory.
3 They have knowledge about the macroeconomic theory.
3 They have knowledge about the macroeconomic theory. X
4 They have knowledge about the international economic theory. X
4 They have knowledge about the international economic theory.
5 They have ability to use mathematical and statistical methods.
5 They have ability to use mathematical and statistical methods. X
6 They have ability to utilize fundamental econometric theories to provide economic problems.
6 They have ability to utilize fundamental econometric theories to provide economic problems. X
7 They are intended to be expert in one of non departmental fields that they choose from the list of marketing, management, human resources management, corporate finance, public administration, and tourism management.
8 They are intended to be expert in one of departmental fields that they choose from the list of public finance, agricultural, environmental, natural resources, labor economics, economics of industrial organization, economics of property rights, international finance, money and banking, economic growth and development.
8 They are intended to be expert in one of departmental fields that they choose from the list of public finance, agricultural, environmental, natural resources, labor economics, economics of industrial organization, economics of property rights, international finance, money and banking, economic growth and development. X
9 They have necessary knowledge of law and related skills that needed in both public and private sector.
9 They have necessary knowledge of law and related skills that needed in both public and private sector. X
10 They have necessary accountancy skills that needed in both public and private sector. X
10 They have necessary accountancy skills that needed in both public and private sector.
11 They have written and oral communication skills in a foreign language as well as in their native language.
12 They know how to use computer programs in both daily office usage and statistical data evaluations.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
2. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ödev 20
1. Kısa Sınav 5
1. Ara Sınav 70
Total 100
1. Final 50
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 115
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.6
dersAKTSKredisi 5