Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Economics GDM 446 8 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MUSTAFA ÖZTÜRK
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Course Objective To inform the students about basic economic practices and to teach the fundamental problems of economy, the supply-demand price formation, market research, feasibility studies and the logic of economic thought.
Course Content This course contains basic concepts such as economic systems, requirements, investments, benefits, production, production factors, affordability, efficiency, profitability; and topics such as supply and demand, market concept and price formation, the concept of perfect competition, monetary policy tools.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To learn the basic concepts of the economy. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 To obtain information about the market. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To understand the importance of product supply and demand. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 To learn to make economic analysis. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
5 To obtain information about food production and marketing. Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction to Economics
2 Economic systems
3 Basic economic concepts and factors of production
4 Price theory; goods and services markets
5 Market analysis
6 The laws of supply and demand
7 Company balance in full competition, opportunity cost principle, the principle of equal marginal revenue, relative advantage theory.
8 Economy laws; Disclosure of obstacles king and cobweb theorem
9 Midterm
10 Food production factors; fixed factors
11 Food production factors; variable factors
12 Cost analysis
13 Product marketing strategies
14 Credit and support systems
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied knowledgein these areas in complex engineering problems.
2 Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6 Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually. X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions. X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself. X
9 Consciousness to behave according to ethical principles and professional and ethical responsibility; knowledge on standards used in engineering practice. X
10 Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development. X
11 Knowledge about the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety, and contemporary issues of the century reflected into the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 15
1. Ödev 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 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 4 64
Mid-terms 1 2 2
Quiz 2 2 4
Assignment 1 10 10
Total Workload 128
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.12
dersAKTSKredisi 5