Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Comparative Country Studies UTC 323 5 2 + 0 2 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Arş.Gör.Dr. HALİL ŞİMDİ
Course Lecturers Arş.Gör.Dr. HALİL ŞİMDİ,
Course Assistants
Course Category Available Basic Education in the Field
Course Objective

The purpose of Comparative Country Studies course analyzes countries that have high share in international trade of Turkey and world not only in terms of sociological but also economic perspective by taking historical facts.

Course Content

Socio-economic review of countries, economic developments of countries, economic histories of countries.

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Comprehend the importance of economic systems in international trade. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Understand the impacts of social events and economic crises on country economies. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
3 Analyze the internal dynamics of trade partners of Turkey. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 Explain the sources of economic development of countries. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction - General Evaluation of International Trade of Turkey
2 Power Plant of International Trade: China I
3 Power Plant of International Trade: China II
4 US Economy
5 Trade Partners of Turkey: Middle East I
6 Trade Partners of Turkey: Middle East II
7 Trade Partners of Turkey: EU I
8 Trade Partners of Turkey: EU II
9 Midterm
10 Trade Partners of Turkey: Russia
11 Trade Partners of Turkey: Balkans
12 Developing Economies: India
13 Developing Economies: Africa I
14 Developing Economies: Africa II
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
  • Arthur R. Kroeber (2017). Çin Ekonomisi: Herkesin Bilmesi Gerekenler.
  • Alan Nevins ve Henry Steele Commager (2014). ABD Tarihi.
  • Youssef M. Choueiri (2012). Orta Doğu Tarihi.
  • Nicholas Moussis (2004). Avrupa Birliği Politikalarına Giriş Rehberi.
  • Vladimir Popov (2014). Mixed Fortunes: An Economic History of China, Russia and the West.
  • İbrahim Kamil (Editör) (2017). Soğuk Savaş Sonrasında Balkanlar (1990-2015)
  • Barbara D. Metcalf ve Thomas R. Metcalf (2018). Modern Hindistan’ın Kısa Tarihi.
  • Ergüç Ülker (2016). Yoksulluktan Umuda Afrika Ekonomisi.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Providing field knowledge
2 Developing analytical thinking skills
3 Developing entrepreneurial personality traits
4 :Being an entrepreneur and Intrapreneurship
5 Firm-level problem detection and solution
6 Problem detection and solution across the economy
7 Oral and written communication skills
8 Team building and development
9 :Ethical awareness
10 Ethical and social responsibility in problem solving
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 60
1. Ödev 20
2. Ödev 10
3. Ödev 10
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 2 32
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Quiz 2 6 12
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Workload 137
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5.48
dersAKTSKredisi 5