Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction To Economics IKT 101 1 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MAHMUT BİLEN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. MAHMUT BİLEN,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Comprehending of economic life, understanding of economic consept used in actual life and learning of rationality in economic decision processes…. Getting general knowledge about Gross National Product, Money, International Economic Activities, Economic Growth, Economic Thought and Systems
Course Content In this course It will be taught as economic live, economic activity, actors of economic activity, behaviour forms of these, utility and profit maximization, formation of national income , Money and Its functions, economic growth and economic systems at initial level
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Define the basic concepts and principles, which are required for economic analysis. Lecture, Problem Solving, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
2 Define and interpret the demand and supply functions and the determinants of them. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
3 Demonstrate the main effects of the changes in the demand and supply curves in order to analyse the market equilibrium. Lecture, Problem Solving, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
4 Analyse the concept of elasticity, its measurement and economic effects. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
5 Make analyses by using the approaches of marginal utility approach and indifference curves in order to demonstrate how the consumer equilibrium is achieved. Lecture, Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
6 Analyse the concepts of marginal, average and total cost and the relations among them for achieving the firm equilibrium. Question-Answer, Problem Solving, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
7 Interpret the differences between perfect competition and monopoly for classifying the markets. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
8 Explain and measures national income, unemployment, inflation and growth. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
9 Analyse the emergence and change of the natinal income equilibrium by the help of diagrams. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
10 Explain the concept of multiplier, its measurement, features and limits while the expense items change. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
11 Debate the concept of money, its functions, types and systems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing, Homework,
12 Analyse the money demand and supply by way of the equlilibrium of the money market. Question-Answer, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 To analysis at collected level the economic life,General consepts, economic activity and Its actors, scarcity law, behavior of homo economicus,
2 Market, demand and elements affecting demand,Supply and elemets affecting supply, market equilibrium, changes in market balance
3 Elasticity, supply and demand elasticities, calculation forms and Its comments.
4 Consumer balance: Utility analysis, indifference curves, and budget line, determination of consumer balance
5 Production theory: law of diminishing returns, isoquant curve, cost line, determination of long run production cost
6 Firm revanues, firm balance, (At short and long run, firm equilibrium analysis in perfect competition market)
7 Determination of monopoly firm’s revanue functions and firm equilibrium, Comparing firm’s equilibrium between in perfect competition market and monopoly market
8 term examination
9 Macroeconomics: GDP, Growth, Unemployment and Inflation calculations and their implications
10 Keynesian Macroeconomics: GDP Multiplier
11 Fiscal Policy in Open and Closed Economies
12 Maney , Banking System, Monetary Theory and Policy
13 AS-AD Analysis
14 International Economics: Trade Theory and Policy
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have knowledge on public administration (e.g. administrative sciences, bureaucracy, Turkish public administration, local government and comparative public administration), new management techniques (e.g. strategic management, performance management, human resource management), politics and sociology (e.g. political science, history of political thought, Turkish political life, sociology, social structure of Turkey, contemporary political movements and political parties), public law (e.g. Turkish constitutional law, administrative law) and private law, urbanization, environmental problems and environment legislation.
2 Using fundamental statistical package programs, making researches on academic and occupational issues, and gripping research processes.
3 Having potential and ability of development himself/herself on the career fields of public administration like governing, inspectorship and controllership.
4 Predominant on public law as well as private law, follows changes of legislations, comments legislations and adapts it to practice.
5 Having qualities for varying positions of management (for instance human resources, public relations, finance and inspection) in public organizations, political institutions, private sector and non-profit establishments.
6 Having different views for issues, facts and cases, having capacity of proposing solutions, and preparing program and decision drafts.
7 Following theoretical and practical developments in the fields of administration, law, politics, urbanization and environmental issues at national and international levels.
8 Following technologies of informatics, fundamental computer programs, information systems on administration and management field, and using them effectively.
9 Compatible for team work, having ability of taking initiative, open for innovative ideas and analytical thought.
10 Using Turkish properly, expressing himself/herself accurately and has ability of empathy.
11 Know at least one foreign occupational language.
12 Awareness of professional and scientific ethical codes.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 10
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Kısa Sınav 10
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 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 2 32
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 9 9
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 5