Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Microeconomics IKT 311 5 3 + 0 3 5
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MAHMUT BİLEN
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Course Objective Aims of this module: Understanding the Economic life,analyzing the basic economic problems, analyzing the rational decision-making processes of the theory of consumption and firms, deriving mathematical functions and understanding the qualifications of consumption and production theory, analyzing the decision-making processes of firms in different markets and the factor market, understanding firms´ decision-making processes and behaviors under perfect and imperfect competition.
Course Content In this module; problems of economic systems, economic events, sides of economic events and their modes of behavior, consumer theory and profit maximization, profit maximization theory of the firm, firms´ decision-making processes in different markets and the factor markets will be analyzed.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes the problems to be solved in the Free Market Economy. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
2 Analyzes the output of the consumer choices. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
3 Analyzes the effects of income and price changes in consumer preferences Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
4 Learns the relationships between the goods and obtaining individual and market demand. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Brain Storming, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Main economic problems- consumption, production and distribution problems of free market-maths and optimization with graphs
2 Properties of Consumer Preferences and Utility Curves-Consumer and Optimization-Consumer Demand Functions.
3 Changes in consumer preferences, income and prices-Relations between the goods and Individual Demand Functions and Elasticities.
4 Relations between the goods and Individual Demand Functions and Elasticities-Market demand and Elasticities.
5 Production Functions, efficiency and economy of scale-Technological Change.
6 Cost-minimization and cost functions.
7 Profit maximization.
8 Midterm
9 Perfectly Competitive Markets.
10 Monopoly Markets.
11 Oligopoly Markets.
12 Oligopoly Markets: Agreement(Cartel), No Agreement(Sweezy model) and Monopoly with lots of firms.
13 Monopolistic Competition Market.
14 Factor Markets.
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To research the functions, basic concepts and features of the international system; to learn the basic knowledge about the sub-topics of the international relations discipline. X
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations. X
3 To improve the foreign language skills. X
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations. X
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process. X
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework X
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively X
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law X
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework X
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically X
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law X
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics X
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples X
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field X
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively X
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events X
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines X
18 To research the ideas of philosophers/thinkers who built the philosophical foundations of political science and to examine the contribution of these philosophical ideas to the disciplines of Political Science and International Relations X
19 To gain basic computer skills X
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 100
1. Ara Sınav 0
1. Kısa Sınav 0
2. Kısa Sınav 0
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
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 15 15
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 120
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 4.8
dersAKTSKredisi 5