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 Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET ZEKİ AK
Course Lecturers Dr.Öğr.Üyesi ÜNSAL OZAN KAHRAMAN, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi MEHMET ZEKİ AK,
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, Question-Answer, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
2 Define and interpret the demand and supply functions and the determinants of them. Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Demonstrate the main effects of the changes in the demand and supply curves in order to analyse the market equilibrium. Lecture, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 Analyse the concept of elasticity, its measurement and economic effects. Lecture, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
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, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 Analyse the concepts of marginal, average and total cost and the relations among them for achieving the firm equilibrium. Lecture, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
7 Interpret the differences between perfect competition and monopoly for classifying the markets. Lecture, Brain Storming, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
8 Explain and measures national income, unemployment, inflation and growth. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
9 Analyse the emergence and change of the natinal income equilibrium by the help of diagrams. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
10 Explain the concept of multiplier, its measurement, features and limits while the expense items change. Lecture, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
11 Debate the concept of money, its functions, types and systems. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
12 Analyse the money demand and supply by way of the equlilibrium of the money market. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
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 To analysis at macro level the economic life
10 Calculating forms of national income and Its comments, determination of national income’s equilibrium level in terms of aggregate demand and supply, investment and saving
11 Explanation of accelerator and multiplier mechanisms in form of geometrical and algebraic, the forms and rationales of government intervenes to economic life and this stuation’s affects on national income
12 Historical process of Money, Formation process of banking foundation, relations between the supply and value of Money and employment-income
13 Income distribution and evaluations interested this, Relation between economic growth and economic development
14 International economic relations
Course Notes the books which are given above
Course Resources all the economics books which have the title´introduction to economics´
Week Documents Description size
7 H05 (6) 2.01 MB
10 H010 1.9 MB
13 H012 2.07 MB
14 H012 (1) 1.03 MB
14 H03_Makro_Milli Gelir Hesaplama yöntemleri 1.03 MB
0 H01_İktisada Giriş 2.93 MB
2 H02 0.72 MB
3 H02 (1) (1) 1.88 MB
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.
2 Analyzing the developments in the political history of the world within the context of the cause-effect relations.
3 To improve the foreign language skills.
4 To analyze the Turkey´s foreign policy comprehensively in the cause-effect relations.
5 To analyze the theoretical approaches to the foreign policy analysis and the functions of the decision-making process.
6 To learn theoretical and methodological thinking and to observe the events from this framework
7 To analyze the social developments and conditions comparatively
8 To learn the basic principles and the issues of international law
9 To examine the theories of International Relations and to learn looking at international developments within the theoretical framework
10 To analyze the Turkey´s political life historically and chronologically
11 To learn the functions and the basic principles of domestic law
12 To analyze the establishment, structure and functions of international and regional organizations and their impact on the World politics
13 To analyze the reasons and solution models of the intra-state conflicts through examples
14 To research the issues of international security and the theoretical approaches relating to this field
15 To examine the events, occurring in the international system, within the theoretical perspective comparatively
16 To improve the analytical thinking skills about the international events
17 To learn the basic concepts and theories of Economics, Sociology, Political Science and other disciplines
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
19 To gain basic computer skills
20 To gain the ability of planning, performing and composing of the scientific study individually
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
2. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 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 6 6
Quiz 2 5 10
Assignment 1 5 5
Final examination 1 8 8
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5