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 Doç.Dr. AHMET GÜLMEZ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. AHMET GÜLMEZ,
Course Assistants

Ass.Prof. Ahmet GÜLMEZ, Ass.Prof..Mehmet Zeki AK, Ass.Prof.M.Kemal AYDIN, Prof.Mahmut Bilen, Ass.Prof.Dr.Şükrü CİCİOĞLU, Ass.Prof.. Ali KABAKASAL, Ass.Prof. Abidin ÖNCEL

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 life, 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 Problem Solving, Lecture, Homework, Testing, Oral Exam,
3 Demonstrate the main effects of the changes in the demand and supply curves in order to analyse the market equilibrium Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Homework,
4 Analyse the concept of elasticity, its measurement and economic effects Lecture, Brain Storming, Homework, Testing, Oral Exam,
5 Make analyses by using the approaches of marginal utility approach and indifference curves in order to demonstrate how the consumer equilibrium is achieved Drilland Practice, Lecture, 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, Homework, Testing, Oral Exam,
7 Interpret the differences between perfect competition and monopoly for classifying the markets Brain Storming, Lecture, Testing, Homework, Oral Exam,
8 Explain and measures national income, unemployment, inflation and growth Lecture, Drilland Practice, Oral Exam, Homework, Testing,
9 Analyse the emergence and change of the natinal income equilibrium by the help of diagrams Question-Answer, Discussion, Lecture, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
10 Explain the concept of multiplier, its measurement, features and limits while the expense items change Lecture, Problem Solving, Homework, Oral Exam, Testing,
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 Drilland Practice, Lecture, Homework, Oral Exam, Testing,
13 Analyse the AD and AS models. Lecture, Drilland Practice, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
14 Analyse the question of income distribution. Drilland Practice, Lecture, Homework, Testing,
15 Explain the basic concepts and relations for economic growth and international economy. Lecture, Testing, Homework, Oral Exam,
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 term examination
8 Determination of monopoly firms revanue functions and firm equilibrium, Comparing firms equilibrium between in perfect competition market and monopoly market
9 To analysis at macro level the economic life
10 Calculating forms of national income and Its comments, determination of national incomes 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 stuations 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
Course Resources
Week Documents Description size
0 2. Hafta 1. Bölüm 477.12 MB
0 2. Hafta 2. Bölüm 414.29 MB
0 3. Hafta 160.95 MB
0 4. Hafta 1. Bölüm 394.55 MB
0 4. Hafta 2. Bölüm 348.89 MB
0 5. Hafta 205.67 MB
0 6. Hafta 302.85 MB
0 7. Hafta 336.45 MB
0 8. Hafta 1. Bölüm 223.35 MB
0 8. Hafta 2. Bölüm 367.51 MB
0 9. Hafta 332.97 MB
0 10. Hafta 163.08 MB
0 11. Hafta 1. Bölüm 396.13 MB
0 11. Hafta 2. Bölüm 405.36 MB
0 12. Hafta 355.09 MB
0 13. Hafta 1. Bölüm 364.78 MB
0 13. Hafta 2. Bölüm 187.77 MB
0 14. Bölüm 290.08 MB
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring theoretical and practical competency in the fields of industrial relations, human resource management, social policy and labour and social security law both at national and international levels
2 Mastering core industrial relations concepts
3 Demonstrating awareness of issues related to social justice
4 Competent use of Turkish language in written and oral communication and ability to reflect on what you have learned, and to conduct an inventory of skills and competencies gained
5 Ability to engage in independent analysis and communication of results and ability to independently formulate research or term paper topics X
6 Competent use of statistics and databases to analyze data, interpreting graphs , tables, and index numbers and constructing them to convey information X
7 Ability to work effectively in groups
8 Competent use of a foreign language in terms of oral, written and learning skills
9 Competent use of word processing, presentation, spreadsheet and statistical software used in human resources and labour relations
10 Developing an ethical sensitivity in professional and scientific contexts X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 10
1. Kısa Sınav 10
2. 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 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 3 48
Mid-terms 1 10 10
Quiz 2 10 20
Assignment 1 10 10
Final examination 1 15 15
Total Workload 151
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.04
dersAKTSKredisi 5