Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Mathematics For Social Sciences IKT 103 1 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. FUAT SEKMEN
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. FUAT SEKMEN,
Course Assistants Research Asst. Unsal Ozan Kahraman
Course Category
Course Objective This course introduces some basic mathematical tools needed for undergraduate study in economics. For this purpose, this course includes following topics:
Functions and economic models. Logarithms and exponential growth.Linear models and basic matrics algebra. Derivatives and economic applications. Introduction to optimization. Constrained and unconstrained optimization.
Course Content This course introduces some crucial tools to students in economics. This course covers following topics:
Logarithms and exponential growth, linear models,and simple algebra. Derivatives and economic applications. Introduction to optimization. Restricted and unrestricted optimization and integral calculus.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Know about set theory and inequalities. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework,
2 Implement algebra and equations into economic theory. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Simulation, Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
3 Define functions and apply them to economic theory. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Simulation, Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
4 Get knowledge about functions Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
5 Analyze exponential and logarithmic functions Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Simulation, Brain Storming, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
6 Make evaluations about linear functions and its economic applications Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Simulation, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
7 Understand derivatives and its economic applications Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Role Playing, Group Study, Simulation, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Homework, Performance Task,
8 Ilustrate economic applications of matrices and vectors Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Case Study, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
9 Implement matrices and vector into economic theory Lecture, Question-Answer, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Role Playing, Simulation, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
10 Assess limits and its applications Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Demonstration, Motivations to Show, Group Study, Simulation, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
11 Know derivatives Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
12 Compare and understand the application of derivatives to economics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Group Study, Brain Storming, Case Study, Self Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
13 Make necessary statements about optimization Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Role Playing, Brain Storming, Case Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework, Performance Task,
14 Know integrals and apply to economics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Brain Storming, Case Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
15 Understand the relationship between mathematics and economics Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Group Study, Case Study, Problem Solving, Testing, Oral Exam, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Sets and Equations
2 Algebra and Logarithmic Operations
3 Functions and Models
4 Linear Equatios and Parabolas
5 Exponential and Logarithmic Functions
6 Linear Functions and Economic Applications
7 Mathematics of Finance
8 Matrices and Vectors
9 Economic Applications of Matrices
10 Limits
11 Derivatives
12 Economic Applications of Derivatives
13 Optimization
14 Integrals
Resources
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 The students are gained the ability to look at the problems of daily life from a broader perspective. They gain the needed skills not only to understand the economic problems but also to construct a model and defend in meaningful way. X
2 They have knowledge about the microeconomic theory.
3 They have knowledge about the macroeconomic theory. X
4 They have knowledge about the international economic theory.
5 They have ability to use mathematical and statistical methods. X
6 They have ability to utilize fundamental econometric theories to provide economic problems.
7 They are intended to be expert in one of non departmental fields that they choose from the list of marketing, management, human resources management, corporate finance, public administration, and tourism management. X
8 They are intended to be expert in one of departmental fields that they choose from the list of public finance, agricultural, environmental, natural resources, labor economics, economics of industrial organization, economics of property rights, international finance, money and banking, economic growth and development.
9 They have necessary knowledge of law and related skills that needed in both public and private sector. X
10 They have necessary accountancy skills that needed in both public and private sector.
11 They have written and oral communication skills in a foreign language as well as in their native language. X
12 They know how to use computer programs in both daily office usage and statistical data evaluations.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 85
1. Kısa Sınav 5
2. Kısa Sınav 5
3. Kısa Sınav 5
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 15 30
Assignment 1 4 4
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6