Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Economic Geography COG 206 4 4 + 0 4 6
Precondition Courses No
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. ZERRİN KARAKUZULU
Course Lecturers Prof.Dr. ZERRİN KARAKUZULU,
Course Assistants
Course Category Other
Course Objective To gain abilities on making relationships between local and the conditions made by local and current economical activities
Course Content History of economic geography; properties and distributions of major economic activities such as agriculture, fishing, mining, industry, service sectors etc., and the factors which cause the regional differences for economic activities.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes the main economic activities, their distributions and the factors that affect on this distribution Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 Determines the distribution of basic economic activities Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Demonstration, Testing, Homework,
3 Factors affecting the geographic distribution of this classifies Question-Answer, Discussion, Drilland Practice, Testing, Homework,
4 Discuss and design the economic development politics by understanding the significance of geography. Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
5 Comments of the countries of the world economic development. Discussion, Brain Storming, Case Study, Oral Exam, Homework, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The subject and theme of the economic geography
2 The history of economic geography
3 The effects of local diversity on economy
4 Major economic activities: production, consumption, exchange, agriculture: human and physical conditions affect agricultural activities, main properties of agricultural activities, development of agriculture.
5 Agricultural production and major agricultural methods, major problem of the World agriculture
6 Agricultural region, livelihood agriculture, commercial agriculture
7 Fishing: local relations and marketing of fishing and fishing activities.
8 Midterm Exam
9 Mine and energy resource : distribution of mining activities, energy sources and distribution of energy sources
10 Industrial Activities: geographical distribution of industry and human and physical factors that affect these distribution. Global distribution of industry: world industry regions.
11 Transport: relations between transportation and physical geography. Road transport, air transport and pipe lines.
12 Tourism: Developments of tourism activities and main tourism regions in the world. Place and importance of tourism in economical activities.
13 The regularity and control of economy on global measure, International trade
14 General evaluation
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 To have advance-level information and comprehension which stay up with textbook that contain to current informations, practise equipments and other scientific contexts, able to use these ones
2 To evaluate concepts, opinions and datas with scientific methods in geography and geographical information technology field.To determine to complicated problem and subjects, its able to analising, able to discuss, able to develop to suggestions which based upon to proof and research
3 To instruct professional or beginner listener groups about subject associated with geography and geographical information technology.Able to transfer to the listeners of ideas,problems and solutions by oral and written examination
4 Able to show administer advance-level working freely
5 To discover solution methods on complicated conditions in practise in geography and geographical information technology field
6 Able to administer thereby planning of activities directed towards professional evolution
7 To know foreign language for able to communicate with colleauges and to follow up to informations on geography and geographical information technology field
8 Able to use of technologies of informatics and communication with knowledge of computer software and hardware
9 To have satisfactoriness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced
10 To have knowledge and consciousness of looking after of social,scientific and ethic values on stages of data collection, explication and announced X
11 Conscious about professional security, health, quality control and its management and environmental protection
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 10
1. Ara Sınav 40
1. Kısa Sınav 25
2. Kısa Sınav 25
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 3 48
Mid-terms 1 9 9
Assignment 1 20 20
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 20 20
Total Workload 161
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6.44
dersAKTSKredisi 6