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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
İST251 Economy 927006 2 3 5
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Giving basic mechanisms of how the economy works and giving the mechanism of working the competitive system under the supply-demand framework.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Kamil ALAKUŞ
Learning Outcomes
  1. Learn and understand basic economic terms.
  2. Learns the conditions of how economics works.
  3. Philosophical conviction under the functioning of the economic system.
  4. It learns the competition markets.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Şıklar, İ.(2003). İktisada Giriş, Anadolu Ünv. Yayın No:1472, Açıköğretim Fakültesi Yayın No:785, Eskişehir.
- Ünsal E. (2003). Mikroekonomi, Turhan kitabevi, Ankara.
- Türkay O. (2000). Mikroiktisat Teorisi, İmaj Yayinevi, Ankara.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Definition and method of economics, the method and the mode of economic thought, basic economic concepts, scarcity and preference, curriculum of production possibilities, preference and utility, the amount of supply and demand, market equilibrium, changes in market, demand’s price elasticity, supply elasticity, and consumer ration, Production and costs, Perfect competition market, Factor market and factor income, Public goods.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Definition, methodology and the mode of thinking of economics.
2.Departments of economics, basic economic concepts.
3.Scarcity and preference, curriculum of production possibilities.
4.Preferences and benefits.
5.Amount of supply and demand.
6.Market equilibrium, changes in the market.
7.Demand’s price flexibility, supply flexibility.
8.Midterm exam
9.Tax practices, producer and consumer ratios.
10.Production and costs.
11.Free Competition Market.
12.Full competition market.
13.Factor market and factor income.
14.Public goods.
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures13339
Self Study13113
Individual Study for Mid term Examination122
Individual Study for Final Examination133