Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Economics
Qualification Awarded

Students are awarded with a Bachelor\\\\\\\'s Degree (First Cycle) in Economics upon successfull completion of all the requirements in the curriculum programme and fulfilling all other requirements for graduation.

Level of Qualification

Economics at Mehmet Akif Ersoy University is a First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree )  Programme.

Objectives

Economics education in a nutshell, the most optimal way to meet the needs of individuals and societies unlimited decisions and aims to investigate the causes of this land. The main purpose of this part of the point of view of economics, infrastructure creating a sound theoretical understanding and analysis of issues related to the skills of the students is to develop the economy.

Specific Admission Requirements

Student admission to higher education is based on a nation-wide Student Selection Examination (LYS). The examination is held once in a year and is administered by the Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM). Candidates gain access to institutions of higher education based on their composite scores consisting of the scores on the selection examination and their high school grade  point averages.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning

The students of our University have the right to request the recognition of their prior learning at different universities. For the recognition of their prior learning, they should submit their transcript and course contents to the relevant department in the first semester of their registration year.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The requirements for getting First Cycle Degree;

1.) to complete 140+-10 credit hours,

2.) to take all required courses and be successfull in these courses,

Profile of The Programme

The graduate program in economics aims to provide students with a solid theoretical background in this field and support their knowledge with statistical and econometric methods. The main goal of the program is to provide students with a comprehensive economic view and an ability to use the tools for solving economic problems. A contemporary economics education program should be prepared taking into account the changing national and international developments in the field of economics. Undergraduate program aims to provide the students information in the fields of numerical methods and computer in addition to courses related to economics and social sciences.

Department of Economics has got four sub brances;

Department of Economy Policy 

Economic Development and International Economics

Department of Economic History

Department of Economic Theory

Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, the students will be able to;
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates


Graduates may work in private sector especially in financial institutions, in fields like banks, accounting, foreign commerce, administration. They also have opportunity to work in Under secretariat of Foreign Trade, Under secretariat of Treasury, Central Bank and international institutions.

Access to Further Studies

After completing the first cycle degree programme, it is possible to continue further studies in the second cycle degree programme that can last up to 2 years.

Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading

Each student must attend the courses, applied studies, laboratories, projects, seminars, workshops, graduation projects and other studies of the semester she/he is enrolled for. For each course, one midterm is done at least. Examinations are conducted by the instructors teaching the courses. If a student does not take midterm exam, she/he takes FF. If a studenst does not fulfill the attendance obligation or she/he fails the application, she/he takes DZ. The contribution of midterm on grade is 40 %, final exam's is 60 %. While students that take AA, BA, BB, CB and CC are successful, those took DZ,FD and FF are unsuccessful. Locations and dates of midterm and final exams will be announced fifteen days before by relevant unit.Students who have not attended at least 70 % of theoretical courses and 80 % of applied and laboratory studies are not allowed to take the final exam of those courses. A make-up exam is given to students with certified excuses accepted by the relevant executive board within make-up exams week after the final examinations are over.

Graduation Requirements

A Bachelor's Degree in Economics is awarded to students upon successful completion of the required courses and electives that make up the Department's curriculum. In order to receive their degree, graduates must complete at least 240 ECTS credits and achieve a GPA of at least 2.00 in a period of no more than 14 semesters.

Mode of Study
Full - Time
ECTS Coordinator

Assist Prof. Esme Özdaşlı

Contact

Mehmet Akif Ersoy Universty Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Economy

e-mail: eozdasli@mehmetakif.edu.tr

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix
Course Unit Title P1 P2 P3 P4 P5 P6
Statistics I
Agricultural Economics
Alternative Economic Models
Applied Economic Analysis
Asian Economy
Atatürk\'s Principles and Revolutionary History I
Atatürk\\\'s Principles and Revolutionary History I
Banking and Financial Institutions
Basic Concepts of Law
Behavioral Sciences
Budget and Borrowing Policies
Constitutional Law
Cost Accounting
Crisis Management
Development Economics
Econometrics 2
Econometrics-1
Economic Geography
Economic History
Economic Planning
Economic Policy
Economic Systems
Economics of Innovation
Elective Course I
Elective Course II
Elective Course III
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Economics
European Union
Financial Management
Fiscal Policy
Foreign language-1
Foreign Language-II
Foreign Trade and Foreign Exchange Operations
General Accounting I
General Accounting-II
Global Financial Developments
Growth Theory
History of Economic Thought
History of Social Sciences
Industrial Economics
International Capital Movements
International Economic Organizations
International Economics Policy
International Economics Theory
International Monetary Systems
Introduction to Economics I
Introduction to Economics II
Introduction to Management
Law of Commercial
Law of Obligations
Macro Economics-II
Macro-economics I
Marketing
Mathematics I
Mathematics II
Mathematics of Economists
Micro Economics I
Micro Economics-II
Monetary Policy
Monetary Theory
Natural resources and environmental economics
Negotiable Instruments Law
Public Economy
Research Methods in Economics
Seminar
Social Capital
Social Policy I
Sociology
Statistics-II
The Current Economic Problems of Turkey
Turkey and European Union Relations
Turkish Economic History
Turkish Economy
Turkish Language I
Turkish Language II
Turkish Tax and Judicial System
Urban and Regional Economics
Welfare Economics
World Economy
Evaluation Questionnaires
 THE OVERALL EVALUATION OF THE COURSE V. Good Good Average Poor V. Poor No Idea
 1. Stating the content and objectives at the beginning of the course
 2. Supplementing the course with current issues
 3. The clarity of the exam questions and their appropriateness to the course
 4. The contribution of the course to your knowledge and skills
 5. Access to the course sources
 6. The relativeness of the course compared to the other courses in the department
 7. The selection of the sources according to the objectives of the course
 8. The contribution of the assignments to the course
 
 THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTRUCTOR Very Good Good Average Poor Very Poor No Idea
 1. The way the instructor handles the course
 2. The instructor's competence in answering the questions in the class
 3. The instructor's encouragement to take part in the class by allowing different ideas and comments
 4. The instructor's preparation for the class
 5. The efficient use of class time
 6. The instructor's in-class management
 7. The instructor's objective evaluation of the exams and assignments
 8. The instructor's punctual and regular attendance
 9. The instructor's rapport with the students
 10. The availability of the instructor’s time except for the class time and the sufficiency of the time s/he allocates to you
 
 LEVEL OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF COURSE OUTCOMES TO PROGRAMME COMPETENCIES 5 4 3 2 1 X
Graduates who successfully complete this program;
 1. have high level information and skills supported by the course books that include the most recent information, application equipment and other scientific sources related to education technologies, teaching profession, general information and basic sciences; use these informations and skills in daily life and in jobs,
 2. examine and evaluate concepts about education technology and teaching profession, ideas and data with scientific methods; diagnose, analyze and discuss complicated problems and subjects; develop suggestions based on scientific discoveries and evidences,
 3. inform the audiences who are not expert and do not have information about education technology and teaching profession; express related ideas about these problems and solutions with written and oral,
 4. have learning to learn, self control, critical thinking, creative thinking skills and perform independent studies related to study field,
 5. get responsibilities and try to produce solutions when faced with unexpected and complicated cases in applications of education technologies and teaching professions,
 6. know students’ interests, wishes and needs; know social, cultural and economic properties of families and environment; plan, apply and manage learning and teaching process suitable for these properties; get students active participation in learning process,
 7. know information about education technologies and teaching professions and comprehend adequately; have information about foreign language in level of communicating with professional colleagues,
 8. have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use information and communication technologies,
 9. consider social, scientific and ethic values in levels of gathering data, analyzing, interpreting, announcing when doing teaching professions or working in private sector, being researcher or source of data,
 10. continuously try to develop with doing self assessment; be on new information and ideas ; play affective role in developing of themselves and their intuition; know and behave according to the laws about their job, main values and principles, know the rights about job security and social security; have conscious about protecting social values and environment,
 11. evaluate students’ improvement and learning, get students to evaluate themselves and other students; use the results of evaluation for better instruction; share the results with student, family, managers and teachers.

 WORKLOAD DETERMINATION - ECTS
 1. Your percentage of attendance
 2. Did you do any preparations for this course? (except some activites like quiz, homework, labs,mid-term exams, final exams)

    

a. If yes, preparation time per week (hour)

 3. Did you do any assignments as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the assignments done

b. Average time spent in preparing the assignment (hour)

 4. Did you prepare any presentations or seminars as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the presentation/seminar done

b. Average time spent in preparing each presentation/seminar (hour)

 5. Did you take a midterm exam in this course?

    

a. If yes,number of the mid-term exams you done

b. The average time you spent on preparing for each mid-term exam (hour)

 6. Did you make any projects as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of the projects done

b. The average time you spent on doing each project (hour)

 7. Did you attend any laboratory work as a part of this course?

    

a.If yes, number of the laboratory works you attended

b.The average time you spent on each work (hour)

 8. Did you attend any field surveys as a part of this course?

    

a. If yes, number of field surveys you attended

b. If yes, the average time you spent on each survey (hour)

 9. Did you take the final exam of this course?

    

a. If yes, the average time you spent on the final exam (hour)

 

   1stYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  14160 Atatürk\\\'s Principles and Revolutionary History I Required 2 2
  14105 General Accounting I Required 3 4
  15117 Basic Concepts of Law Required 3 4
  15115 Introduction to Economics I Required 4 6
  15180 Foreign language-1 Required 3 3
  14109 Introduction to Management Required 3 3
  15113 Mathematics I Required 3 4
  15119 Sociology Required 2 2
  14170 Turkish Language I Required 2 2
    Total : 25 30


   1stYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  15118 Constitutional Law Required 3 3
  14160 Atatürk\'s Principles and Revolutionary History I Required 2 2
  15120 Behavioral Sciences Required 3 3
  14106 General Accounting-II Required 3 4
  15116 Introduction to Economics II Required 4 6
  15280 Foreign Language-II Required 3 3
  15114 Mathematics II Required 3 4
  15122 History of Social Sciences Required 3 3
  14170 Turkish Language II Required 2 2
    Total : 26 30
    Annual Total : 51 60


   2ndYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  15221 Law of Obligations Required 3 4
  15217 Economic History Required 3 5
  14207 Statistics I Required 3 5
  15215 Macro-economics I Required 3 6
  15219 Mathematics of Economists Required 3 4
  15213 Micro Economics I Required 3 6
    Total : 18 30


   2ndYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  15218 History of Economic Thought Required 3 5
  14208 Statistics-II Required 3 5
  15216 Macro Economics-II Required 3 6
  15214 Micro Economics-II Required 3 6
  15212 Law of Commercial Required 3 4
  15220 Turkish Economic History Required 3 4
    Total : 18 30
    Annual Total : 36 60


   3rdYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  15305 Econometrics-1 Required 3 6
  15307 Public Economy Required 3 4
  15301 Monetary Theory Required 3 6
  15303 International Economics Theory Required 3 6
- Elective Course I   3 4
- Elective Course II   3 4
    Total : 18 30


   3rdYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  15306 Econometrics 2 Required 3 6
  15308 Fiscal Policy Required 3 4
  15302 Monetary Policy Required 3 6
  15304 International Economics Policy Required 3 6
- Elective Course I   3 4
- Elective Course II   3 4
    Total : 18 30
    Annual Total : 36 60


   4thYear (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  15407 Growth Theory Required 3 6
  15405 Research Methods in Economics Required 3 5
  15401 Turkish Economy Required 3 6
  15403 International Economic Organizations Required 3 5
- Elective Course I   3 4
- Elective Course II   3 4
    Total : 18 30


   4thYear (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  15404 World Economy Required 3 6
  15402 Development Economics Required 3 6
  15406 Seminar Required 3 6
- Elective Course I   3 4
- Elective Course II   3 4
- Elective Course III   3 4
    Total : 18 30
    Annual Total : 36 60




  Electives
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  - Alternative Economic Models Elective 3 4
  1503417 Asian Economy Elective 3 3
  15421 Asian Economy Elective 3 4
  15422 European Union Elective 3 4
  15328 Banking and Financial Institutions Elective 3 4
  - Budget and Borrowing Policies Elective 3 4
  - Environmental Economics Elective 3 4
  15423 Foreign Trade and Foreign Exchange Operations Elective 3 4
  15321 Natural resources and environmental economics Elective 3 4
  - Economic Geography Elective 3 4
  - Financial Management Elective 3 4
  15330 Entrepreneurship Elective 3 3
  1503312 Economic Planning Elective 3 3
  15424 Economic Planning Elective 3 4
  15323 Economic Systems Elective 3 4
  15327 Economic Policy Elective 3 4
  15428 Urban and Regional Economics Elective 3 4
  15332 Negotiable Instruments Law Elective 3 4
  - Crisis Management Elective 3 4
  - Global Financial Developments Elective 3 4
  - Cost Accounting Elective 3 5
  15431 Marketing Elective 3 4
  15425 Welfare Economics Elective 3 4
  15322 Industrial Economics Elective 3 4
  - Social Policy I Elective 3 4
  15324 Social Capital Elective 3 4
  15325 Agricultural Economics Elective 3 4
  15426 Turkish Tax and Judicial System Elective 3 4
  - Turkey and European Union Relations Elective 3 4
  15427 The Current Economic Problems of Turkey Elective 3 4
  - International Monetary Systems Elective 3 4
  - International Capital Movements Elective 3 4
  - Applied Economic Analysis Elective 3 4
  15432 Economics of Innovation Elective 3 4
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