ECTS - Globalization and Regionalization

Globalization and Regionalization (ECON419) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Globalization and Regionalization ECON419 3 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mehmet Gürsan Şenalp
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The course as directed to understand and discuss the term ‘Globalization’ in todays world as well as the stages of the globalization in the past.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To understand the capitalist mode of production
  • To have a critical view of the interdependency and dependency of the national economies from each other
Course Content Globalization, financial globalization, foreign direct investment, multinational companies, globalization and economic development, developing countries, the theory of integration, types of integration, economic unions, the experiment of EU, regionalism and regional unions, the theories of regionalism.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Globalization: An Introduction Amoroso-Gallina:15-28
2 Economic Schools, Schocks, and the EMU Amoroso-Gallina:31-51
3 Advantages and Disadvantages of Remaining in the EMU Amoroso-Gallina:53-72
4 Vietnam in the Cyclone of Globalization Amoroso-Gallina:77-92
5 NAFTA and Competition in the Mexican Agricultural Sector Amoroso-Gallina:93-115
6 The Structure of World Economy Sönmez, 21-91
7 The Euro-Med Agreements Holland, in Amoroso-Gallina:119-132
8 The Euro-Med Agreements Holland, in Amoroso-Gallina:132-148
9 Midterm
10 From Economic crises to Foreign Debt Crises Sönmez, 137-185
11 Financial and Monetary Internationalization Sönmez, 199-226
12 Bretton-Woods and IMF and World Bank Sönmez, 305-319
13 Stabilization Policies Sönmez, 328-339
14 Globalization Sönmez, 435-453
15 General Review
16 Final Exam


Course Book 1. Seyitoğlu, H. (2001). Uluslararası İktisat: Teori, Politika Uygulama. İstanbul : Turhan Kitabevi, 2001
2. Amoroso,Bruno and Gallina,Andrea (Editors), Essay on Regional Integration and Globalization, Federico Caffe Centre Publisher; Roskilde; 2005
4. Sönmez,Sinan, Dünya Ekonomisinde Dönüşüm; İmge Yayınevi; Ankara; 2.Baskı Eylül 2005
Other Sources 3. İsmihan, M., Olgun, H., Utku-İsmihan, F. M. (2007). “Ulusal Ekonomilerin Küreselleşmesi: 1975-2005.” 2. Küreselleşme ve Büyük Hayal Kırıklığı Konferans (Globalization and Its Discontents, SUNY Cortland, New York, Haziran 2007. [Türkçe Çeviri]

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 10
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 60
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 40
Percentage of Final Work 60
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Acquiring the skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts and methods of economics
2 Acquiring the skills of macro level economic analysis
3 Acquiring the skills of micro level economic analysis
4 Understanding the formulation and implementation of economic policies at the local, national, regional, and/or global level
5 Learning different approaches on economic and related issues
6 Acquiring the quantitative and/or qualitative techniques in economic analysis
7 Improving the ability to use the modern software, hardware and/or technological devices
8 Developing intra-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary team work skills
9 Acquiring an open-minded behavior through encouraging critical analysis, discussions, and/or life-long learning
10 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility
11 Developing the skills of communication.
12 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in at least one of the following areas: economic policy, public policy, international economic relations, industrial relations, monetary and financial affairs.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 5 80
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project 1 10 10
Homework Assignments 1 5 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 2 2
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 3 3
Total Workload 148