ECTSIntroduction to Economics II

Introduction to Economics II (ECON102) Ders Detayları

Course Name Corse Code Dönemi Lecture Hours Uygulama Saati Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Introduction to Economics II ECON102 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
N/A
Course Language İngilizce
Course Type General Elective Courses (Group B)
Course Level Lisans
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Asst. Prof. Dr. Özgür Bor
  • Instructor Dr. Esra Şengör Şenalp
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The principal objective of ECON 102 is to introduce students macroeconomics. Course focuses on introducing key macroeconomic variables such as GDP, unemployment, interest rate and inflation, defines the money and its role. It also analyses the economic polices and their effects on economy. Learning these topics will help the students to understand the basic functioning of the economy.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To understand the basic themes in macroeconomics.
  • To set the fundamentals of macroeconomics that will be used in the further courses.
  • To learn how to apply the economic way of thinking to a variety of issues.
Course Content Aggregate demand, aggregate supply, unemployment, inflation, aggregate expenditure, aggregate income models, fiscal policy, money demand, money supply, monetary policy, multiplier.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction to Macroeconomics Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 375-390
2 Measuring National Output and National Income (Chapter 18) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 391-410
3 Long-Run and Short-Run Concerns [Case and Fair (Chapter 19) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 411-430
4 Aggregate Expenditure and Equilibrium Output (Chapter 20) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 431-452
5 The Government and Fiscal Policy (Chapter 21) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 453-474
6 The Government and Fiscal Policy (Chapter 21) continued Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 453-474
7 The Money Supply and the Central Bank System (Chapter 22) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 475-498
8 Midterm
9 Money Demand, Equilibrium Interest Rate, Monetary Policy (Chapter 23) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 499-514
10 Money, Interest Rate and Output: Analysis and Policy (Chapter 24)] Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 515-532
11 Aggregate Demand, Aggregate Supply and Inflation (Chapter 25) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 533-556
12 The Labor Market, Unemployment and Inflation (Chapter 26) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 557-574
13 Long-Run Growth (Chapter 30) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 631-648
14 Open Economy Macroeconomics (Chapter 33) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 687-712
15 Debates in Macroeconomics (Chapter 31) Case & Fair 7th Edition, pp. 649-664
16 Final Exam

Sources

Course Book 1. Case, Karl E. and Fair, Ray C., Principles of Economics, 7th or 8th Edition, Pearson/Prentice Hall.
2. Taylor, John B. (2004) Economics, 4th Edition, Houghton Mifflin

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 2 5
Homework Assignments 8 5
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 35
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 13 100
Percentage of Semester Work 50
Percentage of Final Work 50
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses X
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 An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
2 An ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
3 An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
4 An ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
5 An ability to identify, formulate and solve engineering problems
6 An ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice
7 An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
8 An ability to communicate effectively
9 An understanding the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context and recognition of the responsibilities for social problems
10 A knowledge of contemporary engineering issues
11 Skills in project management and recognition of international standards and methodologies
12 Recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 3 48
Laboratory
Application
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 16 4 64
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Project
Report
Homework Assignments 5 1 5
Quizzes/Studio Critics 4 1 4
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 121