Tourism economics (TKİŞ105) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Tourism economics TKİŞ105 1 0 0 3 6
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Associate (Short Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Distance
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Question and Answer, Drill and Practice.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives It aims to provide knowledge about the tourism economics
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To be explained the fundamental concepts of the economics
  • To be explained the tourism sector and its properties,
  • To be explained the tourism demand, its affecting factors and demand function.
  • To be explained the tourism supply, its affecting factors and supply function.
  • To be explained the tourism market and price formation on tourism sector
  • To be explained the market types on tourism sector and firm equilibrium on these markets.
  • To be explained effects of the changes in the value of money on tourism sector.
  • To be explained the importance of tourism in Turkey’s economy
Course Content

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Introduction Introduction
2 Tourism Economics and Tourism Sector Chapter 1
3 Tourism Demand Chapter 2
4 Tourism Demand Chapter 3
5 Tourism Supply Chapter 4
6 Tourism Supply Chapter 5
7 Midterm Exam Midterm Exam
8 Tourism Market Chapter 6
9 Firm Equilibrium in Tourism Sector Chapter 7
10 Firm Equilibrium in Tourism Sector Chapter 8
11 Consumer Equilibrium in Tourism Sector Chapter 9
12 Monetary Economical Impacts of Tourism Chapter 10
13 Real Economical Impacts of Tourism Chapter 11
14 Effects of the Changes in the Value of Money on Tourism Chapter 12
15 Review Review
16 Final Exam Final Exam


Course Book 1. Ünlüönen, K., Tayfun, A. ve Kılıçlar, A. (2007). Turizm Ekonomisi. Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık.
Other Sources 2. Ünlüönen, K. ve Tayfun, A. (2008). Ekonomi. Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık.
3. Ünlüönen, K. ve Tayfun, A. (2008). Ekonomi. Ankara: Nobel Yayıncılık.

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation 1 5
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics 1 10
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 20
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 65
Toplam 4 100
Percentage of Semester Work 35
Percentage of Final Work 65
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses X
Major Area Courses
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 The skills of understanding, explaining, and using the fundamental concepts of tourism and accommodation management
2 Analyzing and designing management techniques and practices in tourism and accommodations
3 Understanding the planning, organizing, executing, coordinating and control functions of tourism and accommodation management, along with explanation and implementation of them.
4 Understanding the strategic, tactical and operational dimensions of the tourism and accommodation management.
5 Ability to use the modern techniques and technological devices of tourism industry.
6 Improving the ability to effectively implement the knowledge and skills in alternative tourism areas.
7 Concentrating practice along with theoretical frame of tourism management.
8 Developing the skills of communication.
9 Understanding the trends in the tourism industry.
10 Having the quality consciousness in the tourism industry.
11 Adopting work ethic and social responsibility in the tourism industry

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours)
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 15 8 120
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 10 10
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury
Total Workload 130