EKO 104

Course Title Course Code Program Level
Introduction to Economy EKO 104 Psychological Counseling and Guidance B.A. / B.Sc.

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
27 - - - - 25 52 2 3

Teaching Staff Yrd.Doç.Dr. Burcu Tibet
Language of Instruction İngilizce (English)
Type Of Course Compulsory
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives The Educational Programs are constructed by defining the aims of Education in the light of Philosophy of Education, Educational Economics, Educational Psychology and Sociology of Education. In order to determine the Educational Aims and Goals, Educational Economics must define the needs of human capital as the output of the education system. In addition to this in the light of the educational statistics financing educational activities must be planned in order to increase the efficiency of National Education. Understanding the basic principles of microeconomics in relation to economic policies has importance to compare the efficiency of financial activities, rates from GNP and GDP with the human capital educated by the system. To inform students about economics and have them to synthesis the educational process with economic activities is the main aim of the course.
Course Content Ten Principles of Economics; Thinking Like an Economist; Defining Eductional Goals in the light of Economics; Constructing Human Capital as the Output of Education; Basic Terms of Economics related to Education; The Allocation of Resources to Educational Activities; Budgeting Educational Activities; Economic Activities parallell to Educational Activities; Educational Policies from the point of Economics; Educational Reforms in Turkey; Projections from OECD Reports
Learning Outcomes (LO)
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week First Meeting
2. Week Ten Principles of Economics
3. Week Thinking Like an Economist
4. Week Defining Eductional Goals in the light of Economics
5. Week Constructing Human Capital as the Output of Education
6. Week Basic Terms of Economics related to Education
7. Week The Allocation of Resources to Educational Activities
9. Week Budgeting Educational Activities
10. Week Economic Activities parallell to Educational Activities
11. Week Educational Policies fron the point of Economics
12. Week Educational Reforms in Turkey
13. Week Projections from OECD Reports
14. Week Summary
Mid-term (%) 40
Quizes (%) -
Homeworks/Term papers (%) -
Practice (%) -
Labs (%) -
Projects/Field Work (%) -
Seminars/Workshops (%) -
Final (%) 60
Other (%) -
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References PowerPoint® Lecture Presentation to accompany Mankiw, N.G. Principles of Economics, Third Edition prepared by Mark P. Karscig, Central Missouri State University.
Work Placement(s)
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