217 ECONOMICS

GENERAL INFORMATION
In the economics department, interdisciplinary education is applied, including Microeconomics and Macroeconomics, International economics, Econometrics and growth theories, money markets. The education provided enables the students to catch up with a wide spectrum in the business world.

Objective
The department of economics aims at giving students the qualitative and quantitative methods to understanding and analysing of economic and financial systems. To achieve this aim, department offers various courses and research projects. The contents of the all the courses are reviewed each year according to the needs of the students. Some courses like time series analysis, econometrics is given with practical application to Turkish Economy. All of the applications have been carried out with computers. So the ability of students to solve practical economics problems is given. The department also aims to prepare students for entry into various careers in the private sector and public organisations and institutions such as Central Bank of Turkey, State Planning Organisation, State Statistics Institute, Ministry of finance, Istanbul Stock Exchange, Capital Market Board.


Admission Requirements
The Student Selection and Placement Center

Graduation Requirements
Students are required to complete all compulsory and elective courses in the curriculum successfully with no failing grades, and have a minimum CGPA requirement as stated in Pamukkale University’s undergraduate program guidance.

Career Opportunties
Students who graduate department of economics can increase their possibility of finding job like national and international company’s departments of economy, export and import, banking, national and international money and financial markets. At the same time they can be employed public institutions like Central Bank of Turkey, State Planning Organization, Turkish Statistical Institute, Ministry of finance, Istanbul Stock Exchange, Capital Market Board.

Qualification Awarded
Economics

Level of Qualification
First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning
For students who want to transfer from higher education institutions in Turkey to Pamukkale University, the provisions of the "Regulation on the Principles of Transfer between AUndergraduate Degree Programs in Higher Education Institutions, Double Major, Minor and Inter-Institutional Credit Transfer" are applied.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students are required to complete all compulsory and elective courses in the curriculum successfully with no failing grades, and have a minimum CGPA requirement as stated in Pamukkale University’s undergraduate program guidance.

Access to Further Studies
Candidates who have successfully completed their undergraduate studies can study in post-graduate programs provided that they receive valid grades from ALES and have sufficient knowledge of English.

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Prof. Dr. MEHMET İVRENDİ+90 258 296 2669 mivrendi@pau.edu.tr
DEPUTY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Assoc. Prof. Dr. MUSTAFA OZAN YILDIRIM  moyildirim@pau.edu.tr
DEPUTY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Asts. Prof. Dr. HALİL UÇAL  hucal@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1Identify the behaviors of economic decision makers in different markets environment
2Collect, process and interpret the economic data
3Identify and provide solutions to the current economic problems using qualitative and quantitative methods of economics
4Embrace analytical approaches for the economic problems and provide practical solutions to the problems in the field
5Use the computer technologies and software programs to access to global economic networks
6Develop skills of individual work and present independent thoughts
7Ability to perform in a inter-disciplinary tem-work
8Have oral and written competency to explain and describe economic events
9Recognize the relationship between the economy and social dynamics, and follow the new theoretical progress in the economic literature
10Recognize the importance of being a life long learner to follow the changes in economics
11Have the professional knowledge of foreign languages
12Have the scientific ethics and behavior
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
DemonstrationIn this method the teacher demonstrates, an experiment, test, in front of the class. And then assists students to do so too. Students learn not only by just by looking and watching, but also by taking part and participating. This method is usually applied when teaching skills.
Case Study Case studies require students to actively participate while using an analytical perspective to think about real and problematic events. The problematic event may be real or very close to real life. Student(s) working on the documents that include the necessary data and descriptions of the
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
Concept MapsExpress a relation network, based on figures, graphics and words propositions and principles. It enables visual learning. These steps are followed: 1) Concepts about the subjects to be taught are listed. 2) The name of the subject that will be taught is written at the top.3) Relations between
Meaning Analysis ChartsThe Meaning Analysis Charts is a method that allows students to participate actively in class. Students learn by working on a two-dimensional table. For example, if in one dimension there are animals and in the other dimension food is shown, students have the opportunity to learn by
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups and learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity within the
ProjectProject-based learning is a learning way which leads students to deal with interesting problems and to create extraordinary products at the end of this. It allows students to use their creativity and it requires them to look at events perceptively.
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

PO - NQF-HETR Relation
NQF-HETR CategoryNQF-HETR Sub-CategoryNQF-HETRLearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

PO - FOE (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 04
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 05
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

PO - FOE (Vocational)
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COURS STRUCTURE & ECTS CREDITS
Year :
1st Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EKNM 103 MATHEMATICS - I 3+0 4 Compulsory
SBKY 101 BASIC CONCEPTS OF LAW 3+0 4 Compulsory
ISLE 101 INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 3+0 4 Compulsory
ISLE 103 ACCOUNTING - I 3+0 4 Compulsory
ATI 101 ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - I 2+0 2 Compulsory
EKON 222 BASIC COMPUTER SCIENCE 2+2 4 Compulsory
EKON 103 INTRUDUCTION TO ECONOMICS - I 4+0 5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 3 Elective
  Total 30  
1st Semester Elective Groups : Elective

2nd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EKNM 104 MATHEMATICS - II 3+0 5 Compulsory
ISLE 104 ACCOUNTING - II 3+0 5 Compulsory
SBKY 106 SOCIOLOGY 3+0 5 Compulsory
ATI 102 ATATURK´S PRINCIPLES AND HISTORY OF TURKISH REVOLUTION - II 2+0 2 Compulsory
SBKY 110 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 3+0 5 Compulsory
EKON 104 ECONOMETRICS - I 4+0 5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 3 Elective
  Total 30  
2nd Semester Elective Groups : Elective

3rd Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EKNM 201 STATISTICS - I 3+0 5 Compulsory
ISLE 209 COMMERCIAL LAW 3+0 5 Compulsory
EKON 205 MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS - I 3+0 6 Compulsory
EKON 231 MICROECONOMICS - I 4+0 6 Compulsory
EKON 233 MACROECONOMICS - I 4+0 6 Compulsory
TKD 101 TURKISH LANGUAGE - I 2+0 2 Compulsory
- Optional - I 3+0 Elective
  Total 30  
3rd Semester Elective Groups : Optional - I

4th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EKNM 202 STATISTICS - II 3+0 5 Compulsory
EKON 206 MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS - II 3+0 6 Compulsory
EKON 232 MICROECONOMICS - II 4+0 6 Compulsory
EKON 234 MACROECONOMICS - II 4+0 6 Compulsory
EKON 242 ECONOMIC MODELING AND PROGRAMING 3+0 3,5 Compulsory
KRY 401 CAREER PLANNING 2+0 1,5 Compulsory
TKD 102 TURKISH LANGUAGE - II 2+0 2 Compulsory
- Optional - II 3+0 Elective
  Total 30  
4th Semester Elective Groups : Optional - II

5th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EKON 301 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS - I 3+0 5 Compulsory
EKNM 301 ECONOMETRICS - I 3+0 5 Compulsory
EKON 303 MONETARY THEORY AND POLICY - I 3+0 5 Compulsory
MALI 303 PUBLIC FINANCE 3+0 5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+3 5 Elective
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
- Optional - III 3+0 Elective
  Total 30  
5th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
5th Semester Elective Groups : Elective
5th Semester Elective Groups : Optional - III

6th Semester Course Plan
Course CodeCourse TitleL+P HourECTSCourse Type
EKON 302 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS - II 3+0 5 Compulsory
EKNM 302 ECONOMETRICS - II 3+0 5 Compulsory
EKON 304 MONETARY THEORY AND POLICY - II 3+0 5 Compulsory
MALI 308 PUBLIC SECTOR ECONOMICS 3+0 5 Compulsory
- Elective 3+0 5 Elective
- Elective 3+2 5 Elective
- Optional - IV 3+0 Elective
- Optional - IV 3+0 Elective
  Total 30  
6th Semester Elective Groups : Elective