Economics

Courses Details

 

COMPULSORY COURSES 

Semester I
Code Course Name Course Content
ENG 101 Academic English I This course is based on integrated skills in four language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), together with grammar and vocabulary. With its engaging content and systematic skill studies, students will be able to express their opinions and improve their communication skills. It also includes a strong focus on study skills that encourage independent learning.
EHS 101 Occupational Health and Safety

This course will cover an overview of occupational health and safety and safety culture, national occupational health and safety system, occupational health and safety approach, occupational health and safety legislation, occupational health and safety services to be conducted by the employer, the concept of occupational accident and occupational disease and the costs, occupational accident and occupational disease concept and its costs, risk factors in occupational health and safety, individual and organizational factors in occupational health and safety, records to be kept in occupational health and safety, occupational health and safety in electrical works.

EPR 121 Entrepreneurship I To become entrepreneurs and project makers, our students receive information such as establishment and management of business, business accounting, business start-up and incentives, R & D and design center activities, project supports. Students will use some business and financial simulation programs to gain real-life working experiences without taking actual risk.
IUL 151 Introduction to University Life

It is a program that aims to adapt to the new environment of the university in a pleasant way, consisting of various activities that will be offered in addition to academic studies, in order for our students to adapt to university life. These activities will support students as an active individual with programs that can help

students to achieve their goals and contribute to their personal development. The program, which is focused on socio-cultural activities, aims to create an awareness about intellectual curiosity, cultural sensitivity and taking responsibility, by giving you a weekly break, and to improve students’ vision as well as to educate them as a beneficial individual to the society and the world.

MIS 131 Management Information Systems This course focuses on topics such as information technology concepts, spreadsheet, VBA programming language Excel / VBA business applications. The course content includes topics such as information systems and technologies, computer networks and the internet, system analysis, process analysis, mapping and modeling, process measurement and improvement, database management systems.
MATH 103 Mathematics I

This course covers the basics of Calculus which is required to be used in economic analysis. The course includes functions and models, limits and derivatives, differentiation rules, integral, integral applications and techniques. The course is designed to enhance students’ ability to integrate mathematics into economic analysis to improve quantitative research skills and research.

ECON 101 Introduction to Microeconomics

This course aims to provide a basic understanding of microeconomics to students by concentrating on the behavior of individual decision makers, namely consumers, producers and government and the functioning of individual markets and industries in the economy. Topics covered are major microeconomic concepts, theories of supply and demand, consumer theory, firm theory, functioning of the product and factor markets, various market structures, theory of distribution, market failures and the role of government.

ECON 105 Research Methods with Computer Applications I

 

This course introduces statistical reasoning, emphasizing how Statistics can help us understand the world. Topics include numerical and graphical summaries of data, data acquisition and experimental design, probability, hypothesis testing, confidence intervals, correlation and regression. Students will learn to apply statistical concepts to data and reach conclusions about real-world problems with the applications of Excel, R, Python adn Matlab programs.

 

 

 

Semester II
Code  Course Name Course Content
ENG 102 Academic English II This course is based on integrated skills in four language skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking), together with grammar and vocabulary. With its engaging content and systematic skill studies, students will be able to express their opinions and improve their communication skills. It also includes a strong focus on study skills that encourage independent learning.
EPR 122 Entrepreneurship II For our students to become entrepreneurs and makers, to prepare them to the real business life and the world this course will cover the topics of business plan preparation and scheduling, business plan analysis and business modeling, cost preparation, specification and specification, evaluation, invoicing, innovation-realization, commercialization, incorporation.
IUL 152 Building the Future

This course, which is the continuation of the Introduction to University Life Course, aims to raise the competence of the student in subjects such as career planning, interview processes, image and communication and to train highly qualified people. In addition, the course aims to provide students with the knowledge of science, technique, industry, creative thinking, developments in R & D, rational and critical thinking, reasoning ability, generating rational solutions and evaluating future business opportunities through various seminars. This course contributes to the development of the basic sciences in our country, giving students the opportunity to make applied research, renewing the existing knowledge and ideas, enriching and educating the elements needed by the profession branches.

WED 124 Workplace Education Students make observations and experience in the workplace one day of the week. Students take this course in business environment. The tasks and activities of the vocational candidates in this course should provide them with the opportunity to observe experienced superiors and workplace trainers on-the-job, to work individually with the students, even if they are limited. The activities carried out in the workplace experience course will provide candidates with various skills that will enable them to become an experienced employee. The students' progress in understanding the future profession and gaining the competencies constituting the profession will be evaluated by the university instructors who are in close cooperation with them and the application trainers and mentors who have gained experience in their work.
MATH 104 Mathematics II

This course introduces deeper knowledge of Calculus covering differential equations, parametric equations and polar coordinates, infinite sequences and series, vectors and the geometry of space, vector functions, partial derivatives, multiple integrals, vector calculus and second-order differential equations. The course is designated to further improve students’ quantitative research skills in order to excel in mathematical economic analysis.

ECON 102 Introduction to Macroeconomics

The course focuses on the topics of basic macroeconomic concepts; macroeconomic aggregates and averages, national income determination; national income theory, fiscal policy, monetary theory and policy, international trade and finance. The aim of this course is to equip the students with necessary skills and tools which will enable them to have a firm understanding of macroeconomic theory and policy, so that they can understand and explain basic macroeconomic phenomena, in particular macro-economic problems such as inflation, unemployment, low income, low output, low level of growth and national debt using basic tools of economic analysis and to propose solutions to such problems.

ECON 106 Research Methods with Computer Applications II

 

The aim of the course is to introduce students to the principles and practicalities of doing research by using statistical methods. Basic grounding in social science concepts, analytical approaches, research tools, selecting problems, reviewing the literature and presenting research are the major topics of the course. By the end of this course, students will be able to learn how to develop and investigate a research question in economics and have a knowledge about the Excel, R, Python and Matlab programs with hands on applications..

 

 


 

 

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Semester III
Code Course Name Course Content
ATA 101 Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution I

This course will cover the topics of; The concept of revolution, the factors leading to Turkish revolution and the reasons of the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, Ottoman Empire in the rescue efforts, flows of ideas, World War I, Mustafa Kemal Anatolian transition and congresses, Turkey opening of the Grand National Assembly, the liberation war, foreign policy, Mudanya cease-fire, the Lausanne conference.

TUR 101 Turkish I

Definition of the language, social value of language; Characteristics of written and oral expression; Sentence knowledge; Speech disorders; written and oral expression; Effective reading and text analysis will be included during this course.

WAP 225 Workplace Application I Within this course, students practice in the workplace one day of the week. Students apply this course in business environment. Candidates of the profession will have the opportunity to know the work environment and fully participate in what is happening at the workplace. The work to be carried out during the workplace application is planned according to the workplace before the beginning of the semester and by taking the opinions of the students and the application trainers who will guide them. Since each workplace's eco system will be different, the term plan is prepared after getting acquainted with the workplace's eco system, so that each student's weekly schedule may change..
ENG 221 English Writing Skills

The objectives of this course are: Developing the skills of reading, comprehending, evaluating, interpreting and writing English. Besides, developing technical terms and vocabulary in English and providing awareness about reliable sources. Expanding students' knowledge of a particular subject with suitable for academic life awareness of ethical norms of research.

ECON 201 Microeconomics

Introduction to consumer theory. Budget constraint. The concept of total utility and benefit maximization problems. Intertemporal budget constraint and choices, present value, interest and inflation concepts. Exchange, general balance and activity concepts, Pareto activity, Edgeworth box problems. Uncertainty, expected value and expected benefit concepts, risk aversion. Introduction to producer theory, cost curves, profit maximization and cost minimization problems. Perfect competition and monopoly markets.

ECON 203 Statistics I This course deals with frequency distributions, measures of central tendency and variability, basic theorems of probability, independent and joint events, conditional probability, discrete probability distributions, normal distributions, sampling distributions and sample drawing techniques.
ECON 205 Economic History

This course deals with from ancient times to present the emergence of economics activity, as a social phenomena, the guiding parties of economics activity to society,  and the phenomenal and historical aspects of industrial reveluation rising on Europe in terms of economic theories. The historical eveluation of economic structure that as of the 18th century, centralizing in West Europe with global impact is adressed in this course.

 

 

 

Semester IV
Code Couse Name Course Content
ATA 102 Principles of Atatürk and History of Turkish Revolution II

This course will cover the topics of; The proclamation of the Republic and political, social and cultural reforms. Problems that Lausanne Peace Treaty could not be solved and their conclusions movements against the new order. Multiparty life experiments and results. Turkish Foreign Policy in the period of Atatürk. İnönü Period and the Second World War years, Turkey's transition to multi-party life during and after the Democratic Party.

TUR 102 Turkish II

This course will cover the topics of; Turkish suffixes; Turkish suffixes; Word types. Sentence knowledge; Reading and examining selected texts.

WAP 226 Workplace Application II Within this course, students practice in the workplace one day of the week. Students apply this course in business environment. Candidates of the profession will have the opportunity to know the work environment and fully participate in what is happening at the workplace. The work to be carried out during the workplace application is planned according to the workplace before the beginning of the semester and by taking the opinions of the students and the application trainers who will guide them. Since each workplace's eco system will be different, the term plan is prepared after getting acquainted with the workplace's eco system, so that each student's weekly schedule may change.
ECON 202 Macroeconomics

Closed economy macroeconomics. Macroeconomic data. Money and inflation. Unemployment. Economic growth. Economic fluctuations and crises. Total demand. Total supply. Macroeconomic policies: money, financial. Money demand and supply. Micro-based macroeconomics: consumption, investment.

ECON 204 Statistics II This course deals with principles of point estimation, properties of point estimators, techniques of estimation, optimality criteria in estimation, interval estimation, hypothesis testing, comparison tests for independent and paired samples, multiple comparisons, non parametric methods, regression, correlation, and analysis of variance and elementary time series analysis.
ECON 206 History of Economic Thought

This course deals with the evaluaiton of economic phenomena and the comporative existence of economics thoughts developed within the framework of these phenomena. In this context, basic information about Mercantilism, Physiocracy, Classical School, A. Smith, Malthus, Ricardo, Mill and Marxistian economics persperctive is acquired.

ECON 216 Public Finance

The main objective of the course is to provide students with an overview of the theory of public economics and also to have students be able to evaluate the current policy implications of these theories.

 

 


 

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Semester V
Code Course Name Coure Content
WAP 325 Workplace Application III Within this course, students practice in the workplace one day of the week. Students apply this course in business environment. Candidates of the profession will have the opportunity to know the work environment and fully participate in what is happening at the workplace. The work to be carried out during the workplace application is planned according to the workplace before the beginning of the semester and by taking the opinions of the students and the application trainers who will guide them. Since each workplace's eco system will be different, the term plan is prepared after getting acquainted with the workplace's eco system, so that each student's weekly schedule may change.
ECON 301 Introduction to Econometrics I

Ordinary least squares method, basic assumptions and desired properties. Bivariate and multivariate regression models and various estimation and inference issues related to these models. Maximum likelihood estimate. Coupling with dummy variables. Diesel approach to classical linear regression model.

ECON 303 International Economcs (Trade)

This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts; Trade liberalization, globalization and economic mergers, balance of foreign payments, foreign exchange market, exchange rate determination, foreign exchange derivatives, foreign trade and development relations, international money and capital markets, foreign investments.

ECON 305 Monetary Theory and Policy

Functions of money. Evolution of payment systems. Money supply. Money demand. Monetary transmission mechanism. Inflation. Determination of interest rates. Determination of exchange rates. Money substitution and dollarization. Aims and tools of monetary policy.

 

 

 

Semester VI
Code Course Name Course Content
WEX 326 Workplace Experience I Students make observations and experience in the workplace one day of the week. Students take this course in business environment. The tasks and activities of the vocational candidates in this course should provide them with the opportunity to observe experienced superiors and workplace trainers on-the-job, to work individually with the students, even if they are limited. The activities carried out in the workplace experience course will provide candidates with various skills that will enable them to become an experienced employee. The students' progress in understanding the future profession and gaining the competencies constituting the profession will be evaluated by the university instructors who are in close cooperation with them and the application trainers and mentors who have gained experience in their work.
ECON 302 Introduction to Econometrics II

Ordinary least squares method, basic assumptions and desired properties. Bivariate and multivariate regression models and various estimation and inference issues related to these models. Maximum likelihood estimate. Coupling with dummy variables. Diesel approach to classical linear regression model.

ECON 304 International Econonmics (Finance) This course will cover the topics of; Basic concepts; Trade liberalization, globalization and economic mergers, balance of foreign payments, foreign exchange market, exchange rate determination, foreign exchange derivatives, foreign trade and development relations, international money and capital markets, foreign investments.

 


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Semester VII
Code Course Name Course Content
WEX 425 Workplace Experience II This course is the continuation of the Workplace Experience I course and the students continue their workplace experience which they started in the previous semester with their mentors.
ECON 401 Turkish Economy

This course deal with the economic activity lasting from the pre-republican period, Republican Turkey to today's Turkey, industrial policies and efforts to resist and change against the rising western economy, the implemented industrial policy by young Republic for the development; liberal, mixed economy, statist economy implemented to date. Shortly, this course basicaly and essantialy overviews information about last 100 years economic history of Turkey.

 

Semester IIX
Code Course Name Course Content
WEX 426 Workplace Experience III In the last semester of the program, all of the students will carry out practical training in a factory / production unit located in all provinces of Ankara or in Ankara in accordance with the predefined principles and principles that OSTIM Technical University deems appropriate. In addition, internship / on-the-job training will be carried out in a factory / production unit located in Ankara within the framework of the cooperation protocol between the OSTİM Technical University and the OSTİM Clusters within the framework of the development and cooperation. During this internship / on-the-job training, students will simultaneously take the “Project Management” course as internship / on-the-job training course. In this course, each student will be able to jointly identify the problem areas related to the Design, Production, Installation and Maintenance of various systems in the areas encountered in the factory / production unit where he / she is doing internship / on-the-job training, and jointly identify with the company the new generation creative solution proposals and will create a project idea, design it, develop it and reflect it on the field of application. This project will be evaluated in the performance of internship / on the job training.
ECON 400 Graduation Project In the industry companies prepare each student project on a company basis, the consultant lecturer is managed with company visits, and includes the project work process to solve the firm's problem.

 

 

 


 

ELECTİVE COURSES 

Ders Tip Ders Kodu Ders Adı (TR) Ders Adı (EN)
Elective ECON 306 Büyüme Teorileri Growth Theory
Elective ECON 308 Enerji ve Çevre Politikları Energy and Environment Policies
Elective ECON 310 Tarım Ekonomisi Agricultural Economics
Elective ECON 415 Ekonomik Modelleme Economic Modeling
Elective ECON 455 Teknolojik Gelişme ve Endüstriyel Politikalar Technological Development and Industrial Policies
Elective ECON 465 Küresel Sermaye Piyasaları Global Capital Markets
Elective ITF 201 Ticaret Hukuku Trade Law
Elective ITF 203 Finansal Muhasebe Financial Accounting
Elective ITF 204 Yönetimsel Muhasebe Managerial Accounting
Elective ECON 423 Ekonomi Politikası Economic Policy
Elective ECON 425 Proje Döngüsü Yönetimi Project Cycle Management
Elective ECON 427 Elektronik Haberleşme Mevzuatı Elektronic Communication Regulation
Elective ECON 429 Oyun Teorisi Game Theory
Elective ECON 435 Çalışma Ekonomisi Labour Economics
Elective ECON 437 Kent Ekonomisi Urban Economy
Elective ECON 443 Sağlık Ekonomisi Health Economy
Elective ECON 445 Avrupa Ekonomik Bütünleşmesi European Economic Integration
Elective ECON 447 Kurumsal Yönetişimle İlgili Finansal Sorunlar Financial Issues on Corporate Governance