DEGREE PROGRAMMES

: Economics

General Description

History

The Department of Economics was founded in 1992 within the Faculty of Business.
The Department of Economics defines its mission as to offer a highly innovative reseach-oriented academic education on universal standards. The fields in the Department are, Economic Policy, Economic Theory, International Economics and Economic Development and Economic History. With its young and distinguished staff, the Deparment aims to acquaint its students with recent methods, approaches and theories in economics, and to train them as the future practioneers of the discipline. The medium of instruction is English.

Qualification Awarded

Economics, Bachelor's Degree, ( B.Sc.)

Level of Qualification

First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)

Specific Admission Requirements

High school diploma, placement through a national-wide Student Selection Examination, DEU School of Foreign Languages English Proficiency Test (Minimum 65) or TOEFL-IBT (minimum 72) or equivalent.

Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

General frame for recognition of prior learning is arranged in Dokuz Eylul University Educational and Examinational Regulation of Pre-Graduate and Undergraduate Degree through the articles 11-12-13-14. Details are explained in DEU Faculty of Business Educational and Examinational Regulations based on the regulation of the DEU (http://isletme.deu.edu.tr/kurumsal/ana-menu-ogrenciler/deu-isletme-fakultesi-sinav-ve-uygulama-esaslari)

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

The Bachelors Degree is awarded to students who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum and have a minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average (C.G.P.A.) of 2.00/4.00 and 240 ECTS. Regulations arrange the details of the requirements:
Dokuz Eylul University Educational and Examinational Regulation of Pre-Graduate and Undergraduate Degree (articles 33,34,35)
DEU Faculty of Business Educational and Examinational Regulations (Articles 33,34,35). (http://isletme.deu.edu.tr/kurumsal/ana-menu-ogrenciler/deu-isletme-fakultesi-sinav-ve-uygulama-esaslari)

Profile of the Programme

Economics is a subject that explores the process through which economic units make decisions with respect to allocation of scarce resources. The content of the economics discipline covers wide variety of issues related to public policies such as markets, government, institutions, growth, development, inflation and unemployment. The structure of the programme is designed to provide a broad based training in theory and practice. In addition, the academic staff and students have growing commitments for carrying out international collaboration with other universities in order to raise their international profile. The academic staff is committed to both teaching and making contributions to the science of economics by theoretical and empirical research. The structure of the Department covers four areas: Economic Theory, Economic Policy, Economic Development and International Economics, Economic History.
We offer a minor in Economics to students who are interested in diversifying their career options through the field of economics. The objective is fostering intellectual excellence by integrating disciplines in the social sciences
Students enrolled in any one of the DEU Faculty of Business departments other than the Economics Department and other units of the university with a 3.00 GPA might apply and receive a minor in Economics fulfilling all other requirements in minor program regulations. To declare a minor in economics students should take and complete 8 compulsory and 1 departmental elective from any track, with an overall 2.50 GPA.

Key Learning Outcomes

1   Make use of other disciplines that economics is closely related (law, sociology, business) and to have the basic knowledge of these disciplines.
2   Inform authorities and institutions in the area of economics; to be able to transfer ideas and proposals supported by quantitative and qualitative data about the problems verbally and in writing to experts and non-experts, either in Turkish or in English.
3   Read, write and communicate in English at least at CERF B2 Level, efficiently.
4   Use computer skills at an advanced level. (European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level).
5   To take responsibility as a team leader and member to solve multidimensional problems.
6   Build up on acquired knowledge, skills and qualifications for professional and social uses.
7   To possess ethical and social values in issues, process, research of economics.
8   Examine, interpret data and assess concepts and ideas with scientific methods in the field of economics.
9   To acquire knowledge on the interaction mechanisms and decision making processes of economic units, properties and properties of markets, market failure, reasons and methods of government intervention in such cases, structures and properties of national and international institutions; and to be able to assess and conduct analyses on these topics.
10   To acquire knowledge on the national and international economic literature and economic policies and be able to follow innovations in the field of economics and to form and criticize economic policy suggestions related to economic problems.
11   To possess knowledge and skills in deep required by at least one field under the discipline of economics.
12   To be able to understand and comment on economic data by applying econometric techniques.
13   To acquire knowledge about types of enterprises, various industries, business environment, major functions of business administration and understand the relationship between these functions.
14   To acquire knowledge and skills regarding accounting, processes of accounting, uniform system of accounts and its applications; finance function, feasibility analysis and financial statement analysis

Occupational Profiles of Graduates with Examples

Graduates of Department of Economics are employed in a wide range of positions in both the private and public sectors. Our graduates can acquire positions in different fields of the private sector, such as banking, consulting firms, audit companies and many of them are employed in important foreign enterprises. In public sector, our graduates can be employed at Banks, Central Bank, and any public institution that can be applied with Public Personnel Exam (KPSS).

Access to Further Studies

May apply to second cycle programmes.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

In order to meet international standards, four course categories have been defined in the undergraduate program of Economics. Faculty Core Courses (24%): Calculus, Statistics, Fundamentals of Information Technology, Sociology, Humanities, and Introduction to Law that aim to support core courses of the profession. Integrated Language Skills, Advanced Writing Skills, Communication Skills, and Social Responsibility Project that aim to develop transferable skills. Departmental Core Courses (38%): These are the fundamental courses of the profession. Departmental Electives (30%): Courses aiming to extend education in accordance with the students relevant area of interest. Unrestricted Electives (9%): Courses aiming at providing the students a broad flexibility for individual development and career choices. These courses also seek to enrich the students perspective and intellectual level.
T: Theoretical P: Practice L: Laboratory
B: Spring Semester G: Fall Semester H: Full Year
1 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 ATA 1001 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
G 2 ECO 1001 ECONOMICS I REQUIRED 3 0 0 5
G 3 FBA 1101 INTEGRATED LANGUAGE SKILLS REQUIRED 2 0 0 3
G 4 FBA 1201 CALCULUS REQUIRED 4 0 0 5
G 5 FBA 1305 SOCIOLOGY REQUIRED 3 0 0 3
G 6 FBA 1307 GENDER EQUALITY REQUIRED 1 0 0 1
G 7 FBA 1803 INTRODUCTION TO LAW REQUIRED 3 0 0 3
G 8 KPD 1001 CAREER PLANNING REQUIRED 1 0 0 2
G 9 MNO 1003 PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
G 10 TDL 1001 TURKISH LANGUAGE I REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 0
TOTAL:   30
 
2. Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 ATA 1002 PRINCIPLES OF ATATURK AND HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
B 2 ECO 1002 ECONOMICS II REQUIRED 3 0 0 5
B 3 ECO 1003 ECONOMICS IN NEWS AND MEDIA REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
B 4 FBA 1102 ADVANCED WRITING SKILLS REQUIRED 2 0 0 3
B 5 FBA 1202 STATISTICS REQUIRED 4 0 0 5
B 6 FBA 1203 FUNDAMENTAL INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES REQUIRED 2 2 0 5
B 7 FBA 1303 HUMANITIES REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
B 8 TDL 1002 TURKISH LANGUAGE II REQUIRED 2 0 0 2
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 0
TOTAL:   30
 
3 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 ACC 2001 FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING REQUIRED 3 0 0 5
G 2 ECO 2001 MICROECONOMICS I REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
G 3 ECO 2003 MACROECONOMICS I REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
G 4 ECO 2009 HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT REQUIRED 3 0 0 5
G 5 ECO 2011 COMPARATIVE WORLD ECONOMY REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
G 6 GÇD 1001 VOLUNTEERISM STUDIES REQUIRED 1 2 0 4
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 0
TOTAL:   30
 
4. Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 ECO 2002 MICROECONOMICS II REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
B 2 ECO 2004 MACROECONOMICS II REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
B 3 ECO 2006 PUBLIC SECTOR ECONOMICS REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
B 4 FBA 1401 COMMUNICATION SKILLS REQUIRED 3 0 0 3
B 5 FBA 2201 RESEARCH METHODS REQUIRED 3 0 0 4
B 6 LAW 3001 BUSINESS LAW REQUIRED 3 0 0 5
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 0
TOTAL:   30
 
5 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 ECO 3001 ECONOMETRICS REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
G 2 ECO 3003 MONEY AND BANKING REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 18
TOTAL:   30
 
6. Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 ECO 3002 MATHEMATICAL ECONOMICS REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
B 2 ECO 3004 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 18
TOTAL:   30
 
7 .Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
G 1 ECO 4001 STRUCTURE OF TURKISH ECONOMY REQUIRED 3 0 0 5
G 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 25
TOTAL:   30
 
8. Semester:
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
B 1 ECO 4002 SEMINAR IN ECONOMICS REQUIRED 3 0 0 6
B 0 - ELECTIVE COURSE ELECTIVE - - - 24
TOTAL:   30
 
 
FLEXIBLE ELECTIVE COURSE ACCORDING TO ECTS
Semester No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Unit Type T P L ECTS
H 1 ACC 2002 INTERMEDIATE ACCOUNTING ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 2 ECO 4111 OPEN ECONOMY MACROECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 3 ECO 4112 MONETARY THEORY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 4 ECO 4113 FISCAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 5 ECO 4114 INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC INSTITUTIONS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 6 ECO 4115 GOVERNMENT BUDGETING ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 7 ECO 4117 TURKISH FISCAL SYSTEM ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 8 ECO 4119 POLITICAL ECONOMY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 9 ECO 4120 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 10 ECO 4121 THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 11 ECO 4122 REGIONAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 12 ECO 4123 ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SYSTEMS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 13 ECO 4124 SOCIAL NETWORK ANALYSIS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 14 ECO 4211 INDUSTRIAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 15 ECO 4212 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 16 ECO 4213 ECONOMICS OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 17 ECO 4214 URBAN ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 18 ECO 4215 TECHNOLOGY AND INDUSTRIAL DYNAMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 19 ECO 4216 ECONOMICS OF ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 20 ECO 4217 COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 21 ECO 4218 ECONOMICS OF GROWTH ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 22 ECO 4219 PANEL DATA ECONOMETRICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 23 ECO 4220 ECONOMICS IN LITERATURE AND FINE ARTS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 24 ECO 4311 FINANCIAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 25 ECO 4312 TOPICS IN FINANCIAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 26 ECO 4313 ECONOMICS OF INTERMEDIATION ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 27 ECO 4411 LABOR ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 28 ECO 4412 THE ECONOMICS OF INTEGRATION AND EU ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 29 ECO 4413 GAME THEORY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 30 ECO 4414 TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 31 ECO 4415 HEALTH ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 32 ECO 4416 PRACTICAL TRAINING IN ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 33 ECO 4417 ECONOMICS OF INFORMATION ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 34 ECO 4418 ECONOMICS OF CULTURE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 35 ECO 4419 BEHAVIORAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 36 ECO 4420 ENERGY ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 37 ECO 4421 LAW AND ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 38 ECO 4422 INSTITUTIONAL ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 39 ECO 4423 ECONOMIC SOCIOLOGY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 40 ECO 4424 ECONOMIC HISTORY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 41 ECO 4425 ECONOMICS OF E-COMMERCE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 42 ECO 4426 TRANSPORTATION ECONOMICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 43 ECO 4427 THE ECONOMICS OF POVERTY, INEQUALITY AND DISCRIMINATION ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 44 ECO 4428 TURKISH ENERGY MARKETS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 45 ECO 4429 THE POLITICAL ECONOMY OF ENERGY POLICY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 46 ECO 4511 TIME SERIES ECONOMETRICS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 6
H 47 FBA 3001 WOMEN IN BUSINESS LIFE UNRESTRICTED ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 48 FBA 3003 TRANSLATION IN SOCIAL SCIENCES UNRESTRICTED ELECTIVE 2 0 0 3
H 49 FBA 3005 GENDER AND SOCIETY UNRESTRICTED ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 50 FIN 2002 BUSINESS FINANCE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 51 FIN 3001 MANAGERIAL FINANCE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 52 FIN 4233 INVESTMENT ANALYSIS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 53 FIN 4246 CURRENT TOPICS IN FINANCE ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 54 IBS 2014 COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC GEOGRAPHY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 4
H 55 IBS 3272 ECONOMICS OF EMERGING MARKETS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 56 IBS 4251 ECONOMIES OF TURKEY'S TRADING PARTNERS ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
H 57 IBS 4292 CURRENT ISSUES IN WORLD ECONOMY ELECTIVE 3 0 0 5
 

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

The regulations for examination and grading are arranged in the fourth part of DEU Faculty of Business Educational and Examinational Regulations. (http://isletme.deu.edu.tr/kurumsal/ana-menu-ogrenciler/deu-isletme-fakultesi-sinav-ve-uygulama-esaslari). The lowest grade to be successful in a credit course is DD. Other grades; Incomplete (I) accorded to students who, although otherwise successful, have failed to complete the required assignments for a course. A student receiving an incomplete grade for any course must make up for the deficiencies within 30 days after submitting the grades to Registrars Office. Otherwise, the grade I automatically becomes FF. Satisfactory (S) accorded to students who are successful in non-credit courses. Unsatisfactory (U) accorded to students who are unsuccessful in non-credit courses. Exempt ( E) is given to students who transfer to the program from another, after the equivanlence of courses they have taken previously is recommended by the dean/director and approved by the faculty board. This grade may provide an exemption for a particular course at the program.
No Attendance (NA) is given upon failure to attend classes or complete practical or applied components of a course. (NA) configures in CGPA as FF.
Detailed assessment methods and criteria for courses are explained in syllabi.

Graduation Requirements

The Bachelors Degree is awarded to students who have successfully completed all the courses in the curriculum and have a minnimum Cumulative. Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 2.00 / 4.00 and 240 ECTS.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full-time

Programme Director or Equivalent

Prof. Dr. Mustafa Erdem ÖZGÜR,
E-mail: erdem.ozgur@deu.edu.tr,
Tel: +90 232 301 82 95.