Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

General Information on Undergraduate Program

The objectives of the department are to supply an overall and comprehensive outlook on economic issues, to develop analytical skills to understand macroeconomic and microeconomic issues, to provide mathematical and statistical methods in analysing economic phenomena, to improve research skills for analysing economic and social phenomena.

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH119 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY 5 4 2 7.5
ECON101 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS I 5 4 2 8.0
ECON105 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS I 3 2 2 4.0
ECON107 ECONOMY, SOCIETY, AND CIVILIZATION I 3 3 0 5.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0
IS100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATIONS 0 0 2 1.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
TURK105 TURKISH I 0 4 0 2.0
TURK201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH120 CALCULUS OF FUNCTIONS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES 5 4 2 7.5
ECON102 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS II 5 4 2 8.0
ECON106 INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH METHODS II 3 2 2 4.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TURK102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
TURK106 TURKISH II 0 4 0 2.0
TURK202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 2 0 2.0
            ELECTIVE

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
MATH260 BASIC LINEAR ALGEBRA 3 3 0 5.0
ECON201 MICROECONOMIC THEORY I 4 3 2 7.0
ECON202 MACROECONOMIC THEORY I 4 3 2 7.0
ECON205 STATISTICS FOR ECONOMISTS I 3 3 0 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECON203 MICROECONOMIC THEORY II 4 3 2 7.0
ECON204 MACROECONOMIC THEORY II 4 3 2 7.0
ECON206 STATISTICS FOR ECONOMISTS II 3 3 0 6.0
ECON208 SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC HISTORY II 3 3 0 6.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
HIST2206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0
            ELECTIVE

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECON301 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS I 4 3 2 6.0
ECON361 HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT I 3 3 0 6.0
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECON302 INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMETRICS II 4 3 2 6.0
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECON460 STRUCTURE OF THE TURKISH ECONOMY 3 3 0 6.0
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week