Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

General Information on Undergraduate Program

The objectives of the program 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 analyzing economic phenomena, to improve research skills for analyzing economic and social phenomena.

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECO101 MICROECONOMICS 4 4 0 7.0
PSIR101 INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY AND POLITICS 3 3 0 6.0
MAT100 PRECALCULUS 2 1 2 3.0
MAT119 CALCULUS WITH ANALYTIC GEOMETRY 5 4 2 7.5
ENGL101 DEVELOPMENT OF READING AND WRITING SKILLS I 4 4 0 6.0
GPC100 FIRST YEAR ON CAMPUS SEMINAR 1 0 2 0.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TUR101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0
TUR201 ELEMENTARY TURKISH 0 4 0 2.0
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:37.5

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECO102 MACROECONOMICS 4 4 0 7.0
BUS152 STATISTICS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES 3 3 0 6.0
CNG100 INTRODUCTION TO INFORMATION TECH. AND APPLICATIONS 0 2 0 1.0
MAT120 CALCULUS FOR FUNCTIONS OF SEVERAL VARIABLES 5 4 2 7.5
ENGL102 DEVELOPMENT OF READING AND WRITING SKILLS II 4 4 0 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
TUR102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0
TUR202 INTERMEDIATE TURKISH 0 4 0 2.0
            RESTRICTED ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:35.5

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECO201 INTERMEDIATE MICROECONOMICS 4 4 0 7.0
ECO211 ECONOMIC HISTORY 3 3 0 6.0
ECO275 MATHEMATICS FOR ECONOMISTS 3 3 0 5.0
ENGL211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 0 4.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HST201 0 2 0 2.0
HST205 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION I 0 2 0 2.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:30

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECO202 INTERMEDIATE MACROECONOMICS 4 4 0 7.0
ECO205 STATISTICS FOR ECONOMISTS 4 4 0 7.0
ECO212 HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT 3 3 0 6.0
BUS232 INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND PROGRAMMING 3 3 0 6.0
Any 1 of the following set ..
HST202 0 2 0 2.0
HST206 HISTORY OF THE TURKISH REVOLUTION II 0 2 0 2.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:34

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECO303 INTERNATIONAL TRADE THEORY AND POLICY 3 3 0 6.5
ECO311 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMETRICS I 4 4 0 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:30.5

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECO304 INTERNATIONAL MACROECONOMICS 3 3 0 6.5
ECO306 MONETARY THEORY AND POLICY 3 3 0 6.5
ECO312 PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMETRICS II 4 3 2 6.0
ENGL311 ADVANCED COMMUNICATION SKILLS 3 3 0 4.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:29

FOURTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECO480 WORLD ECONOMY 3 3 0 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:30

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
ECO400 GRADUATION PROJECT 3 0 6 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
            ELECTIVE 6.0
Semester Total:30
Program Total:256.5

h/w = hours per week