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ECONOMIC INTEGRATION PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
UTI304 ECONOMIC INTEGRATION 5 3 3 5

GENERAL INFORMATION

Language of Instruction : Turkish
Level of the Course Unit : BACHELOR'S DEGREE, TYY: + 6.Level, EQF-LLL: 6.Level, QF-EHEA: First Cycle
Type of the Course : Elective
Mode of Delivery of the Course Unit Face to face
Coordinator of the Course Unit Assoc.Prof.Dr. ŞÜKRAN GÜZİN ILICAK AYDINALP
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to introduce basic concepts regarding economic integration and how to examine territorialisation in several regions around the world.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include basic concepts regarding economic integration, history and theory of regional commercial treaties, territorialisation practices around the world, political economy of territorialisation in Europe, expansionist policy of European Union, political economy of territorialisation in the American continent, political economy of territorialisation in the Asian continent, political economy of territorialisation in the African continent, World Trade Organisation and mega regional commercial treaties, early liberalization efforts of developing countries, import substitution economy period of Turkey, liberalization period in Turkey and responds against economic integration practices.

KEY LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT (On successful completion of this course unit, students/learners will or will be able to)

Explain the necessity of economic integration in consideration of propositions and axioms in mainstream theories
List trade associations as in Benelux, EFTA, AB, NAFTA, Mercosur, FTAA, ASEAN and APEC by laying emphasis on regional and political differences
Examine economic integration with different ideological perspectives
Evaluate the articulation process of Turkey to world economy by comparing it with other developing countries.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 Reading Basic Concepts Regarding Economic Integration Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading History and Theory of Regional Commercial Treaties Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading Territorialisation Practices Around The World Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading Political Economy of Territorialisation in Europe Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading Expansionist Policy of European Union Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading Political Economy of Territorialisation in the American Continent Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading Political Economy of Territorialisation in the Asian Continent Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading Political Economy of Territorialisation in the African Continent Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading World Trade Organisation and Mega Regional Commercial Treaties Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
11 Reading Early Liberalization Efforts of Developing Countries Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
12 Reading Import Substitution Economy Period of Turkey Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
13 Reading Liberalization Period in Turkey Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
14 Reading Reactions Against Economic Integration Practices Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
15 Reading General Revision Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Busra M. E. O. (2016). Uluslararasi Ekonomik Entegrasyonlar ve Ekonomik Kuruluslar. Bursa: Ekin Press.
Kucukahmetoglu, O. (2013). Ekonomik Entegrasyon: Kuresel ve Bolgesel Yaklasim. Editors: Prof. Dr. Osman Kucukahmetoglu, Asst. Prof. Hamza Çestepe, Asst. Prof. Sevket Tuyluoglu, Bursa: Ekin Press.
Yardımcı, P. (2012). Kuresellesme ve Bolgesellesme Ekseninde Uluslararası Ekonomik Entegrasyonlar Teori ve Uygulama. Ankara: Detay Publications.
Ozkan, S. ve Emsen, S. (2007). Ekonomik Butunlesme Teorileri ve Avrupa Birligi-Turkiye Uzerine Soylesiler. Ankara: Turhan Bookstore.
Carvalho, E. (2011). Economic Integration : Impacts and Alternative Responses. Saarbrucken, Germany: VDM Verlag.
İncekara, A. Ve Savrul, M. (2011). Küreselleşme, Büyüme Ve Ekonomik Entegrasyonlar: Türkiye Açısından Bir Değerlendirme, İstanbul Üniversitesi İktisat Fakültesi Mecmuası, C.61, S.2., ss.3-22.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment & Grading of In-Term Activities Number of Activities Degree of Contribution (%) Description
Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5

CONTRIBUTION OF THE COURSE UNIT TO THE PROGRAMME LEARNING OUTCOMES

KNOWLEDGE

Theoretical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Describe basic communication theories with the knowledge gained in public relations and publicity.
2
List the main features of communication in items.
3
Interpret the basic characteristics of communication and create a creative solution to ensure reconciliation in an existing communication problem.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use the basic information in the field of Public Relations and Publicity in interdisciplinary studies.
2
Evaluate the knowledge related to social and natural sciences and produce projects in professional life.
3
Tell the basic concepts of public relations and advertising in detail.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Analyze and evaluate social events at national and international level in the light of current debates.
2
Use the leadership, communication and presentation skills in occupational events.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Follow the innovations in the field of communication and important written and oral communication tools related to the field.
2
Write press releases for the purpose of introducing the institution he/she works at or owns.
3
Create communication programs within the public relations and advertising campaign.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use published domestic and foreign data sources related to public relations and advertising in the field of communication and communication area in his / her own works such as articles and projects.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Evaluate the planning processes of past communication programs, public relations and advertising practices.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Use communication techniques in the right place, environment and time.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Plan communication programs in the awareness of ethical values in the professional work.

WORKLOAD & ECTS CREDITS OF THE COURSE UNIT

Workload for Learning & Teaching Activities

Type of the Learning Activites Learning Activities (# of week) Duration (hours, h) Workload (h)
Lecture & In-Class Activities 14 3 42
Preliminary & Further Study 13 2 26
Land Surveying 0 0 0
Group Work 0 0 0
Laboratory 0 0 0
Reading 0 0 0
Assignment (Homework) 0 0 0
Project Work 0 0 0
Seminar 0 0 0
Internship 0 0 0
Technical Visit 0 0 0
Web Based Learning 0 0 0
Implementation/Application/Practice 0 0 0
Practice at a workplace 0 0 0
Occupational Activity 0 0 0
Social Activity 0 0 0
Thesis Work 0 0 0
Field Study 0 0 0
Report Writing 0 0 0
Final Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Final Exam 7 5 35
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 5 4 20
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 41 0 125
Total Workload of the Course Unit 125
Workload (h) / 25.5 4,9
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0