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GOVERNMENT BUDGET PROGRAMME COURSE DESCRIPTION

Code Name of the Course Unit Semester In-Class Hours (T+P) Credit ECTS Credit
SKY322 GOVERNMENT BUDGET 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 Prof.Dr. KAMİL KAYA
Instructor(s) of the Course Unit

OBJECTIVES AND CONTENTS

Objectives of the Course Unit: This course aims to; introduce the theoretical and technical aspects of the budget, which is the basic financial instrument of the state, and improve aptitude for evaluating the budgeting theories and budgeting process.
Contents of the Course Unit: Contents of the course include; budget concept and development, features of the state budget, principles of the state budget, types of the state budget, budgeting processes in Turkish public finance, actors and control of the budget.

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

Identify basic concepts on state budget.
Explain economic and social functions of state budget.
Interpret principles on state budget.
Compare liberal, Keynesian and neo-liberal perspective on state budget.
Summarize the budgeting processes of central, local and other government agencies in Turkey.
Classify the actors in budgeting process in Turkey.

WEEKLY COURSE CONTENTS AND STUDY MATERIALS FOR PRELIMINARY & FURTHER STUDY

Week Preparatory Topics(Subjects) Method
1 - Budget Concept and Its Development Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
2 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Features of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
3 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Functions of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
4 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Principles of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
5 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Principles of The Government Budget Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
6 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types of The Government Budget (Central Budget) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
7 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types of The Government Budget (Local Administrations) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
8 - MID-TERM EXAM -
9 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Politics and Program Analysis, Budget Systems Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion
10 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Public Sector Size, Liberalism, Keynesian Government and Neo-Liberalism Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
11 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Types of The Budget in Turkish Public Economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
12 Reading the related subject in the coursebook The Budget Process in Turkish Public Economy Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
13 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Budgets Other Than Central Administration Budgets (Local Administrations, Government Business Enterprises, Social Security Institution) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
14 Reading the related subject in the coursebook Audit of Budget (Administrative, Jurisdiction, Court of Accounts Legislation) Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
15 Reading the related subject in the coursebook General Evaluation Lecture & Question and Answer & Discussion & Research
16 - FINAL EXAM -
17 - FINAL EXAM -

SOURCE MATERIALS & RECOMMENDED READING

Edizdogan N., Cetinkaya O. (2015), Kamu Butcesi, Ekin Publication, Bursa
Pehlivan, O. (2015). Devlet Butcesi, Ekin Publication, Bursa
Sun, J., Lynch, T. D. (2008), Government Budget Forecasting: Theory and Practice, USA:CRC Press

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
Students define the concepts they learned and match them with their corresponding phenomena in the social world.
2
Students interpret concepts and theories taking into account their historical-cultural contexts.
3
Students compare sociological theories with reference to social problems.
4
Students distinguish the significance of ecological, social and economical sustainability for world’s future.
5
Students develop their knowledge on sustainability by the use of information and communication technologies.

KNOWLEDGE

Factual

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students evaluate qualitative and quantitative data of sociological research studies.
2
Students analyse the complicated interactions between the social, cultural, political, economical and demographical phenomena of the global world.

SKILLS

Cognitive

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students design a research by their acquired knowledge and experience.

SKILLS

Practical

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research field study considering the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values.
2
Students efficiently apply the most suitable information and communication technologies in their studies.
3
Students use their knowledge on ecological, social and economical sustainability in all aspects of their lives.

OCCUPATIONAL

Autonomy & Responsibility

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students research on problems which reflect on their fields in the global world undergoing rapid and profound change.

OCCUPATIONAL

Learning to Learn

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.
2
Students develop their knowledge and skills within the frame of scientific, technological and current developments via adopting the principle of lifelong learning.
3
Students act ethically impartial in their research studies.

OCCUPATIONAL

Communication & Social

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students criticize their advanced knowledge and skills in an analytical manner.

OCCUPATIONAL

Occupational and/or Vocational

Programme Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
0 1 2 3 4 5
1
Students apply the principle of cultural relativity, scientific and ethical values with reference to sustainability throughout their studies in their careers.

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 14 2 28
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 4 5 20
Mid-Term Exam 1 1 1
Preparation for the Mid-Term Exam 2 5 10
Short Exam 0 0 0
Preparation for the Short Exam 0 0 0
TOTAL 49 0 128
Total Workload of the Course Unit 128
Workload (h) / 25.5 5
ECTS Credits allocated for the Course Unit 5,0