GAZI UNIVERSITY INFORMATION PACKAGE - 2017 ACADEMIC YEAR

COURSE DESCRIPTION
TOURISM ECONOMICS/TUR 322
Course Title: TOURISM ECONOMICS
Credits 2 ECTS 4
Semester 6 Compulsory/Elective Compulsory
COURSE INFO
 -- LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION
  Turkish
 -- NAME OF LECTURER(S)
   Prof. Ahmet TAYFUN (PHD)
 -- WEB SITE(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  www.gazi.edu.tr/~tayfun
 -- EMAIL(S) OF LECTURER(S)
  tayfun@gazi.edu.tr
 -- LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT
Define the role and the importance of services and tourism industry within the context of world trade. Explain the economic effects of tourism. Cal








 -- MODE OF DELIVERY
  The mode of delivery of this course is Face to face
 -- PREREQUISITES AND CO-REQUISITES
  There is no prerequisite or co-requisite for this course.
 -- RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENTS
   There is no recommended optional programme component for this course.
 --COURSE CONTENT
1. Week  Basic Concepts of Tourism Economy
2. Week  Sector and the Tourism Sector
3. Week  Tourism Demand
4. Week  Tourism Supply
5. Week  Tourism Market, Market Types and Pricing in Tourism Sector
6. Week  Company Balance in Tourism Sector I
7. Week  Company Balance in Tourism Sector II
8. Week  MIDTERM
9. Week  Consumer Equilibrium in Tourism
10. Week  Monetary Economic Impacts of Tourism Moneter
11. Week  Real Economic Impact of Tourism
12. Week   Monetary and Exchange Policies and Tourism
13. Week  Tourism Demand Forecasting
14. Week  Tourism Revenues and Leakage
15. Week  Tourism in Turkey's Economy
16. Week  FINAL
 -- RECOMMENDED OR REQUIRED READING
  Ünlüönen, K., Tayfun, A., Kılıçlar, A. (2007) Turizm Ekonomisi, Nobel Yayın Dağıtım, Ankara. Bull, Adrian (1995), The Economics of Travel and Tourism, Longman, Second Edition, Melbourne. İçöz, Orhan ve Metin Kozak (1998), Turizm Ekonomisi, Turhan Kitabevi, Ankara Lundberg, D. Et al (1995), Tourism Economics, John Wiley&Sons Inc. New York Olalı, H. ve A. Timur (1988), Turizm Ekonomisi, Ofis Matbaacılık, İzmir. Yağcı, Özcan (2003), Turizm Ekonomisi, Detay Yayınları, Ankara.
 -- PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS
  Lecture, Question & Answer, Demonstration, Drill - Practise
 -- WORK PLACEMENT(S)
  None
 -- ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA
 
Quantity
Percentage
 Mid-terms
1
60
 Assignment
2
40
 Exercises
0
0
 Projects
0
0
 Practice
0
0
 Quiz
0
0
 Contribution of In-term Studies to Overall Grade  
40
 Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade  
60
 -- WORKLOAD
 Efficiency  Total Week Count  Weekly Duration (in hour)  Total Workload in Semester
 Theoretical Study Hours of Course Per Week
14
2
28
 Practising Hours of Course Per Week
0
 Reading
0
 Searching in Internet and Library
10
3
30
 Designing and Applying Materials
0
 Preparing Reports
0
 Preparing Presentation
0
 Presentation
0
 Mid-Term and Studying for Mid-Term
4
5
20
 Final and Studying for Final
5
5
25
 Other
0
 TOTAL WORKLOAD: 
103
 TOTAL WORKLOAD / 25: 
4.12
 ECTS: 
4
 -- COURSE'S CONTRIBUTION TO PROGRAM
NO
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1
2
3
4
5
1Have an understanding of the structure of the tourism industry, how it functions, and its significance for the development of the country.X
2Demonstrate reading, listening, speaking and writing skills in one foreign language (English, German or French) at least at the level of B2 of European Language Portfolio.X
3Have an understanding of the basic concepts, theories, principles and facts within the context of management, economics, and social psychology.X
4Demonstrate effective use of both basic and professional information and communication technologies and software.X
5Understand, analyze and interpret the cultures, history, religions, and the art of the civilisations that have lived in Turkey.X
6Have detailed knowledge of the geography of both the World and the Turkey.X
7Plan, implement and control a tour.X
8Communicate verbally, non-verbally and in writing effectively and demonstrate effective presentation skills.X
9Recognize, understand, and communicate with different cultures.X
10Understand and apply national and international law, regulations and professional standards related to tourist guiding.X
11Describe, synthesize, analyze, interpret and evaluate data and information professionally.X
12Work effectively both independently and with others.X
13Have the qualifications to manage and organize the organizations in the travel businesses.X
14Have general business knowledge.X
15Understands strategies for management and marketing in the field of travel management.X
16Have knowledge of basic law related to tourism businesses.X
17Understands the relationship between tourism and environment, is aware of the necessary practices for a more livable environment and applies them when necessary.X
18Have the ability to think analytically in the field of tourism.X
19Have basic knowledge about home country cuisine and world cuisines.X
20Have a basic knowledge of the document and the accounting system in the travel agencies.X