Course syllabus E15-0044-B - Basics of Economics (FEM - SS 2018/2019)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Basics of Economics
Level of study:
Course supervisor:
Supervising department:
Department of Economics (FEM)
Horticulture - bachelor (required), 6. semester
Horticulture - bachelor (required), 6. semester
Viniculture - bachelor (required), 4. semester
Teaching hours per week:
2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Lectures 39 lessons
Seminars 13 les
Semestral work 2 lessons
Individual work 102 lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning): full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (6 credits)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Written test (30 points), project presentation (10 points) and a final written exam (60 points): for grade A minimum 93 points are necessary, for grade B minimum 86 points are necessary, for grade C minimum 79 points are necessary, for grade D minimum 72 points are necessary, for grade E minimum 64 points are necessary.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
After completing the course „Basic of Economics“, student understand basic economic concept, cost structure, costing, production factors, business assests, profitability, intensity, labour productivity and investment evaluation. The student will be able to solve, analyze and apply knowledge in solving the tasks of the basic economic categories.
Course contents:
It provides basic knowledge in the areas of economics and agricultural economics, business and also elementary knowledge of microeconomics and macroeconomics. Production conditions and factors of production in agriculture, property and capital equipment company, costs, costing, depreciation, profitability, productivity, intensity of production, income, investment activity, basic market categories, supply and demand. Economics of production of agricultural products.
Recommended or required reading:
Árendáš, Marko. 2007. Makroekonómia. Nitra: Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita (SPU), 2007, 271 s. ISBN: 978-80-8069-914-7.
GURČÍK, Ľubomír - ADAMIČKOVÁ, Izabela - PORHAJAŠ, Viktor - TURČEKOVÁ, Natália. Metodologické aspekty hodnotenia ekonomickej efektívnosti výroby ovocia v podmienkach Slovenskej republiky. 1. vyd. Nitra : Slovenská poľnohospodárska univerzita, 2012. 230 s., 9 príl. ISBN 978-80-552-0925-8.
Komoditné, situačné a výhľadové správy. VÚEPP Bratislava 2013. ISSN 1338-7884
Nákladovosť poľnohospodárskych výrobkov v SR za rok 2012. VÚEPP Bratislava 2013. ISBN 978-80-8058-591-4
Paul A.Samuelsom-William D.Nordhaus. 1992. Ekonómia I. Bratislava, ISBN 80-7127-030-X
Základy ekonómie

Language of instruction: Slovak
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 163

9,8 %
9,2 %
22,7 %20,9 %35,6 %1,8 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Ing. Magdaléna Laurová, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
Ing. Viktor Porhajaš, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course)
Supervisor signature and last modification: 4. 9. 2017

Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 09/04/2017.

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