Course syllabus E15-0040-B - Introduction to economics (FEM - WS 2019/2020)

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University: Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Management
Course unit code: E15-0040-B
Course unit title: Introduction to economics
Planned types, learning activities and teaching methods:
lecture2 hours weekly / 26 hours per semester of study (on-site method)
seminar1 hour weekly / 13 hours per semester of study (on-site method)

Credits: 4
Semester: Accounting - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Accounting - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Business Economics - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Business Economics - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Business Management - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Business Management - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Environmental Economics and Management - bachelor (required), 1. semester
International Business with Agrarian Commodities - bachelor (required), 1. semester
International Business with Agrarian Commodities - bachelor (required), 1. semester
International Business with Agrarian Commodities - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Quantitative Methods in Economics - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Regional Development and Policies of the EU - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Rural Development and Development of Rural Tourism - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Rural Development and Development of Rural Tourism - bachelor (required), 1. semester
Trade Entrepreneurship - bachelor (elective), 1. semester
Level of study: 1.
Prerequisites for registration: none
Assesment methods :
Midterm written exam 30 points, final written exam 30 points, assignment project paper with presentation 30 points, coursework 10 points. The student can achieve the evaluation grade A if he receives at least 93 points, grade B if he receives at least 86 points, grade C if he receives at least 79 points, grade D if he receives at least 72 points and grade E if he receives at least 64 points.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student will be able to gain new information on economic theories, basic economic principles, and thinkers and about basic analytical tools of economic science like market equilibrium analysis, as well as international trade.He will be able to understand basic relationships in a market economy, to analyze basic economic phenomenon, to evaluate basic relations like supply,demand, production possibilities frontier .etc.
Course contents:
The subject and methodology of economic theories, most important schools in economics, ten principles of economics, thinking like an economist, interdependence and the gains from trade, basic analysis of demand and supply, their elasticity, efficiency of markets, consumer and producer surplus, economic application: the cost of taxation and international trade.
Recommended or required reading:
Recommended:
Frank,R.H., Bernanke, B.S., EKONOMIE, GRADA, PRAHA, 2003, 80-247-0471-4.
Mankiw, G. N., Principles of Economics, Cengage Learning, Canada, 5th. ed., 2009, ISBN-13:978-0-324-58997-9
Mankiw, G.N., ZÁSADY EKONÓMIE, GRADA, 1999, ISBN 80-7169-891-1.

Language of instruction: Slovak, English
Notes:
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 2320

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Name of lecturer(s): Ing. Eva Bieleková, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Mykola Dereva (instructor)
Ing. Ema Lazorčáková, PhD. (instructor)
doc. Ing. Artan Qineti, PhD. (person responsible for course, tutor)
doc. Ing. Miroslava Rajčániová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Last modification: 22. 10. 2018
Supervisor: doc. Ing. Artan Qineti, PhD. and programme supervisor


Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 10/22/2018.

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