Since 1993-1994 academic year, Department of Economics has started its activities with both formal and secondary education and master's degree. The doctorate program has been in operation since 1996-1997 academic year and is the first doctoral program of our university. The Department of Economics is one of the main departments that have been active since the establishment of the Faculty.

Economic and financial expertise 



Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Economics for the first time students who register, if they apply within the first week of the academic year, the courses they have succeeded in the previous higher education department / programs and the success of the courses they register with the decision of the relevant board the department and the program. The number of semesters corresponding to these courses is calculated by taking into consideration the total credits of the courses in the education program where the recognized and passed grades are transferred and the semester credits of the program in which the student is enrolled. This period shall be deducted from the maximum education period specified in Article 44 of the Law and the semester in which the student will be adjusted is determined by the decision of the relevant board of directors. 

In order to obtain a bachelor's degree in economics, students must successfully complete all compulsory and elective courses (equivalent to 240 ECTS in total) and obtain a GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.00. 

The aim of the Department of Economics; having a good economic education in the teaching process, having a wealth of theoretical knowledge supported by universal values, analytical thinking ability, advanced social responsibility and ethical understanding, transferring to the practice by using the knowledge and skills acquired after graduation, producing ideas and policies in national and international economic sectors to train individuals who can work, make managerial and lead characters. 


1. Define and evaluate basic economic concepts, theories and methods. 
2. To have the knowledge of quantitative and qualitative economic methods to test the propositions of different economic theories in an applied subject in order to contribute to solving current economic problems. 
3. Gains the ability to use basic mathematical and statistical methods and basic econometrical theories to find solutions to micro and macro economic problems. 
4. Interprets economic and social events from a historical perspective. 
5. Follows national and international economic indicators and developments, uses economic knowledge and methods in different fields. 
6. Identify and comment on economic systems, decision mechanisms, policies and problems. 
7. Monitors at least one foreign language at the level of European Language Portfolio B1 General level, monitors information and changes in the economy and communicates with colleagues. 
8. Uses other disciplines that form the basis of the field of economics and have basic information about these disciplines. 
9. Communicate verbally and in writing, solve problems, and use information technologies at least at the advanced level of the European Computer Driving License. 
10. Apply economic analysis methods to business problems. 
11. Has sufficient awareness about the universality of social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, environmental protection, occupational health and safety. 
12. Provides the methods, techniques and tools necessary for the analysis and modeling of economic data and evaluates the results obtained. 
13. Has sufficient knowledge of law, which should be in high skillful staff required by both public and private sector. 
14. Have sufficient knowledge in the sub-branches of economics chosen by them from fields such as public, industry, agriculture, environment and natural resources, labor, knowledge and property economies, international finance, money bank, economic growth and development, political economics and econometric methods. 
15. Has sufficient knowledge in areas of general business management, marketing, human resources management, company finance, company accounting and public administration that they have chosen but which are not subject to direct training of the department. 


Students who have graduated from the economics department, public or private, without distinguishing make administration and management positions in all institutions in Turkey will be in hardware. Our graduates; 
In every branch of industry, 
At all levels and branches of banking, 
In all institutions of the capital market, 
Undersecretariat of Treasury, 
They will have the knowledge, inquiry and interpretation skills to work in insurance and finance companies.

In the Department of Economics there are Master's and Doctoral Graduate programs. Upon successful completion of undergraduate education, the candidates can study in graduate programs provided that the necessary conditions are met. The graduate programs aim to increase the efficiency of the graduates of any higher education institution in the sector they work in and to provide education by combining theory and practice. 

For the program carried out, it is required to take 30 ECTS courses in one semester. 


Exams; mid-term exam, final exam, make-up exam, make-up exam, exemption exam and consists of a single course exam. 
Midterm Exams: One midterm exam is given for the courses opened in each semester. The midterm exam is 40% of the total score. 
Final Exams: It is done to determine the success of the student from the courses completed at the end of the semester. Final exam evaluation is 60% of the score. 
Make-up Exams: Students who fail to take the midterm or final exam due to a justified and valid excuse are given the right of make-up exam by the relevant board of directors. He applied to the dean's office / directorate within 3 days from the date of the excuse with a petition based on the excuse for the student to be accepted for the make-up exam. The excuse must be accepted by the relevant board of directors. 
Make-up exams: At the end of the final exams, students can take the FD or FF grades and the DD or DC grades. The grade taken in the make-up exam replaces the final exam grade for that course. Weights of midterm and make-up exams are calculated as in the final exams. Regardless of the previous success grade, the final success grade is taken as basis in the courses taken to make-up exam. 
Exemption Exams: The courses determined by the Senate are held on the dates specified in the academic calendar. 
Single Course Exam: Students who have fulfilled the attendance requirement for their graduation and have failed the only course can take the single course exam from the course they have failed. In addition, in order to graduate, students who are successful in all courses in the education program, although the overall grade point average is below 2.00 students who do not graduate, to improve their overall grade point to apply to the department chair with a decision of the relevant board decision can take a single course exam with. Single course examination can be used once. 
For each course, the final grade is evaluated over 100 points by the instructor considering the mid-term and final exam results, mid-term studies and attendance. Students who get DD or above from a course are considered successful. 
Procedures and principles to be applied in the registration, education and training and examinations carried out at the undergraduate and associate degree levels are defined in the Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Associate Degree and Undergraduate Education Regulations. 
In order to complete the program successfully, it is necessary to successfully complete all the courses in the program (equivalent to 240 ECTS) and to obtain a minimum GPA of 2.00 out of 4.00. 


The student is required to attend at least 70% of the courses. Otherwise, the course or courses will be deemed to have been left with “TT ve and will be repeated with the condition of attendance in the relevant semester of the following year. 


Full time 

In the Department of Economics; 3 Professors, 7 Associate Professors, 5 Assistant Professors, 13 Research Assistants. The Faculty has 14 classrooms with a total capacity of 1860 people. Two of these classrooms have a capacity of 325 people each and are suitable for organizing conferences, symposiums and workshops. In addition, there is a computer application laboratory with a capacity of 49 computers. There are also projections in 11 classrooms and air conditioning in 6 classrooms. These classrooms are used jointly by all departments within the faculty. 


Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Economics language are Turkish and English. The courses selected by foreign students admitted to our department within the scope of Erasmus Program are given in English. 

There is no compulsory internship in our department. 

Double Major Program 
Double Major Program; it allows a student to obtain a second degree by taking a certain amount of credit from another department while attending undergraduate education.
Department of Economics Sociology, Philosophy, Mathematics, Statistics, Public Administration, Business, Labor Economics and Industrial Relations Departments accept students to the double major program. Students can apply to the Double Major Program at the earliest 3rd semester and at the latest 5th semester.
Requirements for the Double Major Program: 
A GPA of at least 70 out of 100
20% of the student's class
In order to apply for the Double Major Diploma Program, the student must successfully complete all courses taken in the major diploma program by the semester he / she applies for.
In order for the student to graduate from the double major program, the GPA must be at least 70 out of 100. During the entire double major education, the student's overall grade point average can be reduced to 65 out of 100 for one time only. The student whose grade point average is below 65 out of 100 for the second time is deleted from the second major diploma program. The graduation diploma can only be given to the student who is continuing the second major program if he / she has graduated from the first major program. 
Minor Program 
Minor Program enables successful students who are studying their major to take courses in order to learn from another undergraduate program of interest. The Department of Economics accepts students from the Sociology, Philosophy, Mathematics, Statistics, Public Administration, Business Administration, Labor Economics and Industrial Relations Departments. Only the certificate of achievement (minor certificate) shall be issued to those completing the minor programs. These documents do not replace diplomas. 
Conditions required to participate in the Minor Program: 
Students can apply to participate in the minor program at the beginning of the third, at the beginning of the sixth semester at the latest.
The student must have at least 65 out of 100. 
Erasmus programme 
The Erasmus Program within the Socrates (General Education) Program, one of the EU Education and Youth Programs aiming at mutual recognition among the countries of the European Union Commission, to better use and develop the existing educational potentials, is a program that regulates the cooperation at higher education level. 
Application Requirements for Erasmus Program 
A GPA of 2.00 and above is sufficient for application to the program. The student is evaluated at the end of the English Language Exam and interview and can go to one of the selected universities for one or two semesters.
Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences Department of Economics Erasmus Contracted Universities: 
Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Kaposvar University, Hungary
Kielce School of Economics and Tourism and Social Sciences, Poland
Rezekne Augstskola, Latvia
Siauliai University, Lithuania
Universita degli Studi di Sassari, Italy
University of Economics in Bratislava, Slovakia
University of Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic