TYPE OF COURSE UNIT  Compulsory Course 
LEVEL OF COURSE UNIT  Bachelor's Degree 
YEAR OF STUDY  1 
SEMESTER  First Term (Fall) 
NUMBER OF ECTS CREDITS ALLOCATED  6 
NAME OF LECTURER(S)  Instructor Ayhan Aksoy

LEARNING OUTCOMES OF THE COURSE UNIT 
At the end of this course, the students; 1) Develop mathematical thinking and problem solving skills. 2) Develop a generally positive attitude towards mathematics and related fields. 3) Grasp the logic of basic mathematical operations not only mathematically but also conceptually. 4) Learn concepts frequently used in statistics courses such as counting (combinatorics) and probability and will be able to apply them to different problems.

MODE OF DELIVERY  Face to face 
PREREQUISITES OF THE COURSE  No 
RECOMMENDED OPTIONAL PROGRAMME COMPONENT  None 
COURSE DEFINITION  This course is generally related to mathematical thinking and problem solving skills. In addition to concepts such as probability and number systems, topics such as logic, mathematical reasoning, algebra of propositions, algebra of sets, relations and functions constitute the content of the course in Basic Mathematics. 
COURSE CONTENTS  WEEK  TOPICS 

1^{st} Week  Course Introduction, What is a Proposition?  2^{nd} Week  Algebra of Propositions (Compound Propositions and Conjunctions)  3^{rd} Week  Algebra of Propositions (Quantifiers)  4^{th} Week  What is a Set? Operations between Sets  5^{th} Week  Real (Real) Numbers and their properties  6^{th} Week  Equations and Inequalities  7^{th} Week  What is a Relation? Various Relations  8^{th} Week  Midterm Exam  9^{th} Week  What is a Function?  10^{th} Week  Some Functions  11^{th} Week  Matrices  12^{th} Week  Determinants  13^{th} Week  Counting (Permutation, Combination)  14^{th} Week  Sample Spaces and Events, Probability  15^{th} Week  Conditional Probability 

RECOMENDED OR REQUIRED READING  B., Berhanu, A. M. Naizghi et al., Mathematics for Social Sciences., (2019)
K., Houstan, How to Think like a Mathematician, Cambridge University Press (2009) 
PLANNED LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND TEACHING METHODS  Lecture,Questions/Answers 
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND CRITERIA   Quantity  Percentage(%) 

Midterm  1  40  Total(%)   40  Contribution of Interm Studies to Overall Grade(%)   40  Contribution of Final Examination to Overall Grade(%)   60  Total(%)   100 

ECTS WORKLOAD 
Activities 
Number 
Hours 
Workload 
Midterm exam  1  1  1  Preparation for Quiz     Individual or group work  14  6  84  Preparation for Final exam  1  30  30  Course hours  15  3  45  Preparation for Midterm exam  1  20  20  Laboratory (including preparation)     Final exam  1  1  1  Homework     Total Workload    181 

Total Workload / 30    6,03 

ECTS Credits of the Course    6 

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION  English 
WORK PLACEMENT(S)  No 
 