Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Zoology * BBP   111 1 2 2 3

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. Elif ORUÇ
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiSAADET PINAR ÖZALP1. Öğretim Grup:A
To learn about the biochemicals, cells, and life processes in the variety of living organism To learn to think critically about them to be able to use the scientific method to analyze a problem, formulate a hypothesis, and develop a means of finding a solution; To discuss the ethical and/or social responsibility issues related to topics under consideration
the basics of cell composition. It will also introduce the different types of organisms and the basic differences between them., utilizing a molecular approach to the structure and function of living organisms. Emphasis is placed upon the biochemical and cellular base of life, metabolism, the scientific method to analyze a problem, formulate a hypothesis, and develop a means of finding a solution

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic engineering and agricultural engineering
To have sufficient theoretical knowledge in basic horticulture and also fruit, vegetable, vitis and ornamental growing and breeding subjects
To have technical kknowledge in subjects related to horticulture
Finding the source of environmental, biological, technical and economical problems in horticulture those reduce yield and quality and developing solutions based on researches
To define, entitle and grow fruit, vegetable, vineyard and ornamentals
Breeding in Horticulture, developing new cultivars and producing propagation materials of new developed varieties
Using and applying biotechnology in horticulture
Applying methods for preserving genetic resources and environment for sustainable usage in horticulture
Irrigation, fertilization, defining pests and diseases, considering and assaying changes after post-harvest storage in horticulture
Obatining data in horticulture, researching, considering, recording, consulting and expert ability, project writing and applying
Recognizing different roles those enchance the individual skills and undertaking role as a member of the work team and having skills in terms of team work under different conditions
Accessing to the relevant information for the purpose, analytical thinking and planning, questioning, having an exploratory and creative vision and using the obtained knowledge for the benefit of society
Transfering knowledge to filed working people with different levels, concacting, data presenting. Moreover updating theirselves in terms of science, culture, art and social areas regarding their individual interest and skills.
Establishing-managing orchards, greenhouses and vineyards

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to Zoology Discussion
2 Demonstrate the fundamentals of problem solving and critical thinking Discussion
3 The Chemical Content of Life, Water and the Fitness of Life, Carbon and the Molecular Diversity of Life Discussion
4 The Structure and Function of Macromolecules Discussion
5 CEll, organelles Discussion
6 Cell cycle Discussion
7 Animal tissues Discussion
8 mid-term exam Discussion
9 Heredity: Meiosis and sexual reproduction, Mendelian genetics, chromosomal and molecular basis of heredity Discussion
10 Protein synthesis Discussion
11 Nutrition Discussion
12 Vitamin Discussion
13 Ecology: biology of behavior, population ecology, Discussion
14 Ecosystem Discussion
15 Biological diversity Discussion
16-17 Final exam Discussion

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