COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Current Environment Issues CMS   241 3 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 Assoc.Prof.Dr. Çağatayhan Bekir ERSÜ
Instructors
Doç. Dr.ÇAĞATAYHAN BEKİR ERSÜ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç. Dr.ÇAĞATAYHAN BEKİR ERSÜ2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
To gain environmental awareness and find solutions for problems via reason-result relationship for protection of natural resources against ever increasing population and industrial production.
Content

Learning Outcomes
1) 1. Gains ability to gather information on environmental problems in Turkiye and the world and to present, discuss, and analyze. 2. Encourages general cooperation for finding solutions environmental problems on local and global scale. 3. Defines distributi


Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Becomes equipped with adequate knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
2
Becomes able to apply theoretical knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
3
Determines, describes, formulates and gains capabilities in solving engineering problems
4
 Analyzes a system, components of the system or process, gains the designing capabilities of the system under the real restrictive conditions.
X
5
Chooses ans uses the ability to apply modern tools and design technics, suitable analytical methods, modeling technics for the engineering applications
6
 Designs and performs experiments, data collection, has the ability of analyzing results
7
Works individually and in inter-disciplinary teams effectively
8
Becomes able to reach knowledge and for this purpose does literature research and to uses data base and other information sources
X
9
 Becomes aware of the necessity of lifelong learning and continuously self renewal 
X
10
Capable of effective oral and written skills in at least one foreign language for technical or non-technical use
X
11
 Effective use of Information and communication technologies
12
 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself accordingly. 
X
13
 Professional and ethical responsibility
14
 Project management, workplace practices, environmental and occupational safety; awareness about the legal implications of engineering applications
X
15
 Becomes aware of universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications, entrepreneurship and innovation and to have idea of contemporary issues
X

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Description of environment and environmental problems Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
2 Sources and impacts of air, water and soil pollution Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
3 Decrease in biological variety and erosion Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
4 Waste types and their environmental impacts Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
5 Energy resources and their environmental impacts Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
6 Impacts of rapid urbanization and industrialization Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
7 Relationship between environment, economy and development Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
8 Mid-term/Assessment Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
9 Categorizing developped and developing countries and relationship between sustainable development and sustainable environment Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
10 Global environmental problems, thinning ozone layer, and global warming Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
11 Finding solutions for environmental problems internationally Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
12 Environmental rights and justice Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
13 National and international environmental disasters and environmental foundations Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
14 Environmental security Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
15 Water, food and energy security Related topic or topics Lecture
Discussion
16-17 Final exam Preparation of Final Exam Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
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