COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Ecology * CMZ   244 4 3 3 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. Olcayto KESKİNKAN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.OLCAYTO KESKİNKAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.OLCAYTO KESKİNKAN2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to provide to Environmental engineers understand the basic principles of ecology, population and community features, natural cycles, environmental problems, and to provide understanding of ecological problems of humanity, orientation for solutions, to improve the awareness of nature conservation.
Content
Definition of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Earth s historical change, and the effect changes on the formation of species, some of the basic theories and concepts in ecology, abiotic factors and effects on organisms, biotic factors, and structural properties of Population, Population Dynamics, System, open system, closed system, isolated system and their models , Community and community properties, and the distribution of the world s great ecosystems, the ecological problems of human, nature conservation, environmental protection and regulation approaches, Sustainable world, sustainable development, natural resources, a common future.

Learning Outcomes
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Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
12345
1
Becomes equipped with adequate knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
X
2
Becomes able to apply theoretical knowledge in mathematics, science, environment and engineering sciences
X
3
Determines, describes, formulates and gains capabilities in solving engineering problems
X
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
X
6
 Designs and performs experiments, data collection, has the ability of analyzing results
X
7
Works individually and in inter-disciplinary teams effectively
X
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
X
12
 Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself accordingly. 
X
13
 Professional and ethical responsibility
X
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 Definition of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Earth s historical change and the effect of the changes to formation of various specimens. Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
2 Some of the basic theories and concepts in ecology Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
3 Abiotic factors and effects on organisms Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
4 biotic factors Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
5 Population and structural characteristics of the population Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
6 Population Dynamics Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
7 System, open system, closed system, isolated systems and properties of isolated systems Examination Review of te lectures
8 Community and their properties Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
9 Ecosystems and the distribution of the world s major ecosystems Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
10 Ecological problems of humanity Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
11 the protection of nature Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
12 Approaches to environmental protection and regulation Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
13 Sustainable World, sustainable development, the use of natural resources Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
14 Future of the humanity in terms of ecology Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
15 Final Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes
16-17 Final Review of the lectures

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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