COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Basic Microbiology CMZ   215 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 Prof.Dr. Olcayto KESKİNKAN
Instructors
Prof.Dr.OLCAYTO KESKİNKAN1. Öğretim Grup:A
Prof.Dr.OLCAYTO KESKİNKAN2. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
This lesson aims to provide knowledge about microorganisms that exist in various ecosystems and used for environmental pollution control and gives knowledge about pathogens and nonpatogens like bacteria, fungi, protozoa algae and viruses including their environmental requirements, controls, metabolisms, investigation methods and systematics of microorganisms for Environmental Engineers.
Content
Definition and brief history of microbiology, basic concepts related with the microscope, classification of microorganisms, basic features and biology of microorganisms, nutrition, and environmental requirements of microorganisms, microbial growth, energy and enzymes, microbial metabolism, microbial genetics, bacteria, fungi, molds, algae, protozoa, viruses.

Learning Outcomes
1) Definition and brief history, basic concepts microscope
2) classification of microorganisms
3) Basic characteristics and biology of microorganisms
4) nutrition of microorganisms
5) the growth of microorganisms
6) Growth of microorganisms and Examination
7) Energy and enzymes
8) metabolism of microorganisms
9) Genetics of Micro-organisms
10) Bacteria
11) Fungi, Molds
12) Algae
13) Protozoa
14) Viruses
15) Conclusions


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
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 and brief history, basic concepts microscope Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
2 classification of microorganisms Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
3 Basic characteristics and biology of microorganisms Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
4 nutrition of microorganisms Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
5 the growth of microorganisms Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
6 Growth of microorganisms and Examination Review of the lecture notes
7 Energy and enzymes Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
8 Mid-Term Exam Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
9 Genetics of Micro-organisms Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
10 Genetics of Micro-organisms Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
11 Bacteria, Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
12 Algae, Fungi, molds Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
13 Protozoa Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
14 viruses Students should study to relevant sections of the lecture notes Lecture
Discussion
Project / Design
15 final Review of lecture Question-Answer
Testing
16-17 Term Exams Term exams Question-Answer
Testing

Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook
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