Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Introduction to geological engineering * JZ   101 1 1 1 1

Prerequisites and co-requisites Yok
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator
Doç.Dr.MUSTAFA AKYILDIZ1. Öğretim Grup:A
Doç.Dr.MUSTAFA AKYILDIZ2. Öğretim Grup:A
The aim of this course is to teach new students about the department itself, areas of work, and the general view of the courses to be tought during the course of the geology education
Description of geology and geological engineering; the history of Earth Science and geological engineering; functions and areas of interest of geologist; basics of geology education; structure of the department; relationship between geology and other departments; the current and future position of geological engineering in the society; how to become of good geologist; areas of work for geologists.

Learning Outcomes

Course's Contribution To Program
NoProgram Learning OutcomesContribution
Uses Fundamental Geological information, having necessary information in Mathematical and Natural sciences and employs theoretical and applied information in these areas in engineering solutions. Identifies, formulizes and solves geological problems. Real
Uses necessary techniques and instruments for geological applications Identifies rock types, draws geological maps and cross sections. Investigates and reports all kinds of natural resources and geological hazards
Thinks, interprets, analyzes and synthesizes geological events in 3D. Chooses and applies necessary methods and instruments for engineering applications. Uses the information technology effectively.
Designs and performs experiments, collects data and interprets the results.
Works and undertakes responsibility in solving geological problems both individually and in multidiciplinary working groups
Investigates to obtain scientific information, and uses data bases and other data sources actively. Has an awareness of life long learning; follows developments in science and technology to keep up to date
Initiates effective interactions in Turkish both orally and in written form, and speaks at least one foreign language. Defines necessities in learning in scientific, social, cultural and artistic areas and improves himself/herself continuously.
Knows job related and ethical responsibilities, project management, office applications and safety, and realizes juridical responsibilities of engineering applications. Knows the universal and societal effects of engineering solutions and applications. Ha

Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Introduction to university and definition Search at the web pages
2 Presentation of infra-structure (University, Facultay and Department) Search at the web pages
3 The Law about Education at the university Search at the web pages
4 Student directive and Law at university Search at the web pages
5 Definition of the library system at Çukurova University Search at the web pages
6 Detailed identification of the Geological Engineering Department Search at the web pages
7 General contents of the lectures in the Geological Engineering Department Search at the web pages
8 Mid-term exam Study for exam
9 General features of the subdivisions in the Geological Engineering Department Search at the web pages
10 Definiton of state and private instutions employing geological engineers Search at the web pages
11 Informations on academic subjects Search at the web pages
12 Academic promotions in university education Search at the web pages
13 Conditions of sustanable and quality based education Search at the web pages
14 Guest Speaker: Geological Engineers to share their experience Search at the web pages
15 Preparation of students to their education at university Search at the web pages
16-17 Final exam Study for exam

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