Information Package / Course Catalogue
Environment Protection
Course Code: AET257
Course Type: Non Departmental Elective
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
Objectives of the Course

The aim of this course is to explain the importance of preventing environmental pollution by increasing the sensitivity to the environment. The methods and methodologies to be used for effective environmental protection will be explained in the course by discussing how countries can help in an effective and efficient way for large scale measures. After taking this course, students are expected to have a basic understanding and knowledge to be more sensitive and conscious to the environment.

Course Content

They will learn the importance and critical issues of air, water, soil pollution, recycling, environmental awareness, environmental protection. - learn the basic tools, techniques and principles of environmental protection.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.They are aware of environmental problems.
2.To know the natural resources and their properties
3.Knows ecosystems, biosphere, energy use and environment relations.
4.Knows the relations between nuclear energy and environment
5.Knows atmospheric pollution and pollutants
6.Knows water pollution and sources
7.Knows soil pollution and sources
8. Interprets the relations between agriculture and environment, pest sites and environmental pollution
9.Knows the methods of preparing environmental impact assessment report
10.Prepares environmental impact assessment report
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Serpil BARDAKÇI TOSUN, Slayt-Researching articles
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction, What is the environment? Who are affected positively and negatively by environmental problems?
Week 2 - Theoretical
Physicochemical Processes of Environmental Management
Week 3 - Theoretical
Air, soil and water pollution control and analysis of physical and chemical principles of waste processes
Week 4 - Theoretical
Process Dynamics / Sedimentation, Coagulation, Fiftration, Adsorption, Oxidation; Pesticides
Week 5 - Theoretical
Air Pollution / Radioactive Pollutants
Week 6 - Theoretical
Water Pollution; Disposal of Solid Wastes
Week 7 - Theoretical
Environmental impact assessment
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Environmental Management / Environmental Microbiology
Week 10 - Theoretical
Water Quality Management
Week 11 - Theoretical
Air Pollution Control
Week 12 - Theoretical
Air Pollution Control
Week 13 - Theoretical
Turkey's environmental problems, the measures and actions taken regarding environmental pollution in the world
Week 14 - Theoretical
Turkey's environmental problems, the measures and actions taken regarding environmental pollution in the world
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Midterm Examination110111
Final Examination110111
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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