Information Package / Course Catalogue
Soil Knowledge
Course Code: FY107
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: Students must have to complete their internship within the required time and properties. The required rules are describes at the Adnan Menderes University, Sultanhisar Vocational School, Student Internship Instructions.
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 3
Objectives of the Course

Soil formation, physical, chemical and biological properties of soil, classification of soils, conservation, sustainability and aims to give students information about the improvent of soils

Course Content

Soil formation, soil physical, chemical and biological properties, soil classification, protection, information is given to students about sustainability and improvement of lands

Name of Lecturer(s)
Ins. Ali ERKUL
Learning Outcomes
1.Describes soil and soil types
2.Knows soil formation
3.Describes physical, chemical and biological properties of soil
4.Having knowledge of conservation and sustainability of soil
5.Aims to improve soil
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Lecturers Lesson Notes
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction,definition of soil and its composition
Week 1 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 2 - Theoretical
The main substance of the earth
Week 3 - Theoretical
Decomposition and composition processes in formation of soils
Week 4 - Theoretical
Processes in soils
Week 5 - Theoretical
Soil profile
Week 6 - Theoretical
Classification of soils
Week 6 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 7 - Theoretical
Classification of soils
Week 7 - Preparation Work
Lecture material
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm
Week 9 - Theoretical
The physical properties of mineral soils
Week 10 - Theoretical
Plants nutrients in mineral soils
Week 11 - Theoretical
Soil colloids
Week 12 - Theoretical
Soil reaction
Week 13 - Theoretical
Soil water- relationships
Week 14 - Theoretical
Evaporation, loss of water from soils
Week 15 - Theoretical
Living creatures in soils
Week 16 - Final Exam
Final Exam
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Laboratory55025
Midterm Examination19110
Final Examination111112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)75
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
PÇ-6
PÇ-7
PÇ-8
PÇ-9
PÇ-10
OÇ-1
5
OÇ-2
5
OÇ-3
5
OÇ-4
5
OÇ-5
5
Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue