Biology (CEAC516) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Biology CEAC516 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Natural & Applied Sciences Master's Degree
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Demonstration, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. S. Belgin İşgör
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To give information about basic concepts of biology as life science and biological systems.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • To introduce the participants about the concepts of chemistry of life and remind the concepts of atoms, elements, compunds molecules and the ph scale.
  • Introduce the participants the basic concepts about structure of cell and organelles and their functions
  • to inform the students about the human organizations such as; blood, circulation, respiration, digestion, nervous and exrection systems.
  • The expression of the chromosomes and chromosomal inheritance together with genetics.
  • to give short informations about biotechnology and its applications.
Course Content The cellular basis of life, chemical constituents, the role of cell membrane, cellular energy, photosynthesis, cellular respiration, control of cellular activity, cell reproduction and genetic basis of life.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Chemistry of life, elements, atoms, compounds, molecules, pH scales.
2 Biomolecules; carbohydrates, proteins
3 Biomolecules; lipids, nucleic acids
4 Cell structure and functions
5 Cell membrane structure and function, cellular organelles structure and functions
6 Human organization; blood and circulation
7 Human organization; respiration
9 Human organization; digestion
10 Nervous system
11 Chromosomes and chromosomal inheritance
13 Genetics
14 DNA and Biotechnology


Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 2 60
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 40
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work 60
Percentage of Final Work 40
Total 100

Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses X
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

The Relation Between Course Learning Competencies and Program Qualifications

# Program Qualifications / Competencies Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 An ability to access, analyze and evaluate the knowledge needed for the solution of advanced chemical engineering and applied chemistry problems. X
2 An ability to self-renewal by following scientific and technological developments within the philosophy of lifelong learning. X
3 An understanding of social, environmental, and the global impacts of the practices and innovations brought by chemistry and chemical engineering. X
4 An ability to perform original research and development activities and to convert the achieved results to publications, patents and technology. X
5 An ability to apply advanced mathematics, science and engineering knowledge to advanced engineering problems. X
6 An ability to design and conduct scientific and technological experiments in lab- and pilot-scale, and to analyze and interpret their results. X
7 Skills in design of a system, part of a system or a process with desired properties and to implement industry. X
8 Ability to perform independent research. X
9 Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to work as a part of a team. X
10 An understanding of the professional and occupational responsibilities. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 14 3 42
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 10 3 30
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 2 16 32
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 20 20
Total Workload 124