Environmental Pollution (CEAC442) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Environmental Pollution CEAC442 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, Discussion, Question and Answer.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Course Assistants
Course Objectives To enable student to find the answers for the following questions and to better understand the environmental pollution issues through them: what is environmental pollution, why is it important, what are the root causes of the pollution, what are the pollutants, what does happen to pollutants in the environment, what are the environmental and health impacts of pollutants?
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Assess the sources and the effects of the global warming, ozone depletion, air pollution
  • Assess the sources and the effects of water pollution.
  • Assess the sources and the effects of soil (land) pollution.
  • Comprehend the importance of the terms; pollutants, environmental pollution, air pollution, soil (land) pollution.
Course Content Assessing environmental impact, risk analysis, water pollution, wastewater treatment, air pollution, air pollution control, solid wastes, hazardous wastes.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 Understanding pollution Chapter 1
2 Understanding pollution Chapter 1
3 Reducing pollution Chapter 2
4 Chemical toxicity Chapter 3
5 Chemical exposures and risk assessment Chapter 4
6 Air pollution Chapter 5
7 Acidic deposition Chapter 6
8 Global climate change Chapter 7
9 Midterm
10 Stratospheric-ozone depletion Chapter 8
11 Water pollution and drinking water pollution Chapter 9-10
12 Soil (land) pollution, solid waste Chapter 11
13 Student presentations
14 Hazardous waste Chapter 12
15 Persistent, bioaccumulative, and toxic (PBT) chemicals Chapter 14
16 Final exam


Course Book 1. M.K. Hill, Understanding Environmental Pollution, Cambridge Press, 2004

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments - -
Presentation 1 30
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
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 X
Major Area Courses
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.
2 An ability to self-renewal by following scientific and technological developments within the philosophy of lifelong learning.
3 An understanding of social, environmental, and the global impacts of the practices and innovations brought by chemistry and chemical engineering.
4 An ability to perform original research and development activities and to convert the achieved results to publications, patents and technology.
5 An ability to apply advanced mathematics, science and engineering knowledge to advanced engineering problems.
6 An ability to design and conduct scientific and technological experiments in lab- and pilot-scale, and to analyze and interpret their results.
7 Skills in design of a system, part of a system or a process with desired properties and to implement industry.
8 Ability to perform independent research.
9 Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment and to work as a part of a team.
10 An understanding of the professional and occupational responsibilities.

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 13 3 39
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 13 1 13
Presentation/Seminar Prepration 1 20 20
Homework Assignments
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 20 20
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 30 30
Total Workload 122