Environmental Pollution (CEAC442) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Environmental Pollution CEAC442 Elective Courses 3 0 0 3 5
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language English
Course Type Elective Courses
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 apply advanced knowledge in computational and/or manufacturing technologies to solve manufacturing engineering problems .
2 An ability to define and analyze issues related with manufacturing technologies.
3 An ability to develop a solution based approach and a model for an engineering problem and design and manage an experiment.
4 An ability to design a comprehensive manufacturing system based on creative utilization of fundamental engineering principles while fulfilling sustainability in environment and manufacturability and economic constraints.
5 An ability to chose and use modern technologies and engineering tools for manufacturing engineering applications.
6 Ability to perform scientific research and/or carry out innovative projects that are within the scope of manufacturing engineering.
7 An ability to utilize information technologies efficiently to acquire datum and analyze critically, articulate the outcome and make decision accordingly.
8 An ability to attain self-confidence and necessary organizational work skills to participate in multi-diciplinary and interdiciplinary teams as well as act individually.
9 An ability to attain efficient communication skills in Turkish and English both verbally and orally.
10 An ability to reach knowledge and to attain life-long learning and self-improvement skills, to follow recent advances in science and technology.
11 An awareness and responsibility about professional, legal, ethical and social issues in manufacturing engineering.
12 An awareness about solution focused project and risk management, enterpreneurship, innovative and sustainable development.
13 An understanding on the effects of engineering applications on health, social and legal aspects at universal and local level during decision making process.

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