Biology and Genetics (CHL105) Course Detail

Course Name Course Code Season Lecture Hours Application Hours Lab Hours Credit ECTS
Biology and Genetics CHL105 2 0 0 2 4
Pre-requisite Course(s)
Course Language Turkish
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies Lecture, Discussion, Question and Answer, Problem Solving, Brain Storming.
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
  • Instructor Dr. Sevil KÖSE
Course Assistants
Course Objectives The aim of this course is to give the cellular basis of the main events taking place in the human body, with an emphasis on the cell, which is the structural unit of living things, and in particular, to give information about the structure and functioning of the human body at the molecular level.
Course Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Defines the general characteristics of living things.
  • Compares prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms, compares eukaryotic organisms among themselves.
  • Defines the functions of cell organelles and associates them with organs in systems.
  • • Understands the synthesis mechanisms of biomolecules.
  • Compares the embryonic development of the living thing with its postnatal development.
Course Content Basic concepts of biology, cell biology and molecular genetics and applying these concepts to issues related to child development.

Weekly Subjects and Releated Preparation Studies

Week Subjects Preparation
1 definition of biology
2 Differences between plants and animals
3 Eukaryotic and prokaryotic cell
4 cell, cell organelles
5 Endosymbiotic hypothesis, scientific method, genetics
6 Nucleic acids, biological code
7 an overview
8 Midterm
9 textures
10 Chemical structure of the cell
11 Carbohydrates, proteins, lipids
12 Cell division, reproduction and development
13 Mitosis, meiosis, cell cycle
14 Protein synthesis
15 An Overview
16 General Exam


Course Book 1. • Temel Histoloji, Junqueira, Seyhun Solakoğlu, Yener Aytekin, Nobel Tıp Yayınevleri, İstanbul
Other Sources 2. • Sitoloji,Turan Akay, Nobel Tıp Yayınevleri ,Yaşamın Temel Kuralları Genel Biyoloji, Ali Demirsoy, Meteksan Yayınları, İstanbul

Evaluation System

Requirements Number Percentage of Grade
Attendance/Participation - -
Laboratory - -
Application - -
Field Work - -
Special Course Internship - -
Quizzes/Studio Critics - -
Homework Assignments 1 20
Presentation - -
Project - -
Report - -
Seminar - -
Midterms Exams/Midterms Jury 1 30
Final Exam/Final Jury 1 50
Toplam 3 100
Percentage of Semester Work
Percentage of Final Work 100
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 To have basic theoretical knowledge about the field within the scope of health, education and support services, organizational structure and systematics. X
2 To be able to understand the basic concepts, approaches and theories in the field of child development, to associate them with current life, national and international developments. X
3 To be able to use sciences such as health, education, and psychology along with the basic knowledge and skills of the discipline of child development. X
4 To be able to identify the problems encountered and develop solutions based on the knowledge and skills required by the discipline of child development. X
5 To be able to independently carry out the necessary work as an individual and as a team member, and take responsibility in the practices related to child development education in preschool education institutions, private education institutions and health institutions X
6 To be able to have the necessary basic knowledge for applications in preschool education institution, private education institution and health institutions related to child development education. X
7 To be able to determine the learning needs associated to lifelong learning related to child development and education and to make the necessary guidance. X
8 To be able to act in accordance with professional ethics and social-responsibility-understanding in all field practices and social relations of the profession X
9 To be able to carry out studies on child development to raise awareness of society and other professional groups . X
10 To be able to follow the information in the field and communicate with colleagues by using a universal foreign language. X
11 To be able to do resource research for the purpose of accessing information, to use databases, numerical values and other information sources. X
12 To be able to communicate effectively with the family and the child in accordance with the cultural structure, and to work in cooperation in child development studies. X
13 To be able to act in accordance with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values in all studies in the field of child development. X
14 To be able to show sensitivity to the universality of social rights in the field of child development, protection of quality cultural values, occupational health and safety. X
15 To be able to evaluate and prepare the materials required by the field of child development (educational toys, educational books and brochures, game material) and to use them for educational purposes. X
16 To be able to determine the developmental differences of 0-18 year old children at an early stage, to prepare and implement appropriate education programs. X

ECTS/Workload Table

Activities Number Duration (Hours) Total Workload
Course Hours (Including Exam Week: 16 x Total Hours) 16 2 32
Special Course Internship
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class 11 3 33
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 8 8
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 12 12
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 15 15
Total Workload 100