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 English
Course Type N/A
Course Level Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery Face To Face
Learning and Teaching Strategies .
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 1 5
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 4 105
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

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 2 22
Presentation/Seminar Prepration
Homework Assignments 1 3 3
Quizzes/Studio Critics
Prepration of Midterm Exams/Midterm Jury 1 8 8
Prepration of Final Exams/Final Jury 1 14 14
Total Workload 79