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 Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
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
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 Adequate knowledge of mathematics, physical sciences and the subjects specific to chemical engineering disciplines; the ability to apply theoretical and practical knowledge of these areas in the solution of complex engineering problems. X
2 The ability to define, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; the ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose. X
3 The ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions in such a way as to meet the specific requirements; the ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose. X
4 The ability to select, and use modern techniques and tools needed to analyze and solve complex problems encountered in chemical engineering practices; the ability to use information technologies effectively. X
5 The ability to design experiments, conduct experiments, gather data, and analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or research areas specific to engineering disciplines. X
6 The ability to work efficiently in inter-, intra-, and multi-disciplinary teams; the ability to work individually. X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both in writing and in writing; at least one foreign language knowledge; ability to write reports and understand written reports, to prepare design and production reports, to make presentations, to give clear and understandable instructions. X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; the ability to access information, follow developments in science and technology, and adapt and excel oneself continuously. X
9 Acting in conformity with the ethical principles; professional and ethical responsibility and knowledge of the standards employed in chemical engineering applications. X
10 Knowledge of business practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness of entrepreneurship and innovation; knowledge of sustainable development. X
11 Knowledge of the global and social effects of chemical engineering practices on health, environment, and safety issues, and knowledge of the contemporary issues in engineering areas; awareness of the possible legal consequences of engineering practices.

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