Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Env. Engineering Law CEV466 8 3 + 0 6

Prerequisites

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Assist.Prof. ŞENAY GÜNEYMEN
Instructors Assist.Prof. ŞENAY GÜNEYMEN
Goals The course aims for the students to integrate the tecnical knowledge brought by their professional area and develop a critical perspective on the content and development of environmental law.
Contents The course content is made up of subjects of right concept, environment problematic, environmentalist movements, the evaluation on development of areas of environmental law and environment policies at the global, regional and national scales, right to environment, sustainable development, the basic principles of environmental law, environmental impact assesment, environmental crime, legal and penal responsibility.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 The students will be able to explain the up to date changes and their impacts in environmental law area and develop a critical perspective.
2 They can explain the phenomena and principles in environmental problems.
3 They can relate concepts and principles to practice in new conditions.
4 They can relate diverse data with each other when considering environmental problems and determine factors of pollution, pollutants and their responsibilities.
5 They can explain basic principles and developments in conceptual area of environmental law.
6 They can apply problematic approach in environmental management by making relationships between relations of reason and social and political context at the upper scales.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Face to face expression, case discussion, analysis of court decisions.
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam, term assignment, presentation, final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 The subject, content, aims and resources of environmental law. The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
2 The basic concepts in environment protection, environmental problems, pollution types The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials and additional paper reading should be done.
3 Environmental justice, environmental movements The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
4 Right to environment The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
5 Sustainable Development The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
6 Basic principles of environmental law The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
7 Basic principles in environmental law (continuation) The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
8 Developments shaping environmental law and environmentl policy area at the global, regional and national scales, Comparative analysis of Turkish Case The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
9 Environmental Impact Assessment The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials and additional paper reading should be done.
10 Preventation of environmental degradation and pollution control The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
11 Legal responsibility in environmental law The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
12 The crimes and faults against environment in private legislation The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
13 Environment criminal law, criminal responsibility in environnmental law The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.
14 Environmental crime and court decisions, analysis of court decisions in relation with environmental crimes. The subject of the following course should be read from the course materials.



Sources
Textbook Turgut, Nükhet Yılmaz(2009)Çevre Politikası ve Hukuku, Ankara: Imaj Yayınları.
Additional Resources Şen Ersan (2010) Çevre Ceza Hukuku, İstanbul: Kazancı Yayınları. Parlar, Ali ve Muzaffer, Hatipoğlu (2010) Çevre Hukuku, Ankara: Adalet Yayınevi Keleş, Ruşen ve Can, Hamamcı (2009) Çevre Politikası, Ankara: İmge Kitabevi Yayınları.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 100
In-Term Total 1 100
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 40
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 60
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Engineering graduates with application skills of fundamental scientific knowledge in the engineering practice.
2 Determines, defines, formulates and solves problems in engineering; fort his aim selects and applies the appropriate analytical models and modeling techniques.
3 Analyses a system, system component or process and in order to meet the requirements, designs under realistic conditions; thus applies modern techniques of design.
4 Selects and uses modern techniques and devices necessary for engineering applications.
5 Designs and carries out experiments, collects data, analyzes and comments on the findings.
6 Works effectively and individually on multi disciplinary teams. x
7 Accesses knowledge, and to do this, does research, uses databases and other data sources. x
8 Is aware of the importance of lifelong learning; follows advances in science and technology and updates his knowledge continuously. x
9 Uses communication and information technology at least at advanced level of European Computer Driving License x
10 Communicates effectively both orally and in writing; uses a foreign language at least at B1 level of European Language Portfolio. x
11 Communicates using technical drawing.
12 Has the awareness of Professional ethics and responsibility. x
13 Has awareness about Project management, workplace applications, health of workers, environment and work security; and about legal consequences of engineering applications. x
14 Indicates that he is aware of the universal and social effects of engineering solutions and applications; is aware of entrepreneurship and innovativeness and is knowledgeable about the problems of the current age. x
15 Makes use of conceptual and applied knowledge in mathematics, science and in his own area in accordance for engineering solutions.



ECTS ALLOCATED BASED ON STUDENT WORKLOAD BY THE COURSE DESCRIPTION
Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load (h)
Course Duration 14 3 42
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14 3 42
Assignments 1 25 25
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 25 25
Mid-terms 1 25 25
Final examination 1 25 25
Total Work Load (h) 184
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 6.13
ECTS Credit of the Course 6