Course Information
Course Title Code Semester T + P ECTS
Environmental Problems CLS224 4 3 + 0 5

Prerequisites None

Language Turkish
Level Bachelor's Degree
Type Elective
Coordinator Prelector AKİF EMİROĞLU
Instructors Assist.Prof. ŞENAY GÜNEYMEN
Goals The aim of the course is to inform students about environmental components, values​​, environmental pollution and environmental protection and to provide that they develop critical perspectives with reference to differing environmental problems in terms of regional differfences.
Contents Course contents consists of environmental components, environmental values, environmental pollution, pollution types, environmental protection and hence environmental policy area.
Work Placement(s) Absent

Number Learning Outcomes
1 Student can find causal relations between the factors of environmental problems and their results.
2 Students can analyze the content of environmental problematic and its relation to environmental problems.
3 Students can evaluate environmental problems within a realtional perspective.
4 Students can relate environmental issues, environmental protection and environmental management areas.
5 Students have the ability to orient themselves and to reach requisite references due to the quality of the course that develops the base for other courses in the following semesters in realted ares.

Mode of Delivery Face-to-Face
Planned Learning Activities & Teaching Methods Lecture, Question-and-answer analysis
Assessment Methods Mid-term exam, homework, presentation, end of semester final exam



Course Content
Week Topics Study Materials
1 Definitions related to environment, environmental problematic, environmental protection,environmental management and their relation to environment policies. The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
2 Components of the environment, environmental values, intensified environmental problems at the global, regional and national scales. The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
3 Pollution and types of pollution The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
4 Air pollution, impacts and outcomes of air pollution The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
5 Air pollution control The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
6 Environmental Noise The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
7 Water pollution, casuses of water pollution and environmental impacts of water pollution The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
8 Water pollution control The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
9 Soil pollution and its causes The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
10 Soil problems and the impacts of these problems The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
11 Turkey's land use The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
12 Flora and fauna: forests, national parks, meadows and pastures, wetlands, endemic plants The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
13 Problems concerning flora and fauna, culturalenvironment, problems and cultural environment protection. The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.
14 Environmental problems, environmental responsibility, environmental protection and overview on environmental management and its policies in Turkey The subject of the next course should be read from the course materials.



Sources
Textbook Keleş, Ruşen ve Can, Hamamcı (2009) Çevre Politikası, Ankara: İmge Kitabevi Yayınları.
Additional Resources Turgut, Nükhet Yılmaz(2009)Çevre Politikası ve Hukuku, Ankara: Imaj Yayınları.



Assessment System Quantity Percentage
In-Term Studies
Mid-terms 1 20
Assignments 1 15
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 15
In-Term Total 3 50
Contribution of In-Term Studies to Overall 50
Contribution of Final Exam to Overall 50
Total 100





Course's Contribution to PLO
No Key Learning Outcomes Level
1 2 3 4 5
1 Have advanced knowledge in the field of working life x
2 Information in the field of working life has the ability to transfer employees and colleagues. x
3 The decision on the application and the behavior of his working life to interpret the information acquired through the use of the data, to analyze, to bring the has the ability to define problems and solutions. x
4 Do research and work on issues related to working life. x
5 The project meets the objectives of the Project Coordinator or the participant takes responsibility. x
6 Organization / Institution determines the objectives. x
7 Employee-employer relations, critically evaluates the acquired knowledge and skills. x
8 Indicates that the comprehension of the need for continuity of learning x
9 The level of knowledge and skills related to the field of Labor Economics thoughts and pass the written and oral proposals concerned. x
10 Effective stake holders in the field of professional communication. x
11 Working relationships required by the European Computer Driving Licence Advanced Level at least with computer software uses information and communication technologies. x
12 At least one foreign language knowledge in the field using the European Language Portfolio B1 General level monitors and communicates with colleagues. x
13 Employee-employer relations, the organization / institution, business, and act in accordance with social ethics. x
14 Analyze and executes effective working relationships within the organization. x
15 Has the ability to be able to encourage innovations in working life. x
16 Working relationships to the organization / institution for the critical thinker. x
17 Social rights, social justice, quality and cultural values, environmental protection, occupational health and safety issues are conscious. x



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 15 15
Presentation / Preparing Seminar 1 10 10
Mid-terms 1 15 15
Final examination 1 20 20
Total Work Load (h) 144
Total Work Load / 30 (h) 4.8
ECTS Credit of the Course 5