SKY3002 Health PromotionBahçeşehir UniversityDegree Programs ENERGY SYSTEMS ENGINEERINGGeneral Information For StudentsDiploma SupplementErasmus Policy StatementNational QualificationsBologna Commission
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

Course Introduction and Application Information

Course Code Course Name Semester Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
SKY3002 Health Promotion Fall 2 0 2 2
This catalog is for information purposes. Course status is determined by the relevant department at the beginning of semester.

Basic information

Language of instruction: Turkish
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Course Level: Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)
Mode of Delivery: Face to face
Course Coordinator : Dr. Öğr. Üyesi YONCA SEVİM
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: The objectives of the course are to enable students to identify and evaluate factors affecting health, to understand the importance of health promotion and protection, to learn health strategies required for disease prevention and health promotion of individual, family and the community.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
1. Define the concepts of health and disease.
2. Design the theoretic structure of health promotion programs
3. Analyse the factors affecting community health.
3. Define the global strategies for health promotion

Course Content

This course covers subjects related to the concepts of health and disease, protection of health, levels of disease prevention, health education, healthy life behaviors, strategies for health promotion and health promotion programs.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Health and Related Concepts Courses sheets will be given weekly.
2) Factors Affecting Health and Risk Factors Courses sheets will be given weekly.
3) Different Approaches For Health and Disease Courses sheets will be given weekly.
4) Disease Prevention, Chronic Diseases Courses sheets will be given weekly.
5) Protection of Health, Health Education Courses sheets will be given weekly.
6) Strategies For Health Promotion Courses sheets will be given weekly.
7) Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors Courses sheets will be given weekly.
8) Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors Courses sheets will be given weekly.
9) Midterm Exam
10) Stress Management Courses sheets will be given weekly.
11) Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Courses sheets will be given weekly.
12) Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Courses sheets will be given weekly.
13) Holistic Health Strategies Courses sheets will be given weekly.
14) Health Promotion Programs – Case Studies Courses sheets will be given weekly.
15) Health Promotion Programs – Case Studies Courses sheets will be given weekly.
16) Final Exam


Course Notes / Textbooks: Haftalık olarak verilecektir. / Will be given weekly.
References: 1. McKenzie,J. F., Neiger, B. L., Thackeray, R. (2012). Planning, Implementing & Evaluating Health Promotion Programs: A Primer (6th Edition). Benjamin Cummings.
2. Sharma, M., Romas, J. A. (2010). Theoretical Foundations of Health Education and Health Promotion. Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Homework Assignments 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 60
Total % 100
Total % 100

ECTS / Workload Table

Activities Number of Activities Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours 14 2 28
Study Hours Out of Class 27 2 54
Homework Assignments 2 8 16
Midterms 1 1 1
Final 1 1 1
Total Workload 100

Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes

No Effect 1 Lowest 2 Low 3 Average 4 High 5 Highest
Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1) Build up a body of knowledge in mathematics, science and Energy Systems Engineering subjects; use theoretical and applied information in these areas to model and solve complex engineering problems.
2) Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex Energy Systems Engineering problems; select and apply proper modeling and analysis methods for this purpose.
3) Ability to design complex Energy systems, processes, devices or products under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4) Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for solving complex problems in Energy Systems Engineering practice; employ information technologies effectively.
5) Ability to design and conduct numerical or pysical experiments, collect data, analyze and interpret results for investigating the complex problems specific to Energy Systems Engineering.
6) Ability to cooperate efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; and show self-reliance when working on Energy Systems-related problems
7) Ability to communicate effectively in English and Turkish (if he/she is a Turkish citizen), both orally and in writing. Write and understand reports, prepare design and production reports, deliver effective presentations, give and receive clear and understandable instructions.
8) Recognize the need for life-long learning; show ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continuously educate oneself.
9) Develop an awareness of professional and ethical responsibility, and behave accordingly. Be informed about the standards used in Energy Systems Engineering applications.
10) Learn about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; develop an awareness of entrepreneurship, innovation, and sustainable development.
11) Acquire knowledge about the effects of practices of Energys Systems Engineering on health, environment, security in universal and social scope, and the contemporary problems of Energys Systems engineering; is aware of the legal consequences of Energys Systems engineering solutions.