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
TGT2011 Environmental Health Fall 2 0 2 3
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 : Instructor FIRAT KARA
Course Lecturer(s): Dr. Öğr. Üyesi İLKAY TURAN
Recommended Optional Program Components: None
Course Objectives: By this lesson, it is aimed that students comprehend the fundamental subjects of environmental health, definition of environmental health and environmental responsibilities.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
The students passing this lesson successfully;

1- Know the definition of environmental health.
2- Define the events that pollute environment ve health effects.
3- Sort the cancinogenic materials.

Course Content

This lesson contains environmental health, air-soil-water pollution and their health effects.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Concept and Definition of Environmental Health
2) Air Pollution and Health Effects of Air Pollution
3) Water Pollution and Health Effects of Water Pollution
4) Solid Wastes and Health Effects of Solid Wastes
5) Soil Pollution and Health Effects of Soil Pollution
6) Noise Pollution and Health Effects of Noise Pollution
7) Radiation and Health Effects of Radiation
8) Environmental Factors and Cancer
9) Environmental carcinogenic materials
10) Biocides, Pesticides
11) Organochlorine Compounds and Cancer
12) Correlation of Drugs, Cosmetics and Cancer
13) Correlation of Cigarette and Cancer
14) Final Exam


Course Notes / Textbooks: Weekly distributed by the course lecturer.
References: 1- Topuzoğlu, İ., Çevre Sağlığı ve İş Sağlığı, Hacettepe Üniversitesi, Ankara, 1979.
2- Güler, Ç., Z. Çobanoğlu, Kentleşme ve Çevre Sağlığı, 1994

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Quizzes 1 % 10
Homework Assignments 1 % 10
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 14 2 28
Homework Assignments 3 5 15
Quizzes 1 1 1
Midterms 1 1 1
Final 1 2 2
Total Workload 75

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) To be able to critically interpret and discuss the theories, the concepts, the traditions, and the developments in the history of thought which are fundamental for the field of new media, journalism and communication.
2) To be able to attain written, oral and visual knowledge about technical equipment and software used in the process of news and the content production in new media, and to be able to acquire effective abilities to use them on a professional level.
3) To be able to get information about the institutional agents and generally about the sector operating in the field of new media, journalism and communication, and to be able to critically evaluate them.
4) To be able to comprehend the reactions of the readers, the listeners, the audiences and the users to the changing roles of media environments, and to be able to provide and circulate an original contents for them and to predict future trends.
5) To be able to apprehend the basic theories, the concepts and the thoughts related to neighbouring fields of new media and journalism in a critical manner.
6) To be able to grasp global and technological changes in the field of communication, and the relations due to with their effects on the local agents.
7) To be able to develop skills on gathering necessary data by using scientific methods, analyzing and circulating them in order to produce content.
8) To be able to develop acquired knowledge, skills and competence upon social aims by being legally and ethically responsible for a lifetime, and to be able to use them in order to provide social benefit.
9) To be able to operate collaborative projects with national/international colleagues in the field of new media, journalism and communication.
10) To be able to improve skills on creating works in various formats and which are qualified to be published on the prestigious national and international channels.