ANZ2009 ToxicologyBahçeşehir 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
ANZ2009 Toxicology 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 : Dr. Neslihan Bektaş
Course Lecturer(s): Instructor FIRAT KARA
Recommended Optional Program Components: Anestesia Center
Course Objectives: Live as a result of the continuous development of science and technology communities to the risk of toxic substances, poisoning and related illnesses to provide information about the formation.

Learning Outcomes

The students who have succeeded in this course;
The students who successfully complete this course;

1 Toxicology history, development, principles will have detailed information about,
2 types of intoxication, will have detailed information about the effects of poisoning,
3 of poisoning and toxicity assays will have detailed information about,
4 will have detailed information on the toxicokinetics of poisons,
5 Bacterial toxins, animal toxins, mycotoxins and pesticides have knowledge about.

Course Content

Toxicology definition and importance, poison and poisoning concept, the poison of the access roads, mechanism of action, Pesticides, toxic gases and vapors, organic solvents, metallic poisons, radiation and radioisotopes, mycotoxins, food poisoning, bacterial toxins, plant toxins and animal poisons that course content constitute.

Weekly Detailed Course Contents

Week Subject Related Preparation
1) Introduction to Toxicology, Toxicology Information About None
2) Definition and Classification of Toxicology None
3) toxication None
4) Mechanism of action of toxins I None
5) Mechanism of action of toxins II None
6) Toxicity Tests None
7) Food Sources of Toxic Substances I None
8) Food Sources of Toxic Substances II None
9) Contaminants I None
10) Contaminants II None
11) Food Additives I None
12) Food Additives II None
13) Chemical Preservatives in Food I None
14) Chemical Preservatives in Food II None


Course Notes / Textbooks: Altuğ, Tomris, 2003. Introduction to Toxicology and Food, CRC Press, New York, USA.
References: Vural N, Toksikoloji, Ankara Ü. Eczacılık Fak. Yay. No: 73, Ankara, 2005, 659 s.
Şanlı Y, Veteriner Klinik Toksikoloji, Medipres, Ankara, 2002, 808 s

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Midterms 1 % 40
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 3 42
Quizzes 1 2 2
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) 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.