Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
Level of Course Unit
Short Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To prepare an infrastructure on identifying contaminants related with all the environmental component and developing solutions for the environmental health students.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Öğr. Gör. Yusuf Alparslan ARGUN
Learning Outcomes
1The students learn the basic elements of the environment, pollution that may occur and their resources, and their effects of the community and people
2The methods of analysis of contaminants in water, air and soil.
3Legal regulations related sampling, analysis, and treatment
4Have the skill making comments and bringing solution on problems may face about issues related to the environmental pollutants.
Mode of Delivery
Evening Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Course Contents
pollutant parameters in the surrounding area (air, water, soil), determination of these pollutants, discussion about contaminants resources, methods of analysis and sampling, working conditions in laboratories, assessment and reporting of analysis results, development solutions to environmental problems after have identified the resources
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
1Introduction, definitions, units2
2Presentation of laboratory equipment and materials2
3Methods of sampling and analysis of water pollutants2
4Analysis of water pollutants2
5Analysis of water pollutants2
6Analysis of water pollutants2
7Sampling methods and analysis of air pollutants2
8Analysis of air pollutants2
9Analysis of air pollutants2
10Analysis of air pollutants2
11Sampling and analysis methods of soil pollutants2
12Analysis of Soil pollutants2
13Analysis of Soil pollutants2
14Analysis of Soil pollutants2
Recommended or Required Reading
1. APHA, AWWA, WEF, 1998. Standart Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater. American Public Health Association, Washington DC. 2. Canan YEŞİLYURT ve Niyazi AKCAN, 2001. Hava kalitesi izleme metodolojileri ve örneklem kriterleri. T.C Sağlık Bakanlığı Refik Saydam Hıfzıssıhha Merkezi Başkanlığı Çevre Sağlığı Araştırma Müdürlüğü, 2001, ANKARA. 3. Lecture Notes for Environmental Pollution Assessment and Evaluation (Lect. Sevtap DOĞRU)
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination155
Individual Study for Final Examination155
Laboratory Midterm Examination155
Laboratory Examination155
Post Quiz14114
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
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