Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VFT714 Environmental Toxicology 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
In this course, teaching of reasons and extent of environment pollution and notion of environmental toxicology are aimed.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Abdurrahman AKSOY, Doç.Dr. Oğuzhan YAVUZ, Doç.Dr. Yavuz Kürşad DAŞ, Doç.Dr. Dilek Güvenç, Dr.Öğr.Üyesi Enes ATMACA
Learning Outcomes
  1. Knows ecology definition.
  2. Learns important environmental pollutans.
  3. Gets information about air pollution, water pollution and soil pollution.
  4. Gets information about the food contamination.
  5. Knows the administrative and legal situation in terms of environment in Turkey.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Toxicology The Basic Science of Poisons-Casarett and Doull, 1996
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Ecology, air pollution, water pollution, soil pollution, important environmental pollutants, notion of environmental health, food contamination, administrative and legal situation in terms of environment in Turkey.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.The definition of ecology
2.Air pollution (I)
3.Air pollution (II)
4.Water pollution (I)
5.Water pollution (II)
6.Soil pollution (I)
7.Soil pollution (II)
9.Important environmental pollutants (I)
10.Important environmental pollutants (II)
11.The notion of environmental health
12.Food contamination (I)
13.Food contamination (II)
14.The administrative and legal situation in terms of environment in Turkey
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
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Attending Lectures14342
Self Study14570
Individual Study for Mid term Examination11818
Individual Study for Final Examination12020