Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Environmental Microbiology CVM 206 4 2 + 2 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Doç.Dr. NURTAÇ ÖZ
Course Lecturers Doç.Dr. NURTAÇ ÖZ,
Course Assistants
Course Category
Course Objective Definition of microorganisms encountered in Environmental Engineering implementations, specifying the place and importance of microorganisms in cleaning processes
Course Content Content and Short History of Microbiology-Cell Structures;- Eukaryotic Cells-Prokaryotic Cells-Metabolic Ways-Cell Reproduction Types-Gen Structure and Mutation- Bacterien- Viruses- Protozoas-Fungus-Water and Waste Water Microbiology, Air Microbiology, Soil Microbiology
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Recognizes and differentiates between prokaryote and eukaryote cell types. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
2 Recognizes and states the properties of bacteria, blue-green algae, protozoa and virus. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
3 States where micro-organisms can be used in Environmental Engineering by giving at least three examples. Lecture, Discussion, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
4 Knows the role of microorganisms in treatment of waste water and states the indicator types. Lecture, Question-Answer, Lab / Workshop, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
5 Knows the types of micro-organisms most frequently seen in air, water and soil, and gives examples for their activities in these environments. Lecture, Question-Answer, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
6 Analyzes the potableness of drinking water in terms of microbiology Lecture, Question-Answer, Lab / Workshop, Self Study, Testing, Performance Task,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 The Principles of Microbiology (General Microbiology)
2 Important Microorganisms in Environmental Microbiology (Bacterien, Protozoas, Viruses, Fungus, Algae)
3 Nourishment, growing conditions and reproduction of microorganisms
4 Microbial metabolism
5 Microbial genetic
6 The place of microorganisms in the natural circle
7 Microbial ecology
8 Microbiological Fraction
9 Material circle in the nature
10 Soil Microbiology
11 Water Microbiology
12 Air Microbiology
13 Aerobic and anaerobic fraction of solid waste
14 Waste water microbiology
Course Notes Lecture Notes (Power Point)
Course Resources 1. Michael T. Madigan, John M. Martinko, Kelly S. Bender, Daniel H. Buckley, David A. Stahl, Thomas Brock, Brock Biology of Microorganisms, 14th Edition, Published by Benjamin Cummings, Copyright © 2015.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Engineering graduates with sufficient knowledge background on science and engineering subjects of their related area, and who are skillful in implementing theoretical and practical knowledge for modelling and solving engineering problems. X
2 Engineering graduates with skills in identifying, describing, formulating and solving complex engineering problems, and thus,deciding and implementing appropriate methods for analyzing and modelling.
3 Engineering graduates with skills in designing a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions to meet specific requirements; for this purpose, skills in implementing modern design methods.
4 Engineering graduates with skills in developing, selecting and implementing modern techniques and tools required for engineering applications as well as with skills in using information technologies effectively.
5 Engineering graduates with skills in designing and conducting experiments, collecting data, analyzing and interpreting the results in order to evaluate engineering problems. X
6 Engineering graduates who are able to work within a one discipline or multi-discipline team,as well as who are able to work individually
7 Engineering graduates who are able to effectively communicate orally and officially in Turkish Language as well as who knows at least one foreign language.
8 Engineering graduates with motivation to life-long learning and having known significance of continuous education beyond undergraduate studies for science and technology.
9 Engineering graduates with well-structured responsibilities in profession and ethics. X
10 Engineering graduates having knowledge about practices in professional life such as project management, risk management and change management, and who are aware of innovation and sustainable development.
11 Engineering graduates having knowledge about universal and social effects of engineering applications on health, environment and safety, as well as having awareness for juridical consequences of engineering solutions.
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Performans Görevi (Uygulama) 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 40
1. Final 60
1. İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği 0
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Quiz 2 2 4
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 4 4
Final examination 1 10 10
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6