Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
General Microbiology GDM 204 4 2 + 2 3 6
Precondition Courses
Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Compulsory
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi GÖKÇE POLAT YEMİŞ
Course Assistants

Res. Assist. Eda Kılıç Kanak, Res. Assist. Gülşah Karabulut

Course Category
Course Objective

Aim of this course is to give information about general microbiology

Course Content

Structures, classifications, growth and metabolisms of microorganisms

# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 He/She discusses the similarities and differences between microorganisms and plants and animals. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
2 He/She compares the structures of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Lab / Workshop, Testing,
3 He/She tells the reproductions types of bacteria, molds and yeasts. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing,
4 He/She classifies the culture media according to their various properties. Lecture, Testing,
5 He/She can distinguish the cells of bacterium, mold and yeast under microscope. Lecture, Lab / Workshop, Performance Task,
6 He/She prepares slide form bacterial culture and examines under microscope. Lecture, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Performance Task,
7 He/She can make isolation from a mixed culture using spread plate technique. Lecture, Lab / Workshop, Testing, Performance Task,
8 He/She explains the functions of structures of a bacterial cell. Lecture, Question-Answer, Testing,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Introduction, definition of the lecture
2 Habituation of microorganisms in nature, procaryotic and eucaryotic cell
3 Growth of bacteria, yeasts and molds
4 Culture media and sterilization
5 Factors effective on microbial growth
6 Cell structure: bacterial nucleus
7 Cell structure: cytoplasm and cytoplasmic structures
8 Cell structure: Cell wall, Gram(+) and Gram(-) cell wall structure
9 Isolation
10 Identification
11 Taxonomy
12 Virus, algae and protozoa
13 Metabolism and energy gaining
14 Metabolism and energy gaining
Course Notes
Course Resources
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Adequate knowledge in mathematics, science and engineering subjects pertaining to the relevant discipline; ability to use theoretical and applied knowledgein these areas in complex engineering problems. X
2 Ability to identify, formulate, and solve complex engineering problems; ability to select and apply proper analysis and modeling methods for this purpose.
3 Ability to design a complex system, process, device or product under realistic constraints and conditions, in such a way as to meet the desired result; ability to apply modern design methods for this purpose.
4 Ability to devise, select, and use modern techniques and tools needed for analyzing and solving complex problems encountered in engineering practice; ability to employ information technologies effectively.
5 Ability to design and conduct experiments, gather data, analyze and interpret results for investigating complex engineering problems or discipline specific research questions.
6 Ability to work efficiently in intra-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary teams; ability to work individually. X
7 Ability to communicate effectively in Turkish, both orally and in writing; knowledge of a minimum of one foreign language; ability to write effective reports and comprehend written reports, prepare design and production reports, make effective presentations, and give and receive clear and intelligible instructions. X
8 Recognition of the need for lifelong learning; ability to access information, to follow developments in science and technology, and to continue to educate him/herself.
9 Consciousness to behave according to ethical principles and professional and ethical responsibility; knowledge on standards used in engineering practice.
10 Knowledge about business life practices such as project management, risk management, and change management; awareness in entrepreneurship, innovation; knowledge about sustainable development.
11 Knowledge about the global and social effects of engineering practices on health, environment, and safety, and contemporary issues of the century reflected into the field of engineering; awareness of the legal consequences of engineering solutions. X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ödev 15
1. Ara Sınav 50
1. Kısa Sınav 15
2. Kısa Sınav 20
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 60
1. Final 40
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 2 32
Mid-terms 1 8 8
Quiz 1 6 6
Assignment 1 8 8
Performance Task (Laboratory) 1 16 16
Final examination 1 16 16
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6