Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
402001092006BIOLOGY-II(ZOOLOGY)Compulsory125
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of the course is to get the students acquainted with history of zoology, define of scientific branches in zoology; Chemistry of cell (inorganic and organic molecules); The cell: protoplasm, organeles, nucleus, cell division and protein synthesis; Organisation of living things: Hystlogy (epithelia tissue, connective tissue, muscular tissue, nervous tissue); reproduction: asexual, sexual; Classifications of animals
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Hüseyin Arıkan, Prof.Dr. Ferah SAYIM, Prof. Dr. Nurşen Alpagut Keskin
Learning Outcomes
1Learning of general biology II (Zoology) define of scientific branches in zoology
2To understand chemistry of cell (inorganic and organic molecules)
3To establish the link between prokaryotic ve eukaryotic cells
4Associated with nucleus to the function of the cell organeles
5To adapt organisation of living things to contemporary life
6To question the link between tissues
7Related to asexual and sexual reproduction evaluate the database and obtain information from to transfer as spoken or written
8To establish connection between unicellular and multicellular organisms
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
• History of zoology, define of scientific branches in zoology • Chemistry of cell (inorganic and organic molecules); - general features of cell structures of cells: cell membrane, protoplasm, organeles: (endoplasmic reticulum, ribosome, mitokondrium, Golgi complex, lysosome, centrosome, vacuol), nucleus; prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, • The cell division, gametogenesis, protein synthesis. • Reproduction, embryology • Organisation of living things, tissues • Classifications of animals, unicellular and multicellular organisms. • Laboratuvar: Microscope and cell, divisions, samples of animal tissue types, Various samples of unicellular and multicellular organisms
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1-History of zoology, define of Zoology, branches of zoology -Live-alive, animal-plant concepts Introduction to zoology laboratory
2-Types of symetry in animals, axis, planes -The chemical structure of protoplasm Microscope and cell
3-Protoplasm -Inorganic and organic compounds in protoplasm (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, nucleotids and derivatives) Chromosome and types of division
4-The physical state of protoplasm -Cell, prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells, -General morphology of cell The development stages of living organisms
5- Cell membrane, structural features of organels within cytoplasm with light and electron microskop Animal tissues (Epithelial tissue)
6-Nucleus and structural features of the structures within nucleus with light and electron microskop –Chromosome formation -Giant chromosomes Animal tissues (Connective tissue: Cartilage-Bone)
7-The cell division, amitosis division Mitosis and meiosis divisions -The cell cycle Animal tissues (Connective tissue: Blood)
8-Gametogenesis -Protein synthesis in the cell Midterm
9MidtermAnimal tissues (Connective tissue: Musculer tissue )
10-:Asexual and sexual reproduction typesUnicellular organisms
11-Embryology (Egg types, developing of the fertilized egg, or zygote)Multicellular organisms (Obelia, Distomum)
12- Organisation of animals Tissues: Epithelial tissue Multicellular organisms (Lumbricus terrestris)
13-Types of connective tissue (Loose and dense connective tissues, adiposa, cartilage, bone and blood Vertebrata (Pelohylax ridibundus)
14-Muscle and nerve tissuesLaboratory Final exam
15-Classifications of animals -Summary of animal systematic
16Final Exam
Recommended or Required Reading
DERS KİTAPLARI Storer, T.L., Usinger, R.L., Stebbins, R.C. and Nybakken, J.W. (1979): General Zoology. (Sixth Edition), McGraw- Hill Book Company, USA, pp 902. Demirsoy, A. (1989): Yaşamın Temel Kuralları. Cilt I, Kısım I, Hacettepe Üniversitesi Yayınları, Meteksan Ltd. Şti. 3. baskı, Ankara, 770 sayfa.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination111
Final Examination111
Attending Lectures14228
Laboratory14228
Report Preparation11414
Report Presentation111
Criticising Paper7214
Self Study10220
Individual Study for Mid term Examination166
Individual Study for Final Examination199
Reading14228
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)150
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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