257 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

GENERAL INFORMATION
With regard to the vision of the department and to meet the needs of the era, a new undergraduate program with 30% of the courses in English, has been initiated as of Fall 2008. However, undergraduate programme was changed at 2010, and then optional English Language training and 100% of courses in Turkish have been applied to new students after fall semester of 2010.

Objective
The mission of the Environmental Engineering Program is to provide a premium and contemporary education to prepare its graduates as professionals capable of identifying, evaluating, and solving complex and multi-layered problems in the field of environmental science and engineering. After 4 years of undergraduate education, the graduates are also expected to be able to conduct and encourage fundamental and applied research with a focus of designing and implementing sound, feasible, and sustainable engineering solutions to the environmental real-world issues. The department also aims training its students to graduate not only as proficient experts with a global, inter-disciplinary, and innovative perspective, but also as competent actors coordinating with public administration, industry, and other local, national and international bodies for implementation of the generated sustainable solutions.


Admission Requirements
In order for students to enroll our program they need to have a high school diploma and a necessary score from a centralized national university placement examination.

Graduation Requirements
Students are required to complete all compulsory and elective courses in the curriculum successfully with no failing grades, including compulsory practical trainings, and have a minimum CGPA requirement as stated in Pamukkale University’s undergraduate program guidance.

Career Opportunties
The graduates are hired by state organizations, municipalities, private sectors, educational foundations, non-governmental organizations and in the other organizations in their professional subjects.

Qualification Awarded
Environmental Engineering

Level of Qualification
First Cycle (Bachelor's Degree)

Recognition of Prior Learning


Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students are required to complete all compulsory and elective courses in the curriculum successfully with no failing grades, including compulsory practical trainings, and have a minimum CGPA requirement as stated in Pamukkale University’s undergraduate program guidance.

Access to Further Studies
Candidates who have successfully completed their undergraduate studies can study in post-graduate programs provided that they receive valid grades from ALES and have sufficient knowledge of English.

Mode of Study
Full Time

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Measurement and evaluation methods that is applied for each course, is detailed in "Course Structure&ECTS Credits".

Contact (Programme Director or Equivalent)
PositionName SurnamePhoneFaxE-Mail
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Prof. Dr. OSMAN NURİ AĞDAĞ+90 258 296 3171 oagdag@pau.edu.tr
DEPUTY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Assoc. Prof. Dr. GÜLBİN ERDEN+90 258 296 3098 gerden@pau.edu.tr
DEPUTY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT Prof. Dr. HİDAYET ARGUN+90 258 296 3316 hargun@pau.edu.tr


PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
1To have sufficient basic facilities about the topics of Mathematics, Science and Environmental Engineering; to have ability analysing of engineering problems and solving of these problems by using theoretical and practical knowledge in these areas
2To have ability for identify, define, formulate, and solve Environmental engineering problems; for this purpose to have ability choosing the appropriate analytical and modeling methods and their application.
3To have ability to design of a complex system and process under the realistic constraints to meet the defined requirements; for this purpose, to have ability using of modern techniques and engineering tools
4To have ability choosing and using of required modern techniques and tools to analyze and solve of the problems on Environmental engineering applications; ability to effective use of information technology.
5To have ability about experimental design, making experiment, data collection, analyzing and interpreting of the results
6Ability to function effectively as an individual or multidisciplinary facilities; ability to work individually
7To have skill effective oral and written communication in Turkish; to have at least foreign language knowledge; to have ability reporting and interpreting of reports by effectively
8To gain conscious of the necessity of life-long learning; to have ability access to information, follow the developing on science and technology, and renew itself constantly.
9To gain conscious of professional and ethical responsibility
10To have knowledge about applications in professional life such as project management, risk management related to Environmental engineering; to gain the awareness about entrepreneurship, innovation and sustainable development.
11To have knowledge about the effects of engineering applications on health, environment, and security at the universal and social scales and contemporary problems; to gain awareness about legal consequences of engineering solutions.
TEACHING & LEARNING METHODS
NameComments
LecturingLecturing is one of the methods that come first, where the teacher is in the center. It is a method where the teacher actively describes topics and the students are passive listeners. With this method, lesson proceeds in the form of report, description and explanation.
DebateDepending on the situation, debate is a tool that allows all students, or a specific portion of the class to participate in the lesson. In this method, members of the group discuss a topic by addressing the various points of view and discuss alternative opinions about problem-solving.
DemonstrationIn this method the teacher demonstrates, an experiment, test, in front of the class. And then assists students to do so too. Students learn not only by just by looking and watching, but also by taking part and participating. This method is usually applied when teaching skills.
Case Study Case studies require students to actively participate while using an analytical perspective to think about real and problematic events. The problematic event may be real or very close to real life. Student(s) working on the documents that include the necessary data and descriptions of the
Problem SolvingThe name given to any doubt or ambiguity that arises is, a problem. Problems which usually have a role in human life, that have preventing or annoying aspects are solved by considering the stages of scientific methods. (a) Problems are determined. (b) The problem is identified. 
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on the students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups to learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity
PerformanceIn this method, the teacher performs activities such as experiments and demonstrations in front of the class, students try to learn by looking and watching. This method is usually applied where there are limited facilities and in dealing with dangerous experimental situations.
Questions –AnswersThe different types of Questions used (associative, differential, assessment, requesting information, motivating, and brainstorming) although students get in to more active positions during the process; the method is teacher-centered. If possible Questions, that serve a purpose and
Concept MapsExpress a relation network, based on figures, graphics and words propositions and principles. It enables visual learning. These steps are followed: 1) Concepts about the subjects to be taught are listed. 2) The name of the subject that will be taught is written at the top.3) Relations between
Cooperative LearningCooperative Learning is; a kind of learning that is based on students working together for a common purpose. Children with different skills come together in heterogeneous groups and learn by helping each other. Students gain experiences such as becoming aware of the unity within the
Simulation Expresses situations where in real life learning is dangerous, difficult to reach and expensive and where students work on models which are very similar to the real thing. For example, before airplane pilots and astronauts embark their aircrafts and spacecrafts, they perform applications
ProjectProject-based learning is a learning way which leads students to deal with interesting problems and to create extraordinary products at the end of this. It allows students to use their creativity and it requires them to look at events perceptively.
Technical TourIs a method that takes learning to the out of the classroom. It is a method that provides students to make direct observations and to gain information by taking them to places, such as factories, museums, libraries, various government agencies, mountains, forests, lakes, parks and gardens.
Observation Although we generally get information related to the nature through observations, the Observation method can also be used for other situations and under other conditions. We try to reach certain generalizations by thinking about our findings which we gather from our observations.
Testing Means reaching results by using various information with certain mechanisms, which are set up to imitate natural events in artificial environments and to have students take a certain topics and applying them to reach certain aims/objectives. Nature researchers, scientists, and educators
InterviewThis is when the teacher brings in (writers, artists, designers, writers, illustrators, etc.) because he/she is not equipped with the adequate facilities to do with certain issues or situations. It is a technique that triggers the senses of students. In some cases, students interview certain people
Teaching with Analogy / MetaphorsIs a way for learning, which compares abstract issues and concepts with concrete objects.
DebateDebate is a type of discussion on a topic in compliance with certain rules and procedures. Debate, is two groups of students in either twos or threes, putting forward points, which are for or against an idea, proposal, point, action or recommendation.  The aim is to discuss topic ideas that
The opposite panelIs one of the two groups just asking the question, while another assumes the role of responder. With this technique it is possible to repeat / revise issues that have already been processed. The Class is divided into two. Half is located within the group for asking questions and half for 
Brainstorming Brainstorming is a group work process that has been regulated to reach solutions for a problem without limitations or evaluation. The purpose of brainstorming is to make it easier for students to express themselves and to generate ideas. This technique is used as a high-level discussion

Learning Outcomes - NQF-HETR Relation
NQF-HETR CategoryNQF-HETR Sub-CategoryNQF-HETRLearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 03
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Academic)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 05
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 04
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 05
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 06
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 07
    

Learning Outcomes - Fields of Education Relation (Vocational)
FOE CategoryFOE Sub-CategoryFOELearning Outcomes
INFORMATION  01
SKILLS  01
SKILLS  02
SKILLS  03
SKILLS  04
SKILLS  05
SKILLS  06
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 01
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 02
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 03
COMPETENCIESCommunication and Social Competence 04
COMPETENCIESCompetence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 01
COMPETENCIESField Specific Competencies 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 01
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 02
COMPETENCIESLearning Competence 03