Bachelor TR-NQF-HE: Level 6 QF-EHEA: First Cycle EQF-LLL: Level 6

General Information about the Course

Course Code: IKU 987
Course Title: Biology in Health
Course Semester: 4. Semester / Spring
Course Credits:
Theoretical Practical Credit ECTS
2 0 2 3
Language of instruction: TR
Prerequisite of the course: No
Type of course: Non-Departmental Elective
Level of course:
Bachelor TR-NQF-HE:6. Master`s Degree QF-EHEA:First Cycle EQF-LLL:6. Master`s Degree
Course Lecturer(s): Lecturer Nur Korkmaz

Purpose and content of the course

Course Objectives: To know the basic concepts of health biology and the mechanisms of cellular functioning.
Course Objective: To know the biological concepts that will form the basis of studies in the field of health.
To comprehend the mechanisms of cellular functioning and its relation with diseases in case of disruption of these mechanisms.
Mode of Delivery:

Learning Outcomes

Knowledge (Described as Theoritical and/or Factual Knowledge.)
  1) Knows the concepts based on theoretical and applied knowledge about the biology of health.
Skills (Describe as Cognitive and/or Practical Skills.)
  1) 1. Combines and explains the underlying biological mechanisms of diseases and cancer. 2. Gives examples of diseases caused by gene and chromosome mutations.
Competences (Described as "Ability of the learner to apply knowledge and skills autonomously with responsibility", "Learning to learn"," Communication and social" and "Field specific" competences.)
  1) 1. Explains the data obtained from the relationship between the birth, aging and death of the cell and the mechanisms underlying these processes with diseases, and the treatment approaches in accordance with ethical values.

Course Topics

Week Subject
Related Preparation Pekiştirme
1) Cell- Structure and Organelles
2) Cell Cycle-Mitosis-Meiosis
3) Stem Cells
4) Use of Stem Cells in Diseases
5) Teratogenic Effects in the Embryonic Period
6) Cellular senescence-Apoptosis-Necrosis
7) Adhesion Molecules
8) mutations
9) Cancer Development Mechanisms
10) Cancer and Environmental Factors
11) Current Treatment Approaches for Cancer
12) Neurological Diseases and Associated Genes
13) Blood Groups Genetics-Blood Transfusion Products
14) Diseases Related to Autosomal and Sex Chromosomes
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Cihandar, N., Viselli, S., Harvey, R.A. Editör, (B. Yanık, Çev.). (2012). Lippincott’s IIIustrated Reviews Serisinden: Hücre ve Moleküler Hücre Biyolojisi. İstanbul: Nobel Tıp Kitabevi.
Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Stewen A. Wasserman, Peter W.Minorsky, Robert B.Jackson. (E. Gündüz ve İ. Türkan, Çev.) (2015). Campbell Biyoloji (9. basım). Ankara: Palme Yayınevi.
Lodish, H., Berk, A., Kaiser, C. A., Krieger, M., Scott, M. P., Bretscher, A., Ploegh, H., Matsudaira, P. (Geçkil, H., Özmen, M., Yeşilada, Ö. Çev. Ed.)(2020). Moleküler Hücre Biyolojisi (Altıncı Baskıdan Çeviri). Ankara: Palme Yayınevi.
Hardin. J., Bertoni. G.(Beldüz, A. O. Çev. Ed.) (2019). Becker'in Hücre Dünyası (9. Baskıdan Çeviri). Ankara: Palme Yayınevi.

Ders - Program Öğrenme Kazanım İlişkisi

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Ders Öğrenme Kazanımları




Program Outcomes
1) Absorbs concepts related to all sub-fields of psychology (Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Health Psychology, Forensic Psychology, Learning Psychology, Social Psychology, Neuropsychology, Sports Psychology, etc.).
2) Explains the theories of psychology and human behavior based on theoretical foundations.
3) Explains the substructures of human and animal cognitive processes in the nervous system.
4) Conducts independent research within the framework of scientific principles.
5) Examines the emergence of psychology as a discipline, its development, and the process of decomposition into sub-fields in a historical perspective.
6) Applies the basic principles of psychological assessment.
7) Comprehends the cognitive, emotional and behavioral characteristics of people in working life.
8) Conducts scientific research for problems related to the subjects he/she is interested in.
9) Applies group dynamics and techniques that form the basis of the human-to-human communication process.
10) Learns contemporary information-processing and professional devices.
11) Evaluates human behavior in society in both ordinary and extraordinary situations.
12) Transforms the basic ethics, principles, values and rules of psychology into behavior.

Course Teaching, Learning Methods

Q & A
Case Problem Solving/ Drama- Role/ Case Management
Quantitative Problem Solving
Group Study / Assignment
Individual Assignment
WEB-based Learning
Practice in Field
Project Preparation
Report Writing
Social Activity
Occupational Activity
Occupational Trip
Application (Modelling, Design, Model, Simulation, Experiment et.)
Thesis Preparation
Field Study
Student Club and Council Activities
Interview and Oral Conversation
Watching a movie
Bibliography preparation
Oral, inscribed and visual knowledge production
Taking photographs
Mapping and marking
Reading maps
Copying textures
Creating a library of materials

Evaluation System

Semester Requirements Number of Activities Level of Contribution
Attendance % 0
Laboratory % 0
Application % 0
Practice Exam % 0
Quizzes % 0
Homework Assignments % 0
Presentation % 0
Project % 0
Special Course Internship (Work Placement) % 0
Field Study % 0
Article Critical % 0
Article Writing % 0
Module Group Study % 0
Brainstorming % 0
Role Playing + Dramatizing % 0
Out of Class Study % 0
Preliminary Work, Reinforcement % 0
Application Repetition etc. % 0
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.) % 0
Project Preparation + Presentation % 0
Report Preparation + Presentation % 0
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting % 0
Oral examination 1 % 20
Midterms 1 % 20
Final 1 % 60
Report Submission % 0
Bütünleme % 0
Kanaat Notu % 0
Committee % 0
Yazma Ödev Dosyası % 0
Portfolio % 0
Take-Home Exam % 0
Logbook % 0
Discussion % 0
Participation % 0
total % 100
total % 100

Calculation of Workload and ECTS Credits

Activities Number of Activities Workload
Course Hours 14 28
Practice Exam
Special Course Internship (Work Placement)
Field Work
Study Hours Out of Class
Article Critical
Article Writing
Module Group Study
Role Playing + Dramatizing
Out-of-Class Study (Pre-study, Reinforcement, Practice Review, etc.) 9 18
Homework (reading, writing, watching movies, etc.)
Project Preparation + Presentation
Report Preparation + Presentation
Presentation / Seminar Preparation + Presenting
Oral examination
Preparing for Midterm Exams 14 28
Preparing for the General Exam 7 14
GENERAL EXAM (Final) 1 1
Participation 13 26
Take-Home Exam
Total Workload 116
ECTS (30 saat = 1 AKTS ) 3