Curriculum

Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENGP010 STARTER LEVEL ENGLISH-I 0 0 0
BEGINNER (CEFR Level A1 - Breakthrough) LEVEL is in the group of Basic User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand and use familiar everyday expressions and very basic phrases aimed at the satisfaction of needs of a concrete type; will introduce him/herself and others and can ask and answer questions about personal details such as where he/she lives, people he/she knows and things he/she has; will interact in a simple way provided the other person talks slowly and clearly and is prepared to help.
ENGP020 ELEMENTARY LEVEL ENGLISH-II 0 0 0
ELEMENTARY (CEFR Level A2 - Waystage) LEVEL is in the group of Basic User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment); will communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters; will describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
ENGP030 PRE-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
PRE-INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level A2+) LEVEL represents a strong Waystage performance. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand sentences and frequently used expressions related to areas of most immediate relevance (e.g. very basic personal and family information, shopping, local geography, employment); will communicate in simple and routine tasks requiring a simple and direct exchange of information on familiar and routine matters; will describe in simple terms aspects of his/her background, immediate environment and matters in areas of immediate need.
ENGP040 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH-I 0 0 0
INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level B1 – Threshold) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.; will deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken; produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; will describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
ENGP050 INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH-II 0 0 0
INTERMEDIATE PLUS (CEFR Level B1+ - Strong Threshold) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main points of clear standard input on familiar matters regularly encountered in work, school, leisure, etc.; will deal with most situations likely to arise whilst travelling in an area where the language is spoken; produce simple connected text on topics which are familiar or of personal interest; will describe experiences and events, dreams, hopes and ambitions and briefly give reasons and explanations for opinions and plans.
ENGP060 UPPER-INTERMEDIATE LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
UPPER-INTERMEDIATE (CEFR Level B2 - Vantage) LEVEL is in the group of Independent User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand the main ideas of complex text on both concrete and abstract topics, including technical discussions in his/her field of specialisation; will interact with a degree of fluency and spontaneity that makes regular interaction with native speakers quite possible without strain for either party; will produce clear, detailed text on a wide range of subjects and explain a viewpoint on a topical issue giving the advantages and disadvantages of various options.
ENGP070 ADVANCED LEVEL ENGLISH 0 0 0
ADVANCED (CEFR Level C1 – Effective Operational) LEVEL is in the group of Proficient User. At the end of this level, those who are successful will understand a wide range of demanding, longer texts, and recognise implicit meaning; will express him/herself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions; will use language flexibly and effectively for social, academic and professional purposes; will produce clear, well-structured, detailed text on complex subjects, showing controlled use of organisational patterns, connectors and cohesive devices.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENVS690 SEMINAR 0 0 0
Seminar presentation and group discussions on selected topics related to the Environmental Sciences.
ENVS6X1 ELECTIVE I 3 3 0
ENVS6X2 ELECTIVE II 3 3 0
ENVS6X3 ELECTIVE III 3 3 0
ENVS6X4 ELECTIVE IV 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENVS6X5 ELECTIVE V 3 3 0
ENVS6X6 ELECTIVE VI 3 3 0
ENVS6X7 ELECTIVE VII 3 3 0
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENVS600 THESIS 0 0 0
Supervised independent research on a topic agreed between the student and the supervisor (a faculty member) and approved by the Administrative Committee of the Institute of Graduate Studies and Research. It is evaluated by a jury of two faculty members and one from other universities.
Course Code Course Name Credit Theoretical Lab/Practical ECTS
ENVS633 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 3 3 0
Various advanced level topics will be covered on environmental sciences, according to the need of students and interest of the instructor.
EMNT525 RESEARCH METHODS 3 3 0
ENVS611 ADVANCED TOPICS IN AIR POLLUTION 3 3 0
Meteorology for modeling and control of air pollution; the physical and thermodynamic properties of the atmosphere, equations of motion, hydrostatic equation, continuity equation, Geostrophic approximation, geopotential height, thermal wind, baroclinic and barotropic atmosphere, atmospheric stability and inversion. Air pollution concentration models; fixed-box models, diffusion models. Primary particulate control. Control of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides.
ENVS612 THEORY AND APPLICATION OF ADSORPTION 3 3 0
The theory and application of adsorption theory. Applications in water and wastewater treatment. Mathematical models and computer aided modeling techniques. Similarities with filtration models.
ENVS614 ADVANCED TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
Advanced level topics in biotechnology. Different topics will be covered according to the need of students and interest of the instructor.
ENVS623 ADVANCED TOPICS IN HAZARDOUS AND TOXIC WASTES TREATMENT & CONTROL 3 3 0
Fundamentals of Hazardous and Toxic waste treatment. Current management practices. Thermal and disposal methods. Site remediation.
ENVS629 ADVANCED WATER CHEMISTRY 3 3 0
Concepts in Aquatic Chemistry. Ways to Interpret Changes in Physical/Chemical Systems. Acid/Base Chemistry. Gas/Liquid Equilibrium. Chemistry of Metals. Software for Solving Chemical Equilibrium problems.
ENVS640 LABORATORY APPLICATIONS IN ENVIRONMENTAL AND BIO TECHNOLOGIES 3 3 0
ENVS641 STATISTICAL METHODS IN BIO&ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES 3 3 0
The main topics of this course are: numerical summary statistics, graphical summary techniques, probability theory, probability distributions, mathematical expectation, special probability distributions (bernoulli, binom, poisson), probability density functions (gama, exponantial, chi-square), linear regression and correlation, excell and spss applications, sampling distributions, hypothesis testing.
ENVS502 ECOLOGY 3 3 0
This course will review major ecological concepts, identify the techniques used by ecologists, provide an overview of local and global environmental issues, and examine individual, group and governmental activities important for protecting natural ecosystems. The course has been designed to provide technical information, to direct the student toward pertinent literature, to identify problems and issues, to utilize research methodology for the study of natural ecosystems, and to consider appropriate solutions and analytical techniques. Discussion and understanding will be emphasized.
ENVS609 ADVANCED ANAEROBIC TREATMENT 3 3 0
BIOE622 BIONANOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
ENVS610 ION EXCHANGE PROCESSES 3 3 0
BIOE606 BIOSEPERATIONS 3 3 0
BIOE631 FERMENTATION MICROBIOLOGY 3 3 0
BIOE613 PHYSIOLOGY FOR ENGINEERS 3 3 0
BIOE616 BIOMATERIALS 3 3 0
ENVE202 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY II 0 0 0
Environmental Engineering Chemistry II course deals with Wastewater Quality Parameters, such as Dissolved Oxygen, Chemical Oxygen Demand (COD), Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD), Total Organic Carbon, or shortly the Organic Compounds in Water and Wastewater. It is also important to have information about Oil and Grease, Nitrogen, Sulfate, Phosphorus and Phosphate, Surfactants, Trace Contaminants, Toxicity, Heavy Metals. In this course students learn about Gas Analysis, Instrumental Analysis - Gas, Liquid, Ion Chromatography and other instrumental analysis devices. The course further helps the students to understand the pollution concept and how to express and use them to find solutions to the environmental pollution.
BIOE602 TECHNIQUES IN TISSUE CULTURE AND CELLULAR BIOENGINEERING 3 3 0
BIOE605 STATISTICS AND DATA ANALYSIS 3 3 0
BIOE626 ECOLOGY 3 3 0
ENVS512 ADVANCED OXIDATION PROCESSES 3 3 0
Advanced oxidation processes (AOPS) are a combination ozone, hydrogen peroxide, UV light, and catalysts to oxidize chemical compounds that can not be removed by the simple oxidation techniques. The class focuses on AOPs such as UV/O3, UV/H2O2, UV/TiO2, O3/H2O2, O3/FeOH, etc. It discusses the advantages and limitations of AOPs, and the effect of water quality parameters on the efficiency of AOPs.
BIOE601 TECHNIQUES IN MOLECULAR BIOENGINEERING 3 3 0
ENVE201 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY I 0 0 0
ENVE633 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING 3 3 0
Various advanced level topics will be covered on environmental engineering, according to the need of students and interest of the instructor.
MISY602 ANALYTICAL DECISION MAKING 3 3 0
ENVS625 ADVANCED BIOLOGICAL NUTRIENT REMOVAL 3 3 0
BIOE610 GENETIC ENGINEERING 3 3 0
MAT101 CALCULUS I 0 0 0
ENVS639 SPECIAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES II 3 3 0
Various advanced level topics will be covered on environmental sciences, according to the need of students and interest of the instructor.
EMNT502 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT 3 3 0
ENVE611 ADVANCED TOPICS IN AIR POLLUTION 3 3 0
Meteorology for modeling and control of air pollution; the physical and thermodynamic properties of the atmosphere, equations of motion, hydrostatic equation, continuity equation, Geostrophic approximation, geopotential height, thermal wind, baroclinic and barotropic atmosphere, atmospheric stability and inversion. Air pollution concentration models; fixed-box models, diffusion models. Primary particulate control. Control of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides.
ENVE623 ADVANCED TOPICS IN HAZARDOUS AND TOXIC WASTES TREATMENT & CONTROL 3 3 0
Fundamentals of Hazardous and Toxic waste treatment. Current management practices. Thermal and disposal methods. Site remediation.
ENVS523 INDUSTRIAL WASTE TREATMENT 3 3 0
The source, characteristics and treatment techniques of wastewater generated from various industries. The characterization of industrial wastewater, purpose of treatment and regulations. The detection of the wastewater amount. Waste minimization by changing the processes. Modeling the flow and variability of wastewater. Equalization and flow design. The design of unit processes including physical, chemical and biological processes. Liquid-solid separation by sedimentation, DAF, and filtration. The investigation of wastewater treatment plant process flow diagrams of selected industries.
ENRE501 ENERGY - PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE 3 3 0
ENRE607 ADVANCED SOLAR ENERGY UTILIZATION 3 3 0
BIOE502 TECHNIQUES IN TISSUE CULTURE AND CELLULAR BIOENGINEERING 3 3 0
This is a course will begin with introducing practical skills for the isolation of animals cells for in vitro studies, maintenance of animal cells in vitro, manipulation of animal cells in vitro, and application of molecular techniques to in vitro situations. This course also designed to bridge cell biology with engineering. At the completion of this course, the students should be able to: Discuss the molecular and cellular basis of life from an engineering perspective, identify crucial molecular parameters involved in cellular events measure and manipulate molecular parameters experimentally, apply engineering principles, concepts, and mathematical modelling in studying molecular parameters, cell structure, function, and appropriately capture the salient features of the cellular phenomena. In addition, the students should be able to manipulate the behaviour of biological cells, examine structure-function relationship and explore and criticize the existing and emerging technologies that exploit and extend our knowledge of molecular and cell biology.
BIOE612 TISSUE ENGINEERING 3 3 0
BIOE635 BIOTECHNOLOGY 3 3 0
ENVE104 ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY 0 0 0
In chemical terms water is a dilute solution of various compounds. It can also hold suspensions of several organic and inorganic compounds. This course is about the interactions between these compounds. During this course intermolecular forces (dipole-dipole, ion-dipole, hydrogen bonding, dispersion forces) and the properties of solutions topics are discussed in detail. This course aims understanding of chemical phenomena that occur in water in order to find solutions for water pollution, and also water and wastewater related environmental engineering problems. Principles and applications of chemical equilibria, acid-base reactions, solubility, complex formation, and redox reactions are mainly discussed in this course.
STAT602 STATISTICAL COMPUTER APPLICATIONS FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES 3 3 0
Entering the data collected to the computer, organizing and getting data ready for statistical analyses; normal distribution and sampling distribution of the mean; establishing confidence intervals; writing research questions, research hypotheses, null hypotheses; hypothesis testing. Descriptive statistics: Measures of central tendency and position measurements (arithmetic mean, median, peak, percentile and quartile); measures of variability (distribution width, variance, standard deviation); display of data. Inferential statistics: t-test applications (single-sample t-test, independent samples t-test, dependent samples t-test), analysis of variance applications (one-way ANOVA, two-way ANOVA, MANOVA, ANCOVA); correlations (Pearson and Spearman correlation coefficients), partial correlation; multiple linear regression; exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses; reliability; non-parametric tests (Wilcoxon signed rank test, Mann-Whitney U test, Kruskal-Wallis test, Chi-Square tests); interpreting and writing results of analyses.