Fethiye Ali Sıtkı Mefharet Koçman Vocational School Programme of Environmental Protection and Control

Qualification Awarded

Students who have successfully completed all the courses in the 2-year education plan and who have at least 120 ECTS are given an associate degree in the field of Environmental Protection and Control. They have the title of Environmental Technician.

Specific Admission Requirements

Students who wish to enroll in the department must complete the procedures determined by the Student Selection and Placement Center (OSYM) within the framework of the academic and legal regulations of the university. A student who has started his / her education in an equivalent program in Turkey or abroad may apply for transfer. The acceptance of the students is examined before the beginning of the semester, taking into consideration the conditions and the degree of application of each student.

Qualification Requirements

In order to graduate from the programme, the students should complete 120 ECTS course work, including required and elective, succesfuly and should have a 2.00 Grand Point Average (GPA) minimum out of 4.00.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Candidates for the introduction of Environmental Protection and Control Program have completed the equivalent secondary education in Turkey or abroad must have received an education. For transfer, they must meet the requirements stated in Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Undergraduate-Associate Regulations. Candidates may be exempted from these courses if the content and credit of the courses previously taken in another institution are appropriate for the content and credit of the courses and approved by the directorate of our school.


The program took its first students in the 2013-2014 academic year. Students who graduate from the department make a vertical transition to undergraduate programs with an average success rate of 20%.

Profile of the Programme

Goal: Students will be able to analyze the problems related to the environment with health, social and cultural aspects and to show the most appropriate methods to solve these problems. The aim of this course is to educate technical staff who can fulfill the requirements of the regulations related to the developing technology and the pollution caused, to prepare work, to design, to produce and to control in the usage, treatment, recovery, storage, transportation and inspection units of our country according to the environmental standards. Target: Students will be able to interpret and evaluate the data by using the basic knowledge and skills acquired in the field of mathematics, science and related fields, identify problems, develop professional plans and projects and develop solutions. To be able to use the techniques, tools and information technologies necessary for applications related to the field, to produce solutions to unforeseen problems encountered in applications, to take responsibility in working groups or to work individually, to communicate effectively and to follow the innovations in the field. educate Also; knowledge of occupational safety, worker health, environmental protection and environmental management systems, which respects historical and social values, socially responsible, universal, social values ??and professional ethic consciousness, with the awareness of the necessity of lifelong learning, follows the developments in science and technology and renews itself continuously to educate competent individuals who have the skill of applying for the profession by following the work done in the industry and service sector.

Program Outcomes

1- To have knowledge and skills in a field based on the qualifications gained in general or vocational secondary education and supported by courses on secondary education and application tools and materials and to show that they understand the basic concepts in the environmental pollution and control program,
2- To be able to define, collect and use the data necessary for the solution of well-defined problems in the environmental protection and control program; demonstrate the ability to use theoretical knowledge, hand and / or intellectual skills in practical applications,
3- To be able to independently learn and apply what they learned in the program of environmental protection and control,
4- To demonstrate the ability to identify problems and to search for solutions for unforeseen situations in environmental protection and control program studies
5- Evaluating and supervising the performances of employees working under their responsibility,
6- To be able to use the software and hardware required by the profession with the knowledge of basic computer use (European Computer Driving License, Basic Level)
7- To have knowledge and awareness of social responsibility, ethical values and social security rights in environmental protection and control issues,
8- To have knowledge and awareness on occupational safety, worker health and environmental protection issues related to environmental pollution and control program.
9- To keep up to date information on the environment and environmental pollution, to follow the laws, regulations and regulations, to gain the ability to communicate effectively.
10- Has sufficient knowledge about the basic science such as Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics and application of these areas to environmental protection issues.
11- Use all kinds of modern technical tools and tools for environmental protection by taking additional technical training.
12- Makes technical drawing and technical communication by using technical drawing

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Exams; mid-term, final exam, make-up exam, make-up exam, exemption exam and single course exam. Midterm Exams: At least one mid-term exam is given for the courses opened in each semester. Final Examinations: At the end of the semester, students are expected to determine the success of the courses. In the determination of the student's course grade, the general application for the contributions of the exams is 40% of the score taken in the midterm exam and 60% of the score taken in the final exam evaluation. However, the contributions of midterm and final exams to the course notes can be determined by the instructors who conduct the courses at different rates. Make-up Exams: Students who cannot take the mid-term or the final exams due to a valid excuse are given the right to excuse examination by the relevant board of directors.The student has applied to the dean's office / directorate within 3 days from the day of his / her excuse by making a petition based on the excuse for the acceptance of the excuse exam for the student. Make-up exams: Students are required to take the FD or FF grade at the end of the final exams and take the DD or DC grade and take the make-up exams. The grade taken in the make-up exam replaces the final exam grade of the course. The contribution amounts of the midterm exams and make-up exams are calculated as in the final exams. In the courses that take the make-up exam, the last success grade is taken as a basis regardless of the previous grade. Exemption Examinations: The courses determined by the Senate are made on the dates specified in the academic calendar. Single Course Exam: Students who have fulfilled the continuation requirement for their graduation and who fail only one course can take one course exam from the failed course. The Relative Evaluation System was put into force by the Senate Decision dated 29 August 2012 and numbered 465/11, according to the provisions of the Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University Associate and Undergraduate Education Regulations 46.

Graduation Requirements

To complete the program at the end of the academic year must be done or after the completion of the program does not have a final exam or final exam period. However, at the end of each semester, there are usually two-week term exams after the end of the semester. In addition, for graduation, the student must have a successful internship in private sector or public institutions for 40 working days. Although the internship is a prerequisite for graduation, the program is also not credited with 7 ECTS credits. The experience and necessary workload to be obtained by the internship are taken into consideration in the content, application and working workloads of the related courses within the program. When the program is successfully completed and program qualifications are achieved, the associate degree in the field of Environmental Protection and Control is obtained.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Graduates of the program graduate with Environmental Technician title. The graduates can also take place in the positions of Environmental Health Technician in KPSS appointments. Students who graduated from the Environmental Protection and Control Program; learns the use of measuring instruments and plant operating equipment, laboratory instruments and devices, methods of analyzing environmental parameters and data collection, Bureau tools, machinery and materials used in air pollution, noise pollution, solid waste pollution, drinking water and wastewater treatment. Graduated students who have the above mentioned professional equipment have the opportunity to find employment in the environmental, environmental and administrative units of the municipalities and private sector representatives in various units related to the environment connected to the Ministry of Environment and Urbanization and various ministries. Environmental technicians are able to work in the areas of employment, especially in laboratories. Environmental technicians are in contact with the environment, construction, chemical engineers and technicians, health personnel, city planners and volunteer environmental organizations.

Access to Further Studies

Environment Technician can pass to the Bachelor degree programme’s based on Vertical Transition Exam (DGS) and graduation GPA score. Chemical Engineering, Biology, Biochemistry and Chemistry can accept environment programme graduates.

Mode of Study

Full-time normal education is offered for 2 years during 8 semesters. Associate degree

Programme Director

Associate Prof.Dr. Memiş KESDEK

ECTS Coordinator

Instructor Dr. YASİN İLEMİN

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ATB1801 Principles Of Atatürk And History Of Turkish Revolution Required 2 0 2
BİP1801 Basic Information Technology Required 2 0 3
CEK1001 Environmental chemistry Required 3 0 4
CEK1003 Environmental Biology I Required 2 0 3
CEK1005 Environmental Laboratory Technics Required 3 0 6
CEK1503 Agriculture and Environment Elective 2 0 3
MAP1811 Mathematics Required 3 0 5
TDB1801 Turkish Language I Required 2 0 2
YDB1801 English I Required 2 0 2
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
AKD1000 academic counseling Required 0 2 0
ATB1802 Principles Of Atatürk And History Of Turkish Revolution Required 2 0 2
CEK1002 Environmental Principles Required 4 0 5
CEK1006 Environmental Biology II Required 2 0 3
CEK1008 Environmental Chemistry Required 2 0 3
CEK1498 internship Required 0 0 7
CEK1502 Nature Protection and National Parks Elective 2 0 2
CEK1504 Environment and Wildlife Required 2 0 2
CEK1508 Environmental Microbiology Elective 2 0 4
TDB1802 Turkish Language II Required 2 0 2
YDB1802 English II Required 2 0 2
YDB1804 German II Elective 2 0 2
YDB1806 FRENCH II Elective 2 0 2
İŞY1836 Statistics Elective 2 0 2
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
CEK2001 Environment and Ecology Required 2 0 3
CEK2003 Technical Drawing Elective 2 2 5
CEK2005 Environmental law Required 2 0 3
CEK2007 Environmental Health Required 2 0 3
CEK2011 Water quality and control Required 2 2 5
CEK2501 Sea Pollution and Control Elective 2 0 3
CEK2505 Ecosystems Elective 2 0 3
CEK2509 Hazardous Waste and Control Elective 2 0 3
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
CEK2002 Solid-Fluid Wastes And Control Required 2 2 5
CEK2004 Air Pollution and Control Required 2 2 5
CEK2006 Environmental Pollution Analysis Methods Required 3 0 4
CEK2008 Environmental Impact Assessment Required 3 0 6
CEK2502 Biodiversity and nature of Turkey Elective 2 0 3
CEK2506 Drinking water treatment and basic principles Elective 2 0 3
CEK2508 Green chemistry Elective 2 0 3
CEK2510 Renewable Energy Sources Elective 2 0 3
İŞY2816 Research Methods and Techniques Elective 2 0 3
İŞY2844 quality assurance standards Required Elective 1 2 4

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Principles Of Atatürk And History Of Turkish Revolution115445411431
Basic Information Technology111111111111
Environmental chemistry043330253500
Environmental Biology I233100210500
Environmental Laboratory Technics245330241550
Agriculture and Environment 211310410300
Turkish Language I115445411431
English I003005000005
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
academic counseling555555555555
Principles Of Atatürk And History Of Turkish Revolution115445411431
Environmental Principles544420444130
Environmental Biology II143330253500
Environmental Chemistry222110020530
Nature Protection and National Parks002310345000
Environment and Wildlife203100104500
Environmental Microbiology453220131450
Turkish Language II115445411431
English II115445411431
German II000005000004
FRENCH II333323323333
2. Year - 1. Term
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12
Solid-Fluid Wastes And Control244320141150
Air Pollution and Control244320141150
Environmental Pollution Analysis Methods355330120250
Environmental Impact Assessment304321335100
Biodiversity and nature of Turkey 102100100500
Drinking water treatment and basic principles522100211340
Green chemistry243420110520
Renewable Energy Sources433410221220
Research Methods and Techniques113410000500
quality assurance standards000040015000

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