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Course Unit Title : Entomolohy
Course Unit Code : BIO-407
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : First Cycle
Year of Study : 4
Semester : 7.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 4,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : having basic ideas about insect morphology and terminology
making general characteristics and separation of insect ordo
analyzing the taxonomic characters of insect
Understanding the causes of insect species diversity
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : What is entomology? General informations about Arthropoda classes and determination of the differences between classes. General characteristics of insects. Superior features of the insect that is better than other living things. Insect morphology: head, thorax, abdomen and important structures on these parts. Organ systems, post-embryonic growth and breeding, ecology and taxonomy of insects
Languages of Instruction : Turkish-English
Course Goals : Comprehending all the basic information about insects to students
To teach morphological features and organ systems of insects
Course Aims : The aim of this course is to give the general informations about the morphological and anatomical structures and organ systems of insect
WorkPlacement   Not Available
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook :
Additional Resources : Borror, D.J. Triplehorn , C.A. Johnson, N.F. 1989. An Introduction to the Study of Insects, Thomson Learning Inc. 875 pp.
Related web pages on the internet.
Material Sharing
Documents : Powerpoint lecture presentations
Assignments :
Exams : Mid-term and final exam
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 2 28  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 4 56  
Homeworks :
3 5 15  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
2 5 10  
Visas :
1 1 1  
Finals :
1 2 2  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
112  
Course's ECTS Credit :
0      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
3 30
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
0 0
Field study :
2 20
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Introduction to entomology, classification of Arthropods
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
2 Insect morphology I : Head and its structures
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
3 Insect morphology II : Thorax and its structures
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
4 Insect morphology III Abdomen and its structures
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
5 Organ systems I : Digestion
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
6 Organ systems II : Excreation
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
7 Organ systems on insects III: Respiration
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
8 Organ systems IV: Circulation
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
9 Organ systems V: Endocrine and Exocrine systems
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
10 Organ systems VI : Nervous system
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
11 Organ systems VII: Breeding and post-embryonic growth
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
12 Insect ecology
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
13 Beneficial and harmful insects
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.
14 Systematic of insects
  Study Materials: Pedigo, P.P. 1999. Entomology and Pest management, Prentice Hall. 691 pp.
Elzinga, R.J. 2000. Fundementals of Entomology, Prentice Hall. 495 pp.