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Syllabus ( BENG 100 )


   Basic information
Course title: Bioengineering Orientation and Career Planning
Course code: BENG 100
Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tunahan ÇAKIR
ECTS credits: 1
GTU credits: 1 ()
Year, Semester: 1, Fall
Level of course: First Cycle (Undergraduate)
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: English
Mode of delivery: Face to face
Pre- and co-requisites: none
Professional practice: No
Purpose of the course:
   Learning outcomes Up

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify the research areas of the department faculty

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on current bioengineering applications from the industrial and scientific aspects
    2. Acquire knowledge for research methods which are required to develop novel application methods
    3. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.
    4. Conduct and develop bioengineering applications for relevant sectors such as health and agricultural industry.
    5. Combine, Interpret, and analyze different subfields of bioengineering
    6. Work effectively in multi-disciplinary research teams
    7. Find out new methods to improve his/her knowledge.
    8. Understand the social and global importance of proposed solutions

    Method of assessment

    1. Term paper
  2. List the emerging promising areas of bioengineering fields

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge for research methods which are required to develop novel application methods
    2. Combine, Interpret, and analyze different subfields of bioengineering

    Method of assessment

    1. Term paper
  3. list application areas of bioengineering

    Contribution to Program Outcomes

    1. Acquire knowledge on current bioengineering applications from the industrial and scientific aspects
    2. Understand design and production processes in bioengineering applications.

    Method of assessment

    1. Term paper
   Contents Up
Week 1: General introduction to bioengineering and its subfields
Week 2: Introduction to the Undergraduate program: Courses, Credits, Prerequisites
Week 3: Seminar on Biomaterial Engineering
Week 4: Seminar on Enzyme Engineering
Week 5: Seminar on Biomechanic Engineering
Week 6: Seminar on Genetic Engineering
Week 7: Seminar on Biomedical Engineering
Week 8: Seminar on Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
Week 9: Presentation Techniques
Introduction to Course Project Content
Week 10: Career Management, Introduction to national and international exchange programs
Week 11: Panel I: Industrial Career
Analysis of industrial career opportuniteis by industry-affiliated bioengineering experts
Week 12: Panel II: Academic Career
Analysis of academic career opportunities by university-affiliated bioengineer scientists
Assignment of the Course Project

Week 13: How to prepare CV and Cover Letter
Week 14: Project presentations
Week 15*: -
Week 16*: -
Textbooks and materials: no textbooks are required
Recommended readings: departmental websites
  * Between 15th and 16th weeks is there a free week for students to prepare for final exam.
Assessment Up
Method of assessment Week number Weight (%)
Mid-terms: 0
Other in-term studies: 0
Project: 12,13,14 100
Homework: 0
Quiz: 0
Final exam: 0
  Total weight:
(%)
   Workload Up
Activity Duration (Hours per week) Total number of weeks Total hours in term
Courses (Face-to-face teaching): 2 14
Own studies outside class: 0 0
Practice, Recitation: 0 0
Homework: 0 0
Term project: 1 3
Term project presentation: 0 0
Quiz: 0 0
Own study for mid-term exam: 0 0
Mid-term: 0 0
Personal studies for final exam: 0 0
Final exam: 0 0
    Total workload:
    Total ECTS credits:
*
  * ECTS credit is calculated by dividing total workload by 25.
(1 ECTS = 25 work hours)
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