Academic Catalog

DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGY EDUCATION

General Information on Undergraduate Program

This program leads to a Bachelor of Science degree in biology education.

Undergraduate Curriculum


FIRST YEAR

First Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CHEM101 GENERAL CHEMISTRY I 5 4 2 7.5
BIOL101 GENERAL BIOLOGY I 6 4 4 9.0
ENG101 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES I 4 4 1 6.0
TURK101 TURKISH I 0 2 0 2.0

Second Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
CHEM102 GENERAL CHEMISTRY II 5 4 2 7.5
BIOL102 GENERAL BIOLOGY II 6 4 4 9.0
ENG102 ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES II 4 4 1 6.0
TURK102 TURKISH II 0 2 0 2.0

SECOND YEAR

Third Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHYS111 PHYSICS I (MECHANICS) 5 4 2 7.5
BIOL203 CELL BIOLOGY 3 3 0 6.0
BIOL206 ECOLOGY 3 3 0 5.5
BIOL251 CELL BIOLOGY LABORATORY 2 0 4 4.0
HIST2201 0 2 0 2.0
EDS200 INTRODUCTION TO EDUCATION 3 3 0 5.0
ENG211 ACADEMIC ORAL PRESENTATION SKILLS 3 3 1 4.0

Fourth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
PHYS112 PHYSICS II (ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM) 5 4 2 7.5
CHEM231 ORGANIC CHEMISTRY 5 3 4 7.0
BIOL252 PHYSIOLOGY 3 3 0 7.0
BIOL254 EXPERIMENTS IN ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY 2 0 4 5.5
HIST2202 0 2 0 2.0
EDS220 EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY 3 3 0 5.0

THIRD YEAR

Fifth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
BIOL303 MICROBIOLOGY 3 3 0 6.0
BIOL351 INTRODUCTION TO GENETICS 4 4 0 6.0
BIOL353 BIOCHEMISTRY 4 4 0 6.0
BIOL355 MICROBIOLOGY LAB 2 0 4 4.0

Sixth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
BIOL310 BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY 2 0 4 4.0
BIOL352 GENETICS LABORATORY 2 0 4 4.0
BIOL356 PLANT BIOLOGY 4 3 2 7.0
            ELECTIVE

FORTH YEAR

Seventh Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
BIOL400 INTRODUCTION TO BIOMETRY 4 3 2 6.0
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

Eighth Semester
Course Code Course Name METU Credit Contact (h/w) Lab (h/w) ECTS
BIOL404 EVOLUTION 3 3 0 7.0
            ELECTIVE
            ELECTIVE

h/w = hours per week