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Course Code: 
MATH 160
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Core
P: 
3
Lab: 
0
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
4
Course Language: 
English
Course Objectives: 
To introduce some basic concepts in calculus, differential equations, linear algebra and statistics.
Course Content: 

Functions and graphs. Limits and continuity. Differentiation. Linearizations and minimizations. Curve sketching. Integration. Fundamental Theorems of Calculus. Differential equations. Exponential and logarithmic functions. Systems of linear equations, matrix algebra. Elementary statistics. Applications from pharmacology and medicine.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 3: Discussion, 4: Presentation, 5:Simulation, 6: Video, 7: Applications, 8:Case Study
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A:Written exam, B: multiple chose , C:Filing the blank D:False and troth, E: Oral Exam F: Portfolio, G: Contrabution of course activities H:Homework

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Course Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Programme learning outcomes

Teaching Methods

Assessment Methods

1) Learns the concepts of limit and continuity

6

1,2

A

2) Calculates derivatives and integrals of basic functions.

6

1,2

A

3) Evaluates the integrals of functions of single variable.

6

1,2

A

4) Solves first order spearable and linera differential equations.

6

1,2

A

5) Learns basic notions in statistics.

6

1,2

A

6) Applies the theories to some concrete problems from health sciences and medicine.

6

1,2

A

 

 

   
 
 

Course Flow

Week

Teorical Topics                                     

Lab content

Study Materials

1

Real Numbers, Absolute Value, Functions

-

Ch.1 -1,2,3

2

Limit and Continuity

-

Ch.3-1,2.

3

Limits at In.nity, Sandwich Thm., Intermadiate Value Thm.

-

Ch.3-3,4,5

4

Di¤erentiation, Product rule, Chain Rule, Higher order derivatives

-

Ch.4-1,2,3,4

5

Derivatives of Trigonometric functions, exponential and logaritmic functions, Inverse Function Theorem

-

Ch.4-5,6,7,8

6

Local and Absolute Extreme Values, Increasing and Decreasing Functions. Concavity, In.ection points, Asymptotes, Graphing.

-

Ch.5-1,2,3

7

Optimization, L.Hospital Rule

-

Ch.5-4,5

8

Anti-derivatives, De.nite Integral, Fundamental Thm of Calculus

-

Ch.5-8; Ch.6-1,2,3

9

Substitution, By-parts, Partial Fraction,

-

Ch. 7-1,2,3

10

Trigonometric Substitution, Improper Integrals

-

Ch. 7-4,5,6

11

Di¤erential Equations

-

Ch.8-1,2,3

12

Linear Algebra and Analytic Geometry

-

Ch.9-1,2,3,4

13

Systems of Di¤erential Equations

-

Ch.11-1,2,3,4

14

Probability and Statistics I

-

Ch.12-2,3,4

15

Probability and Statistics II

-

Ch.12-5,6

 
 

Recommended Sources

Textbook

Calculus for Biology and Medicine, 3rd Ed., C. Neuhauser, Pearson

*Study materials are defined from the textbook.

Additional Resources

 

 
 

Material Sharing

Documents

 

Assignments

 

Exams

 
 
 

Assessment

IN-TERM STUDIES

NUMBER

PERCENTAGE

Midterm  Exams

1

100

Short Exam

   

Lab.

   

Lab. Final

   

Total

 

100

CONTRIBUTION OF FINAL EXAMINATION TO OVERALL GRADE

 

60

CONTRIBUTION OF IN-TERM STUDIES TO OVERALL GRADE

 

40

Total

 

100

 

 

COURSE CATEGORY

Compulsary/Elective

 
 

Course’s Contribution to Program

No

Program Learning Outcomes

Contribution

1

2

3

4

5

 

1

Acquire skills needed to practice the profession of pharmacy in either a Turkish or an English language setting.

X

         

2

Being equipped to access current theoretical and applied knowledge, keeping abreast of new developments, and possessing the critical faculties enabling an accurate and reliable interpretation and assessment of this information.

X

         

3

Having the capacity to apply the skills acquired in the field of pharmaceutical science. Possessing the ability to harness his/her acquired knowledge in order to function as a highly accessible health counsellor, providing a ready source of clinically relevant, health-related information to the general public.

X

         

4

Keeping abreast of and being equipped to apply the fundamental pharmaceutical and health science principles which guide future developments in modern technology, and being able to share these experiences and skills with colleagues through participatation in professional development education seminars.

X

         

5

Knowing how to assess risks arising from the use of drugs and other chemicals and those risks potentially encounterd during laboratory practice.

X

         

6

Acquiring the skills and knowledge needed to interpret findings obtained through quantative and qualitative measurements, and thus reach valid, scientific conclusions based on this data. 

     

X

   

7

Being able to compound pharmaceutical products while being knowledgable about their clinical application, interactions, side effects and risks  and apply in proper manner .

X

         

8

Being competent to conduct and manage research and development projects, and share experimental outcomes.

 

X

       

9

Be competent to accurately and intelligibly communicate clincally relevant information to patients concerning prescription items and other pharmaceutical products.  

X

         

10

Being able to function in a multidisciplinary environment. Possessing the skill to collaborate and establish lines of communication with other professionals, while developing their own professional competency through participation in relevant continuing education activities.

 

X

       

11

Being able to play a role in projects which fulfills the profession’s societal responsibilities. Participating in professional activities and undertaking duties in a manner which reflects an awareness of and sensitivity to environmental issues.

X

         

12

Being capable of opening a community pharmacy, practicing in a hospital pharmacy setting, and offering service in any field related to drugs, cosmetics, medical  and/or plant-derived products. Able to play an active role in his/her own personal professional development, as well as that of colleagues and pharmaceutical students.

X

         

13

Able to play a role in issues related to public health as a member of the health care team while being cognizant of and able to fulfill legal and professional requirements and maintain ethical standards. 

X

         

14

Is knowledgable of and equipped to manage the planning, development, compounding and quality control analysis of naturally occuring and synthetic medicines, while also being aware of the processes related to these products’ absorption, distribution, metabolism and excretion from the body.

X

         
 
 

ECTS

Activities

Quantity

Duration
(Hour)

Total
Workload
(Hour)

Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours)

16

3

48

Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice)

16

2

32

Midterm Exams

1

5

5

Lab. Applications

     

Hours for off-the-Lab. study (Pre-study, practice)

     

Lab. Midterm Exem

     

Lab. Final

     

Homework

     

Final

1

15

15

Total Work Load

 

 

90

Total Work Load / 25 (h)

 

 

3,6

ECTS Credit of the Course

 

 

4