The modern world has its advantages and features, which are determined, first of all, by the deep and swift changes that affect all spheres of life on the planet and connected with the most urgent task for each state and man to preserve nature.
The specialty “Ecology” is born by the very era, its modern direction, and therefore, it influences the great and responsible future.
The ideologue of the department is Professor Yu. Golik.
“Ecology” is translated from Greek as “science of the house”. The study of ecology and all environmental issues is based on a unified understanding of many extremely important processes and events occurring in the environment. Therefore, now there is a need for intellectual and spiritual education for every person, aimed at forming a new ecological outlook, based on the principle of ecological harmony and awareness the unity of the environment and man.
It is necessary to educate and form a new ecological personalities to help feel themselves as part of the universe and be thoroughly competent in any management area of ecological activity. The main task will be to preserve and restore nature for existing and future generations.
Acquiring such training is actual right now, when ecological education is one of the most urgent areas in our country. The most topical is ecological training of engineers, first of all, aimed at providing the industrial enterprises, organizations and establishments with highly qualified specialists.
That is why the leading benchmark for the Department of Ecology of Poltava National Technical Yuri Kondratyuk University became the direction of training the environmental engineers. The main tasks for teachers when training the environmental students are: the acquisition of the in-depth complex nature knowledge on the environmental aspects in the production activities at enterprises of various industries; acquiring by students the skills of environmental monitoring of all the environment components, skills on conducting the environmental expertise and environmental inspection; mastering the methods on analysis and selection of optimal environmental measures and, as a result, the ability to develop and adopt effective management decisions in the environmental sphere.