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General Description
History
Hunting and Wildlife Program was established in 2019 within the Forestry Department of Iğdır University Vocational School of Technical Sciences. The program has started to accept students in the 2021-2022 academic year.
Qualification Awarded
According to the Higher Education Law, in order to be successful in Department of Forestry, Hunting and Wildlife Program, 120 ECTS credits must becompleted. When the first condition of the program is successfullycompleted and the other qualifications of the program are met, the students get associate Degree in Hunting and Wildlife.
Level of Qualification (Short Cycle , First Cycle , Second Cycle, Third Cycle)
Short Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
Candidates must have high school and equivalent diploma and must have obtained enough points from University Student Selection Exam.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
Students enrolled in higher education institutions have the right to demand recognition of their previous studies at different universities.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Entering the program quota in the Higher Education Entrance Exam and sufficient points must be obtained for this.
Profile of The Programme
With this knowledge and experience, students who graduated from the Hunting and Wildlife Program; • Absorbs the concepts of hunting and wildlife and can observe the balance between these two concepts. • Can make management planning of human activities to be planned in any Wildlife area. • Recognize the living groups living in a wildlife area and make an inventory. • Knows the legal situations related to hunting and hunting and can follow the implementation stages in the field. • It can identify and evaluate the possible effects of a business that is planned to be established in a wildlife area on wildlife and offer solutions. • Can plan and manage a hunting activity in a hunting area in terms of time and space. • It can collect information about the biological and ecological status of wildlife elements and provide training to people of all education levels. • It can monitor the game animals, target, and key species in the wildlife area and keep their records in accordance with the relevant institutions. • Can work in research and development projects related to wildlife elements.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Graduates who successfully complete the Hunting and Wildlife Associate Degree Program of the Department of Forestry are employed as "Wildlife Technician" and "Forest Conservation Officer" in the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, General Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks and in provincial organizations in all provinces. In addition, they can work in environmental consultancy firms as consultants to energy companies operating on natural resources. They may also manage game management and monitoring activities in private and state-owned hunting grounds.
Access to Further Studies
Students who graduate from here can transfer to undergraduate programs who get the predicted score from the Vertical Transfer Exam (DGS) organized by the Student Selection and Placement Center. • Forest engineering • Department of Wildlife Ecology and Management
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Exams are evaluated as written, oral, homework, project or laboratory work according to the quality of the course. In evaluating exams; one midterm and one final exam per lesson. The contribution of the exams to the success grade is 70% midterm exam and 30% final exam.
Graduation Requirements
Students coming to the program are required to take 120 ECTS (ECTS) courses in accordance with the Bologna criteria. Therefore, in the case of a graduate, a student must be successful in at least 120 ECTS courses and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0 out of 4.0. In addition, it is necessary to be successful in all compulsory courses (including internships) in the course curriculum.
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of the department Asis. Prof. Dr. Bahadır AKMAN email: bahadir.akman@igdir.edu.tr Teaching Staff Asis. Prof. Dr. Belkıs MUCA YİĞİT email: belkis.muca@igdir.edu.tr Asis. Prof. Dr. Emrah ÇELİK email: emrah.celik@igdir.edu.tr
Facilities
- Computer lab - Theoretical Classrooms - Application laboratory - Suitable Land conditions (Ağrı Mountain National Park, Aras River, Karasu River, Doğubayazıt Reeds) - Fields of activity of the provincial organizations of the relevant Ministry (Iğdır Directorate of Forestry, Iğdır Provincial Directorate of Nature Conservation and National Parks)

Key Learning Outcomes
1Having knowledge about Agriculture, Forestry and Aquaculture
2Understands and evaluates the accuracy, reliability and up-to-dateness of the information obtained.
3To Identifying events and facts related to the field by using the knowledge and skills acquired, defines problems on a general scale, analyzes, and develops solutions.
4Taking responsibility as a team member in solving unforeseen problems encountered in carrying out a study in the field and in practice.
5Managing employees under their responsibility
6Develops a positive attitude towards lifelong learning with the knowledge and skills acquired in the field.
7Knows the ways to reach information and uses it effectively.
8It is sensitive to current events and developments and follows these developments.
9Informs relevant people and institutions on issues related to his field; conveys his thoughts and suggestions for solutions to problems and shares them with those responsible.
10Follows the information in the field and communicates with colleagues by using a foreign language at least at the A2 general level of the European Language Portfolio.
11Uses information and communication technologies at the level required by the work areas.
12It collects data in the field and transfers the results to the application.
13Acts in accordance with scientific, cultural and ethical values.
14Acts in accordance with the legislation related to the field.
15Having sufficient awareness of the universality of social rights, social justice, quality culture and protection of cultural values, environmental protection, occupational health and safety.

TYYÇ - Programme Outcomes - Base Scope Relationship
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Course Structure Diagram with Credits
T : Theoretical P: Practice L : Laboratory
1. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 2144013011000 1. TERM ELECTIVE LESSON GROUP Elective - - - 0
2 9900000106 ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY - I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
3 214401301103 BASIC CONCEPTS IN ECOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 3
4 9900001157 CAREER PLANNING Compulsory 1 0 0 2
5 9900000114 FOREIGN LANGUAGE - I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
6 214401301105 FORESTRY INFORMATION Compulsory 2 1 0 3
7 214401301101 GENERAL BOTANY Compulsory 3 0 0 3
8 214401301102 GENERAL ZOOLOGY Compulsory 3 0 0 3
9 214401301104 MAP AND LAND INFORMATION Compulsory 2 1 0 3
10 9900000113 TURKISH LANGUAGE - I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 22 2 0 23
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 214401302100 2. TERM ELECTIVE LESSON GROUP Elective - - - 0
2 9900000206 ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY - II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
3 9900000214 FOREIGN LANGUAGE - II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
4 214401302104 GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS IN WILDLIFE Compulsory 2 1 0 3
5 214401302103 HUNTING AND WILDLIFE LAW Compulsory 3 0 0 3
6 9900000213 TURKISH LANGUAGE - II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
7 214401302102 WETLAND ECOLOGY Compulsory 3 1 0 4
8 214401302105 WILD ANIMAL MONITORING METHODS Compulsory 2 1 0 3
9 214401302101 WILDLIFE ECOLOGY Compulsory 2 1 0 3
Total 20 4 0 22
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 214401303100 3. TERM ELECTIVE LESSON GROUP Elective - - - 0
2 214401303105 INTERNSHIP Compulsory 0 0 0 0
3 214401303104 PROTECTED AREAS MANAGEMENT Compulsory 2 0 0 0
4 214401303102 WILD ANIMALS SYSTEMATICS – I Compulsory 3 3 0 0
5 214401303101 WILD PLANTS SYSTEMATIC – I Compulsory 3 1 0 0
6 214401303103 WILDLIFE INVENTORY TECHNIQUES – I Compulsory 3 1 0 0
Total 11 5 0 0
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 214401304100 4. TERM ELECTIVE LESSON GROUP Elective - - - 0
2 214401304106 ECOSYSTEMS AND BIODIVERSITY Compulsory 3 0 0 0
3 214401304105 REHABILITATION AND DISEASES IN WILDLIFE Compulsory 3 0 0 0
4 214401304104 WILD ANIMAL BEHAVIORS Compulsory 3 0 0 0
5 214401304102 WILD ANIMALS SYSTEMATICS – II Compulsory 3 1 0 0
6 214401304101 WILD PLANTS SYSTEMATIC – II Compulsory 3 1 0 0
7 214401304103 WILDLIFE INVENTORY TECHNIQUES – II Compulsory 3 1 0 0
Total 18 3 0 0
 
1. TERM ELECTIVE LESSON GROUP
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 214401301106 NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND ECONOMICS Elective 2 0 0 2
2 214401301107 NATURE AND HUNTING TOURİSM Elective 2 0 0 3
3 214401301109 SURVIVAL AND FIRST AID IN NATURE Elective 2 0 0 3
4 214401301110 COMMUNICATION Elective 2 0 0 2
2. TERM ELECTIVE LESSON GROUP
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 214401302106 POPULATION INVENTORY Elective 3 0 0 4
2 214401302107 WILDLIFE AND SILVICULTURE Elective 2 0 0 3
3 214401302108 MANAGING OF HUNTING AREAS Elective 2 0 0 2
4 214401302109 PROFESSIONAL ETHICS Elective 2 0 0 2
5 214401302110 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY Elective 2 0 0 2
3. TERM ELECTIVE LESSON GROUP
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 214401303106 USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN WILDLIFE Elective 3 0 0 0
2 214401303107 ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Elective 2 0 0 0
3 214401303108 ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION Elective 2 0 0 0
4 214401303109 GENERAL MUSHROOM CULTIVATION Elective 2 0 0 0
5 214401303110 SIGN LANGUAGE Elective 2 0 0 0
6 214401303111 PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION Elective 2 0 0 0
4. TERM ELECTIVE LESSON GROUP
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 214401304107 FOREST ENTOMOLOGY Elective 2 1 0 0
2 214401304108 ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT Elective 2 0 0 0
3 214401304109 MUSEUM MATERIAL PREPARATION METHODS Elective 2 1 0 0
4 214401304110 HUNTING AND BREEDING TECHNIQUES Elective 3 0 0 0
5 214401304111 DALYAN MANAGEMENT Elective 3 0 0 0
6 214401304112 AFFORESTATION TECHNIQUE Elective 2 0 0 0
 
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