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Faculty of Agriculture - Horticulture - Horticulture



General Description
History
Understands the developments in the historical process of communication and new media, these changes and the establishment decree of the Iğdır Faculty of Agriculture, which was decided to be established within the SoKafkas University, was published in the Official Gazette No. 26163 with the decision number 2006/10381. Our faculty was connected to the newly established Iğdır University with the Additional Article 100 added to the Law on the Organization of Higher Education Institutions dated 28/3/1983 and numbered 2809 on 22/05/2008. The Department of Horticulture and the Department was established with the decision taken at the General Assembly of Higher Education dated 07.12.2007, pursuant to Article 7/d-2 of the Law No. 2547 amended by the Law No. 2880. The Department of Horticulture, which started its undergraduate education in the 2009-2010 academic year, started joint graduate education within the framework of the graduate education protocol signed between Iğdır University and Atatürk University in 2009. Later on, the Department of Interdisciplinary Agricultural Sciences, which has different applications in many different fields such as Agricultural Sciences, plant protection, horticulture, soil science and plant nutrition, agricultural economics, landscape architecture, zootechnics, field crops, food, education and research, was opened within our university. To provide interdisciplinary education within the Institute of Science and Technology in accordance with Articles 4 and 5/d of the Organization and Operation Regulation of Graduate Education Institutes, considering the Higher Education General Assembly Decision dated 25/12/2014 and reviewed at the Higher Education Executive Board meeting dated 20/06/2018. The Department of Agricultural Sciences was established and the Agricultural Sciences Master's Program affiliated to this department was deemed appropriate to be opened, and it received its first students in September 2018. The Department of Horticulture left Agricultural Sciences on 04.03.2020 and the first graduate students registered to the Department of Horticulture in the Fall 2021 semester. evaluate the results in terms of cultural, social and technological changes.
Qualification Awarded
The Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Engineering-Horticulture ( first cycle in Agricultural Engineering-Horticulture) is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum.
Level of Qualification (Short Cycle , First Cycle , Second Cycle, Third Cycle)
First Cycle
Specific Admission Requirements
The general requirements explained in “Higher Education Institutions Exam” of Information on the Institution part are applied for admission of students.
Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)
The rules and regulations for recognition of formal prior learning are well defined. Transfer can be made among the institutions of which equivalency is recognized by Higher Education Council. Also successful vocational school graduates to continue their educaiton to obtain Bachelor’s degrees if they are successful in the selection and the placement examination (DGS, i.e. vertical transfer examination) are admitted. The courses to be taken by these students are determined by the relevant department, on the basis of courses they have completed in the programs from which they have graduated. Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Igdir University and hence of the Department is not an exception to this.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Students must obtain a grade point average of at least 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully pass all courses on the programme (equivalent to a total of 240 ECTS).
Profile of The Programme
The department of Horticulture carries out a 4-year program to educate students to become an agricultural engineer on open field, protected cultivation, breeding and post-harvest handling of horticultural crops. The program is composed of two-years of basic compulsory courses on science and agriculture. Third and fourth years are devoted mainly to horticulture and related topics. There are theoretical and practical (field and laboratory) courses. However, few electives and term-works prepared allow students to focus on products/topics that they are interested.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Agricultural Engineers are working in public and private sectors. Graduates who have deserved the title of Agricultural Engineer; can work in different institutions such as Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade as a civil servant, provided being successful in the required exams. Hence they will aslo have the rights to work in the private sectors such as fertilizer, chemical, seed, seedling, seedling production, storage, export-import, packaging and marketing companies. They also have the opportunity to work certification issues. They can also work as agricultural consulter and food controller or inspector in bakery ovens etc.
Access to Further Studies
The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes at national level and /or international level both in the same and in related disciplines.
Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Rules for assessment and grading have been explained in "Igdir University Associate Degree, Bachelor's Degree Education And Exams Regulations " in detail.
Graduation Requirements
Graduation requirements are explained in the section “Qualification Requirements and Regulations” .
Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )
Full-Time
Address, Programme Director or Equivalent
Head of Department: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ersin GÜSOY ersin.gulsoy@igdir.edu.tr Address: Şehit Bülent Yurtseven Campus, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Horticulture Tel: +90- 476 - 223 00 48 The document is valid: +90- 476 - 223 00 49 Web Page: https://ziraat.igdir.edu.tr/ziraat-fakultesi-bahce-bitkileri-bolumu Email: bahcebitkileri@igdir.edu.tr
Facilities
There are 2 laboratories, application area, horticulture and vegetable greenhouse belonging to the Horticulture Department. Apart from the application areas of the Horticulture Department, there are 6 classrooms in our Faculty, 2 of which have a capacity of 35-70 and 4 of which have a capacity of 70-105 people. In addition, there are 1 copy center, 1 canteen, 2 meeting or seminar rooms.

Key Learning Outcomes
1Understanding the importance and the definition of the horticulture
2Learning to ecological requirement in horticulture
3Have theoretical and practical knowledge about techniques for fruits, vegetables,grapes, ornamental plants and post harvest production and application in horticulture
4To collect, organize and classify purpose data
5Analyze and evaluate the obtained data, bring solution to the problems, interdisciplinary work
6To take responsibility as both individual and group member in the field
7Inquire and evaluate the acquired knowledge and skills related to the field
8Transfer in written oral and visual in ideas and solutions to problems and issues related to the field

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 0701201101 BAHÇE BİTKİLERİNE GİRİŞ Compulsory 1 2 0 4
2 9900000121 BOTANY - I Compulsory 3 0 0 5
3 9900001157 CAREER PLANNING Compulsory 1 0 0 0
4 9900001045 CHEMISTRY Compulsory 3 0 0 5
5 9900001036 CLIMATOLOGY Compulsory 2 0 0 4
6 9900001081 MATHEMATICS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
7 9900001022 PHYSICS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
8 9900000113 TURKISH LANGUAGE - I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 18 2 0 30
 
2. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0701302102 BIOCHEMISTRY Compulsory 3 0 0 5
2 9900000222 BOTANY - II Compulsory 3 0 0 5
3 180700002100 DIGITAL LITERACY Compulsory 3 0 0 3
4 9900001099 ECONOMICS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
5 0701302101 GENETICS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
6 9900001072 SOIL SCIENCE Compulsory 2 2 0 4
7 9900001108 STATISTICS Compulsory 3 0 0 4
8 9900000213 TURKISH LANGUAGE - II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
Total 22 2 0 33
 
3. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9900001064 AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
2 9900001065 AGRICULTURAL MACHINERY Compulsory 2 2 0 5
3 9900001066 AGRICULTURAL STRUCTURES AND IRRIGATION Compulsory 3 0 0 4
4 9900000114 FOREIGN LANGUAGE - I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
5 0701102104 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY Compulsory 1 2 0 5
6 0701203100 INTRODUCTION TO VEGETABLE GROWING Compulsory 1 2 0 4
7 9900001012 PLANT PRODUCTION Compulsory 2 2 0 5
Total 14 8 0 30
 
4. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9900001086 EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN Compulsory 3 0 0 5
2 9900001067 FIELD CROPS Compulsory 2 2 0 5
3 9900001032 FOOD SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Compulsory 2 2 0 5
4 9900000214 FOREIGN LANGUAGE - II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
5 0701204103 GENERAL ANIMAL SCIENCE Compulsory 2 2 0 5
6 0701204100 INTRODUCTION TO FRUIT GROWING Compulsory 1 2 0 4
7 9900001008 PLANT NUTRITION AND FERTILIZATION Compulsory 2 2 0 4
Total 14 10 0 30
 
5. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9900000106 ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY - I Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 0701205000 ELECTIVE COURSE Elective - - - 4
3 0701205107 GARDEN PLANTS PRODUCTION TECHNIQUE Compulsory 2 2 0 4
4 0701205105 GENEL BAĞCILIK Compulsory 1 2 0 3
5 0701205106 SERİN İKLİM SEBZELERİ Compulsory 2 2 0 4
6 0701205108 SÜS BİTKİLERİ YETİŞTİRİCİLİĞİ Compulsory 1 2 0 4
7 0700005001 VOCATIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 3
Total 13 8 0 24
 
6. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9900000206 ATATÜRK PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY - II Compulsory 2 0 0 2
2 0701206105 BAHÇE BİTKİLERİ EKOLOJİSİ VE FİZYOLOJİSİ Compulsory 1 2 0 4
3 0701208106 BERRIES Compulsory 2 2 0 3
4 0701206000 ELECTIVE COURSE Elective - - - 4
5 0701206106 SICAK İKLİM SEBZELERİ Compulsory 1 2 0 4
6 0701206102 TECHNICAL OF FRUIT GROWING Compulsory 2 2 0 4
7 0700006001 VOCATIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES Elective - - - 3
Total 13 8 0 24
 
7. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0700000001 INTERNSHIP Compulsory 0 0 0 4
2 0701207108 BAHÇE ÜRÜNLERİ MUHAFAZA VE PAZARLAMASI Compulsory 1 2 0 2
3 0701207103 NUTS FRUIT SPECIES Compulsory 2 2 0 5
4 0701207107 POME AND STONE FRUIT SPECIES Compulsory 2 2 0 5
5 9900001062 SOCIAL-CULTURAL THEMATIC COURSE Elective - - - 4
6 0700007001 VOCATIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES - III Elective - - - 4
Total 11 6 0 24
 
8. Semester
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 9900001054 GRADUATING THESIS (YEARBOOK) Compulsory 0 4 0 4
2 0701208101 HORTICULTURE BREEDING Compulsory 2 2 0 6
3 0701208108 ÖRTÜALTI SEBZE YETİŞTİRİCİLİĞİ Compulsory 2 2 0 5
4 0701208107 ÖZEL BAĞCILIK Compulsory 1 2 0 5
5 9900001154 SOCIAL-CULTURAL THEMATIC COURSE Elective - - - 4
6 0700008001 VOCATIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES - IV Elective - - - 4
Total 11 10 0 28
 
ELECTIVE COURSE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0701105100 GRASS FORAGES Elective 2 2 0 4
2 0701105104 ÇAYIR MERA YÖNETİMİ Elective 3 2 0 4
3 0701105105 YAĞ BİTKİLERİ Elective 1 2 0 4
4 0701305102 INSECT MORPHOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY Elective 2 2 0 4
5 0701305104 MYCOLOGY Elective 1 2 0 4
6 0701305106 GENERAL HERBOLOGY Elective 1 2 0 4
7 0701305116 HYDROSEEDING IN LANDSCAPE AREAS Elective 2 2 0 4
8 0701305117 SOIL CONSERVATION ENGINEERING Elective 2 2 0 4
9 0701405100 RURAL DEVELOPMENT Elective 2 0 0 4
10 0701405105 AGRICULTURAL BUSINESS Elective 2 2 0 4
11 0701406103 AGRICULTURAL VALUATION AND EXPERTISE Elective 2 0 0 4
12 190000000000 ACADEMIC TURKISH Elective 2 0 0 0
13 9900000124 VOCATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE - I Elective 2 0 0 4
14 9900000148 BİLİMLERİN DİLİNDEN YARATILIŞ Elective 2 0 0 0
15 9900000149 SAĞLIKLI YAŞAM, MANEVİ BAKIM VE DEĞER Elective 2 0 0 0
VOCATIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0701205109 TOPRAKSIZ TARIM TEKNİKLERİ Elective 2 0 0 3
2 0701205110 BAHÇE BİTKİLERİNDE HORMON KULLANIMI Elective 2 0 0 3
3 0701205111 BAHÇE BİTKİLERİNDE PROJE HAZIRLAMA TEKNİĞİ Elective 2 0 0 3
4 0701205112 FİDAN VE FİDE YETİŞTİRİCİLİĞİ Elective 2 0 0 3
5 0701205113 BAHÇE BİTKİLERİ BİYOTEKNOLOJİSİ Elective 2 0 0 3
ELECTIVE COURSE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0701106100 LEGUME FORAGE CROPS Elective 2 2 0 4
2 0701106104 MEDICINAL AND AROMATIC PLANTS Elective 3 2 0 4
3 0701306100 PLANT ACAROLOGY Elective 1 2 0 4
4 0701306101 PLANT BACTERIAL DISEASES Elective 2 2 0 4
5 0701306105 INSECT SYSTEMATIC Elective 2 2 0 4
6 0701306106 AGRICULTURAL FIGHTING METHODS AND AGRICULTURAL DRUGS Elective 2 0 0 4
7 0701306114 RECREATION STUDIES IN LANDSCAPE AREAS Elective 2 2 0 4
8 0701405102 FARM PLANNING AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS Elective 2 2 0 4
9 0701406102 FARM ACCOUNTING Elective 2 2 0 4
10 0701406105 PRODUCTION ECONOMICS Elective 2 2 0 4
11 0701406115 GİRİŞİMCİLİK Elective 3 0 0 0
12 9900000224 VOCATIONAL FOREIGN LANGUAGE-II Elective 2 0 0 4
VOCATIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0701206107 İÇ MEKAN SÜS BİTKİLERİ Elective 2 0 0 3
2 0701206108 DIŞ MEKAN SÜS BİTKİLER Elective 2 0 0 3
3 0701206109 MEYVE GEN KAYNAKLARI Elective 2 0 0 3
4 0701206110 SEBZE GEN KAYNAKALRI Elective 2 0 0 3
5 0701206111 SEBZE OLARAK DEĞERLENDİRİLEN BİTKİLER Elective 2 0 0 3
SOCIAL-CULTURAL THEMATIC COURSE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 701000071000 PHYSICAL EDUCATION Elective 3 0 0 4
2 701000071001 MÜZİK Elective 3 0 0 4
3 701000071002 HALK OYUNLARI Elective 3 0 0 4
4 701000071003 TİYATRO Elective 3 0 0 4
5 701000071004 SIGN LANGUAGE Elective 3 0 0 4
6 701000071005 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY Elective 3 0 0 4
7 701000071006 RESİM Elective 3 0 0 4
VOCATIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES - III
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0701207109 KESME ÇİÇEK YETİŞTİRİÇİLİĞİ Elective 3 0 0 4
2 0701207110 SUBTROPİK İKLİM MEYVE TÜRLERİ Elective 3 0 0 4
3 0701207111 SEBZE TOHUMCULUĞU Elective 3 0 0 4
SOCIAL-CULTURAL THEMATIC COURSE
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 701000071000 PHYSICAL EDUCATION Elective 3 0 0 4
2 701000071001 MÜZİK Elective 3 0 0 4
3 701000071002 HALK OYUNLARI Elective 3 0 0 4
4 701000071003 TİYATRO Elective 3 0 0 4
5 701000071004 SIGN LANGUAGE Elective 3 0 0 4
6 701000071005 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY Elective 3 0 0 4
7 701000071006 RESİM Elective 3 0 0 4
VOCATIONAL ELECTIVE COURSES - IV
No Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
1 0701208109 ORGANİK BAHÇE BİTKİLERİ YETİŞTİRİÇİLİĞİ Elective 3 0 0 4
2 0701208110 YABANİ VE EGZOTİK MEYVELER Elective 3 0 0 4
3 0701208111 ÖRTÜALTI MEYVE YETİŞTİRİCİLİĞİ Elective 3 0 0 4
4 0701208112 YEMEKLİK MANTAR YETİŞTİRİCİLİĞİ Elective 3 0 0 4
 
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