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Faculty of Agriculture >>Plant Protection


 Associate's Degree (Short Cycle)

 Bachelor’s Degree (First Cycle)

 Master’s Degree (Second Cycle)

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About the Programme : The main dealing subjects of the programme are the organisms, such as insects and mites, abiotic and biotic factors (fungi, bacteria, phytoplasma, spiroplasma, virus, viroid and nematodes) and weeds causing economic losses to the cultivated plants. In that teaching programme, mechanical, physical, chemical, biological and biotechnological control strategies are introduced. The department has the sufficient requirements for the various plant protection activities. Modern equipped laboratories, almost 40 da research and applying area, greenhouse and chamber rooms enable researches to the entomology and phytopathology fields within the department. It’s compulsory to do summer training at the end of the 6th semester. Graduated students have the award of Agricultural Engineer at the final of 8 semesters.  

Qualification Awarded : The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the bachelor’s degree of Plant Protection. 

Level of Qualification : First Cycle (Bachelor’s Degree) 

Specific Admission Requirements : Placement through a centralized national university placement examination (ÖSYS). Student Selection and Placement Centre (ÖSYM) is responsible to place students according to their ÖSYS scores. 
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Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning : In Turkish Higher Education Institutions, the acknowledgment of the Bachelor´s diploma for a university is organized with the regulations related to double majors and subspeciality and the transition between Associate Degree programs and undergraduate program. This regulation also allows credit transfer between related institutions. 
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations : To be successful in this program, students are required to successfully complete all the courses to meet a minimum of 240 ECTS credit requirement and have a minimum of GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Profile of the Programme : Aim of the programme is to provide the students to have the fundamental background on the basic agricultural engineering, the ability for plant protection challenges in cultivation and reaches to the sufficient knowledge, evaluation and application to solve those challenges. The purpose of the programme is to suffice qualified labors covering the wishes and demands of public and private companies active in plant protection field and prepare the students to the master’s programme in an academical proficient. 

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Occupational Profile of Graduates : Graduated students are employed in the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Forest and Water Affairs, The State Hydraulic Works, Ministry of Environment and Urbanisation, universities, private companies and agricultural enterprises. In addition, they may have the ability to work as an agricultural consultant. 

Access to Further Studies : The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to graduate studies in same field or related areas if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee”, which includes ALES, general point of average, and the interview. 

Course Structure Diagram with Credits : Please click here for Course Structure Diagram with Credits.

Assessment and Grading : In this program, assessment and grading are conducted according to Cukurova University Education and Assessment regulations for Associate and Undergraduate degrees. 
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Graduation Requirements : To be able to finish undergraduate degree, students must complete all courses, applications and workshops that are included in the program, gain two hundred and forty (240) ECTS credit requirements in total in undergraduate level and obtain a minimum GPA of 2.00/4.00. 

Mode of Study : This programme is a Full Time programme.  

Programme Director : Prof. Dr. YEŞİM AYSAN  

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