Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu
Faculty of Agriculture - Department of Agricultural Economics

General Description

History

Agricultural Economics Department has continued the graduate and undergraduate level academic activities within Faculty of Agriculture since 1991. Department is an interdisciplinary and consist of farm management and agricultural policy and extension. There have been 5 academic staff, 2 lecturer and 7 research assistant at the department. The Master of Science program at Department of Agricultural Economics of University of Ondokuz Mayıs provides excellent preparation for students seeking professional positions in higher education, public service, and private industry. Each program is founded on a strong base in economic theory and quantitative research tools. This training is combined with coursework focusing on applications of theory and analytical methods to problem-solving, in any of the areas of specialization described below. Coursework usually is followed by a research experience that develops the student's ability to apply skills learned in the classroom. Our graduates receive superb training in their specialty areas, but perhaps more importantly, they learn how to solve social or business problems that cross specialty or even disciplinary lines.

Qualification Awarded

The Bachelor's Degree in Agricultural Economics is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum.

Level of Qualification

First Cycle

Specific Admission Requirements

High school diploma and to be placed through the Undergraduate Placement Exam-LYS (for more information, please visit web site of www.osym.gov.tr) are necessary for approval and registration. Within a quota, the program accepts foreign students taken the University Entrance Exam for foreign students made by Ondokuz Mayis University.

Specific Arrangements For Recognition Of Prior Learning (Formal, Non-Formal and Informal)

Equivalence adopted by the Council of Higher Education institutions can be admitted. High School graduates who are successful in vertical transfer exam to receive a bachelor's degree may be admitted to be able to continue their education. These students learn from vocational high school graduates by the department concerned before taking into account the lessons, and succeeded in determining the adjustment is made. An examination is being held for the level of foreign language and students may be exempted from these courses in the curriculum if they receive a passing grade.

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Students must take and pass all courses at minimun 120 credits (240 ECTS) including graduation thesis and internships that are explained by the Education and Exam Regulation of Ondokuz Mayis University.

Profile of The Programme

Program targets to educate the students and to enable them to produce solutions to the current economic problems of agricultural sector based on the knowledge, talents and competencies acquired during the program and use these solutions in their professional life and convey them to related individuals and institutions and improve themselves in line with changing conditions.To become an educational entity that will observe the scientific standards and objectivity in all activities at all times and maintain dialog continuously with the alumni and decision makers in agricultural sector to help find solutions to the important and current economic problems of the sector and renew itself in accordance with the requirements of changing time.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples

Graduates take professional role in establishment of many public and private sector. Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Ministry of Development, National Productivity Centre, Export Development and Study Center, Undersecretariat of Treasury, Undersecretariat of Foreign Trade, Public and Private Banks, Agro-Industry Enterprises, Agricultural Cooperatives, Control and Certification Bodies, Consulting Firms in agriculture and agro-industry, appraisal firms and non-governmental organizations. Graduates also take place in national and international rural development projects that are very much promising.

Access to Further Studies

The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree and satisfactory scores about ALES or GRE, transcript and foreign languaeare 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

For each course assessment and grading is described in Syllabus in details. Grades are assessed through relative assessment system of the Education and Examination Regulation of Ondokuz Mayis University.

Graduation Requirements

Students must take and pass all necessary courses, graduation thesis and intermship listed in curriculum totaling 240 ECTS credits and reach a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2,0.

Mode of Study (Full-Time, Part-Time, E-Learning )

Full Time

Address, Programme Director or Equivalent

Prof. Dr. Vedat CEYHAN Head of Department University of Ondokuz Mayıs Faculty of Agriculture Department of Agricultural Economics 55139, Samsun/Turkey Fax:+903624576034 Tel:+903121919/1370, E-Mail: vceyhan@omu.edu.tr

Facilities

Facilities for graduate study at Department of Agricultural Economics of University of Ondokuz Mayıs are outstanding. Graduate students receive office space at the Departments of Agricultural Economics. Classrooms, the Library, and computer facilities area all located at the department. This compact arrangement enables students to use their time efficiently and enhances opportunities for dialogue among faculty and graduate students. University of Ondokuz Mayıs and the Department of Agricultural Economics have very up-to-date computer facilities. The department has networked microcomputers located in offices throughout the department that are connected to the campus backbone by fiber optics. The campus network is connected to computers around the world via the Internet. Due to its size and the diversity of the student population, many opportunities for cultural and social enrichment abound at University of Ondokuz Mayıs. In addition, extracurricular activities are available in Ordu, Giresun, Trabzon, Sinop, Amasya, Çorum and Ankara.

Programme Outcomes

  1. Know professional and ethical principles and legislations and adjust themselves in eye condense with them,
  2. Tarım ve tarım ekonomisiyle ilgili temel kuramsal ve uygulamalı bilgilere sahip olur, bilgiye nasıl ulaşılacağını, nerede, ne zaman kullanılacağını bilir.
  3. Make effective contributions in a wide variety of situations that require applied economic and management analysis,
  4. Conduct agricultural project planning and policy formulation (project planning).
  5. Mevcut yapıyı tanımlar, fırsatları tahmin eder ve sorunları raporlandırır.
  6. Ekonomideki gelişmelerin nedenlerini yorumlar.
  7. Take personal responsibility concerning issues in agricultural economics,
  8. Continue MSc studies in agricultural economics (further studies).
  9. Show effective cooperation with others on projects in various learning and working environments,
  10. Use basic theoretical and applied information originally and systematically related to agricultural science and agricultural economics,
  11. Present positive attitude to lifelong learning activities.
  12. Çevresel, ekonomik ve teknik faktörleri dikkate alarak tarım işletmeleri ve kırsal alanlara yönelik plan ve projeler hazırlar, uygular, yönetir ve izler.

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

T:Theoretical,P:Practice, L:Laboratory
Semester 1
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
ATİ101Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-I 927001 2 0 0 1.0
İSG101Occupational Health And Safetty-I 927001 2 0 0 0.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
TBBİO107Botany-I 927006 2 2 0 4.0
TBBİO109Zoology-I 927006 3 0 0 4.0
TBFİZ107Physics-I 927006 3 0 0 0.0
TBKİM107General Chemistry 927006 2 0 0 4.0
TBMAT107Mathematics-I 927006 3 0 0 6.0
TDİ101Turkish Language-I 927001 2 0 0 1.0
YD101Foreign Language-I 927003 2 0 0 2.0
ZMT109 927001 2 0 0 0.0
Total 23 2 0 22.0
Semester 2
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
ATİ102Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Revolution-II 927001 2 0 0 1.0
İSG102Occupational Health And Safetty-II 927001 2 0 0 0.0
SSDThe Non-Elective 927003 0 0 0 0.0
TBMAT108Mathematics-II 927006 3 0 0 6.0
TDİ102Turkish Language-II 927001 2 0 0 1.0
TEB102Microeconomics 927001 2 2 0 0.0
YD102Foreign Language II 927003 2 0 0 2.0
ZMT102 927001 3 0 0 0.0
ZMT104Meteorology 927001 2 0 0 5.0
ZMT106Ecology 927001 2 0 0 6.0
Total 20 2 0 21.0
Semester 3
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
BBB201General Pomology 927001 2 2 0 5.0
TEB201Agricultural Economics 927001 3 0 0 4.0
TMB201Agricultural Machinery 927001 2 2 0 4.0
TYS201Agricultural Structures And Irrigation 927001 2 2 0 4.0
ZMT201Food Technology 927001 3 0 0 0.0
ZMT213History Of Agriculture And Deontology 927001 2 0 0 5.0
ZTB201Animal Science 927001 2 2 0 4.0
Total 16 8 0 26.0
Semester 4
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
BBB202Horticulture 927001 2 2 0 4.0
BKB202Plant Protection 927001 2 2 0 4.0
TBB202Field Crops 927001 2 2 0 4.0
TBT202Agricultural Biotechnology 927001 2 2 0 4.0
TOP202Soil Science 927001 2 2 0 4.0
ZMT204Land Surveying 927001 2 2 0 3.0
ZMT206Sustainable Agriculture 927001 2 0 0 3.0
ZMT214Internship-I 927001 0 0 0 4.0
Total 14 12 0 30.0
Semester 5
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
TEB301Agriculture And Food Policies I 927001 3 0 0 5.0
TEB303Macroeconomics 927001 3 0 0 5.0
TEB305Agricultural Production Economics 927001 3 0 0 5.0
TEB307Organization Of Agricultural Producers 927001 2 0 0 5.0
TEBSEÇ-5Elective-V 927003 2 0 0 10.0
Total 13 0 0 30.0
Semester 6
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
TEB302Agriculture And Food Policies II 927001 3 0 0 4.0
TEB304Project Planning And Evaluation 927001 2 2 0 4.0
TEB306Agricultural Extension And Telecommunication 927001 2 0 0 3.0
TEB308Farm Asset Valuation 927001 3 0 0 3.0
TEBSEÇ-6AElective-VI 927003 3 0 0 4.0
TEBSEÇ-6BElective-VI 927003 2 0 0 4.0
ZMT316Internship-II 927001 0 0 0 8.0
Total 15 2 0 30.0
Semester 7
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
TEB401Mathematics For Economics 927001 1 2 0 4.0
TEB403Statistics For Economics 927001 1 2 0 5.0
TEB405Agricultural Practice-I 927001 0 4 0 4.0
TEB409Agricultural Accounting 927001 3 0 0 4.0
TEBSEÇ-7Elective-VII 927003 3 0 0 10.0
TEBSOS-ISocial Elective-I 927003 3 0 0 3.0
Total 11 8 0 30.0
Semester 8
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
TEB402Econometrics 927001 2 2 0 0.0
TEB404Farm Management And Planning 927001 2 2 0 0.0
TEB406Agricultural Practice-II 927001 0 4 0 4.0
TEB408Agricultural Law 927001 2 0 0 4.0
TEBSEÇ-8Elective-VIII 927003 2 0 0 10.0
TEBSOS-IISocial Elective-II 927003 3 0 0 3.0
ZMT402Entrepreneurship in Agriculture 927001 2 0 0 0.0
Total 13 8 0 21.0
SSD / The Non-Elective
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
YD101 / Foreign Language-I
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
YDİ101 English I 927001 2 0 0 2.0
YD102 / Foreign Language II
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
YDİ102 English II 927001 2 0 0 2.0
TEBSEÇ-5 / Elective-V
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
TEB309 Agricultural Marketing 927001 2 0 0 5.0
TEB311 Rural Sociology 927001 2 0 0 5.0
TEB313 Land Use Planning 927001 2 0 0 5.0
TEBSEÇ-6A / Elective-VI
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
TEB310 Economy Of Turkey 927001 3 0 0 4.0
TEBSEÇ-6B / Elective-VI
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
TEB312 Factor Market 927001 2 0 0 4.0
TEB314 Environmental Economics 927001 2 0 0 4.0
TEBSEÇ-7 / Elective-VII
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
TEB407 Price Analysis in Agriculture 927001 3 0 0 5.0
TEB411 International Agricultural Trade 927001 3 0 0 5.0
TEB413 Data Gathering And Analysis 927001 3 0 0 5.0
TEBSOS-I / Social Elective-I
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SKD501 Swimming 927006 2 2 0 3.0
SKD505 Media And Communication 927006 3 0 0 3.0
SKD507 Human Relations And Communication 927006 3 0 0 3.0
SKD511 Narration Techniques: Writing Training 927006 2 2 0 3.0
SKD515 Management And Organization 927006 3 0 0 3.0
SKD521 Entrepreneurship 927006 2 2 0 0.0
TEBSEÇ-8 / Elective-VIII
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
TEB410 Turkey And European Union Agricultural Relations 927001 2 0 0 5.0
TEB412 Business Management 927001 2 0 0 5.0
TEB414 Rural Development 927001 2 0 0 5.0
TEBSOS-II / Social Elective-II
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Type of Course T P L ECTS
SKD502 Swimming 927006 2 2 0 3.0
SKD506 Media And Communication 927006 3 0 0 3.0
SKD508 Human Relations And Communication 927006 3 0 0 3.0
SKD512 Narration Techniques: Writing Training 927001 2 2 0 3.0
SKD516 Management And Organization 927006 3 0 0 3.0
SKD522 Entrepreneurship 927001 2 2 0 0.0