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Faculty of Fisheries Department of Fisheries

Qualification Awarded

Students who take program courses (a total of 240 ECTS) and who successfully complete at least a 2.0 GPA on a 4.00 are eligible for the bachelor's degree in Fisheries Engineering.

Specific Admission Requirements

To have a high school degree and to succeed in the University Entrance Examination by the Student Selection and Placement Center in the Republic of Turkey.

Qualification Requirements

In order to graduate from Fisheries Program, the students should complete 240 ECTS course work, including required and elective, succesfuly and should have a 2.00 Grand Point Average (GPA) minimum out of 4.00.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of prior non-formal and in-formal learning is at the beginning stage in Turkish Higher Education Institutions. Exams of exemption are organised at the start of each year at the University for the courses of English Language and Computer Skills. The students who have completed the proficiencies for these courses on his/her own or through other means, and believe that they have achieved the learning outcomes specified are given the right to take the exemption exam. The students who achieve a passing grade from these exams are held exempt from the related course in the curriculum.

History

Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Fisheries Faculty was established by Law No. 3837 in July 3, 1992. First student intake began in the academic year 2004-2005 with the enrollment of 41 students and then, first graduation ceremony was in 2008. Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Fisheries Faculty, consists of three main departments including Marine and Inland Water Sciences, Aquaculture, Fishing and Fish Processing Technology; however, students only got “Fisheries Engineering” diploma after graduation. Today, our faculty goes on its missions with 7 proffessor, 10 associate professors, 4 assistant professors, 17 research assistants and 11 administrative staff in newly established building.

Profile of the Programme

To graduate fisheries enginneer according to universal standards, to carry out international researches and publish scientific manuscripts.

Program Outcomes

1- To describe sea-lagoon, wetland and inland waters, to recognize and classify the organisms live in those environments, to know biology, behavior and population structures of aquatic organisms, to have a sufficient knowledge and defense for sustainable management of the resources, to have awareness of conservation.
2- To have scientific awareness for investigating of geographical distribution of aquatic organisms and their relationships with other organisms and with environmental elements; for investigating of the effects of industrial and domestic negations upon aquatic organisms, and to define ecological problems and to find solutions with describe of ecotoxicologic, microbiologic and chemical norms.
3- To have sufficient projection knowledge for establishment of an aquaculture facility and to have ability to make projects of aquaculture facilities, and to take role for implementation of the projects.
4- To know the position and the importance of aquatic products in human diet, and to have ability to explain it basically to the consumers. To have ability to take task in procedures of processing, packing, transportation under the requirements of cold chain, storage and marketing of aquatic organisms. To know and apply the quality standards to serve the aquatic products to consumers.
5- To work in laboratories involved with aquatic organisms, and to evaluate the results of laboratory researches and to take measures if required. To make or get other laboratories make water analysis, to interpret the results in aspect of hydrobiology.
6- To have basic knowledge about national and international legislations applied to aquaculture and fishery area, to know legislation authorities and stakeholders, to distinguish whom to apply in official correspondences and to use legislations correctly in correspondences. To have ability to follow changes in legislations and to know how to apply it in different conditions.
7- To know economy, robustness and sustainability which are the basics of aquaculture and fisheries, to follow improvements in the area and to contribute them to implement. To do market research, to interpret economical and socio-economical indicators in aquaculture and fisheries.
8- To know basic stages of aquaculture (i.e. hatchery, grow, biotechnological applications, transportation of live fish, new species), to distinguish the stages when differentiate in aspect of species, to prepare appropriate fish feed rations and to know its technology. To monitor and interpret growth performance of the cultured species, to have knowledge about environmental effects of aquaculture facilities. To know the subjects of diagnosis and treatment on the diseases of aquatic organisms.
9- To know and implement the organization, production planning, human resources management and control strategies. To analyze the problems on management and to decide rapidly and correctly.
10- To know project cycle management and logical frame approach. To analyze actual situation of the region in respect of aquaculture and fisheries. To make projection for the future by define opportunities and threats.
11- To have knowledge on fishing techniques and technology. To have basic knowledge on maps and geographical information system.
12- To use computer and internet basically, and to follow professional publications, to use the terminology of aquaculture and fisheries area, and to apply basic statistics, to make researches and experiments on the subject. To have ability to give a seminar on a subject, to write and discuss reports and articles.
13- To have basic knowledge on diving and sailing theoretically.
14- To know humanity and ethos, to have awareness of professional ethics. To know and defend the rights of employers, and to take initiative, to have self confidence.

Exam Regulations & Assesment & Grading

Evaluation of examinations consider in accordance with the University Senate Legislation with 29 August 2012,number 465/11.

Graduation Requirements

Students must obtain a grade point avarage of minimum 2.00 out of 4.00 and successfully complete all the courses (240 AKTS) within 8 semesters.

Occupational Profiles of Graduates

Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Fisheries Faculties of Universities Department of Water Affairs and Forestry, Undersecretariat for Maritime Affairs, Municipalities Fishing vessels, Fishing cooperatives, Seafood processing plants, Fish marketing and sales companies, Fish feed industry, Fisheries consulting firms, Provincial Control Laboratories, Drinking water production plants, Manufacturers of machinery and equipment for fishery products and equipment, Swimming water analysis laboratories Environmental Impact Assessment coordinator of the companies, Public aquariums

Access to Further Studies

The graduates holding Bachelor’s Degree are eligible to apply to Master’s Degree programmes provided that a valid point of ALES examination and a sufficient level of foreign language knowledge.

Mode of Study

Graduate

Programme Director

Prof.Dr. Celal ATEŞ

ECTS Coordinator

Asist Prof.Dr. Esin BABA

Course Structure Diagram with Credits

1. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ATB1801. ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY I Required 2 0 2
FİZ1805 GENERAL PHYSICS Required 2 0 4
KİM1801 GENERAL CHEMISTRY Required 2 0 3
MAT1803 MATHEMATICS I Required 3 0 4
SÜM1001 INTRODUCTION TO FISHERIES ENGINEERING Required 3 0 4
SÜM1003 Technical Drawing and Design Required 1 2 4
SÜM1005 GENERAL BIOLOGY Required 2 0 4
TDB1801. TURKISH LANGUAGE I Required 2 0 2
YDB1811. ENGLISH I Elective 3 0 3
YDB1813. German I Elective 3 0 3
YDB1815. FRENCH I Elective 3 0 3
       
1. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ATB1802 ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY II Required 2 0 2
MAT1804 MATHEMATICS II Required 3 0 4
SÜM1002 ICHTHYOLOGY Required 3 0 5
SÜM1004 LIMNOLOGY Required 2 0 4
SÜM1006 PLANKTONOLOGY Required 1 0 3
SÜM1008 WATER QUALITY AND CONTROL Required 2 2 3
SÜM1010 Fluid Mechanics Required 3 0 4
TDB1802 TURKISH LANGUAGE II Required 2 0 2
YDB1812 ENGLISH II Required 3 0 3
YDB1814 German II Required 3 0 3
YDB1816 FRENCH II Required 3 0 3
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ENF1805 USE OF BASIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Required 3 0 3
SÜM2001 Oseanology Required 2 2 3
SÜM2003 BIOSTATISTICS Required 2 2 3
SÜM2005 BIOCHEMISTRY Required 2 0 3
SÜM2007 MARITIME LAW AND SEA PRODUCTS REGULATIONS Required 3 0 3
SÜM2009 General Ecology Required 2 0 3
SÜM2501 Ecology of Mediterranean Zooplankton Elective 3 0 5
SÜM2503 Aquatic Ecotoxicology Elective 2 0 4
SÜM2505 FRESHWATER FISHES OF TURKEY Elective 2 0 5
SÜM2507 AQUATIC PLANTS Elective 2 0 5
SÜM2509 FISH PHYSIOLOGY Elective 3 0 4
SÜM2511 SPORTS FISHING Elective 2 0 4
SÜM2513 DIVING THEORY Elective 2 2 4
SÜM2515 STATICS AND STRENGTH Elective 3 0 4
YDB2811 ENGLISH III Elective 3 0 3
YDB2813 German III Elective 3 0 3
YDB2815 FRENCH III Elective 3 0 3
       
2. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
SÜM2002 AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES Required 1 0 4
SÜM2004 DOMESTIC WATER FISH CULTURE Required 2 2 5
SÜM2006 Fishing Vessels, Fishing Gear and Fishing Methods Required 2 2 5
SÜM2008 GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY Required 2 0 4
SÜM2502 SEA BIOLOGY Elective 2 2 5
SÜM2504 Non-native Species and Their Impacts on Ecosystem Elective 2 0 4
SÜM2506 Hazardous and Noxious Aquatic Organisms Elective 3 0 5
SÜM2508 SEA PISCES OF TURKEY Elective 2 0 5
SÜM2510 Fish Morphology and Anatomy Elective 2 0 5
SÜM2512 Aquaculture Water Quality Elective 2 0 4
SÜM2514 Maritime Communication Elective 2 0 4
SÜM2516 MARINE METEOROLOGY AND NAVIGATION Elective 1 2 5
SÜM2518 MATERIALS SCIENCE Elective 3 0 4
YDB2812 ENGLISH IV Elective 3 0 3
YDB2814 German IV Elective 3 0 3
YDB2816 FRENCH IV Elective 3 0 3
       
3. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
SÜM3001 FISHERIES PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY Required 2 0 5
SÜM3003 MARINE FISH CULTURE Required 2 2 5
SÜM3005 FISH FEEDING Required 2 2 4
SÜM3007 Fish Genetics and Breeding Required 3 0 3
SÜM3009 INTERNSHIP (WINTER PERIOD 15 WORKING DAYS) Required 0 0 4
SÜM3501 ENVIRONMENT AND WATER POLLUTION Elective 2 2 5
SÜM3503 Behavioral Biology of Fishes Elective 2 0 4
SÜM3505 Gamete Quality Fish Of Culture Elective 2 0 5
SÜM3507 DOMESTIC WATER FISH CULTURE Elective 2 2 5
SÜM3509 CULTIVATION SYSTEMS AND DESIGNS Elective 2 0 4
SÜM3511 Sea Trout and Salmon Farming Elective 2 2 4
SÜM3513 Aquaculture Histology Elective 2 0 5
SÜM3515 Hygiene and Sanitation in Seafood Processing Plants Elective 3 0 5
SÜM3517 ENGINEERING MECHANICS Elective 2 0 4
SÜM3519 New Species in Mariculture Elective 3 0 5
       
3. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
SÜM3002 FISH DISEASES Required 2 0 5
SÜM3004 Quality Control in Seafood Required 2 0 4
SÜM3010 INTERNSHIP (SUMMER PERIOD) 45 WORKING DAYS Required 0 0 12
SÜM3502 Research and Testing Methods Elective 2 0 4
SÜM3504 Fish Serology and Immunology Elective 2 0 5
SÜM3506 Fisheries Pathology Elective 2 0 5
SÜM3508 History and Development of Fisheries Elective 2 0 4
SÜM3510 Safety at Sea Elective 2 0 4
SÜM3512 SEAFOOD PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY Elective 3 0 5
SÜM3514 New Species in Freshwater Culture Elective 2 2 4
SÜM3516 SURVEYING Elective 2 0 4
       
4. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
SÜM4001 LIVE FEED CULTURE Required 2 0 3
SÜM4003 FISHERIES ECONOMY Required 3 0 2
SÜM4005 Fisheries Management and Population Dynamics Required 2 2 5
SÜM4007 FOOD SECURITY AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN FISHERIES Required 3 0 3
SÜM4009 FIELD APPLICATIONS Required 0 2 3
SÜM4011 FISHERIES BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION Required 3 0 2
SÜM4501 Aquatic Birds Reptiles and Mammals Elective 2 0 4
SÜM4503 FISH VACCINATION AND ITS TYPES Elective 2 0 5
SÜM4505 Fisheries Environmental Impact and Assessment Elective 3 0 4
SÜM4507 Biology and Ecology of Marine Plants Elective 2 0 4
SÜM4509 AQUARIUM FISH PRODUCTION Elective 2 2 5
SÜM4511 Freight Stowage Elective 2 0 4
SÜM4513 PACKAGING TECHNIQUE IN SEAFOOD PROCESSING Elective 3 0 4
SÜM4515 Mechanization in Aquaculture Elective 3 0 4
       
4. Year - 2. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
SÜM4002 Culture of Mollusc and Crustacea Required 2 2 4
SÜM4004 DESIGN OF AQUACULTURE FACILITIES Required 3 0 4
SÜM4006 FISHING GEAR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE Required 2 2 5
SÜM4008 SEMINAR Required 0 2 5
SÜM4502 Biodiversity and Conservation Elective 2 2 4
SÜM4504 Fish Egg and Larvae Elective 2 0 5
SÜM4506 Microbiology of Seafood Elective 2 0 4
SÜM4508 Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework Elective 3 0 5
SÜM4510 Diseases in Aquarium Fish Elective 3 0 4
SÜM4512 Design and Project Design of Seafood Processing Plants Elective 3 0 4
SÜM4514 Fish Feeds and Manufacturing of Aquafeeds Elective 2 2 5
SÜM4516 WETLANDS ECOLOGY Elective 3 0 5
SÜM4518 SEAFOOD CHEMISTRY Elective 3 0 5
SÜM4520 Offshore Fisheries Elective 2 0 4
SÜM4522 Aquaculture Pharmacology Elective 2 0 4
       
 

Evaluation Questionnaires

Course & Program Outcomes Matrix

1. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY I11544541143115
GENERAL PHYSICS 11544541143115
GENERAL CHEMISTRY11544541143115
MATHEMATICS I00500032203500
INTRODUCTION TO FISHERIES ENGINEERING00000300450402
Technical Drawing and Design00400040400400
GENERAL BIOLOGY53403000000300
TURKISH LANGUAGE I11544541143115
ENGLISH I00300500000500
German I00000500000400
FRENCH I00000500000400
               
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY II11544541143115
MATHEMATICS II11544541143115
ICHTHYOLOGY45050300040500
LIMNOLOGY53003000000300
PLANKTONOLOGY53000000000300
WATER QUALITY AND CONTROL04005004030300
Fluid Mechanics53403000000300
TURKISH LANGUAGE II11544541143115
ENGLISH II11544541143115
German II00000500000400
FRENCH II00000500000400
               
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
USE OF BASIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY11544541143115
Oseanology33040000000400
BIOSTATISTICS33040000000400
BIOCHEMISTRY00034040000200
MARITIME LAW AND SEA PRODUCTS REGULATIONS00000503200000
General Ecology33000020030300
Ecology of Mediterranean Zooplankton54003000000305
Aquatic Ecotoxicology54004000000305
FRESHWATER FISHES OF TURKEY43000300002000
AQUATIC PLANTS35000003000000
FISH PHYSIOLOGY33404000500000
SPORTS FISHING05030000000000
DIVING THEORY00000000002050
STATICS AND STRENGTH00500040200000
ENGLISH III11111111111311
German III00000500000400
FRENCH III00000500000400
               
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES50000000000000
DOMESTIC WATER FISH CULTURE40400044040000
Fishing Vessels, Fishing Gear and Fishing Methods00400030434400
GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY35045005000305
SEA BIOLOGY33004000000435
Non-native Species and Their Impacts on Ecosystem54003000000405
Hazardous and Noxious Aquatic Organisms45003000000000
SEA PISCES OF TURKEY40433000004050
Fish Morphology and Anatomy54400554544454
Aquaculture Water Quality33540500054400
Maritime Communication00000300005455
MARINE METEOROLOGY AND NAVIGATION00000300005355
MATERIALS SCIENCE00000050000005
ENGLISH IV00000500000400
German IV00000500000400
FRENCH IV00000500000400
               
3. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
FISHERIES PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY20043030000000
MARINE FISH CULTURE23433345532323
FISH FEEDING30200025000005
Fish Genetics and Breeding30303024300002
INTERNSHIP (WINTER PERIOD 15 WORKING DAYS)35355335335333
ENVIRONMENT AND WATER POLLUTION55005003000335
Behavioral Biology of Fishes55000005005005
Gamete Quality Fish Of Culture00000005000005
DOMESTIC WATER FISH CULTURE54200335540005
CULTIVATION SYSTEMS AND DESIGNS34500445000005
Sea Trout and Salmon Farming55400445500005
Aquaculture Histology45000000000005
Hygiene and Sanitation in Seafood Processing Plants34555540400005
ENGINEERING MECHANICS00500000000405
New Species in Mariculture55303345040305
               
3. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
FISH DISEASES54000005000005
Quality Control in Seafood43055500000005
INTERNSHIP (SUMMER PERIOD) 45 WORKING DAYS35555535335333
Research and Testing Methods53505054300505
Fish Serology and Immunology54005005000005
Fisheries Pathology54005005000005
History and Development of Fisheries55000500005055
Safety at Sea45000500005055
SEAFOOD PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY 43050540300005
New Species in Freshwater Culture55005400000055
SURVEYING00500040300005
               
4. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
LIVE FEED CULTURE00000005400005
FISHERIES ECONOMY00300550000005
Fisheries Management and Population Dynamics55005000005555
FOOD SECURITY AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN FISHERIES00050440400300
FIELD APPLICATIONS33040000000400
FISHERIES BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION00500040420000
Aquatic Birds Reptiles and Mammals55005000000005
FISH VACCINATION AND ITS TYPES45005005000005
Fisheries Environmental Impact and Assessment55305020050005
Biology and Ecology of Marine Plants44032000000000
AQUARIUM FISH PRODUCTION34400044400005
Freight Stowage00000300405055
PACKAGING TECHNIQUE IN SEAFOOD PROCESSING02054400300005
Mechanization in Aquaculture00304005000000
               
4. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
Culture of Mollusc and Crustacea33000005400005
DESIGN OF AQUACULTURE FACILITIES33500554500005
FISHING GEAR DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION TECHNIQUE00000000005055
SEMINAR33040000000400
Biodiversity and Conservation55000030000005
Fish Egg and Larvae33003003000005
Microbiology of Seafood 04030033400000
Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework00400340550005
Diseases in Aquarium Fish03002303000005
Design and Project Design of Seafood Processing Plants00550300040005
Fish Feeds and Manufacturing of Aquafeeds33300454000005
WETLANDS ECOLOGY35004500334005
SEAFOOD CHEMISTRY00055000000005
Offshore Fisheries40000400033400
Aquaculture Pharmacology30000304000005
               
 

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