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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

General terms and conditions of university entrance are required for native and foreign students.

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. Muğla Sıtkı Koçman University, Fisheries Faculty, as in the 2012-2013 academic year has 201 students in 1. formal degree program, 89 students in second formal degree program and 106 graduate and doctorate students in the Institute of Natural and Applied Sciences, and totally, 396 students. Totally, 127 undergraduate and 30 graduate and doctorate students were graduated from our faculty. Today, our faculty goes on its missions with 3 proffessor, 9 associate professors, 10 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 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).

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. Taçnur BAYGAR

ECTS Coordinator

Associate Prof.Dr. Kenan GÜLLÜ

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 Required 3 0 3
       
2. Year - 1. Term
Course Unit Code Course Unit Title Course Type Theory Practice ECTS Print
ENF1801 USE OF BASIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Required 4 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
SÜM3007 Fish Genetics and Breeding Required 3 0 3
SÜM4515 Mechanization in Aquaculture Elective 3 0 4
YDB2811 ENGLISH III Elective 3 0 3
YDB2813 Elective 3 0 3
YDB2815 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 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
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 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 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 Elective 2 0 5
SÜM3506 Elective 2 0 5
SÜM3508 Elective 2 0 4
SÜM3510 Elective 2 0 4
SÜM3512 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 Elective 2 0 4
SÜM4509 AQUARIUM FISH PRODUCTION Elective 2 2 5
SÜM4511 Freight Stowage Elective 2 0 4
SÜM4513 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 Required 2 2 5
SÜM4008 SEMINAR Required 0 2 5
SÜM4502 Elective 2 2 4
SÜM4504 Elective 2 0 5
SÜM4506 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 Elective 3 0 4
SÜM4514 Elective 2 2 5
SÜM4516 WETLANDS ECOLOGY Elective 3 0 5
SÜM4518 SEAFOOD CHEMISTRY Elective 3 0 5
SÜM4520 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 I  5   322 35  
INTRODUCTION TO FISHERIES ENGINEERING     3  45 4 2
Technical Drawing and Design  4   4 4  4  
GENERAL BIOLOGY534 3      3  
TURKISH LANGUAGE I11544 41143115
ENGLISH I  3  5     5  
German I     5     4  
FRENCH I     5     4  
               
1. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
ATATURK'S PRINCIPLES AND REVOLUTION HISTORY II11544541143115
MATHEMATICS II11544541143115
ICHTHYOLOGY45 5 3   4 5  
LIMNOLOGY534 3      3  
PLANKTONOLOGY53         3  
WATER QUALITY AND CONTROL 4  5  4 3 3  
Fluid Mechanics534 3      3  
TURKISH LANGUAGE II11544541143115
ENGLISH II11544541143115
German II     5     4  
      5     4  
               
2. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
USE OF BASIC INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY11544541143115
Oseanology33 4       4  
BIOSTATISTICS33 4       4  
BIOCHEMISTRY   34 4    2  
MARITIME LAW AND SEA PRODUCTS REGULATIONS     5 32     
General Ecology3     2  3 3  
Ecology of Mediterranean Zooplankton54  3      3 5
Aquatic Ecotoxicology54  4      3 5
FRESHWATER FISHES OF TURKEY43   3    2   
AQUATIC PLANTS35     3      
FISH PHYSIOLOGY334 4   5     
SPORTS FISHING 5 3          
DIVING THEORY3         2 5 
STATICS AND STRENGTH  5   4 2     
Fish Genetics and Breeding3 3 3 243    2
Mechanization in Aquaculture  3 4  5      
ENGLISH III11111111111311
      5     4  
      5     4  
               
2. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES5             
DOMESTIC WATER FISH CULTURE4 4   44 4    
Fishing Vessels, Fishing Gear and Fishing Methods  4   3 4344  
GENERAL MICROBIOLOGY35 45  5   3 5
SEA BIOLOGY33  4      435
 54  3      4 5
SEA PISCES OF TURKEY4 433     4 5 
Fish Morphology and Anatomy544  554544454
Aquaculture Water Quality3354 5   544  
Maritime Communication     3    5455
MARINE METEOROLOGY AND NAVIGATION     3    5355
MATERIALS SCIENCE      5      5
ENGLISH IV     5     4  
German IV     5     4  
FRENCH IV     5     4  
               
3. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
FISHERIES PROCESSING TECHNOLOGY2  43 3       
MARINE FISH CULTURE23433345532323
FISH FEEDING3 2   25     5
INTERNSHIP (WINTER PERIOD 15 WORKING DAYS)35355335335333
ENVIRONMENT AND WATER POLLUTION55  5  3   335
Behavioral Biology of Fishes55     5  5  5
Gamete Quality Fish Of Culture       5     5
DOMESTIC WATER FISH CULTURE542  33554   5
CULTIVATION SYSTEMS AND DESIGNS345  445     5
Sea Trout and Salmon Farming554  4455    5
Aquaculture Histology45           5
 3455554 4    5
ENGINEERING MECHANICS  5        4 5
New Species in Mariculture553 3345 4 3 5
               
3. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
FISH DISEASES54     5     5
 43 555       5
INTERNSHIP (SUMMER PERIOD) 45 WORKING DAYS35555535335333
Research and Testing Methods535 5 543  5 5
 54  5  5     5
 54  5  5     5
 55   5    5 55
 45   5    5 55
 43 5 54 3    5
New Species in Freshwater Culture55  54      55
SURVEYING  5   4 3    5
               
4. Year - 1. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
LIVE FEED CULTURE       54    5
FISHERIES ECONOMY  3  55      5
Fisheries Management and Population Dynamics55  5     5555
FOOD SECURITY AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS IN FISHERIES   5 44 4  3  
FIELD APPLICATIONS33 4       4  
FISHERIES BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATION  5   4 42    
Aquatic Birds Reptiles and Mammals55  5        5
FISH VACCINATION AND ITS TYPES45  5  5     5
Fisheries Environmental Impact and Assessment553 5 2  5   5
 44 32         
AQUARIUM FISH PRODUCTION344   444    5
Freight Stowage     3  4 5 55
  2 544  3    5
               
4. Year - 2. Term
Ders AdıPy1Py2Py3Py4Py5Py6Py7Py8Py9Py10Py11Py12Py13Py14
Culture of Mollusc and Crustacea33     54    5
DESIGN OF AQUACULTURE FACILITIES335  5545    5
           5 55
SEMINAR33 4       4  
 55    3      5
 33  3  3     5
  4 3  334     
Project Cycle Management and Logical Framework  4  34 55   5
Diseases in Aquarium Fish 3  23 3     5
   55 3   4   5
 333  454     5
WETLANDS ECOLOGY35  45  334  5
SEAFOOD CHEMISTRY3  55        5
 4    4   334  
Aquaculture Pharmacology3    3 4     5
               
 

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