FIRST SEMESTER

Zoology
Zoology is the study of animals of all kinds, and gives information about animal diversity and evolution; how animals are adapted to their environments and integrated into populations and communities; and how zoological knowledge is applied to problems, such as pest control, conservation and climate change.

Data and Communication Technologies I
This course is designed for students with no background in Computer Science. Computers are used as tools in every part of society together with the Internet. Computers nowadays are complex; there are a lot of different components inside them, and they all serve different purposes. Besides hardware, knowledge about software and widely used programmes is given under this course.

Mathematics
Foreknowledge, Functions, Limit and Continuity, Derivative and Applications

Botany
In this course, you will learn the basics of plant biology. We will begin with plant anatomy, learning the names and functions of all of the parts of a plant. We will then move on to plant physiology, where you will learn about photosynthesis, growth, and reproduction. Next, we will study plant evolution according to the fossil record and will take a general look at the diversity of plant life in existence today. Finally, we will discuss the ways in which plants fit into the global ecology, highlighting their importance in any habitat.

Physics
Broad survey of classical and modern physics. Designed to enable students to appreciate the role of physics in today’s society and technology. Emphasis on the fundamental laws of dynamic on which all science is based, with some examples of interest to biologists. Knowledge of high school algebra, geometry, and trigonometry essential.

Chemistry
To give information about basic concepts, laws, theories of chemistry, and thus develop the ability to evaluate of experimental data, execute idea about structure of a chemical compound and about a chemical reaction, to teach; how to understand acidity or basicity of a substance , how to be prepared a solution that is in a desired concentration, how to prepared a solution that is in a desired pH, how to be determined the concentration of a solution or how to be determined the amount of a component in a sample

Practical Tranining
Visiting each academic department of the faculty and get general information about their studying field and learn the scientific interaction between own department and the other agricultural departments.

Turkish Language I
What is language? The Relation Between Language And Culture, Languages On The Earth, Types of Languages, Turkish Language, Chronological Development Of Turkish Language, General Characteristics Of Turkish Language, Syntax Knowledge, The Rules Of Spelling, Punctuation, Written Discourse, Correspondences, Private Correspondences, Spoken Discourse

Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Turkish Revolution I Reforms in the Ottoman Empire; Trablusgarp Battle; Balkan Battles; The First World War; Mondoros Cease-fire Treaty and Fall of the Ottoman Empire; Beginning and Organization of National Struggle by Mustafa Kemal Pahsa throughout Anatolia: Mustafa Kemal Pasha’s arrival in Samsun, Amasya Circular, Congresses of Erzurum and Sivas; Opening of the First Grand National Assembly; Sevres Peace Treaty; Foundation of Regular Army.
English Skills I (Reading and Writing)
Tense revision within reading materials, relative clauses ,used to /would, phrasal words, words easily confused, adjectives deriving from verbs or nouns, collocations, prefixes /suffixes, adverbs of manners.

SECOND SEMESTER

Technical Drawing
In this course, students are introduced to basic technical drawing skills and terminology. Terms and definitions used in industries, such as manufacturing and construction, may also be covered. Specific skills introduced in this course may include sketching, geometric construction, auxiliary drawing, computing dimensions and lettering.

Biochemistry
A consistent theme in this course is the development of a quantitative understanding of the interactions of biological molecules from a structural, thermodynamic, and molecular dynamic point of view. A molecular simulation environment provides the opportunity for you to explore the effect of molecular interactions on the biochemical properties of systems.

Introduction to Aquatic Sciences
In Aquatic Science, students learn the interactions of biotic and abiotic components in aquatic environments, including impacts on aquatic systems. Investigations and field work in this course may emphasize fresh water or marine aspects of aquatic science depending primarily upon the natural resources available for study near the school. Students who successfully complete the course will acquire knowledge about a variety of aquatic systems, conduct investigations and observations of aquatic environments, work collaboratively with peers, and develop critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

Genetics
During the course of Genetics through the lectures a) Explanation of the basic genetic concepts and structure and features of the DNA through the historical development of the Science of the Genetics b) Starting with the Mendel’s experiments Reveal of the allelic and non allelic gene interactions, linkage and the sex linkage. Introducing examples dynamic importance and the use of all these in the Animal and Plant Breeding c) Focus on the central place of the population and quantitative genetic Information in the Animal and Plant breeding programs d) Recombinant DNA Dynamics, transgenic organisms in the sense of genetic engineering. Animal and Plant Biotechnology as an alternative aspect dynamic Breeding programs. (In the case of time remaining from the other subjects) e) Mistakes and repair mechanisms during the replication of DNA. The Importance of the Mutations in the genetic diversity and The Importance of Genetic diversity in Animal and Plant breeding.

Fluid Mechanics
The aim of this course is to provide agricultural engineering students with characteristics of some fluids , fluid statics, fluid dynamics, fluid kinematics, viscous flow in pipes and open channel flow.

Practical Training
Visiting each academic department of the faculty and get general information about their studying field and learn the scientific interaction between own department and the other agricultural departments.

Turkish Language II
In the Turkish language2 course the informative writings such as articles, essays, logs, memory types, creative writings such as novels, short stories and drama and essays on the theory are made. Moreover, by adding all the rules of Turkish feelings and thoughts to the speech, elocution training is done to make life’s most important part of the speech impressive, striking, understandable,and accurate.

Principles Of Ataturk And History Of Turkish Revolution II Fronts of Independence War: Eastern Front, Southern Front, Western Front; Battles on the Western Front: Battles of İnönü, Battles of Eskişehir and Kütahya, Battle of Sakarya, Major Offensive; Mudanya Cease-Fire Treaty; Lausanne Peace Treaty; Declaration of Republic; Revolution and anti-Revolution; Foundation of Constitutional System; Politics during Turkish Republic
English Skills II (Reading and Writing)
Time clauses, conditional sentences, modals, passive, clauses of concession, reported speech, clauses of result, compound nouns, collocations, prepositional phrases-all examined in reading texts again.

Data and Communication Technologies II
This course is designed for students with basic background in Computer Science. Computers are used as tools in every part of society together with the Internet. Computers nowadays are complex; there are a lot of different components inside them, and they all serve different purposes. Besides hardware, knowledge about software and widely used programmes is given under this course.
Mathematics
Foreknowledge, Functions, Limit and Continuity, Derivative and Applications

THIRD SEMESTER

Statistics
The purpose of this course is to develop an appreciation and understanding of the exploration and interpretation of data. Descriptive statistics; measures of association, correlation, simple regression; probability theory, conditional probability, independence; random variables and probability distributions; sampling distributions; estimation; inference (confidence intervals and hypothesis testing). Topics are supported by computer applications.

Aquatic Ecology
Structure and function of aquatic ecosystems with application to fishery and pollution problems. Emphasis on the comparative analysis of aquatic ecosystems, examining lakes, ponds, wetlands, streams, rivers, and estuaries.

Aquatic Microbiology
The course provides a thorough training in water microbiology, including natural and artificial water environments. It covers topics such as recreational water microbiology, drinking water microbiology, wastewater microbiology, water quality detection methods, the use of GIS technology in monitoring water quality, the principles of ISO 22000 application in water industries, risk assessment, water-borne infectious disease epidemiology, and accreditation of water laboratories. Students will be also introduced to key elements of water monitoring, the impact of climate change, conservation of aquatic ecosystems, and water reclamation and reuse.

Ichthyology
Introduction of the morphology, skeletal, gastro-intestinal, respiratory, circulatory, neural and urogenital systems and functions of fish will be explained, compared and discussed.

Practical Training
Training in laboratories, fish breeding units and performing field study in the fish farm of the Faculty.
Advanced Reading and Communication Techniques I
Tense revision through upper intermediate reading texts, would-was/were going to, collocations connected with crime, strong adjectives, verbs starting with re-comparisons.

FOURTH SEMESTER

Fish Biology
The objective of this course is to describe the life history and the environmental relationships of fishes. In this sense, the main topics covered include: capture sampling, identification and examination of fishes, age and growth (length-weight relationships and condition), fish populations, eggs and early life history, migrations, methods of studying food and habits, marking and tagging. Laboratories are an integral part of the course.

Water Quality
Importance of water quality standards in aquaculture, importance, effects and control of water temperature, dissolved oxygen, pH, carbondioxide, acid-binding capacity, water hardness, salinity, forms of nitrogen and phosphorus, ammonia, nitrite and nitrate. toxicity of metals and pesticides in water and their effects to fish. Environmental effects of aquaculture. Water quality standards in cage culture of freshwater and marine fish.

Aquaculture I
General knowledge about finfish species, fundamentals of fish culture techniques and trends in aquaculture

Fisheries Economy
Presenting the basic principles of productive economy. Basic terms in marketing, financing and the balance of income and expenditure, supply and demands of fisheries products and marketing structure issues.
Practical Training
Training in laboratories, fish breeding units and performing field study in the fish farm of the Faculty.

Advanced Reading and Communication Techniques II
Statement, questions, commands and requests, causative form, compound nouns, phrasal verbs and various upper intermediate reading materials.

FIFTH SEMESTER

Oceanology
The main topics of this course are the definition and history of oceanography, the features of earth and ocean, geological oceanography, sedimentation, chemical, sinoptic, dynamic, physical and biological oceanography, marine resources and utilising.

Aquaculture II
Culture techniques of freshwater fishes, crustacean and other aquatic invertebrates. Principles of culture techniques and trends in aquaculture

Plankton
This course covers taxonomic information on the recent status of marine fishes, their morphological, ecological and anatomical features, classification of marine fish species in Turkey, environmental conditions, spawning and hatchery techniques of marine fish (mullet, sturgeon, yellow-tail, eel, sea bream, sea bass, salmon, rainbow trout and turbot) larvae, fry and marketable-size fish production and marketing.

Seafood Prosessing Technology
In this course proximate composition of fishery products and its chemical and microbial spoilage, packaging and the other preservation and their also test techniques for human nutrition and health will be discussed. Briefly to teach basic concepts of fish processing, to gain practical skill for fish filleting and other processing techniques.

Practical Training
Sharing technical knowledge, joining laboratory studies and projects.
SIXTH SEMESTER

Limnology
This course deals with the dynamics of physical, chemical and biotic environment and their functional relationships in freshwaters. Main topics covered include: the origin of lakes, heat, light and water movements, salinity of inland waters, chemical properties of water, plankton and littoral communities, sediment, benthos and fish. The lake and reservoir management, properties of ponds, streams, wetlands and estuaries are also discussed.

Aquaculture III
Culture techniques of marine fishes, crustacean and other marine invertebrates. Principles of culture techniques and trends in aquaculture

Remote Sensing in Fisheries
Definition and properties of remote sensing systems, The use of remote sensing systems in fishing, Electro-magnetic radiation (EMR) spectrum Remote sensing systems and properties, Platform of remote sensing systems, Senses carried in sense platform, Passive senses Active senses, Peripheral satellites and properties, Sensors in peripheral satellites and properties, Geographical data systems used in fish remote sensing systems, Collecting data for CBS, Creation of digital images and characteristics, Monitoring fishing using remote sensing system, Researches in fish remote sensing system in Turkey

Aquatic Plants
This course deals with the definition, classification, the effects of light, temperature and pressure in water environment, reproduction and the chemical features of freshwater and marine plants. Topic covered include: the artificial propagation, harvesting and utilising of aquatic plants, production and marketing of economically important seaweed colloids such as agar, carrageenan, furcellaran and alginate.

Fish Nutrition
Introduction to the nutritional requirements of fishes with an emphasis on fish growth, nutritional deficiencies, feed formulation and the development of nutritional studies.

Practical Training
Sharing technical knowledge, joining laboratory studies and projects.

SEVENTH SEMESTER

Ornamental Fishes
Basic patterns of aquatic environment, biological balance, nitrogen cycle in
the water, water features, factors influencing breeding and fish keeping.
Principles of aquarium fish breeding and rearing. Equipment, types
of aquariums, characteristics of ornamental fish species, ways of multiplication and
cultivation of aquatic plants. Nutrition and feed sources.
Commercialization opportunities in aquaristic practice. After completion of the subject the student understands biological relations of aquatic environment and achieves new knowledge of possibilities of aquarium fish keeping. Student will get skills of particular aquarium establishing and will be able to provide fish reproduction.

Biotechnology in Aquaculture
Aquatic species have huge genetic diversity. This course contains advanced technical knowledge to use the potential of biotechnology for genetic improvement of fish and shellfish. Also, components of aquatic biotechnology include aquatic bioprocessing (e.g., obtaining valuable compounds from marine organisms), aquatic bioremediation (e.g., the use of microorganisms to degrade toxic chemicals in the aquatic environment) and molecular techniques for DNA/RNA studies.

Principles of Aquaculture Engineering
The lesson focuses on the importance of specific site selection (Locate aquaculture facilities in an area that has the optimum characteristics dynamic selected species), the importance of culture type and culture facilities (Extensive and intensive systems, pond, ray, tank, cages and hatcheries), topographic and oceanographic surveys, feasibility of constructing a fish farm, efficiently land/area use and their planning subjects from the beginning of aquaculture.

Fish Population Dynamics
This course covers fishery resources, fish populations, population- environment relationship, stock fluctuations, fishery statistics (catch, fishing effort, catch per unit effort), fishery, fishing, acoustic and egg-larvae surveys, growth, length-weight relationship, survival and mortality rates, fishing mortality, natural mortality and total mortality rates, population size and population analysis, yield and maximum sustainable yield.

Practical Training
Sharing technical knowledge, joining laboratory studies and projects.

EIGHTH SEMESTER

Fishing Methods
The course covers the line fishing, traps, fyke nets, set-net, trawling net, lift nets, gill-net and trammel nets, fishing vessels and gear, fishing with electricity and light, fish finder, sonar, echo-sounder.

Responsible Fisheries
This course covers the definition, scope, basic elements and principles of fishery management, sustainability, biological, economical and social views, factors affecting fishery management, fishing management principles, open-access system, problems related open-access system, exclusive economic zone, shared fish stocks, effects of supply and demand in the fishery management, management of inland fishery resources and management programs used in Turkey.

Fish Diseases
The importance of common fish diseases and effects on the sustainable aquaculture sector in terms of economic losses. The infection sources, environmental changes, transmission ways, fish diseases agents, infectious and non-infectious diseases, identification methods and control (pathogen control: prophylactic and therapeutic treatments) of fish diseases will be given in this course.

Water Pollution and Control
This course covers the importance of water pollution and pollution types (municipal, industrial, agricultural, thermal, atmospheric, radioactive, heavy metal, pesticide, detergent, petrol pollution, acid rain, pollution from aquaculture). Studies on the state of lakes, rivers, groundwater and marine pollution and their control in Turkey are also included. Furthermore, environmental impact assessment is emphasised.

Practical Training
Sharing technical knowledge, joining laboratory studies and projects