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Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Following the faculty’s educational ideas, this department offers students opportunities to acquire advanced specialized knowledge of agriculture (plant production), more specifically to acquire the global judgment and problem-solving abilities required to promote agriculture in harmony with the environment and become experts capable of contributing to societies from international agricultural perspectives.The department curricula and education are implemented as follows:

Organization of the Course 

  1. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty for basic learning abilities and knowledge of wide-ranging general cultures and sciences: initiation seminars, data processing, foreign languages, health education/physical practices; thematic subjects: environ and life, ethics and culture, tasks in contemporary society, and mechanisms of nature; advanced subjects for knowledge of general cultures and sciences.
  2. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty to acquire basic knowledge for agricultural sciences.
  3. Basic specialized subjects followed by specialized subjects for systematic learning of specialized methodology and knowledge.
  4. English language course throughout the entire undergraduate period.
  5. Subjects of field practice to acquire abilities to contribute to local and international societies.
  6. Subjects to acquire moral expertise.
  7. Graduation thesis that allows students to integrate acquired knowledge and techniques and analyze and solve specific problems.
  8. In accordance with the course organization, the following subjects are prepared:
    Subjects of general agricultural sciences for the stable and sustainable supply of safe and harmless agricultural products (environment featuring natural circulating mechanism and natural enemies)
    Subjects relating to protective agriculture, weed control in harmony with the environment, botanic factory, mechanized agriculture, development of farms, irrigation, farm management, and agricultural economics

Educational Policies

  1. Syllabus (planning and summarizing lectures) defines and notifies every student of achievement targets, lecture planning, and achievement evaluation criteria as well as methods for lectures.
  2. Active learning methods such as two-way coursework, group work and oral presentations are used to encourage spontaneous thinking depending on the educational objective of specific coursework.
  3. Achievements are strictly evaluated in line with defined criteria and methods.
  4. Methods of lecture are systematically checked and improved if necessary.

Department of Forest and Environmental Sciences

This department offers studies that allow students to acquire wide-ranging knowledge of the structures and functions of forests and greenery, ensure natural resources are used while protecting or restoring the environment and become experts capable of working on local and international stages.

Organization of the Course

  1. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty for basic learning abilities and knowledge of wide-ranging general cultures and sciences: initiation seminars, data processing, foreign languages, health education/physical practices; thematic subjects: environ and life, ethics and culture, tasks in contemporary society, and mechanisms of nature; advanced subjects for knowledge of general cultures and sciences.
  2. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty to acquire basic knowledge for agricultural sciences.
  3. Basic specialized subjects followed by specialized subjects for systematic learning of specialized methodology and knowledge.
  4. English language course throughout the entire undergraduate period.
  5. Subjects of field practice to acquire abilities to contribute to local and international societies.
  6. Subjects to acquire moral expertise.
  7. Graduation thesis that allows students to integrate acquired knowledge and techniques and analyze and solve specific problems.
  8. In accordance with the course organization, the following subjects are prepared:
    (1)Subjects to acquire knowledge of the structures and functions of green ecosystems
    (2)Subjects to acquire knowledge of how to manage multifunctional forests and greenery
    (3)Subjects to acquire knowledge and techniques concerning the growing and utilization of forest resources
    (4)Subjects to acquire knowledge and techniques concerning the greening of urban and undeveloped areas
    (5)Subjects to acquire knowledge and techniques concerning the management of water resources and disaster prevention
    (6)Subjects to acquire knowledge and techniques concerning woods, fungi and non-biological materials
    (7)Subjects to acquire knowledge and skills concerning the restoration of ecosystems

Educational Policies

  1. Syllabus (planning and summarizing lectures) defines and notifies every student of achievement targets, lecture planning, and achievement evaluation criteria as well as methods for lectures.
  2. Active learning methods such as two-way coursework, group work and oral presentations are used to encourage spontaneous thinking depending on the educational objective of specific coursework.
  3. Achievements are strictly evaluated in line with defined criteria and methods.
  4. Methods of lecture are systematically checked and improved if necessary.

Department of Biochemistry and Applied Biosciences

The department offers studies focused on biotechnological descriptions and the utilization of the biological functions of animals, plants and microbes, description/utilization of foods and their safety and protecting the agricultural production environment. These studies will allow students to become experts capable of solving problems, contributing to progress in advanced and unique scientific technologies and successfully internationalizing scientific fields and an information-oriented environment. This department organizes curricula and implements education as follows:

Organization of the Course

  1. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty for basic learning abilities and knowledge of wide-ranging general cultures and sciences: initiation seminars, data processing, foreign languages, health education/physical practices; thematic subjects: environ and life, ethics and culture, tasks in contemporary society, and mechanisms of nature; advanced subjects for knowledge of general cultures and sciences.
  2. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty to acquire basic knowledge for agricultural sciences.
  3. Basic specialized subjects followed by specialized subjects for systematic learning of specialized methodology and knowledge.
  4. English language course throughout the entire undergraduate period.
  5. Subjects of field practice to acquire abilities to contribute to local and international societies.
  6. Subjects to acquire moral expertise.
  7. Graduation thesis that allows students to integrate acquired knowledge and techniques and analyze and solve specific problems.
  8. In accordance with the course organization, the following subjects are prepared:

    (1)Subjects to acquire basic knowledge in natural sciences, mathematics, chemistry and biology in particular and basic knowledge of information technologies
    (2)Subjects to acquire specialized knowledge in applied biosciences and the ability to apply it to solve problems
    (3)Subjects to acquire collect, document, present and communicate data abilities for technical issues in applied biosciences
    (4)Subjects to become aware of expert’s social contribution and responsibilities and the effects of acquired knowledge and techniques if applied on actual societies and the environment
    (5)Subjects to acquire designing ability for problem-solving in applied bioscience fields
    (6)Subjects to acquire the ability to proceed with and finish tasks as planned under given restrictions
    (7)Subjects to assimilate the attitude of learning permanently and proactively and coping flexibly with changing reality concerning the applied bioscience fields

Educational Policies

  1. Syllabus (planning and summarizing lectures) defines and notifies every student of achievement targets, lecture planning, and achievement evaluation criteria as well as methods for lectures.
  2. Active learning methods such as two-way coursework, group work and oral presentations are used to encourage spontaneous thinking depending on the educational objective of specific coursework.
  3. Achievements are strictly evaluated in line with defined criteria and methods.
  4. Students are given guidance on learning using a Study Portfolio to accelerate their learning progress.
  5. Methods of lecture are systematically checked and improved if necessary.

Department of Marine Biology and Environmental Sciences

Following the faculty’s educational ideas, this department offers studies that allow students to acquire advanced specialized knowledge of food production, animal resources, environmental protection and life in the marine environment and become experts capable of working for local and international societies with established global judgment and problem-solving ability. This department organizes curricula and implements education as follows:

Organization of the Course

  1. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty for basic learning abilities and knowledge of wide-ranging general cultures and sciences: initiation seminars, data processing, foreign languages, health education/physical practices; thematic subjects: environ and life, ethics and culture, tasks in contemporary society, and mechanisms of nature; advanced subjects for knowledge of general cultures and sciences.
  2. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty to acquire basic knowledge for agricultural sciences.
  3. Basic specialized subjects followed by specialized subjects for systematic learning of specialized methodology and knowledge.
  4. English language course throughout the entire undergraduate period.
  5. Subjects of field practice to acquire abilities to contribute to local and international societies.
  6. Subjects to acquire moral expertise.
  7. Graduation thesis that allows students to integrate acquired knowledge and techniques and analyze and solve specific problems.
  8. In accordance with the course organization, the following subjects are prepared:

    (1)Subjects relating to physiology, ecology, transmission, classification, utilization as resource, diseases of aquatic organisms, and protection of aquatic environment.
    (2)Subjects relating to the production, utilization, management of biological resources in their living areas (ocean in particular), and protection of their environment; students are given the opportunity for field experience and to engage in experiments and practices.

Educational Policies

  1. Syllabus (planning and summarizing lectures) defines and notifies every student of achievement targets, lecture planning, and achievement evaluation criteria as well as methods for lectures.
  2. Active learning methods such as two-way coursework, group work and oral presentations are used to encourage spontaneous thinking depending on the educational objective of specific coursework.
  3. Achievements are strictly evaluated in line with defined criteria and methods.
  4. Students are given appropriate guidance depending on their study achievement.
  5. Methods of lecture are systematically checked and improved if necessary.

Department of Animal and Grassland Sciences

Following the faculty’s educational ideas, this department offers studies that allow students to acquire advanced specialized knowledge of green fields, feed, animals, resources, the environment, food/livestock industry, rural communities and become experts capable of working for local and international societies with established global judgment and problem-solving ability. This department organizes curricula and implements education as follows:

Organization of the Course

  1. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty for basic learning abilities and knowledge of wide-ranging general cultures and sciences: initiation seminars, data processing, foreign languages, health education/physical practices; thematic subjects: environ and life, ethics and culture, tasks in contemporary society, and mechanisms of nature; advanced subjects for knowledge of general cultures and sciences.
  2. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty to acquire basic knowledge for agricultural sciences.
  3. Basic specialized subjects followed by specialized subjects for systematic learning of specialized methodology and knowledge.
  4. English language course throughout the entire undergraduate period.
  5. Subjects of field practice to acquire abilities to contribute to local and international societies.
  6. Subjects to acquire moral expertise.
  7. Graduation thesis that allows students to integrate acquired knowledge and techniques and analyze and solve specific problems.
  8. In accordance with the course organization, the following subjects are prepared:

    (1)Subjects to acquire knowledge of rational animal production and welfare
    (2)Subjects to acquire knowledge of developing and utilizing resources usable as feed
    (3)Subjects to acquire knowledge of appropriate management of green fields and grazing
    (4)Subjects to acquire knowledge of physiological mechanisms of animals, disease prevention and public health, and animal food manufacture

Educational Policies

  1. Syllabus (planning and summarizing lectures) defines and notifies every student of achievement targets, lecture planning, and achievement evaluation criteria as well as methods for lectures.
  2. Active learning methods such as two-way coursework, group work and oral presentations are used to encourage spontaneous thinking depending on the educational objective of specific coursework.
  3. Achievements are strictly evaluated in line with defined criteria and methods.
  4. Methods of lecture are systematically checked and improved if necessary.

Department of Veterinary Sciences

This department offers studies that allow students to acquire the advanced specialized knowledge required to enhance the health and welfare of humans and animals, apply it to practical fields, assimilate the moral insight required for professional activities, and become veterinarians capable of working for local and international societies with established global judgment and problem-solving ability. This department organizes curricula and implements education as follows:

Organization of the Course

  1. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty for basic learning abilities and knowledge of wide-ranging general cultures and sciences: initiation seminars, data processing, foreign languages, health education/physical practices; thematic subjects: environ and life, ethics and culture, tasks in contemporary society, and mechanisms of nature; advanced subjects for knowledge of general cultures and sciences.
  2. Subjects common to all undergraduate students of the faculty to acquire basic knowledge for agricultural sciences.
  3. Basic specialized subjects followed by specialized subjects for systematic learning of specialized methodology and knowledge.
  4. English language course throughout the entire undergraduate period.
  5. Subjects of field practice to acquire abilities to contribute to local and international societies.
  6. Subjects to acquire moral expertise.
  7. Participatory clinical subjects limited to students having passed the common achievement tests (OSCE CBT), offered to enhance their practical abilities
  8. Advanced subjects useful for students wishing to find posts after graduation
  9. Graduation thesis that allows students to integrate acquired knowledge and techniques and analyze and solve specific problems.
  10. Subjects offered in systematic order over six years of the course to obtain the qualification to take the national examination for a veterinary license:

    (1)Subjects to acquire knowledge and techniques concerning the structures and mechanisms of animals’ bodies
    (2)Subjects to acquire knowledge and techniques concerning the backgrounds to animals’ diseases and their infectious diseases
    (3)Subjects to acquire knowledge and techniques concerning the hygienic management and welfare of animals and public health
    (4)Subjects to acquire knowledge and techniques concerning the reproduction and nutrition of animals
    (5)Subjects to acquire knowledge and techniques concerning efforts to prevent animals from becoming sick and diagnose and treat those who are

Educational Policies

  1. Syllabus (planning and summarizing lectures) defines and notifies every student of achievement targets, lecture planning, and achievement evaluation criteria as well as methods for lectures.
  2. Active learning methods such as two-way coursework, group work and oral presentations are used to encourage spontaneous thinking depending on the educational objective of specific coursework.
  3. Achievements are strictly evaluated in line with defined criteria and methods.
  4. Methods of lecture/work are systematically checked and improved if necessary.

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