Bachelor's Degree - Faculty Of Scıence And Letters

General Information

The department was established in 1978. It has four different major subfields, namely Botany, Zoology, Molecular Biology and General Biology. The department has Molecular Biology, Bacterial, Genetics, Plant Physiology, Animal Physiology, Plant Ecology, Animal Ecology, Hydrobiology and Microbiology research laboratories as well as student education labs. Bank and Eastern Mediterranean Plant Herbarium (ADA) are also available. There are 14 professors, 1 associate professor, 3 assistant professors, 7 research assistants, 1 technician, 1 secretary and 1 employee, a total of 28 full time staff. In the department of Biology 666 students (348 getting regular education and 318 getting evening education) are imparted and informed in theoretical and practical skills and educated to work independently, learn, communicate and gain social competencies specific to the field of science. In addition to regular education, students are encouraged to participate and create social and other educational activities (congresses, symposiums, conferences, panels). Students are required to undergo training on issues and in places related to science of biology for 30 days. Students in the last year are presented postgraduate professional information on fields of study during certain time periods during the spring semester courses and also they carry out research projects in their interest of areas under the responsibility professors or assistant professors. Under the Bologna process, the department targets the framework of national and international qualifications and renew the courses in accordance with the requirements of the age. Students are encouraged to participate Erasmus and Farabi Programs. In addition, data base is created in order to communicate and get information by telephone and e-mail for graduates and undergraduates.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

To prepare the students to serve as a link between the decision maker/executive and the persons implementing those decisions. To train the students as an ‘executive extender’ to required be efficient and up-to-date in office skills as a member of the office team. To make the students appliers of scientific developments to the industry To develop the skills of the students to meet the needs of a changing business world.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff



The main aim of the department is to educate researchers, observers, entrepreneurs and practitioner biologists who know the living things, understand the nature at a high level and use the technological tools related to the field very well.


To provide modern working conditions for our students in the undergraduate and graduate education.

Specific Admission Requirements

Central placement basis point

Qualification Awarded

Graduates of Biology

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Having a weighted average of 2 out of four (4) and 120 ECTS

Access to Further Studies

The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for admission to graduate studies in same field or related areas if they pass the evaluation process designated according to the regulations of “Çukurova University Graduate Education and Examination Committee”, which includes ALES, general point of average, and the interview.


There are training. It is done in medical diagnostic and test laboratory. Time is 30 business days.

Applied Course

Practical lessons are given in a laboratory environment.

Work Placement

Education on health conditions is provided

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

Double major and side branch are available in the program.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will have a master degree and work in all kinds of institutions and organizations providing health services, medical analysis, Medical research and support units, Environmental protection and control, Ecological planning and related fields, Organizations and institutions engaged in biotechnology work,all kinds of production activities, Hydrobiological and fisheries-related research and production activities, Foundation of National Parks and Wildlife Management areas, Biology education-teaching activities and development of Biology programs, EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) in the preparation of reports, The areas of Agriculture and Forestry as a basic scientist, Food Control Laboratories, Water treatment plants, Determination of standards for biological products, biomedical, Drug and pharmaceutical raw materials, production and quality control of cosmetic products, Vector control studies of living things, universities, Schools affiliated to the Ministry of Education, Private schools and classrooms, Industry R and D laboratories, Quality-control units in the industry