Bachelor's Degree - Faculty Of Agrıculture

General Information

Department of Agricultural Economics, which was founded in 1969 to teach classes on economic aspects of agriculture, continued its activities under other departments of Faculty of Agriculture for some time. Then after having its' own tecahing staff, began to serve as a seperate department in 1979. The first undergraduate of the department was initiated in 1981-1982 academic year. The Department of Agricultural Economics has two branches; "Farm Management" and Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Extension". Farm Management branch conducts researches on Agricultural Marketing, Agricultural Production Economics, Farm Management and Agricultural Finance. Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Extension branch conductss researches on policy, extension, organization and sociological aspects of agriculture. The department is providing education, research and extension services on local and national basis for rational use and management of agricultural resources under a rapidly chamging economic and social environment.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

4 Year - 240 ECTS

Feature & Definition

Department of Agricultural Economics carries out activities for the following purposes; graduating agricultural economist agricultural engineers who will serve in areas related to agricultural economics in public and private institutions and companies functioning in general economic and agricultural sector; carrying out studies towards the solution to agriculture related problems on regional, national and international levels, in order to train expert staff in areas which the nation needs by offering Masters and PhD education in these areas. The main areas the Department focus its activities for these purposes are summarized as follows: Informing farmers of where, when and how they can profitably apply production related technical results introduced by the branches of agricultural sciences Determining problems which producers face at every stage of marketing crop and livestock products, and proposing solutions to these problems at each stage Supplying scientific data to decision makers on the outcomes of policies and applications while considering national and international developments Identifying problems and finding their solutions in introduction of agricultural innovations to farmers Recognizing the role and the significance of social structures in economic development and searching for possible improvements.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff

Dr. Öğr. Üyesi ARZU SEÇER


The department educates students to serve as an agricultural economict in private and public sector, offers MS and PhD education, makes researches to find solutions to the agricultural economics problems and arranges training programs for extension staff and courses for farmers.


Department of Agricultural Economics aims at becoming an institution effective in developing national agricultural policies and contributing to social develeopment process with its innovative and creative education, research and application activities. It also aims at international accreditation and having an effective communication and cooperation substructure. Main objectives of the Department are as follows: 1) educating students capable of thinking analytically and finding solutions for rational use of resources, managing resources efficiently by organizing education, research and extension activities, 2) contributing development of science and technology in its field by resarch activities and 3) transferring knowledge and innovations to the farmers.

Specific Admission Requirements

Placement through a centralized national university placement examination (ÖSYS). Student Selection and Placement Centre (ÖSYM) is responsible to place students according to their ÖSYS scores.

Qualification Awarded

The students who have successfully accomplished this program gain the bachelor's degree of Agricultural Economics.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

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.


40 working days at the department or selected proper places.

Applied Course

Bu programda uygulamalı ders bulunmamaktadır.

Work Placement


Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

Students will able to apply Double Major and Minor Major programs if they accomplish the conditions which are written at Cukurova University Double Major Instruction and Minor Major Instruction.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of this department can be employed in public organizations such as the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, Ministry of Economy, Ministry of Development, Ministry of Water Affairs and Forestry, Ministry of Trade and Customs, Undersecretariates of Treasury and Foreign Trade, Center of Export Development, Center of National Productivity and State Hydraulic Works and also in bank and insurance companies, agricultural cooperatives and irrigation unions, agricultural and nonagricultural enterprises, chambers and stokmarkets, development agencies, control and certification organizations, and other private sector companies.