Associate Degree - Technıcal Scıences Vocatıonal School

General Information

Technical Sciences Vocational School Yakapınar on Adana-Ceyhan D-400 Highway Turkey's largest organized industry on an area of ​​1225 hectares in the north of (Misis) in Adana Hacı Sabancı Organized Industrial Zone (AOSB), one of the was established in. GIS in Architecture and Urban Planning Program of the Department of Geographic Information Systems GIS education Programme started technical education in the academic year of 2015 - 20116. The purpose of the Geographical Information Systems Program is to train qualified intermediate staff in the field of GIS. In general, GIS programs, project production and applications, different areas of use are seen in the courses covering the subjects of Geographical Information Systems. Çukurova University Technical Sciences Vocational School; name of the Presidency of the Council of Higher Education dated 26.02.2018 and 15619 As of 26.02.2018 with the letter no. Çukurova University Adana Organized Industry The region was changed to Technical Sciences Vocational School. 3+1 workplace training from 2018-2019 Spring semester started to be implemented.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

2 Year - 120 ECTS

Feature & Definition

GIS systems have been used as different mapping techniques since the first periods, and today they have gained a new dimension due to the developments in information and communication technologies. Especially Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are used to create smart, updateable and interactive maps. To provide theoretical and applied information about the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), to develop students' analytical, critical and problem-solving abilities, and to prepare students for advanced research in these fields.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator

Öğr. Gör.Dr. Murat ÇIKAN

Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff



Considering the advances in the technological field, Geographic Information Systems are used extensively in different disciplines and branches of science. The main purpose of this program is to meet the need for intermediate staff in this field and to train qualified intermediate staff in the field of GIS with high ethical values, following scientific innovations and research. The vocational courses taught in the GIS program are taught by the current staff is being carried out.


The goal of the program is to be a leading national and international education center that is based on the culture and values ​​of universal science and contemporary education in the field of Geographic Information Systems and can produce solutions by closely following technological developments.

Specific Admission Requirements

Geographical Information Systems Program by the Measurement Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM) Students are accepted through the central examination. Student admission to the department in TYT score type and 2-year associate degree education is given in our department. Students' Geographic Information Systems Program As a result of the Higher Education Institutions Exam, TYT The exam score must be calculated. Students whose TYT score is calculated According to the ranking of the Central Placement made by ÖSYM, they can apply to the program they prefer. is placed.

Qualification Awarded

associate degree

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

Students graduate from this program by completing 120 ECTS/ECTS credits. Graduate To become a student, students must successfully complete all of the courses available in the program and Must have a grade point average of at least 2.0 out of 4.00. In addition, 30 students they must successfully complete their daily professional internship and one-term Workplace Training. The graduate student is awarded an associate degree in the field of Geographic Information Systems. This will be taken With the graduation certificate, the position is carried out with the title of Geographical Information Systems in the Public and Private Sector. student graduate Courses showing the competencies gained during the education period are indicated in the diploma supplement.

Access to Further Studies

Students can enter the Mapping Engineering undergraduate programs with the vertical transfer exam can be placed. Head of Department: Associate Professor Mehmet Eren ÖZTEKİN Acts Coordinator: Associate Professor Mehmet Eren ÖZTEKİN Internship Coordinator: Associate Professor Mahmut DİNGİL


Internship is a practical and applied education that students will do in the relevant sector. AOSB Technical Internship in Vocational School of Sciences, courses as an Industrial Based Education course included in the plan. Internships will be held on the dates announced by the School Directorate. and the internship period cannot be less than 30 working days depending on the nature of the program. Internship, first class It is appropriate to do it at the end of the summer vacation. Otherwise, the student may lose a semester or a year. Industry-based education studies of GIS Program students Its aims are as follows; - During the internship, the professional information given in accordance with the first and second year curriculum to develop and consolidate through applications to be made. - The organization, order and work in the possible business areas where they will work after they start their business life. know the systems well. - To recognize the authorities and responsibilities they will undertake as a GIS Technician in their workplaces, Working habits in harmony with the lower level staff and being a good manager gaining their qualifications, at the same time creating a good employment environment necessary for them. to prepare.

Applied Course

Bu programda uygulamalı ders bulunmamaktadır.

Work Placement

As of 2018-2019 Spring Semester, our high school will continue its 3+1 workplace training program. started to implement. Within the scope of Workplace Training, students spend a semester (15 weeks) They work in businesses four days a week. The purpose of workplace training is to provide students with; - Getting to know the workplaces related to the associate degree program they are studying, hierarchical order, organizational structure, work discipline, occupational health and safety rules to enable them to observe. - To reinforce the knowledge, skills and competencies gained during their education period. making applications, closely monitoring the work of sector employees, to increase their experience and to enable them to know the work they will do. - Ability to use and apply the theoretical knowledge they have acquired is to gain. - To enable them to develop a common language with workplace managers, employees and other relevant individuals, to increase workplace communication skills. - To ensure that they are aware of the current technology related to their profession and to professional ethics is to teach respect.

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

CBSProgramı öğrencileri; yurt dışındaki veya yurt içindeki diğer yükseköğretim kurumları arasında yapılmış anlaşma ve protokollere uygun olarak, ilgili diğer yükseköğretim kurumlarında bir veya iki yarıyıl öğrenim görebilir. Bu öğrencilerde geçmiş tüm öğrenim faaliyetlerini başarmış olma şartı aranır. Öğrencilerin söz konusu yükseköğretim kurumlarında devam edecekleri ders, uygulama, staj ve benzeri faaliyetlerin; öğrencinin kendi öğretim programındaki ders, uygulama, staj ve benzeri faaliyetlere eşdeğerliği, danışmanın ve ilgili bölüm başkanlığının/program danışmanının önerisiyle ilgili yönetim kurulu kararıyla önceden belirlenir. Değişim Programları amaçları ve işleyişleri bakımından farklılıklar göstermektedir.

Employment Opportunities

Geographic Information Systems Program Professional competencies gained in the program and personal development trainings provide wide opportunities for career development in business life. Graduates can work to meet the need for intermediate staff (technician) between engineers and technicians operating in the public and private sectors, requiring data recording, storage, processing and interpretation.