Department of Agricultural Economics

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General Information

Agricultural Economics department started its undergraduate education in 1983-1984 academic year. It continues its graduate education under the umbrella of Agricultural Economics Department. 780 undergraduate students, 153 graduate students and 31 doctoral students have graduated from the beginning of their undergraduate education until the 2019-2020 academic year. Agricultural Economics is a branch of science that looks for solutions to agricultural problems by using the basic principles of economics. Agricultural Economist has to know issues like; both the technical issues of agriculture such as field crops, horticulture, animal husbandry and agricultural products evaluation, and the economy planning, management, financing, accounting, business administration, marketing, agricultural policy, agricultural law, entrepreneurial economy, rural sociology, rural development, rural industry and agricultural publication. In addition, Agricultural Economists are concerned with the plans and programs implemented by the government in order to improve the agricultural sector, improve the life level of farmers and protect consumers from excessive price increases, and increase the export of agricultural products.

The gains of students who graduate from Tokat Gaziosmanpaşa University Faculty of Agriculture Department of Agricultural Economics as a result of the courses they have taken are as follows.

  • Gains the ability to use knowledge of mathematics, basic sciences and engineering in the field of Agricultural Economics.
  • Has sufficient knowledge and awareness on issues such as technological developments in the agricultural sector, food safety, sustainable agriculture, natural resources and environmental protection.
  • Has entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Has basic infrastructure and sufficient equipment for marketing of agricultural products.
  • It determines the options that are suitable for the learning needs among the alternatives offered other than compulsory professional knowledge.
  • Makes the management, organization and planning of agricultural and agricultural / agricultural industrial enterprises.
  • Takes an active role in the process of establishing an Agricultural Policy.
  • Uses agricultural extension methods and techniques accurately and effectively in the transfer of information to producers.

 

Students who graduated from Tokat Gaziosmanpaşa University, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Agricultural Economics Program, having the ability to use knowledge of mathematics, basic sciences and engineering in the field of Agricultural Economics, having adequate knowledge and awareness on issues such as technological developments, food safety, sustainable agriculture, natural resources and environmental protection, having an entrepreneurial spirit, having basic infrastructure and sufficient equipment in marketing agricultural products are among the alternatives offered except for compulsory professional knowledge. They have gains such as choosing options, being able to manage, organize and plan agricultural and agricultural / agriculture-based industrial enterprises, to take an active role in the process of establishing agricultural policy, and to use agricultural extension methods and techniques accurately and effectively in transferring information to producers.

Working Areas of Graduates

  • Faculty Membership at Universities,
  • Personnel or Manager in Related Banks,
  • Various Duties in Agriculture and Rural Development Support Institution (President, Staff Affiliated with the General Coordinator of Finance, Staff Affiliated with the General Directorate of Support Services),
  • Specialist within the Undersecretariat of Customs,
  • Management in Various Agricultural Cooperatives,
  • Employment in Many Industries Based on Agriculture or Related to Agriculture,
  • There is an opportunity to work as an engineer in private agricultural enterprises.