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Natural Building Stones Technology
Qualification Awarded
Students are awarded with a Short Cycle Degree in Natural Building Stone upon successful completion of all the requirements in the curriculum programme and fulfilling all other requirements for graduation.
Level of Qualification
Short Cycle Degree
At the end of the programme students:
have theoric information about natural building stones and marbles
have information about usage and application of the natural building stones.
Specific Admission Requirements
Students' admission to higher education is based on a nation-wide Student Selection Examination (ÖSS). The examination is held once in a year and is administered by the Student Selection and Placement Center (ÖSYM). Candidates gain access to institutions of higher education based on their composite scores consisting of the scores on the selection examination and their high school grade point averages.
Specific Arrangements for Recognition of Prior Learning
The students of our University have the right to request the recognition of their prior learning at different universities. For the recognition of their prior learning, they should submit their transcript and course contents to the relevant department in the first semester of their registration year.
Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Maximum study period to receive First Cycle Degree is 3 years.
Profile of The Programme
The aim of this programme is to educate the students in natural building stone and marble for community and private sector.
Program Learning Outcomes
After successful completion of this program, the students will be able to;
 1-  1- Students will have basic knowledge and skills related to their profession 2- Students will be able to use advanced level package programs used in information technologies related to their profession. 3- Students will be able to demonstrate their theoretical knowledge of their professional field. 4- Students will gain the ability to adopt to the working environment, working conditions and team-work.
Occupational Profiles of Graduates
Graduates could be work on communities and private sector
Access to Further Studies
If the gratuated students are succeed in Vertical Crossing Exam (DGS made by OSYM), they can have the oppurtunity to have a bachelor’s degree in
geology engineering
mining engineering
Examination Regulations, Assesment and Grading
Each student must attend the courses, applied studies, laboratories, projects, seminars, workshops, graduation projects and other studies of the semester s/he is enrolled for. Students who have not attended at least 70 % of theoretical courses and 80% of applied and laboratory studies are not allowed to take the final exam of those courses. Once the student fulfilles the attendance requirements in theoretical courses, no attendance is required if the course is repeated later.
Examinations are generally in written form. However, the instructor of the course may decide to conduct the exam in the form of an oral exam, project or assignment on condition that s/he states it on the course information form (syllabus). Examinations are arranged and conducted by the instructors teaching the courses. A make-up exam is given to students with certified excuses accepted by the relevant executive board within fifteen days after the final examinations are over.
Graduation Requirements
Student should have no failed course, GPA at least 2.00 (system of 4), the training course work should have been accepted
Mode of Study
Full - Time
ECTS Coordinator
Lecturer A. Alper YARIŞ
ADDRESS: Bucak Emin Gulmez Technical Sciences Vocational Higher School
Bucak / BURDUR
PHONE NUMBER: +90 248 325 99 00
FAX NUMBER:+90 248 325 99 00
Course & Program Outcomes Matrix
Course Unit Title P1
Atatürk`s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution (I)
Atatürk`s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution (II)
Atelye (I)
Atelye (II)
Atelye (III)
Atelye (IV)
Basic Information Technologies
Building and Marble
Business Management
Computer Aided Design
Environmental Geology
Evaluation to Investment Project
Fine Arts
Foreign Language - I (English - I)
Foreign Language - II (English - II)
Geological Map Knowledge
Health of Employee and Business Security
Human Resources Management
Introduction to Mesmerism
Knowledge of Drilling
Marble Administration Economy
Marble Geology
Marble Machines
Marble Mining
Mathematics (I)
Mathematics (II)
Mine and Business Law
Mineral Deposit
Modern Marble Processing Technologies
Quality and Standard in Marbles
Recycling of Marble Wastes
Rock Mechanics
Scientific Principles of Technology
Stone Pit Businesses
Technical Drawing
Turkish Language (I)
Turkish Language (II)
Evaluation Questionnaires
 1. Stating the content and objectives at the beginning of the course
 2. Supplementing the course with current issues
 3. The clarity of the exam questions and their appropriateness to the course
 4. The contribution of the course to your knowledge and skills
 5. Access to the course sources
 6. The relativeness of the course compared to the other courses in the department
 7. The selection of the sources according to the objectives of the course
 8. The contribution of the assignments to the course
 THE EVALUATION OF THE INSTRUCTOR Very Good Good Average Poor Very Poor No Idea
 1. The way the instructor handles the course
 2. The instructor's competence in answering the questions in the class
 3. The instructor's encouragement to take part in the class by allowing different ideas and comments
 4. The instructor's preparation for the class
 5. The efficient use of class time
 6. The instructor's in-class management
 7. The instructor's objective evaluation of the exams and assignments
 8. The instructor's punctual and regular attendance
 9. The instructor's rapport with the students
 10. The availability of the instructor’s time except for the class time and the sufficiency of the time s/he allocates to you
Graduates who successfully complete this program;
 1. have high level information and skills supported by the course books that include the most recent information, application equipment and other scientific sources related to education technologies, teaching profession, general information and basic sciences; use these informations and skills in daily life and in jobs,
 2. examine and evaluate concepts about education technology and teaching profession, ideas and data with scientific methods; diagnose, analyze and discuss complicated problems and subjects; develop suggestions based on scientific discoveries and evidences,
 3. inform the audiences who are not expert and do not have information about education technology and teaching profession; express related ideas about these problems and solutions with written and oral,
 4. have learning to learn, self control, critical thinking, creative thinking skills and perform independent studies related to study field,
 5. get responsibilities and try to produce solutions when faced with unexpected and complicated cases in applications of education technologies and teaching professions,
 6. know students’ interests, wishes and needs; know social, cultural and economic properties of families and environment; plan, apply and manage learning and teaching process suitable for these properties; get students active participation in learning process,
 7. know information about education technologies and teaching professions and comprehend adequately; have information about foreign language in level of communicating with professional colleagues,
 8. have information about computer software and hardware in level of teaching computer and information and communication technologies courses and supporting other teachers; use information and communication technologies,
 9. consider social, scientific and ethic values in levels of gathering data, analyzing, interpreting, announcing when doing teaching professions or working in private sector, being researcher or source of data,
 10. continuously try to develop with doing self assessment; be on new information and ideas ; play affective role in developing of themselves and their intuition; know and behave according to the laws about their job, main values and principles, know the rights about job security and social security; have conscious about protecting social values and environment,
 11. evaluate students’ improvement and learning, get students to evaluate themselves and other students; use the results of evaluation for better instruction; share the results with student, family, managers and teachers.

 1. Your percentage of attendance
 2. Did you do any preparations for this course? (except some activites like quiz, homework, labs,mid-term exams, final exams)


a. If yes, preparation time per week (hour)

 3. Did you do any assignments as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of the assignments done

b. Average time spent in preparing the assignment (hour)

 4. Did you prepare any presentations or seminars as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of the presentation/seminar done

b. Average time spent in preparing each presentation/seminar (hour)

 5. Did you take a midterm exam in this course?


a. If yes,number of the mid-term exams you done

b. The average time you spent on preparing for each mid-term exam (hour)

 6. Did you make any projects as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of the projects done

b. The average time you spent on doing each project (hour)

 7. Did you attend any laboratory work as a part of this course?


a.If yes, number of the laboratory works you attended

b.The average time you spent on each work (hour)

 8. Did you attend any field surveys as a part of this course?


a. If yes, number of field surveys you attended

b. If yes, the average time you spent on each survey (hour)

 9. Did you take the final exam of this course?


a. If yes, the average time you spent on the final exam (hour)


  1st  Year (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  4704115 Mathematics (I) Required 2 2
  4704117 Scientific Principles of Technology Required 4 4
  4704180 Foreign Language - I (English - I) Required 4 4
  4704121 Basic Information Technologies Required 3 2
  4704119 Geology Required 3 3
  4704103 Introduction to Mesmerism Required 3 3
  4704160 Atatürk`s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution (I) Required 2 2
  4704170 Turkish Language (I) Required 2 2
  4704111 Stone Pit Businesses Required 2 2
  4704107 Atelye (I) Required 2 2
  4704109 Technical Drawing Required 3 4
    Total 30 30

  1st  Year (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  4704124 Geological Map Knowledge Required 3 3
  4704260 Atatürk`s Principles and History of Turkish Revolution (II) Required 2 2
  4704112 Marble Machines Required 2 2
  4704280 Foreign Language - II (English - II) Required 4 4
  4704102 Minerology Required 3 3
  4704130 Fine Arts Required 2 2
  4704116 Atelye (II) Required 2 3
  4704106 Marble Mining Required 4 4
  4704270 Turkish Language (II) Required 2 2
  4704126 Marble Geology Required 3 3
  4704118 Mathematics (II) Required 2 2
    Total 29 30
    Annual Total : 59 60

  2nd  Year (Fall Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  4704201 Petrography Required 3 4
  4704223 Rock Mechanics Required 3 4
  4704207 Knowledge of Drilling Required 3 4
  4704211 Marble Administration Economy Required 2 2
  4704213 Atelye (III) Required 2 4
  4704221 Computer Aided Design Required 3 4
  4704203 Quality and Standard in Marbles Required 2 2
  4704205 Topography Required 3 4
  4704505 Hydrogeology Elective 2 2
    Total 23 30

  2nd  Year (Spring Semester)
 Course Code Course Title Type of Course N.C.* ECTS
  4704206 Mineral Deposit Required 2 2
  4704210 Modern Marble Processing Technologies Required 2 2
  4704226 Business Management Required 2 2
  4704202 Building and Marble Required 3 4
  4704220 Mine and Business Law Required 2 2
  4704212 Atelye (IV) Required 2 4
  4704216 Evaluation to Investment Project Required 2 2
  4704204 Health of Employee and Business Security Required 2 2
  4704208 Recycling of Marble Wastes Required 2 3
  4704214 Project Required 1 3
  4704506 Environmental Geology Elective 2 2
  4704504 Human Resources Management Elective 2 2
    Total 24 30
    Annual Total : 47 60

* N.C.: National Credit

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