Applied ecology in agronomy - 27. ožujka 2015

Duration of the study: 6 semesters (3years)

 

Total ECTS: 180

 

Admission requirements: Completed four-year high school and passed state graduation exam for full-time students

 

Competencies acquired upon finishing the study program:

  • application of the basic knowledge from the fields of biology (botany/zoology/ecology), pedology, chemistry, math, physics, and informatics in solving practical situations in agronomy production
  • use of applied research methods and acquired expertise in solving varied situations in the fields of plant production, plant ecology, animal husbandry, especially when applied to Mediterranean climatic zone
  • proficiency in the field and laboratory situations and use of skills from the areas of fruit, vegetable and fodder production
  • ability to conduct basic lab analysis in the areas of quality control, storage and usage of fruits and vegetables in fresh, pre-processed and processed form
  • ability to raise, keep and breed farm animals
  • rationally use and manage sustainable grasslands in Mediterranean ecosystems
  • offer practical and technical assistance in the fields of plant and animal ecology
  • be professional and ethical
  • manage farms based on the principles of economy, organizational management and entrepreneurship
  • continually improve expertise and stay current in the filed
  • besides Croatian, posses active use of English language (courses will be taught both in Croatian and English)
  • exchange and manage data and information from the field of agronomy
  • be cooperative and team oriented whilst retaining a degree of independence

Program is registered in the area of biotechnical sciences, filed of agronomy.

Professional title acquired upon finishing the study programme: Bachelor (baccalaureus) of applied ecology in agronomy (univ. bacc. ing. agr.)

Module list of the undergraduate study programme by semester:

Course unit code

1. SEMESTER

Status

Hours per week

ECTS

L

S

E

PEP102

Mathematics

mandatory

30

15

0

5

PEP103

Fundamentals of Chemistry

mandatory

45

15

0

6

PEP104

Agroclimatology

mandatory

30

15

0

4

PEP106

Introduction to scientific methods and biometrics

mandatory

30

15

15

6

PEP107

Fundamentals of Biology

mandatory

30

15

15

5

JEE101

English for Specific Purposes I

mandatory

30

0

30

4

 

2. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PEP202

Basic Zoology of the Mediterranean Ecosystems

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PEP101

Fundamentals of Botany

mandatory

45

15

15

6

PEP203

General Pedology and Competence of Mediterranean Soil Types

mandatory

30

15

0

5

PEP201

Mechanization in the Mediterranean Agriculture

mandatory

30

0

15

4

PEP206

Fundamentals of Ecology

mandatory

30

15

0

4

PEP205

Biochemistry

mandatory

45

15

0

6

 

3. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PEP409

Fundamentals of Genetics

mandatory

30

15

0

5

PEP304

Systems of Water Management

mandatory

30

15

0

4

PEP308

Laboratory methods in agronomy

mandatory

15

0

45

3

PEP404

Principles of Agronomy

mandatory

30

30

0

6

PEP303

Fundamentals of Plant Physiology and Nutrition

mandatory

45

0

15

6

PEP307

Fundamentals of Anatomy and  Physiology of farming animals

mandatory

45

15

15

6

 

4. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PEP201

Microbiology and Mycology 

mandatory

30

15

0

4

PEP501

General Fruit Growing

mandatory

45

15

15

6

PEP310

Vegetable Growing

mandatory

30

15

15

5

PEP301

Vegetation of Mediterranean Area

mandatory

45

15

0

5

PEP311

Livestock farming

mandatory

45

15

15

6

PEP408

Apiculture

mandatory

30

0

15

4

 

5. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PEP305

Agro-ecology

mandatory

30

15

0

4

PEP307

Farm Management and Agricultural Products Marketing

mandatory

30

0

0

3

PEP306

Plant protection

mandatory

45

15

 

15

 

6

PEP605

Nutrition of Domestic Animals

mandatory

30

15

0

4

PEP512

Fisheries

mandatory

30

0

15

4

PEP506

Olive Growing and Production

elective

30

15

15

4

PEP506

Traditional products

elective

45

0

15

5

PZT115

Biomimicry - solutions inspired by nature

elective

30

0

30

5

PEP513

Protection of nature

elective

30

15

0

4

PEP402

Medicinal plants

elective

30

15

0

4

PEP514

Phytopharmacy with ecotoxicology

elective

30

15

15

5

 

6. SEMESTER

 

 

 

 

 

PEP606

Field study

mandatory

0

0

180

6

PEP607

Final thesis

mandatory

0

0

90

6

PEP601

Natural Pasture Sustainable Management 

elective

30

15

0

4

PZT311

Aquaculture

elective

30

0

15

4

PEP407

Domestic animal health protection

elective

45

15

15

6

PEP608

Integrated plant protection

elective

30

15

0

4

PZT209

Marine ecology

elective

30

15

15

5

PZT110

Introductory oceanography

elective

30

15

30

6

PEP401

Mediterranean Forest Cultures and Field-forest Management

elective

30

15

0

4

PEP602

Grape Growing and Wine Production

elective

30

0

15

5

PEP410

Techniques of  Plant Breeding

elective

30

15

0

3

PEP504

Zoo-hygiene and DDD

elective

30

0

15

5

PEP610

Floriculture

elective

15

15

0

3