SİLİFKE TAŞUCU VOCATIONAL SCHOOL
Head of Department: Lecturer Nur İLGÜN

Erasmus Co-ordinator: Lecturer Mahmut BALTACI

Farabi Coordinator: Lecturer Nur İLGÜN

Mevlana Coordinator

ECTS Coordinator: Lecturer Kazım ESER

Purpose: The target of Tourism Travel and Leisure Services Program is to provide qualified human resources who have all theoretical and practical knowledge on the field of Tourism and Travel Services, know at least two foreign languages enough to communicate through, can use communication technologies, have the ability to make decisions and apply them, closely follow the developments in tourism industry and are of effective communication abilities in addition to having vision and being to development for tourism industry

Vision: is to raise persons who have international competitiveness and self-confidence, are intellectual, well equipped and have the ability to carry the tourism of the country into future

Mission: is to meet the need of qualified tourism staff by tourism establishments

Program Language: Turkish

Program Description: Students who graduated from the previously determined program of vocational high school can enter without examination. Apart from the students graduated from related departments or from high school, the other students will be enrolled in the program if they get enough points from YGS6 of Student Selection Examination (OSS) held by ÖSYM . Associate Degree Program Tourism and Hotel Management have a total quota of 60 students for Day and Night Classes.

Admissions Requirements: The programme accept the following department students of the vocational high schools: Accomadation and Food Technology, Cookery, Nutriment Tecnhnology-Institution Nutrition, Nutriment Tecnhnology-Pastry, Nutriment and House Management, Housekeeping, Kitchen, Hotel Business and Tourism, Pastry Making, Reception, Servicing, Tourism, Marine Tourism, Travel Acency, Animation, being host and hostess, Tour Operator, Hotel Business and Management. These students will benefit from the right to enroll without having an exam while the other high school gradates will be put into our school according to the university exam result paper which is point-5( YGS-5).

Recognition of Prior Learning: Students who transferred via Higher Education Examination (YGS) or horizontal direct transfer may be exempted from courses they previously took and they could pass successfully by the decision of the Board of Directors.

Graduation Requirements: A student to graduate from the program must have taken and passed all courses, and completed all practices, 30 day summer internship etc. successfully, and their graduation average point and ECTS credit must be at least 2.00 and 120 ECTS credit respectively.

Principles of Assessment and Evaluation: Program Evaluation criteria are organized in the theoretical lectures and practical work as a main structure. For each course at least one midterm and one final exam is done for each semester. Instructor can make teaching activities like course quizzes, projects, field work, etc., according to the state during the semester. Instructor is free to evaluate the success according to midterm exams, final exams, quizzes, projects, etc. Each instructor will announce the criteria to evaluate the success at the ning of the period. Students success for each course is determined by the instructor as a letter grade by the total of 40 % of midterm exam and 60 % of final exam. A student must take at least CC lettre grade to be successful. Instructor can decide a lower point than the point of grade below but cannot change the letter of grade lower than the table below as a successful point of grade. Students with same point cannot be given different letter of grade. A students letter of grade cannot be lower than a student with a lower point. Letter of grades and their values are shown below: 90-100 AA 4.00 85-89 BA 3.50 75-84 BB 3.00 70-74 CB 2.50 60-69 CC 2.00 55-59 DC 1.50 50-54 DD 1.00 40-49 FD 0.50 0-39 FF 0.00 - F 0.00 AA, BA, BB, CB, CC:Successful, DC, DD: If students weighted grade point average is at 2.00 or above successful if not unsuccessful. FD,FF: unsuccessful, F: has no right to enter the exams because of absenteeism or being unsuccessful. G: Passes, successful in non-credit courses, K: Fails, unsuccessful in non-credit courses. M: Exempt the note they take from the program they study and be successful before in the orientation of the students who are accepted from a higher education program through external and undergraduate transfer or have re-recording right through central placement while studying in a higher education program

Employment Opportunities: Our graduate students are employed in national and international accommodation businesses such as travel agencies, convention and exhibition business, yachts and marina, recreation businesses, airlines and sweat companies, shipping and cruise business, rent-a-car businesses, and in public institutions and organizations providing information and hospitality service

Jump to Top Degree Programs: Students who complete Associate Degree Program Tourism and Hotel Management successfully can be vertically transferred to similar departments of faculties through the exam called DGS.